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1 The different purposes of text Functional English coverage and range L1. Identify the main points and ideas and how they are presented in a variety of texts L2. Identify the purposes of texts and comment on how meaning is conveyed SfL Adult literacy Rt/L1.2 Recognise how language and other textual features are used to achieve different purposes (e.g. to instruct, explain, describe, persuade) Rt/L2.2 Identify the purpose of a text and infer meaning which is not explicit References: Excellence Gateway (2009), Skills for Life, Core Curriculum http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/sflcurriculum http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/sflcurriculum Ofqual (2009), Functional Skills criteria for English, Mathematics and ICT http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/qualification-and-assessment-framework/89-articles/238-functional-skills-criteria September 2011. Kindly contributed by Kate Lindley. Search for Kate on www.skillsworkshop.orgwww.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find related resources and full details of the curriculum links below. September 2011. Kindly contributed by Kate Lindley. Search for Kate on www.skillsworkshop.orgwww.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find related resources and full details of the curriculum links below.

2 The Different Purposes of Texts

3 What is a text? ‘The words of something written’ ‘The main body of a written work’

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8 4 main purposes To persuade To instruct To inform To describe

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