Monday, 8 July 2013

Research: Information Report (PL and CN)

1. What are information reports?

 An information report is a factual text that is used as a way to gain a better understanding about a subject.

2. Where they are commonly found/used?

Reports are often used to display the result of an experiment, investigation, or inquiry. Reports are used in government, business, education, science, and other fields.

3. Language Features

 Technical language related to subject

• Formal and impersonal language
• Uses timeless, present tense e.g. Adelaide is popular with international students.
• Often uses the passive voice e.g. “are being created”
• Many “being” and “having” verbs

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