30 Oct 2013

Informative texts

An informative text wants to advise or tell you about something, in short, it informs you.

Key features of this type of texts:

  • It contains facts.
  • It provides clear information about the subject, introducing the subject and developing it.
  • It organises and links information clearly, often using subheadings, short paragraphs, diagrams, maps, etc.

The style of the informative texts:

  • It is written in the third person.
  • It normally uses the present tense.
  • It avoids repetition.