Opinion Articles: Knowing How to Write with Arguments

Opinion Articles: Knowing How to Write with Arguments

CONTEXT

In this course students learn how to construct opinions with arguments because knowing how to reason and argue, state an opinion or refute it, and being able to convince someone to change their opinion are key communication skills. This course aims to deal with the basic structure of reasoning, connectors and the most common language resources of this type of text. It will be done progressively, starting with short opinions, such as a comment in a blog, and ending with an opinion article.

AIMED TOWARDS

People who have reached B2 level (Intermediate 3)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Learn to construct argumentative texts.

CONTENT

  • What is an opinion article?
  • Topics and arguments
  • Structure of opinion articles
  • Connectors
  • Punctuation
  • The style of the text
  • Rhetorical figures

LENGTH

10 classroom hours