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Identify Suitable Vocabulary and Devices For a Specific Audience

In this worksheet, students will develop and enhance their understanding of audience. Students will identify the vocabulary and language devices best suited to a particular audience.

'Identify Suitable Vocabulary and Devices For a Specific Audience' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing

Curriculum subtopic:   Purpose and Audience Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

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Writing for a specific audience can often make choosing your vocabulary and language devices much easier.


If you know who you are writing for, it is easier to work out what to write.


In this activity, we will look in more detail at writing for a specific audience. We will see how to develop our understanding of the effect of particular choices that we might make.


We will look at sections from this speech on gaming, aimed at a teenage audience. Read it through and get ready to answer some questions.


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Good afternoon, everyone!


Today, I want to talk to you about something that many of us are passionate about and spend a significant amount of our free time on – gaming. Now, you might be thinking, "Isn't gaming just a fun way to pass the time?" Well, yes, it is, but it's also much more than that. Gaming offers a plethora of benefits that go beyond mere entertainment.


Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Games often present complex challenges and puzzles that require quick thinking and strategic planning. Whether you're solving a puzzle in 'The Legend of Zelda' or making tactical decisions in 'Fortnite,' you're honing your problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities.


Teamwork and Communication: Many games, especially online multiplayer ones, require teamwork and communication to succeed. When you collaborate with others, you learn how to communicate effectively, delegate tasks, and work together towards a common goal. These skills are invaluable not only in gaming but also in school, work, and life.


Adaptability and Resilience: In the gaming world, you often face setbacks and challenges. You learn to adapt to new situations and persevere in the face of adversity. These qualities are essential for success in any endeavour.


Creativity and Imagination: Gaming encourages creativity and imagination. Games like 'Minecraft' allow you to build entire worlds from scratch, fostering creativity and problem-solving. You can also immerse yourself in captivating storytelling, expanding your imagination. This can be beneficial in many academic subjects too.


Stress Relief and Relaxation: Let's not forget the therapeutic benefits of gaming. After a long, stressful day, diving into a game can be a great way to unwind and relax. It's a healthy escape that can help reduce stress and anxiety.


Career Opportunities: Did you know that the gaming industry offers a wide range of career opportunities? From game development and design to Esports and streaming, gaming can open doors to exciting careers.


Community Building: Gaming communities are tight-knit and supportive. They provide a sense of belonging and camaraderie, which is especially important for teenagers looking for like-minded individuals.


In conclusion, gaming is not just about having fun; it's a valuable tool for personal development and growth. It teaches us skills that are essential for success in the real world. So, the next time someone tells you that you're wasting your time gaming, remember all the incredible benefits you're gaining along the way.


Embrace gaming as a positive force in your life. Balance it with other responsibilities, and you'll find that it can be an incredibly enriching and rewarding hobby. Thanks for listening and happy gaming!

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