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WRITING GUIDE

TYPE OF WRITTING WHAT STYLE/ DORMAT Y OFTEN WRITTEN IN?


AN ARTICLE
A general reader of a
magazine or newspaper
It is engaging
It has to have a catchy title
It had to interest the reader..
Include: Descriptions, examples, anecdotes are often
appropriate.
The language should be lively and colorful.
There should be opinion and comment.
Dont be balanced!
Ask questions.
Appeal to the readers imagination.
Start a new paragraph when you change topic
Finish with an interesting conclusion.
Use an informal lively tone for most magazine articles aimed at
young adult readers.


Parts:
- Title.
- Conclusion.
A REPORT
Business local government
organizations
Objective: It is a analysis for example transport in a city.
It is all about the future.
A PROPOSAL
Brochure
Business
Local government

Formal
Objective.
It is all about the future.
Give ideas about what can we do in the future.
A LETTER
Letters transactional

Well organized
Transactional to a company.
Apply for a job.
Complaint.
A COMPETITION
ENTRY
Enter to a competition
nominate

Formal
Similar to a letter.
Skills, experience you have to convince.
Use question to hold the readers interest.
Vary your sentence patterns by using a range of linking words.

- Divide your entry into paragraph with a celar introduction and
conclusion.
- Use a lively tone, but dont be very informal.
- Introduction. In support of the opinion, against the
opinion.
A CONTRIBUTION O
A LEAFLET O
BROCHURE
Try to convince you
Part of a book
You have to write a topic in a book.
Informal, descriptive and expressive language.
Phrasal verbs.
Collocations.
AN INFORMATION
SHEET
Only information
Leaflet it can be in the consult of a doctor.
You have numbers.
You have to transmit simple information.
Tourist in a museum

AN ESSAY
You have to give
information academic

It talks about things that people always discuss.
Style formal.
We need a lot of linking words.
A REVIEW
Criticism about a
restaurant
Tv program
book

You need collocations.
Phrasal verbs.
Language descriptive.


A LETTER Letters transactional
Well organized
Transactional to a
company.
Apply for a job.
Complaint.
Starting:
Starting a formal letter: Dear sir, Dear Madame.
I am writing to apply for.
I am writing to you about/with regard to (en consideracin a)
I am writing in response to concerning a vacancy in your sales department


Endings

I look forward to hearing from you
I hope you will find this information of use.
Yours faithfully/yours sincerely
I hope my application will meet with your approval
Yours faithfully