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What is 'writing to inform'?

Writing that tells the reader about a certain topic. It is unbiased and keeps to the facts.


What are imperative verbs?

Verbs that give a command.

For example:
Buy now.
Don't forget to...


What are facts?

Things we know to be true.


What is jargon?

Specialist vocabulary; words specifically for a certain subject.

For example:
Subject: Computing
Jargon: CPU, motherboard, operating system.