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CONTENTS

• Transactional texts
• Creative texts
• Reference and informational texts
• Oral, visual and multi-media texts

1.Personal letter to a family member
2.Personal letter to an acquaintance
3.Letter of sympathy
4.Letter of complaint to a neighbour
5.Letter of complaint to a firm
6.Letter of congratulations
7.Letter to ask for a donation
8.Letter booking accommodation
9.Letter ordering items
10.Letter inviting a speaker
11.Letter to the press
12.1Writing an obituary
12.2Writing a eulogy
13.A written invitation
14.Writing a memorandum
15.Writing a postcard
16.Writing entries in a diary
17.1Writing a dialogue (prose form)
17.2Writing a dialogue in play-script
18.1Covering letter for a job application
18.2Curriculum Vitae (CV)
19.Filling in a form
20.1Agenda for a meeting
20.2Minutes of a meeting
21.1Writing an investigative report
21.2Writing a short report
22.1Writing a book review
22.2Writing a play review
23.Writing a magazine article
24.Writing a newspaper article
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25.Writing an editorial
26.Designing a brochure / pamphlet / flyer
27.1Designing a book cover
27.2Designing a CD cover
28.Writing an advertisement
29.1Writing an email
29.2Sending a fax
30.Writing a telegram
31.Writing a notice
32.Writing directions
33.Writing instructions
34.Writing an SMS
35.Designing a poster
36.Writing a slogan
37.1Using a mind map
37.2Using a flow chart
38.Example of a dictionary entry
39.Writing a speech
40.The research process
41.Narrative essay
42. Descriptive essay
43.Expository essay
44. Argumentative essay
45.Discursive essay
46.Reflective essay
47.Example of filling in a form

NOTE:

1. When writing in a particular format, teachers must take note of the prescribed number of words set out in the Departmental
documents. A combination of shorter pieces may be used to meet the required number of words in a section.
2. Yours sincerely should be used for friendly letters or more formal letters where the person is addressed by name.
Yours faithfully should be used in all other formal letters where the Person is addressed as ‘Sir’ or ‘Madam”.
3. Please note the correct use of the following:
I should be grateful if you would ….
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1.PERSONAL LETTER TO A FAMILY MEMBER

| | |121 Oakbridge Lane | |Somerset West | |7130 | |5 June 2008 | | | | | |Dear Aunt Katrien and Uncle Dawid | | | | | |I have heard that . . . | |In your last letter, you mentioned that . . . | | | | | |Tell them...
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