Writing techniques (for Level 2 Functional English reading)

Submitted by Julie Hobson on Mon, 2016-05-09 15:49

Literacy: Functional English - reading, GCSE A5, Wt/L2.5, Wt/L2.6

Level: L2, GCSE L1-5

Resource type: Handout or guide, Informative presentation

This is new from Sept 2015 for L2 reading.
It is a list of writing techniques – the name of the technique, a description and an example.

Editor’s note (updated 7/5/2017)
Also ideal for GCSE English revision.
Covers 14 techniques: similes, hyperbole, alliteration, rhetorical questions, superlatives, personification, analogy, colloquialisms, cliches, onomatopoeia, oxymorons, imperatives, metaphors and emotive language.

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16 slide PPT
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