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What is the Genre of a text?
What kind of language it is (e.g. Advert, instruction booklet, speeches, casual conversations etc.)
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What is Register?
Type of language that's appropriate for a certain audience or situation. (e.g. The language of a political party or justice system.) Register includes levels of formality.
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What is Audience?
The people a text is aimed at (e.g. Young adults, children etc.) The listener or reader. Think about whether they're addressed formally or informally, directly or indirectly.
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What is the subject?
What the discourse is about. Links to lexical choices (e.g. Healthy eating advert may contain language relating to dieting).
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What is the purpose?
What the writer or speaker it
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What is Register?

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Type of language that's appropriate for a certain audience or situation. (e.g. The language of a political party or justice system.) Register includes levels of formality.

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What is Audience?

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What is the subject?

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What is the purpose?

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