Persuasive writing formats in GCSE Eng Lang paper 2

In the Eduqas GCSE - Paper 2 Writing section - there are 2 questions asking students to write persuasively - eg. in the form of a letter, article, report, review. I can't find a list of what these forms could be - does anyone have any idea if there could be other forms, apart from the ones above? Or if there is a definite list of what might come up? Thank you

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Dear Maddye,No this is not a definitive list!The course specification states  " letters, articles, reviews, speeches etc.2B  does  not just focus on "persuasive" writing.It can also be "transactional" or "discursive".I suggest that you go on the web and have a look at some past papersin order to get a feel for the variety of questions which might be asked.If you would like some help, then I would be happy to give you a lesson.Terrie
Therese T.
13 October 2019
Maddye,I think that this would be a great help to you...Go  into BBC Bitesize, GCSE English, Edexcel "Non - fiction and transactional writing" https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/ztwtnbk/revision/1It's a great resource,Terrie
Therese T.
13 October 2019
Thank you, this is useful
maddyc
15 October 2019
Hi Maddye, If at all possible, I would advise getting hold of some past papers (the more recent the better) and having a look at those. I would suggest that the forms you list: letter, article, report, or review may well be what to expect. The variation would of course be in the question - Who are you persuading? Why are you trying to persuade them? However, once you have the style, tone and language for persuasive writing nailed down, you will probably find it easy to adapt to whatever question they throw at you! I hope that helps? Please get in touch if you would like further assistance with this. Jane
Jane F.
25 October 2019
Thanks for this feedback, Maddy
maddyc
25 October 2019
There is usually a suggestion to write in the form of an information leaflet as well, for example: "Come and visit … today!" then write informative information and other information about a place that would persuade a person to visit. Simile's and metaphors are a strongpoint for exercises like this. It is usually the list you have wrote you just choose the one you want to do.
sophiebrown
23 November 2019
For that section, you are required to identify the different types of form. That section is expecting you to have a good understanding of non-fiction texts. This means you should be able to understand the features of:- A formal and informal letter- A newspaper article and a tabloid. - A speech -A leaflet- A report. Each type of text would expect would require you to know how to write it in a thoughtful and convincing way, but also, know the audience you are writing for, the purpose behind your text and the style that you follow. This takes a lot of practice, and you need a teacher that would model level 9 styled paragraphs that would inevitably lead you onto the highest grade you can get. Let me know if you need any online help!
Yolanda N.
12 February 2020
For that section, you are required to identify the different types of form. That section is expecting you to have a good understanding of non-fiction texts. This means you should be able to understand the features of:- A formal and informal letter- A newspaper article and a tabloid. - A speech -A leaflet- A report. Each type of text would expect would require you to know how to write it in a thoughtful and convincing way, but also, know the audience you are writing for, the purpose behind your text and the style that you follow. This takes a lot of practice, and you need a teacher that would model level 9 styled paragraphs that would inevitably lead you onto the highest grade you can get. Let me know if you need any online help!
Yolanda N.
12 February 2020
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