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Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert
Worksheet One
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Reading media texts
Which of these designs for an advert is the most appropriate?





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Reading Media Texts
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Worksheet Two
This worksheet accompanies slides 5 and 7 of Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert.ppt

Heading





What is the function of this text?
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What do you notice about the font used?
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Who is the text aimed at?
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Do you think that `deceased miners' form part of the target audience? Why (not)? ______
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Worksheet Three
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Reading Media Texts
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What is the function of this picture? _________




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Under which circumstances would it be appropriate to have an advert made only out of
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Reading Media Texts
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Worksheet Four
This worksheet accompanies slide 9 of Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert.ppt

Addressing the reader





What do you notice about the layout of the text?
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Reading Media Texts
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What do you notice about the language used?
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Worksheet Five
This worksheet accompanies slide 11 of Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert.ppt

Attracting attention
What is the function of this piece…

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Reading Media Texts
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Why do you think the colour red has been used?
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What else can you think of that is coloured red for this reason?
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Worksheet Six
This worksheet accompanies slide 12 of Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert.ppt

Colours
Write down all the concepts that these colours are associated with.





Green Purple White Pink
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Black Yellow Blue Red
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Reading Media Texts
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Worksheet Seven
This worksheet accompanies slide 13 of Reading Media Texts ­ Analysing an Advert.ppt

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What do you notice about the language and layout of the text?
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