* short story
* song lyric
* travel writing
involves stimulating, inspiring, moving, shocking, entertaining or capturing the imagination of the audience. It is often characterized by literary features such as imagery, rhyme and narrative stucture, and has a finer relationship between form and meaning than many other types of communication. In this context, "poetic" should be understood in its broadest sense and refers to literart features rather than the poetic genre.
* journalistic review
* letter to editor
* magazine article
* news report
* opinion column
involves informing, persuading or entertaining the audience. It is often meant to be quickly understood and may be characterized by brevity, precision or stereotyped language. It is intended to appeal to a wide audience.
* letter of application
* police statement
* set of instructions or guidelines
involves presenting, analysing or conveying factual information for a specific target audience. It is often characterized by formality of register, logic, detail and specific terminology.
an address to an individual or a group in the hope of a favourable response. An appeal seeks to be attractive or acceptable.
(when you want people to donate money for example)
an expression of the (impersonal) opinion of the editor or editorial team of a newspaper or magazine about a recent event or current issue.
a question-and-answer style dialogue. It may include a brief introduction to the interviewee, setting or circumstances of the interview.
For student production, an interview could be presented as a spoked or written text; if written, the text is the transcription of its spoken counterpart.
a review of a book, film, television or radio programme that is suitable for inclusion in a newspaper or magazine. It is based on the author's experience and is subjective.
a non-fictional text written to inform readers about a particular subject or issue in some detail. It should not be confused with an exam-style essay or broad summary of a cultural option studied in class
a written, public and solemn declaration by any individuals or groups of public importance, in which they present a programe or justify their positions.
the part of a newspaper of journal devoted to the expresseion of journalists' or readers' opinions.
a humorous and/or exaggerated imitation of a literary work or style.
the imitation or recreation of an already published work. Students are expected to imitate the style and form of the original.
(only for written tasks)