49: Fact or Opinion

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In this episode, Viacheslav shows how to tell the difference between a fact and an opinion. He also provides tools to express opinions in a respectful manner.

  • Thanks, Dima for your poetry episode suggestion
  • What is the core critical thinking skill?
    • Risks of not distinguishing facts and opinions
      • Sounding too arrogant
      • Killing discussions
      • Being mean
    • Solutions and activities
      • Check the difference between facts and opinions
      • Add specific vocabulary to highlight opinions
      • Back your opinion up with some evidence
  • Task1: Listen to the text. Note opinions and facts. Debate videos and part 2
  • Task 2: Share your feedback using at least 3 opinion phrases and at least 3 facts.
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