GCSE AQA English Language Section A Non-Fiction Texts

A brief overview of GCSE AQA English Language Section A Non-Fiction Texts

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  • Created on: 28-02-12 16:02

Title

* What does it mean?

* Does it contain any literary devices?

* Why is it effective?

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Layout and Presentation

* What does it tell you? 

* Is it an article, newspaper (broad sheet or tabloid), magazine, webpage, advert etc?

* Does it contain any images, headlines, sub-headings?

* Why is it effective?

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Source

* Where is the text from?

* Who was it written by?

* When was it written?

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Differculty of Text

* Does it contain long or short paragraphs?

* Does it contain long or short sentences?

* Does it contain challenging vocabulary?

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Audience and Purpose

* Who is the target audience?

* How do you know?

* Is the purpose of the piece to argue, to inform or to pursuade?

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Language Devices

* Look for evidence of A FOREST

Alliteration

Fact

Opinion

Rhetorical question

Emotive language

Statistics

Triplets

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PALL

* Purpose

* Audience

* Language

* Layout

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PEC

Don't forget to use PEC frequently and relevently!

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Comments

Ishrat

could someone tell me what PEC stands for please :) **

Lucy`

Point evidence comment

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