Exercise 22, p. 33, Should alcohol be banned?
- Use the tone words on p. 66-67 to describe and identify the author’s attitude, and approach to the issue.
- Identify clearly what the author says.
- Identify how the author says it (what is their attitude)
- Include appropriate quotes in the sentence
Mr Marcus Turrini
- Adopting a sensible tone, Mr Turrini recommends the ban on alcohol which he believes benefits parents and players.
- Taking a considered approach, Mr Turrini believes that the clubs must place greater emphasis on their reputations.
- From a practical perspective, Mr Turrini advises clubs to become “smarter”.
- Adopting a solicitous (caring and concerned) tone, Ms Mary Goldsmith, a parent of a young footballer, also recommends (approves of) the ban.
- Ms Goldsmith uses an indignant tone to criticise/isolate the “yobbos” and “louts” who are disrupting the game.
- She is incensed that bottles were “thrown at the match”.
Mr Abe Scott
- Adopting an authoritative tone, Mr Scott recommends that the parents should set a good example and role model responsible behaviour.
- Mr Scott assertively maintains that “school kids should not be exposed to drunken loutish behaviour”
- Using a dogmatic tone, he advises all members of the football club that “alcohol and sport do not mix”.
- From a moral/upstanding/high-minded perspective, he also expects that all children will learn to behave in “socially responsible ways”.
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