Language Analysis

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  • Language Analysis
    • GAPM
      • G - Genre (e.g. article)
      • A - Audience (e.g. people interested in cycling)
      • P - Purpose (e.g. to inform)
      • M - Mode (e.g. written)
        • TOP TIP: add advantages and disadvantage of mode into GAPM paragraph
    • How to write a good conclusion
      • Spend 5 minutes annotating each question - similarities and differences
      • GAPM and 3/4 burger points - 3 well written points are better than 4 rushed ones
        • cheese and bacon part - "This represents" (use word from question)
      • Brief conclusion - "Overall this text represents ___"
    • Pragmatics
      • WRITTEN
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
        • Humour, Shared understanding and Cultural References
          • WRITTEN
          • E-TEXTS
          • SPOKEN
      • E-TEXTS
      • SPOKEN
    • Orthography
      • WRITTEN
        • Clipping, Letter/123 Homophones, Abbreviations, Acronyms, Initialisms
          • E-TEXTS
      • E-TEXTS
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
        • Link to accent
      • SPOKEN
        • N/A
    • Phonoloogy
      • SPOKEN
        • Alliteration, Tone, Onomatopoeia, Accent, Rhythm, Prosodic sounds in background, shouting, emphasis
          • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
      • E-TEXTS
        • Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Accent, Tone, Rhythm, Prosodic sounds
      • WRITTEN
        • Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Accent, Tone, Rhythm, Prosodic sounds
    • Lexis
      • WRITTEN
      • SPOKEN
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
      • E-TEXTS
        • Jargon, Emotive, Taboo, Colloquial, Slang, Expletives and Dialect
          • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
          • SPOKEN
          • WRITTEN
    • Graphology
      • SPOKEN
        • No graphology
          • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
      • E-TEXTS
        • Font/size/position/type, images, text, layout, alignment, colours, points, underlined, bold, italic
          • WRITTEN
      • WRITTEN
    • Discourse Structure
      • WRITTEN
        • Letter - date, Dear, address, signing off. Instructions - numbered bullet points. Fiction - metaphors, imagery, personification, similies, character development. Article - headline, puns, rhyme, alliteration, picture, captions, columns, facts/stats, quotes. Adverts - persuasive, slogan, list of 3
      • WRITTEN TO BE SPOKEN
        • Speech - list of 3, beg/mid/end, facts/stats, repetition, hyperbole, rhetorical q, anecdote, alliteration. Script - realistic, stage direction. Poem - stanzas, rhythm, imagery
      • SPOKEN
        • Pauses, interruptions, overlaps, turn taking, fillers, phatic talk, hedges, discourse markers, Grices Maxim: quality, politeness, quantity, relevance
      • E-TEXTS
        • Links, tabs, buttons, adverts, date/time, username, logo, emoji, X, facts/stats, pauses, interruptions
    • Grammar
      • DETERMINERS: indefinate article - A/AN, definate article - THE
      • STYLE TYPES: declaratives, interrogatives, imperatives, exclamatory
      • PREPOSITIONS: position of things, space and time
      • ADVERBS: manner/time/duration/frequency/degree something happens
      • REGISTER: formal/ informal
      • NOUNS: concrete, abstract, collective, compound, pronoun, proper noun
      • VERBS: auxiliary, multi word, modal
      • ADJECTIVES: pre/ post modifying

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