Genre, Purpose and Style - 3 - Shawon Notes

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Audience

You can signal the audience you are writing for by:

  • using the right vocabulary in the headline of your newsletter (either chatty or formal language)
  • choosing a specific publication to write your magazine article in
  • using the right words and expressions throughout your writing

Purpose

You can signal the purpose of your writing by:

  • explaining why you are writing your letter in the opening sentence
  • explaining what your article is about in the introductory paragraph
  • saying what your newsletter is aiming to do in a big bold headline

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