3.5 Propaganda Speech

Present a speech to the class using devices and techniques of propaganda to advance a strong view.


  1. Initially we will explore a range of Logical Fallacies and how these are used in propaganda to give a false credibility to weak or fallacious arguments
  2. Next we put some of those fallacies into practice, in conjunction with a range of persuasive speaking devices:

Linguistic Techniques of Propaganda

Assessment Task:

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Deadline: To Be Confirmed

Exemplars of Student Work

Speech: Climate Change is Natural

Speech: It’s the Economy, Stupid

Posted by Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

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