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Diary Writing

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You will be able to find out more about the basic rules in writing diaies from this PPT. You may wish to go for a mini self-assessment to test whether you have fully acquired the knowledge.

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Diary Writing

  1. 3. <ul><li>Monday 22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall champion! Well, I have never imagined that I became the MVP! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>Monday22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall championship! Well, I have never imagined that I became the MVP! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>DATE !!!!! COMPLUSORY for diary writing. You can add day, time, the venue of writing as well.
  3. 5. <ul><li>Monday 22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall championship! Well, I have never imagined that I became the MVP! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>Optional: - You can choose your own format. - Start with the weather/ what have happened today….
  4. 6. <ul><li>Monday 22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall championship! Well, I have never imagined that I became the MVP ! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>Informal language and short forms/contractions can be used 
  5. 7. <ul><li>Monday 22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall championship! Well, I have never imagined that I became the VIP player! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>FEEL FREE TO ADD IN PHRASES LIKE THIS TO END THE DIARY
  6. 8. <ul><li>Monday 22 nd Feb, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Diary, </li></ul><ul><li>Today was the Inter- class B-ball competition. Oh my God! How so excited to witness our class to be the overall championship! Well, I have never imagined that I became the MVP! I couldn’t believe that this would happen to me. This was the most memorable moment in my life… </li></ul><ul><li>Time for bed, write to you soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Xoxo </li></ul>REMEMBER: PAST TENSE
  7. 9. <ul><li>Use PAST TENSE </li></ul><ul><li>REMEMBER: diary is a personal writing , </li></ul><ul><li>AVOID using FORMAL LANGUAGE </li></ul>

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