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To write successful non-fiction texts think ahead about content, organisation, accuracy and vocabulary, and consider the genre, audience, style and purpose of your writing.
Before you start writing you need to identify the:
What does 'genre' mean?
Which of the following is a good example of 'audience'?
What is the right style of writing for a magazine article for young adults?
What do your language and presentation devices most need to match?
What is a good way to acknowledge genre when writing a speech?
How should you end a formal letter to someone when you don't know their name?
How should you begin a letter?
What is a good way to acknowledge which audience you are writing for?
What is a good way to acknowledge what your purpose is?