Read the following notes and messages.
Discuss with another student:
- the purpose/context of each one.
- Who you imagine is writing to whom.
You are blocking my driveway
Please move ASAP
Jamie Simpson 53 Acasia avenue:
Make a list of typical differences between the language in notes
and messages and other types of writing.
EXAMPLE: 1 You don't always need to write complete sentences.
Abbreviations are often used in notes/messages.
What do you think the following abbreviations in bold stand for?
Please ask John for all the details:
EG: Time, place, dress code etc.,
So after that we left the party. PTO
Sorry. no hot water
Coffee still OK but Hot
water not very hot.