How choices in language influence personal response to different texts
In this video lesson, your coach will Identify and explain how choices in language, for example modality, emphasis, repetition and metaphor, influence personal response to different texts
- noting how degrees of possibility are opened up through the use of modal verbs (for example, ‘It may be a solution’ as compared to ‘It could be a solution’), as well as through other resources such as adverbs (for example, ‘It’s possibly/probably/certainly a solution’), adjectives (for example, ‘It’s a possible/probable/certain solution’); and nouns (for example, ‘It’s a possibility/probability’)
Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 27th Jul 2016
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In this video lesson, our aim is to explain a writer's use of language.