Churchill: Reading and structural analysis of rhetoric

In this lesson, we will see if our predictions were right: did Churchill's use of rhetoric motivate the masses? We will consider how Churchill attempted to convince his audience to remain strong, despite the many hardships of war, using language to recognise the achievement of the British troops. We will examine the pivotal moments of Churchill's speech to consider to what extent his speech was successful rhetoric in action.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is an appositive?

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Q2.Winston Churchill did this when he left the Conservatives to join the Liberals:

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Q3.Churchill's speech was made just after the famous evacuation at:

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Q4.ignominious means:

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Q5.Using language, Churchill:

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Q6.Churchill doesn't motivate within the opening because he needs to:

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is an appositive?

1/6

Q2.Winston Churchill did this when he left the Conservatives to join the Liberals:

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Q3.Churchill's speech was made just after the famous evacuation at:

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Q4.ignominious means:

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Q5.Using language, Churchill:

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Q6.Churchill doesn't motivate within the opening because he needs to:

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Rhetoric and motivation: Churchill

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Q1.Facts and figures help to build:

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Q2.Pivotal means:

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Q3.Churchill's depiction of Dunkirk as a 'miracle of deliverance' makes use of:

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Q4.To be patriotic means to have:

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Q5.Churchill flatters both sides to appear as:

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Q6.After complimenting the enemy, Churchill reveals that Britain's pilots are:

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Rhetoric and motivation: Churchill

Complete the questions below:

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Facts and figures help to build:

1/6

Q2.Pivotal means:

2/6

Q3.Churchill's depiction of Dunkirk as a 'miracle of deliverance' makes use of:

3/6

Q4.To be patriotic means to have:

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Q5.Churchill flatters both sides to appear as:

5/6

Q6.After complimenting the enemy, Churchill reveals that Britain's pilots are:

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Lesson summary: Churchill: Reading and structural analysis of rhetoric

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