Frank Abagnale (AB-ag-nail) is a former cheque con artist, forger and imposter who, for five years in the 1960 s, passed bad cheques worth more than $2. 5 million in 26 countries. For two years, Abagnale travelled around the world free by masquerading as a Pan Am pilot. When he was nearly caught leaving a plane, he changed his masquerade to that of a Doctor. He worked as a medical supervisor for 11 months without detection. At other times he worked as a lawyer and a teacher. Robert Hendy-Freegard is a British barman, car salesman, conman and impostor who masqueraded as an MI 5 agent and fooled several people to go underground for fear of IRA assassination.
Learning objectives Apply what students have learned about the effectiveness of spoken texts to their own use of oral language.
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Task- using the mat/persuasive techniques I want you, individually and in groups, to write a speech to convince me to stay here! Suggestion. . Individually select a persuasive technique In groups write paragraphs, one group do introduction and conclusion. As a class put it all together!
Extension task Try to improve your original group’s paragraph.
Peer Assessment - You should – i)Identify what has been done well ii)Explain why it has been done well Use of one these to help you. . . To improve your answer, try to use more. . . Focus on including more. . . The most effective part was. . because. . . I prefer this. . . because. . .