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Content description VCELA335

English / Level 5 / Language / Language for interaction
Content description
Understand how to move beyond making bare assertions and take account of differing perspectives and points of view
Elaborations
  1. recognising that a bare assertion (for example 'It's the best film this year') often needs to be tempered by: using the 'impersonal it' to distance oneself (for example 'It could be that it is the best film this year'); recruiting anonymous support (for example 'It is generally agreed that it is the best film this year.'); indicating a general source of the opinion (for example 'Most critics agree that it is the best film this year.'); specifying the source of the opinion (for example 'David and Margaret both agree that it is the best film this year') and reflecting on the effect of these different choices
Code
VCELA335
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