Length and/or format: Max 4 pages (1 ? line spacing; Times New Roman 12 point)
Purpose: To demonstrate the knowledge and application of concepts, theories and skills pertaining to text analysis.
A letter written by Liam, a Year 4 student, has been posted. Your task is to analyse the text, using the guidelines in the table below and to apply the concepts addressed in lectures (will add lectures notes). You are expected to use the Winch text to assist you in completing the analysis, but no in-text citations or reference lists are required.
A pre-formatted template of the table below will be provided for you to complete your assessment task (Please use Template for Assessment 1B and questions to complete task).
The only reference can use is this book: Winch, G. (2013). The grammar handbook. Melbourne: Oxford University Press and the lecture notes which I will send.
Need to: (Please use temple to complete assignment and address all points in template). Need to make sure I am using the terms in lecture notes and in book: Winch, G. (2013). The grammar handbook. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
*Identify text type
Identify the text type category as well as the specific text type and explain why
*Comment on how this student uses language to express ideas and provide supporting examples from the text Grammatical features of the text
*Comment on how this student uses language to connect ideas and provide supporting examples from the text Sentence structure
*Comment on this student?s organization/structuring of the text and the strategies for creating cohesion and provide supporting examples from the text Text structure/organisation
How is cohesion achieved?
-Comment on how the field, tenor and mode influence language choices
Evaluate this student?s writing ability, commenting on his strengths and indicate any advice you would offer to improve his writing.
Making criteria for assignment: NEED TO MAKE SURE I AM:
Demonstrating understanding and application of key theories and concepts & Effective written communication skills for an academic audience
*Discussion reflects a very high to advanced level of understanding of grammatical concepts
*Accurate use of grammar terminology
* Excellent to outstanding ability to identify and discuss language features of the text
* Highly accurate use of examples to support analysis
* Highly to extremely effective academic writing skills with clear/eloquent articulation of ideas
Accurate grammar, punctuation & spelling, with no obvious errors.