Students encounter persuasive language all the time, often without even realising it. One of the most obvious uses of persuasive language is in political speeches. These FIVE worksheets each focus on extracts from different political speeches and test students' knowledge of different persuasive language techniques.
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"There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.” — Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) was an African American playwright and author of political speeches, letters, and essays. Her best known work, "A Raisin in the Sun", was inspired by her family's battle against racial segregation in Chicago. More like her at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/
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