Writing to persuade, argue, advise

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The key tips for writing to persuade, argue and advise are the following:

 

Genre

Audience

Purpose

Writing to argue:

 Introduction must summarise the issues that you are yet to write about.

  • Put at least three reasons for your argument forward.
  • Counter argument?
  • Evidence in your argument such as: statistics, stories, quotes from authorities.
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Varied sentence structure
  • Emotive language
  • Good opposing connectives, e.g  On the other hand                                                       Firstly/Secondly/etc.
     However
     Nevertheless 
     Despite the view     Research states that
     Another factor to be considered
     
  • Ending must conclude your own view  and must summarise

Writing to persuade:

Unlike when writing to argue the arguments can be far more :

  • One sided 
  • Passionate
  • More like a personal conviction (you hold the belief that your views are the RIGHT views)

Examiners love:

  • Emotional anecdotes (brief personal story that serves its purpose to create a powerful illustration about why your view is the right view) MAKE IT UP!!!!! 
  • Give yourself and your opponent a common goal-this way your job of persuading them doesn't become too much hard work.
  •  shows sustained awareness of the audience
  • Arguments are convincingly developed and supported by relevant detail
  • Ideas are selected and prioritised to construct a sophisticated argument
  • Paragraphs are effectively varied in length and

Comments

Emma Cottenham

AWESOME NOTES! :D

sian chapman

YEAH I AGREE

EmilyBeckett

ME TOO! :P

qwerty

Great notes my exam is tomorrow and this has really helped me :). Good luck to any one else who has an exam tomorrow!

aamer

Thank you rhianna. Nmm nice name!!!!!!!!
Sounds kind a familia

Hany

thank you :)

sean16

Thank you so much my exams are coming up i need as much help as i can get we the last questions of the test paper

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