Writing - Writing styles
People write in a variety of styles. Think about writing that appears in a
newspaper, in a poem or in a novel. The writing differs in many ways. It
varies in structure, language and complexity. The following activities
require you to think about different writing styles.
Firstly, try to identify the different styles of writing in the following
table. Then try the following animation.
"...what we need to ascertain is the viability of supply and the
possibility of alternative sources of..."
"...as the mountain lilies danced the flamenco to the standing ovation
of the grass..."
"...watching Linford Christie win the 100 metres was amazing. I wish
you'd been there too..."
"...Next the flange needs to be carefully placed against the flat
section of the upper box..."
"...the Minister for Sport and Recreation stated, "this is the greatest
"...The moon could be seen glinting through the wet trees as Gwen and
Louis crawled toward the safety of their car and away from the..."
"...we suggest that the UK government looks carefully toward the future.
Every year, an area of forest the size of Scotland is being destroyed
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