Attitude Questions By: Andrea Velasco Barrios (Pro Tip:star: (Whenever…
By: Andrea Velasco Barrios
Ask you to identify the speaker's attitude or their feelings about something.
They can be recognized because they include phrases like:
What does the student think about...?
What can be inferred...?
What is the professor's attitude?
To identify the speaker's attitude listen for phrases like:
"What I think..."
"It seems to me..."
Listen for the tone of the speaker's voice.
What attitude does the professor express when he says this:
Whenever listening to somebody ask yourself this questions: Is the speaker's voice...
Calm or emotional?
Relaxed or nervous?
Certain or confused?
Enthusiastic or bored?
The attitude question will refer to
How valid is the argument?
How sure of the facts is the speaker?