Oral Commentary Guide

Oral Commentary Guide - Oral Commentary In the oral...

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Oral Commentary In the oral commentary you are expected to show critical thinking when you discuss a passage. You have to show that you understand the subject matter and your ideas have to be relevant and focused. When presented with an extract from a text, talk about the extract and not about the whole text. Your presentation should be organised and coherent. It should not be a series of unconnected points. It is important that you use examples to prove your arguments. Your language should be accurate, fluent and varied. Your choice of register and style should be appropriate for the task (don’t use slang in a formal situation). In the oral commentary you can discuss the following points. Stylistic features Discuss words and phrases that seem important, create an image, indicate symbols or foreshadow events. Talk about the characters, the theme, tone, the author’s style and use of time. Identify and discuss:
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