Introduction to advertising – THE ideas foundation and TES resources. Discussion activity. STARTER:. Which of these statements do you most agree with?. Advertising makes us buy things we don’t need.
STARTER: TES resourcesWhich of these statements do you most agree with?
Advertising makes us buy things we don’t need
Advertising makes us feel inadequate by using images of successful people with perfect lives
Advertising enables independent television channels, radio stations, newspapers and magazines to exist (that’s where they get most of their money from)
Adverts for children’s products make it difficult for parents to say no to toys, sweets, games etc, and encourage kids to want unhealthy foods
Adverts can be very entertaining
Advertising convinces us that something is useful and desirable when really it isn’t