Written and Spoken Discourse

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Discourse Analysis II
Written and Spoken discourse

December 6th, 2011.

Written Discourse

This is an analysis made to a piece of writing made by Laural Mariana Arámbula a 6th grader (elementary school) student that has very good language skills. The text she wrote will be analyzed according to the instructions of the End of Course Assignment of Discourse Analysis II and the text is named: A letter to a friend.

Dear Paola

Hi how are you? I hope well

I wanna wish you Merry Christas and a Happy New Year, 2007.
My classes have already started, now I´m in 5 tetramester, which is equal to third grade. I´m really happy for it, because I have really good notes.

I have done new friends; they are really fun girls, and quite cutes. Today I went to have breakfast with others friends, we had a lot of fun.

I have lost my abilities notebook, I hope I can find it, there´s a lot of really important information in it.
I haven´t failed any subject until now,jaja. Anyway the first day were really great, because I didn´t have my first class ´cause I had to do my schedule.

Also I haven´t had folk classes, because the floor is being fixed, actually they are installing a new one.
I have fight with my new friend Albaly because she is the one than lost my notebook, but we are gonna be find.

Also I haven´t saw ours old friend Blanca, cause I have been really busy painting my bedroom.

By the way I haven´t fixed the old wardrobe, after you broke it, hiding in it. This last week I´ve been going to English classes which are great, have a lot of fun.

I hope you can tell me more interesting things about you in you letter of response.

Sincerely Mariana
Kisses.

The text above shows a very good understanding of the language and good use of English for communicative purposes, which is to say that it is more interaction because the student as she mentioned at the end is waiting for a response but in order to know more about her friend not

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