Types of texts

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Types of texts

  1. 2. Types of texts DESCRIPTIVE TEXTS INSTRUCTIVE TEXTS INFORMATIVE TEXTS <ul><li>It is a text that wants you to  picture  what they are describing. </li></ul><ul><li>They usually: </li></ul><ul><li>make use of adjectives and adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>use comparisons to help picture it - something is like something </li></ul><ul><li>Employ your five senses. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a text that  instructs  or tells you  how  to do something. </li></ul><ul><li>are written as though the reader is being spoken to - (although the word 'you' is not usually used) </li></ul><ul><li>language is direct and unnecessary words are left out </li></ul><ul><li>often use 'must' and 'must not' </li></ul><ul><li>sometimes use diagrams or pictures to help understanding </li></ul><ul><li>It is a text that wants to  advise   or  tell   you about something. </li></ul><ul><li>They: </li></ul><ul><li>avoid repetition </li></ul><ul><li>contain facts </li></ul><ul><li>give information in a clear way - introducing the subject and then developing it. </li></ul>

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