Source 6

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BEWARE

 

Whether alone or in a crowd,

 

Never write or say aloud,

 

What you’re loading, whence you hail,

 

Where you’re bound for, when you sail.

 

—ABOVE ALL NEVER GIVE AWAY THE MOVEMENTS OF H.M. SHIPS

 

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2. Look at Sources 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 and answer the questions below.

  • List the situations in which you must be careful about what you say
  • Which poster warns about being careful who to trust? Can you explain how the poster makes this clear?
  • Which posters show the results of ‘careless talk’?
  • Are the posters aimed at different types of audience (men, women, children or all groups)?
  • Which do you think is the most persuasive poster? Give your reasons, use the questions from task 1 to help