Unit 2: Complex Text

One of the complex texts is speech transcript. Famous people often make speeches to advocate certain things, to encourage the crowd, or to spread an important message. Let’s try to upgrade our complexity of the nonfiction texts that we read by dipping into speeches. Here is a list of inspiring speeches:

Obama speech to school children: “You make your own future”

Full text of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech (Do you know who he is?)

Malala Yousafzai: “Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapons”

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