English Advanced Conversation: Week 7

This is week seven of the semester. Next week the ESL students will demonstrate what they learned with a written English mid term exam.

Mid Term Exam

Here are the review questions for the mid term exam.

Learning Objectives

Here is the general plan of objectives for this week:

  1. continue our critical thinking skills project by learning six new kinds of fallacies – fallacies of insufficient evidence
  2. improve reading and discussion skills by completing the next chapter in the book
  3. learn a few words with a quick vocabulary exercise

Fallacies in Practice: TV Commercials and Public Events

Watch and listen to these short video clips. What is the fallacy in each clip?

1. Like it or not.

2. Ice Cream and Freakonimcs

Describe fallacy discussed by the two people?

3.  The Most Interesting Man In The World

4. George Bush

5. Don’t Sell Your Hair

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