Multi Modal Texts Multi Modal Texts means several modes of text in a media product. Often seen in film trailers produced by major Hollywood distributors. Multi modal texts is used to inform audiences and bridge the gaps of the narrative in the trailer sequence.
Multi Modal Texts: Written text on screen. Spoken Langauge Moving Images Music Sound affects.
Honey 2 Uses several forms of multi modal text. In the trailer the narrative is told to the audience through the dialogue between characters, anchored by a voice over. The moving images on screen shows the audience what they will be watching. Lots of dancing, dance battles and a romance. Written text screen bridges the gaps in the narrative that the trailer is not showing. In this trailer the music is crucial to the narrative as it informs the audience of the time, place and if this what they want to see in this trailer, the music is key form of multi modal text.