An introduction to rhetoric: ethos

Get ready to master the secret weapon of English! In this lesson, we will explore rhetoric, which is a literary tool used to persuade others of your ideas or opinions. We will examine the origins of rhetoric and study ethos, a key component of rhetorical writing and speaking.

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Quiz:

Introduction to Rhetoric

Complete the questions below:

Q1.What is rhetoric?

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Q2.What place is known as 'the birthplace of rhetoric'?

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Q3.The Sophists believed that you could manipulate people's emotions without:

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Q4.Aristotle believed that to use rhetoric respectfully, you should use:

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Q5.Aristotle used the Lyceum as a base to teach:

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Q6.The three aspects of rhetoric are known as the Aristotelian:

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Q7.To speak persuasively, you must consider (tick all that apply):

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Q8.Ethos is a technique for appealing to the audience, using which of the options below?

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Q9.You can create a strong sense of ethos by including (tick all that apply):

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Q10.Rhetoric is useful because (tick all that apply):

Select three (3) boxes

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Introduction to Rhetoric

Complete the questions below:

Q1.What is rhetoric?

1/10

Q2.What place is known as 'the birthplace of rhetoric'?

2/10

Q3.The Sophists believed that you could manipulate people's emotions without:

3/10

Q4.Aristotle believed that to use rhetoric respectfully, you should use:

4/10

Q5.Aristotle used the Lyceum as a base to teach:

5/10

Q6.The three aspects of rhetoric are known as the Aristotelian:

6/10

Q7.To speak persuasively, you must consider (tick all that apply):

Select three (3) boxes

7/10

Q8.Ethos is a technique for appealing to the audience, using which of the options below?

8/10

Q9.You can create a strong sense of ethos by including (tick all that apply):

Select two (2) boxes

9/10

Q10.Rhetoric is useful because (tick all that apply):

Select three (3) boxes

10/10

Lesson summary: An introduction to rhetoric: ethos

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