Monday, 24 April 2017

Writing: An Article

The last writing type we are looking at is THE ARTICLE.
Remember an ARTICLE...

  • is a piece of writing usually intended for publication in a newspaper, magazine or journal

•  is written for a wide audience, so it is essential to attract and retain the readers’ attention
may include amusing stories, reported speech and descriptions
can be formal or informal, depending on the target audience
should be written in an interesting or entertaining manner
should give opinions and thoughts, as well as facts
is in a less formal style than a report
An article can
describe an experience, event, person or place
present an opinion or balanced argument
compare and contrast
provide information
offer suggestions
offer advice