ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 1 Writing Basics

ENGL 1301 PowerPoint 1 Writing Basics - What are their...

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Writing Basics ENGL 1301
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General Purposes of Writing Express Entertain Inform Persuade
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General Audience Profile Educational level Age Social class Economic status Ethnicity Gender
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Questions About Audience Why are they reading this? What attitudes, needs, expectations do they have? How might they respond to your ideas? How much do they know about your topic? What kind of language is most effective?
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Discourse Communities Discourse Community = A community sharing certain values and writing conventions
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Questions about a Discourse Community
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Unformatted text preview: What are their major concerns and questions ? What seems to be common knowledge ? To what works do writers regularly refer ? What methods do they follow? Qualities of Good Writing Fresh Thinking Sense of Style Effective Organization Intro Body Conclusion Ethical Reading Comprehension and Writing about Reading Preview Ask Questions Make Connections Have a “Conversation” Look up Unfamiliar Words Read and Reevaluate Share with Others...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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