Language

The language used in writing is important, but the requirement will vary depending upon the work being carried out.

Year 7

  • Use impersonal language to convey ideas and information, e.g. the interest is calculated by…, sharp scissors are necessary to…
  • Use varied and appropriate vocabulary accurately, including subject-specific words and phrases.

Year 8

  • Use the third person to convey ideas and information, e.g. according to experts…, sources reveal that…
  • Use technical terms, language and expression consistent with the subject content

Year 9

  • Use language to convey objectivity and impartiality, e.g. there are several different ways to look at this topic…
  • Use a wide range of technical terms, language and expression consistent with the subject content

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