English Language Exam

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PRESENTATIONAL DEVICES

  • Headings/subheadings
  • Fonts
  • Bullet points
  • Colours
  • White space
  • Paragraphs
  • Logos
  • Capital letters
  • Images
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A FOREST

A alliteration

F acts

O pinion

R epitition

E xaggeration

S hort sentences

T hree (rule of)

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LANGUAGE DEVICES

  • Personal pronouns, punctuation, personification
  • Descriptive/scientific language
  • Irony/sarcasm/puns
  • Bias/shocking
  • Colloquial- informal (customed to a certain area)
  • Complex language
  • Similies/metaphors
  • Anecdotal language (things that have happened in your past that you remember- personal to you)
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WRITING TO EXPLAIN

  • intorudce the subject with a general statement
  • write in the PRESENT tense
  • dont have an emotional tone/dont give your opinion
  • use facts to support ideas
  • be clear/detailed
  • have a clear ending
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Comments

rach

spelling is wrong in places but overall very good thanks.

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