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CLIP 754

Style, Presentation and Layout - Information Leaflet

Style, Presentation and Layout - Information Leaflet
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Key Info
  • Style, Presentation and Layout - Information Leaflet
  • Duration: 01:51
  • Steve Vickerstaff and Kate Humble join forces to create an information leaflet about their trip on the Ffestiniog Railway in Wales. Discussion focuses on style, purpose and audience, and some handy hints are provided, including concise, informative writing, developing logical structure and the use of bullets or numbered points for instructions. The clip ends with a draft of the leaflet.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Writing: Non-Fiction

  • Keywords: stlye, purpose, audience, information, presentation, layout, drafting, design, writing techniques, writing skills, non-fiction
Ideas for use in class
  • As a demonstration of the importance of drafting for a specific audience. This could be developed further by asking students how the leaflet might look different for a different purpose e.g. as a campaign leaflet against the closure of this tourist attraction.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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