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TEXT TYPES

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Lorena Mosca

on 16 May 2014

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Transcript of TEXT TYPES

Descriptive
Expository
Persuasive
Argumentative
Narrative
Expository Text:
It is an objective explanation and analysis of facts.

It provides non-fictional information.

The purpose of the author is to inform, explain or define a subject to the reader.
Examples of expository texts include:

Scientific articles
The news
Textbooks (biology, geography, history, maths, language, art, music, social sciences, etc.)
Biographies
Encyclopedias
Lectures
Documentaries
Dictionaries
Phone books
Argumentative Text
It represents the linguistic and structural features of a text.
It is determined by the author's intention and purpose.
It shows the writer's attitude to the subject matter.


What is text type?
A Descriptive Text is a static list of characteristics and attributes of a person, animal, object, place, event or process.

The author's intention is to create a vivid and detailed impression of what's being described to engage the reader's attention.
It is the evaluation or judgement for or against a topic.

It is highly subjective: it shows the author's point of view and personal opinion on the subject.

The writer's purpose is to take a position on some issue and justify it.
Examples of Argumentative Type are:

Opinion articles
Debates
Speeches
Essays
Discussions
Movie / book reviews
Protests and complaints
Court trials
A Narrative Text is a dynamic sequence of events (fictional or non-fictional). It has a plot, a setting and characters.
Some examples are:
films, novels, anecdotes, songs, plays, poems, soap operas, short stories, tales, history textbooks, news, etc.
Examples are:
Ads
TV commercials
Slogans
Political propaganda
Brochures / leaflets
Recipes
Contracts
Instruction manuals
User guides
Traffic signs
TEXT TYPES
Examples of this type are:

Tourist guide books
Geography and biology textbooks
Biographies
Poems
Songs
Atlases
Maldives has deep blue seas, turquoise reefs, white sandy beaches and palm trees. While it is the perfect place to sit on a beach and watch a sunset with a cocktail on your hand, it is also a geographical marvel, knowing that there are thousands of fish swimming around the vivid corals just a few feet away from where you sit.
An extraordinary work, grandly conceived, brilliantly executed and wildly entertaining. It's a hobbit's dream, a wizard's delight. And, of course, it's only the beginning.
A persuasive or instructional text is a manipulative message that intends to shape the way people act or think.

It can be a list of rules, orders or suggestions to influence opinion and behavior.
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