TED Talks Worksheet

  1. English
  2. Janet Sobbe
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Title of T.E.D. Talk: Name of Speaker: Date of T.E.D. Talk and View the T.E.D. Talk and complete the Directions Number of Views: following grid. If you run out of space on the grid for any of your answers, 1 2 3 feel free to continue writing on the back of this sheet. What was the speaker’s thesis (main point) of this Ethos is a speaker’s ability to build credibility, establish himself/herself as an expert, and/or convince the audience members that the 4 speech? 6 speaker has their best interests at heart. How does this speaker build ethos? Feel free to also refer to the speaker’s profile information from the ted.com webpage as you build your answer. the followin y of ga e an dj Humorous cl ec Cir tive Inspiring s tha 5 Dull t describ Persuasive Pathos is an appeal to emotions (everything from humor to horror) in order to sway an audience, while logos is the Intellectual 7 use of data/evidence to prove one’s case. Did this speaker rely more on pathos or logos in his/her presentation? Repetitive e What argument/point in this presentation did you find the most compelling? Why? t his T. E.D Confusing lk: . ta T.E.D. Talk presenters are known as effective public speakers. Describe two things this speaker Write two specific things you learned from this presentation. 8 does well in terms of engaging the audience. Be sure to include the minute:second mark 9 (ex: 8:49) to denote the two specific moments you discuss here. 1. 1. 2. 2. If you could ask this speaker a question about his/her information or presentation, Give one piece of constructive criticism that would improve What group of people would benefit 10 what would you ask? 11 the presentation. 12 the most from hearing this lecture? TEDTalk Technology • Entertainment • Design www.ted.com