Monthly Archives: July 2014

#PWP121 – The Importance of Research in Professional Writing

‘Research – IMG_1367‘ by N i c o l a is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) licence. TUTOR: This week, please use this thread to discuss: how we find sources of good reliable information. … Continue reading

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#PWP121 – Gentle Persuasion – Using Argument and Evidence

TUTOR: When you have analysed the argument in one of the articles from the “Read” section for this week’s topic, the writing exercise is to: write a short critique of the article in your journal. The following questions will help … Continue reading

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PWP121 – A Letter to the Editor – Convincing Words – Language, Rhetoric and Persuasion

TUTOR: This week we ask you to write a letter to the editor of one of the state or nation newspapers on an issue of your choice. In your letter, use one or more of the rhetorical devices described in the … Continue reading

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