Types of text

Persuasive texts

Summary on persuasive texts.

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Persuasive texts

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Factsheet: Persuasive texts

  • Rt//L1.2 Recognise how language and other textual features are used to achieve different purposes (eg to instruct, explain, describe, persuade)
  • Wt/L1.4 Use language suitable for purpose and audience
  • Use of repeated words
  • Use of capital letters and exclamation marks
  • Emotional and one-sided arguments