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Writing to persuade,
argue and advice!
Writing to persuade, argue and
advice are questions that are
placed in B paper 1 Section B. On
the exam day(or before) you are
going to have to decide which
question you are going to answer.…read more

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Writing to argue!
What are you meant to do?
When you are writing to argue a point of view about
something e.g. the topic abortion and you try to convince the
reader that your point of view is correct.
In your answer you should:
-briefly refer to the other point of view
-use appropriate techniques
-Structure your writing
Good points to use in your writing are: keep your view clear
from the start, when you talk about the other party's view
point immediately dismiss it to show your view point is the
best, state the reason for your view and to link your ideas use
connectives.…read more

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Writing to advice!
Now advising:
When you are writing to advice you are helping someone to do
something or to behave in a certain way. You should:
organise your ideas, be logical, adopt the right tone, offer solutions and
use examples.
You may not realise it but we give advice all the time for example
when our mates ask us what phone they should buy.
If you don't be logical in your writing your advise wont be as
You adopt the right tone to suit different audiences.…read more

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Writing to persuade!
Ah, now were where we? Oh yh persuading. Rhetorical
When you write to persuade you try to get the reader question
to do something or believe something. Alliteration
The persuasive techniques that you may use are:
-rhetorical questions
-examples Personal
-anecdotes(story's) pronoun
-emotive language
A good point to use in your writing is an appropriate
tone to suit the audience.…read more


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