• Dangers of Social Media ...and how to fix them.
  • Anne H.
  • 21.09.2022
  • Bilingual, Englisch
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The Dangers of Social Media ...and how to fix them.

Social Media Confessions
  • Take a picture/screenshot of the game card.
  • Circle your confessions
  • Select one tile to share a personal experience around.
Dangers of Social Media Task Forces

Create a poster about your danger and give tips and tricks on how to deal with them.

Be prepared to present your poster in front of the other groups.
Debating Social Media - Useful Expressions

Introducing arguments:

  • Let me come to my first/second/…/next argument: ...
  • My first/… argument is: ...
  • The first/… reason why we’re prop/opposing this motion* is: ...

Giving examples:

  • There are many examples for this/for …, for instance...
  • In fact, you can find many examples for this in real life. Just think of…
  • And there are similar cases, such as …
  • So in this simple example we can clearly see the effect of …

Summarizing & linking the argument:

  • So as we have seen ..., and therefore ....
  • Now because of this …, we have to support this motion*.
  • And for all of these reasons, the motion must stand/fall.

making/rejecting/accepting/answering arguments:

  • Wouldn’t you have to agree …? / Doesn’t what you’re saying contradict with …? /
  • What about the …? / How would you explain, that … ?
  • Yes, please. / Go ahead.
  • Thank you very much, I’m going to come to this very point in my second argument in a minute.

When you need to say something now.

  • I’m sorry to interrupt, but you’ve misunderstood our point.
  • Sorry, I just have to disagree with your point.
  • Hold on a moment, that’s not correct.
  • If you would allow me to add a comment here…

* motion = die zur Debatte stehende Frage/Aussage