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1
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Genre
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A way of grouping texts based on shared conventions.
2
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Context
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The external factors that shape how texts are produced and received.
3
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Text producer
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The person or people who create a written or spoken text.
4
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Text receiver
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The person or people who interpret a written or spoken text through reading or listening to it.
5
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Text type
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What kind of text it is:
- Advertisement (print/moving)
- Memoir
- Journal
- Blog
- Spoken narrative
- Book
6
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Mode
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The physical channel of communication - speech or writing.
7
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Blended mode
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A text containing elements of both speech and writing.
8
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Audience
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Who the text is for.
9
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Implied reader
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A constructed image of an idealised reader.
10
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Actual reader
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Any person or groups of people who engage with and interpret a text.
11
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Purpose
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Reasons why the text was written.
12
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Primary Purpose
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Main and most easily recognisable purpose.
13
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Secondary Purpose
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An additional , perhaps more subtle purpose.
14
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Multi-purpose text
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A text that clearly has more than one purpose.