Monday, 8 July 2013

Research: Information Reports (Done By: Sandeep and Jian Qing)

What is an information report?
An information report is a factual text which provides information. It is any informational work made with specific intention or relaying information or recounting some events.

Where are they commonly found?
They are usually found in scientific papers, annual reports, workplace reports, census reports, investigative reports, budget reports, policy reports and military reports. 

What are the language features?
Information reports use technical language.(eg. Geography terms: evaporation, water cycle, condensation, etc). It uses simple present tense(eg. Do you speak English? I play tennis. They use linking verbs(eg. made up of, consists of, caused by, etc).

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