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Newspaper language

What is:

  • A news report
  • A feature
  • An advertisement
  • An editor
  • A journalist

Give me 3 snappy headlines

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Newspaper language answers

  • A detailed, factual report on a recent news event
  • An article about an event which is not recent that has more opinions and is more casual
  • A piece of text which often has a picture that sells something to the reader
  • The team leader in a newspaper team
  • Someone who goes out to find news and writes about it

Your choice

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What does it stand for?

What is it used for?

Give me a scenario in which you can use TiP ToP

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TiP ToP answers

Time, Place, Topic and Person

To organise your paragraphing and to give it structure

Your choice.

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Explain what these genres are

  • Romance
  • Horror

Give me 2 more genres- none of the above, thank you!

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Genre answers

  • A genre in which at least two people have a romatic relationship
  • A genre that includes violent situations that some people may be uncomfortable with

You know what a genre is

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What is:

  • A haiku
  • A couplet
  • A sonnet
  • A personification poem

What beat does a limerick have?

Make up a limerick

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Poems answers

  • A Japanese poem with five lines and a syllable count: 5,7,5
  • A two line poem
  • A fourteen poem
  • A poem in which an inhuman creature/object is described as a human

A limerick has a beat that goes: da da DUM, or, unstressed, unstressed, stressed.

You can choose as to whether the limerick is suitable

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Verb tenses

Give all nine tenses for :

  • smile
  • laugh

What form of verb always comes after to e.g. to smile, to laugh

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Verb tense answers

  • Past perfect- had smiled, present perfect- have smiled, future perfect- will have smiled, past simple- smiled, present simple- smile, future simple- will laugh, past continous- was smiling, present continous- am smiling, future continous- will be smiling
  • Past perfect- had laughed, present perfect- have laughed, future perfect-will have laughed, past simple- laughed, present simple- laugh, future simple- will laugh, past continous- was laughing, present continous- am laughing, future continous- will be laughing


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What two words are used in descriptions?

Unscramble the anagrams to give me two language devices used for description:

  • hrmtaepo
  • eimlsi

Make up a short description of a the first thing that comes into your head

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Descriptions Answers

Adverbs and adjectives

Metaphor and Simile

You know what a description is!

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What does it stand for?

What is it used for?

Give a scenario in which it can be used

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PEA Answers

Point, Evidence, Analysis

Giving a reason and its justification/ Making points

You'll have to decide if you think that it is reasonable

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