Reading two is an advertisement for a cancer clinic named the Organic Health Center.
He claims that he learned the causes and cure of cancer as he traveled around the world. In fact, however, he has no real medical training.
3. It is a special diet consisting of herbs combined with healthy foods
Linking Readings one and two 3. 7 “I provide a money-back guarantee if the program fails.” 3. They offer money-back guarantees. 2. 1 ‘My health center offers the most advanced treatments for curing cancer and other diseases.’ 2. Their products are good for many illnesses.
5. 4 “After one to six months on this diet, you will be cured of cancer.” 5. They promise quick, exciting cures. 4. 6 “…I have testimonial letter for you to read.” 4. They invite you to read testimonials
7. 3 “That’s why doctors will tell you not to trust me.” 7. They say that doctors and/or the rest of the medical community are against them. 6. 2 “This cure is available only at the Organic Health Center” 6. The product/treatment is made in a secret way and is only available from them.
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The statement in 1b and 2b are stronger than those in 1a and 2a because they use superlative adjectives.