Working in group. Enthusiastic young people sitting in circle and holding their devices while having an exciting group discussion at the lesson
writing - text production, talking - conversation, E-GK 10-5 xtra: Oral exam, Vocabulary

4. wordpower: comment on the cartoon

When you have described the cartoon it’s time to comment on it. Perhaps a discussion will start. Three tips for your comment:

  1. Give your personal opinion of the cartoon and explain it
  2. Do you think it is easy to understand the cartoon?
  3. Do you agree with the cartoonist’s opinion?

Remember your cartoon that you worked on (see 3. wordpower: analyzing cartoons).

exercise: Now comment on your cartoon. Use the 3 steps and the vocabulary aids below.
In ein Thema einführenNow, we are talking about…/discussing….
It’s all about….
This leads us to the question: ….
die eigene MeinungAs far as I’m concerned…
I think…/ I don’t think…
In my opinion…
As far as I know…
My honest opinion is…
I believe that…/ I don’t believe that
I’ve never come across the idea that…
I’m convinced that…
The way I see it…
It seems to me that…
zustimmenI agree with…
I totally/fully/partly agree with….
Exactly.
That’s an important point
Protestieren, dagegen seinI don’t agree with…
I wouldn’t say that…
I don’t think so….
That can’t be right…
I Don’t agree at all…
however…
It’s hard to say…
I’m sorry, but…
Can/May I add something?
Sorry to interrupt you, but…
Abwägen, sich auf Argumente beziehenI must admit that….
You’re right up to a point…
You could be right….
One the one hand it’s true that… but you shouldn’t forget that…
I can understand that… but….
One the one hand… on the other hand….
That’s a matter of opinion.
Beweise finden / behauptenAs a matter of fact….
That’s why…
Opinion among experts is that….
Everybody knows that…
NachfragenWhat do you think?
What’s your opinion about…?
Would you like to say something?
What do you mean?
What are your ideas?
What are you trying to say?

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