Answer Sheet: Presenting information in the form of a table. In this type of writing your goal is to inform your readers about research or data. And we use letters, which are a lot more formal, and we may use those for things like offering somebody a job. We use emails that are generally quite informal, they don't always have to have a lot of content and we get the information over quite quickly. Male wearing blue shirt: I'd use a different language when I'm doing promotional materials or information for customers. Read about our approach to external linking. The writing style of a writer is an image of their character.

Simple planning skills can greatly improve your writing. Proofread your writing to spot and correct any mistakes. And we also have staff notices where we would use mainly bullet points, because we wanna get particular information across quite quickly. Though, every single piece that a writer imagines, serves a particular purpose. How to write texts for a particular audience with a clear aim. Exercise in writing a description of a place you know well. Writing in different genres - descriptive, persuasive, informative and instructive texts, How language is used in different types of text, Presenting information in the form of charts, images, numbered points, tables and pre-set formats.

Descriptive Writing Style:. How to use formats like tables to help your reader. Exercise in writing an advert and catching your readers' attention. Exercise in using different types of format to organise and present different types of information. Kieran McDonnell: When we're writing for different purposes, we use different types of formats.

Exercise in planning some writing by developing an information sheet. How to break up your text using paragraphs and charts for numerical information. There are four main types of writing: expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative.

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More use of adjectives, because it's more descriptive, as opposed to a report to board, which would be much more factual. Male with short grey hair wearing black suit: A lot of your writing depends on what your content is, whether you're writing a report, whether you're asking somebody for information, whether you're actually writing a letter, whether you're writing a story, it's a case of your structure is totally different. How to give instructions or a process clarity by using a flow chart. It is important that you choose the right format and style of your writing for the audience you are writing for. Expository. Some write to persuade people and some write to explain how things work. Expository writing is one of the most common types of writing.

How to add to your writing by including photographs or diagrams that help the reader to visualise. Every writer has a distinct way of approaching their audience. How to write in a way that makes instructions easy to understand. Use literary devices such as metaphors and similes. A single text may include more than one writing style. How to use numbers and bullet points in your writing, especially to highlight key issues. Each of these writing styles is used for a specific purpose. How to Use the 4 Main Different Writing Styles as a Writer Expository Style Writing:.

Answers to the exercise in organising information into a table format. Answer Sheet: Choosing text that suits the purpose.

Build up sentences into paragraphs to write letters, reports, stories.

Exercise in giving a reader some written instructions. Format and style includes: Writing in different genres - descriptive, persuasive, informative and instructive texts; How language is used in different types of text