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. < | Grammar ' va Context Contents ~eoouenrmee™ ee ee a 10 13 15 17 20 23 27 30 Student Q&A What you need to know about... Whole texts Sentences 1: sentence lengths Sentences 2: sentence types Phrases Words 1: formal and informal words Words 2: word classes Words 3: word structure 34 36 41 44 48 51 53 57 59 Fiction Focus on dialogue Neil M Gunn: The Tax-Gatherer Focus on pre-1900 writing Charles Dickens: Great Expectations Using powerful vocabulary Edward Richard Rosset: Hot South Wind Looking at narrative style Traditional tale: Mossycoat Autobiography Writing in the first person Ronald Blythe: Akenfield Newspaper articles The language of reporting M1 Police Clear 20-Mile Path, 62 64 68 70 74 76 81 85 87 91 93 97 100 Polemical writing Building an argument Susan Stranks: The BBC is Axing Children’s Radio! Diaries Focus on personal writing Sergeant LD Pexton: War Diary, 1940 Travel writing Focus on description Christina Dodwell: The Long Bus Ride Writing about action Redmond O'Hanlon: Into the Heart of Borneo Information texts Focus on instruction Fire Alert — Fire and its Consequences Speeches Focus on emotive language Earl Spencer: Funeral Speech for Diana Leaflets Focus on persuasive language Why does Smoking Affect the Heart? 105 Section 3:Yourwriting 106 109 112 117 1 126 Writing narratives Writing letters Writing reports Writing leaflets lossary ‘Acknowledgements