Listen Up! – Persuasive Speech

Create and present a speech that expresses a clear point of view on a contentious subject.

Deadline: Monday 23 July

[google-drive-embed url=”” title=”Dire Ambition – 1.6 Speaking – Chris Waugh – Listen Up!.pdf” icon=”” width=”100%” height=”800″ style=”embed”]

Language of Persuasion:

Linguistic Techniques of Propaganda

An Excellent Website Listing and Explaining a range of Logical Fallacies:

NCEA Exemplars:

Examples of speeches provided by NZQA to assist in identifying grade boundaries

15 Donald Trump Logical Fallacies in 3 Minutes of his Speech

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)

  1. Otto: Thursday
    Ben: Tuesday
    Tom: Friday
    Blake: After exams.


Leave a Reply