Writing to Persuade - English Revision Paper 1

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if you are writing to persuade, you want the audience/ reader to agree with you or to agree to do what you want them to, so you language needs to represent this.


Techniques in Writing to Persuade-

positive opening statement - to grab the audience's attention and to clearly state your opinion

evidence and justification - (e.g. this happened because.... ) - use PPE

positive & negative vocab - at appropriate points to influence the audience's opinion

rhetorical question - force the


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