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A review

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Writing a Review

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A review

  1. 1. A REVIEW
  2. 2. WHAT CAN YOU REVIEW? • Book (fiction) • Book (non-fiction) • Film • Play • Concert • Exhibition • TV programme
  3. 3. FUNCTIONS • The use of appropriate adjectives • How to describe and explain • How to give an opinion, positive or negative • How to make a recommendation
  4. 4. A REVIEW SHOULD CONSIST OF: • Introduction Paragraph 1 • Background information (title, name of author/ director, type, setting, etc.) • Main Body Paragraph 2 • Main points of the plot • Main Body Paragraph 3 • General comments • Conclusion Paragaph 4 • Recommendation
  5. 5. WHERE ARE REVIEWS FOUND? • In newspapers • In magazines • In websites • As parts of a letter
  6. 6. THE STYLE YOU USE • Depends on: • The publication • The intended reader • Can be: • Formal • Semi-formal • You normally use present tenses.
  7. 7. THE STYLE YOU USE • Depends on: • The publication • The intended reader • Can be: • Formal • Semi-formal • You normally use present tenses.

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