Different types of text

Submitted by Matt Barnes on Mon, 2011-04-11 11:23

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rs/L2.1, Rs/L2.2, Rt/L1.2, Rt/L2.2, Rw/L2.3, Wt/L1.4, Wt/L2.5, Functional English - writing

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Handout or guide, Worksheet or assignment, Writing prompts

Wonderful high L1 – Level 2 resource which looks at the purposes and sources of a range of texts. Includes: useful handout with example of the four main types of text; discussion and examples of texts with more than one purpose; examples of badly written texts with mixed and confusing purposes; inferred and hidden meanings; writing practice (for four different purposes); re-ordering a long instructional text; and a set of final multiple choice questions to check skills.
Fully mapped to the Functional English criteria.

Physical format: 
9 pages
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Submitted by Leia Fee on Thu, 2011-04-14 10:18.

I love the different ways of describing something as simple as a window, really shows the contrasts well.

Brilliant resource, this has

Submitted by Emily Nichols on Wed, 2012-06-27 16:09.

Brilliant resource, this has been an excellent starting point to encourage learners to start thinking about this topic. Very helpful!

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