English Language Techniques

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This will help you on your English Language exam. Guaranteed high grades. :) A good way to remember these techniques: DAFOREST Direct Address Alliteration Facts Opinion Rhetorical Questions/ Repetition Emotive Language Statistics Three (rule of 3)

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English Language Techniques
1 Direct Address
1.1 i.e. YOU are the reason people smile everyday.
1.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the reader feel involved in the text and catches their attention.
2 Alliteration
2.1 i.e. Strong sensational sun
2.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the text memorable and psychologically intrigues them.
3 Facts
3.1 i.e. 6/10 woman recommend eating strawberries daily
3.1.1 Effect on the reader :Makes the text look authentic and impressive.
4 Opinion
4.1 i.e. Dogs are the best pets
4.1.1 Effect on the reader: Gives the readers an insight of what the writer thinks of the situation
5 Rule of 3
5.1 i.e. The lady next door was beautiful, gorgeous and dazzling. All in one.
5.1.1 Effect on the reader: Gives the text a more interesting description and a better imagery is created.
6 Repetition
6.1 i.e We care about the plants. We care about the trees. We care about the environment.
6.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the text memorable and emphasises the purpose of the text.
7 Emotive Language
7.1 i.e His delicate touch sent tingles shooting through my body, causing an eruption of butterflies in the pit of my stomach.
7.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the text more memorable and effective in luring the reader on.
8 Statistics
8.1 i.e. 45% of men swim weekly
8.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the text look authentic and sophisticated.
9 Rhetorical Questions.
9.1 i.e. Why would you even do something like that?
9.1.1 Effect on the reader: Makes the readers feel involved in the text and grasps their attention
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