Convince and persuade 说服和劝说

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Do you know the meaning of the verbs 'to convince' and 'to persuade'?

Are you convinced that you know the difference, or persuaded that you know the difference?!

Jackie and Helen explore the similarities and differences between these two words.

Which of these sentences is more correct?

Helen convinced Mike that he should write a book.

or

Helen convinced Mike to write a book.

Find out the answer in the programme. As always, if you have a question about the English language you can send it to the team at questions.chinaelt@bbc.co.uk.