Task 2: Exposition text.
- Pretend that you are a University student
studying marine biology. You have read a lot of pollution related news and issues
through the media, including water, air and noise pollution. Your current
research is on water pollution in Papua New Guinea.
- Use the links below to find the causes and
effects of water pollution, particularly in Papua New Guinea waters. Look for
causes and effects of water pollution only prevalent in our country. For instance,
dumping of wastes containing heavy metals, harmful chemicals, by-products,
organic toxins and oils, into nearby rivers is now prevalent in PNG due to
exploration and discovery of new mine and oil fields.
- You are part of a non-governmental
conservation team touring the country to campaign against water pollution. You
are tasked to write a speech using an exposition text. A pdf sample of an
exposition text can be downloaded to help you write your speech.
- Choose your topic related to water pollution and
write an exposition text to present your point of view. Use the word document
template to write your argument.
- Make sure you go
through the writing process with your teacher, so that your text can be
edited using correct conventions of writing, including grammar,
punctuation and spelling. Use the writing assessment criteria to guide you in writing your exposition(argument) text
- Save your file in your ‘Water Pollution
- Present your exposition text in the form of a
speech to the rest of the class.