Establishing audience, purpose and form allows you to choose the most appropriate language, tone and structure.
Which three things are useful to establish when writing?
Audience, purpose and form
Audience, style and form
Language, purpose and form
Which of the following are examples of tone?
Slang or formal
Polite or sarcastic
A letter or an email
Who is the intended audience for a piece of writing?
Anyone who reads the text
People the writer expects to read the text
People who will never read the text
Where might you expect to find technical language to do with telescopes?
In a magazine for astronomers
In a novel about ponies
In a fashion blog for teenagers
Who is the most likely audience for an inspirational speech about standing up to bullies?
What sort of language should you use to write a recipe?
Clear, direct language, including imperatives
What sort of language would you use if you were writing a political speech?
Rhetorical, persuasive language
Clear, instructional language
Poetic, descriptive language
What is the purpose of a complaint letter?
To say thank you to someone
To give instructions
To explain why you are upset or let down
In which of the following examples could you use emoticons and slang?
In a formal job application letter
In an email to a friend
In an article for a national newspaper
What is a convention?
The generally accepted way of doing something
The only way to do something
One way of doing something