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Writing Skills

  1. 1. WRITING SKILLS ARTICLE
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>WRITTEN FOR UNKNOWN READERS ( to raise issues or provoke thoughts ) </li></ul><ul><li>SETS THE SCENE </li></ul><ul><li>CAPTURES READER’S INTEREST </li></ul><ul><li>REFERES TO A SPECIFIC INCIDENT (your topic) </li></ul>
  3. 3. GENERAL POINTS <ul><li>NEW PARAGRAPH FOR NEW TOPIC </li></ul><ul><li>METHODS OF DEVELOPMENT : </li></ul><ul><li>CHRONOLOGICAL </li></ul><ul><li>EMPHATIC ORDER </li></ul><ul><li>CONTRAST / CONCESSION </li></ul>
  4. 4. SPEECH <ul><li>WRITTEN FOR SPECIFIC PUBLIC </li></ul>
  5. 5. ROUND OFF <ul><li>WITH A QUOTATION FROM (A FAMOUS PERSON, INTERVIEWEE) </li></ul><ul><li>RETHORICAL QUESTION (it should echo the introduction) </li></ul><ul><li>THE CONTENT IS MORE DESCRIPTIVE THAN DISCURSIVE </li></ul>
  6. 6. STYLE <ul><li>Appropriate for specific audience </li></ul><ul><li>VARIETY OF STRUCTURES AND VOCABULARY (to retain reader’s interest) </li></ul>

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