Context for new specification-
Also, with this specification you would be given two texts which are Text A and Text B, this could be written or spoken.
All the questions in paper 1 would be the same, here they are:
- Q1- Analyse how Text A uses language to create meanings and representations. 25 Marks
- Q2-Analyse how Text B uses language to create meanings and representations. 25 Marks
- Q3- Compare and contrast Text A and Text B, showing ways in which they are similar and different in their language use. 20 Marks
Question 1 + Question 2 is to analyze Text A or B. However your answers for question 3 will be repetitive but you would need to say why the both texts are different or similar.
What are you been marked on?
How to write it?
Paragraph 1- Identify the contextual features of a text. You can write these in any order
- Mode- The medium of communication. a text can be written, spoken or multimodal.
- Genre- This the type of text, there are language choices that are expected of the genre e.g a recipe, play, letter, electricity bill, transcript and etc.
- Audience-The audience of the text refers to the receiver
- Purpose- The purpose of a text which is produced the reasons are to inform, to instruct, to persuade and to entertain
- Context- explore the issues which have an effect on the language
- Multimodal- This text employs more than one mode, for example, a print text contains words and images; a web page contains videos and sounds
- Mixed-mode- A printed text which contains features that are expected in conversation, for example, blogs, text message, biographies, emails and etc.
- Actual receiver- Someone who actually engages with the text
- Implied receiver- is the text producer had in mind when producing…