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The Art of Persuasion

Actualizado: 11 nov

Topics: General English - persuasion - sitcom

Level: B1 and above

Skills: Speaking and Listening

Link to videos: 3x12 Sheldon wears Hulk's hands

Sheldon Cooper is the Hulk (Big bang theory)


  • To talk about qualities of a persuasive person

  • To talk about different persuasion techniques

  • To predict information before watching the video from Tje Big Bang Theory

  • To listen for gist and for detail

  • To develop decoding listening skills

  • To work on inference

  • To express opinion and reaction

  • To roleplay a conversation to persuade a person to do something we want

Use of language & lexis:

  • To use different verb tenses to express present and past events related to persuasion

  • To learn / review some vocabulary about the topic (to convince/persuade sb to do sth., to want sb to do sth, argument, plea, threat, invocation, supplication, bribe, to bribe, bribery, manipulation, etc.)

  • To learn / review some phrases to persuade people

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The art of persuasion - Ss wotksheet
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