text types matrix

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Text Type

Context

Purpose

Audience

Relationship
Experts to learners

Give out detailed
information about a
particular topic

Interested people

Information

Non-narrative text type
designed to document,
organize and store factual
information.

Knowledgeable people to
people with no or little
information about a topic

learners

Examples
Encyclopedia
Dictionary
References
Leaflets/Brochures

Those wishing to be informed
Explanation

Instruction

Exposition

Recount

Narrative

Explains a process or
procedure; how and why
something works, or how a
procedure is carried out
Non-narrative text type
designed to give
information on how
something should be done.
Oral or written text in which
someone takes a position
on an issue and argues the
case or presents a point of
view

Generally everyone
Explains a process
Gives a detailed
step by step
procedure on how
to do something
Expresses point of
view; or persuades
the listener or
reader

Written or spoken narration
of an event that happened
in the past. Three main
kinds: factual, personal,
and imaginative

To relate in
chronological order
a sequence of past
events

Oral or written literary texts
such as short stories,
poems, novels. May also
include songs.

Varying purpose
but chiefly for
entertainment
purposes

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students
Operators of equipment

Experts to learners
Experts to learners

Learners
Prospective supporters
of idea or buyers of
product
Personal:
Family, Friends or
Colleagues
Factual:
generally everyone
generally everyone

Advocates to supporters
Producers to consumers
Personal:
Family/Friendly Relationship
Factual:
Writer to general public
Complicated due to varying
purpose

Scientific Explanations
Processes
Recipes
Operating Manuals
Arguments
Essays
Editorials
Advertisements
Diaries
Journals
Personal Letters
News
Literary Texts (Short...
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