Ch 5: MTLE Basic Skills: Literary Purpose & Audience

About This Chapter

Examine the reasons why an author writes a particular piece as you view the lessons in our Literary Purpose & Audience chapter. These short videos can be a helpful resource as you prepare to take the MTLE Basic Skills exam.

MTLE Basic Skills: Literary Purpose & Audience - Chapter Summary

Gain insights into the mind of an author as you take a closer look at why and for whom he or she has composed a written text. As you view the lessons in anticipation of passing the MTLE Basic Skills exam, you will find answers to the following questions:

  • Is the author's purpose to inform, to persuade or to entertain?
  • Are the author's intentions implied or stated?
  • For what audience is the author writing this piece?

Our video lessons could be described quite aptly as short and sweet. The illustrations are wonderful fun, the length is never more than ten minutes, and the writing is bright, lively and engaging. The overall effect is refreshing, yet informative and useful, so that you extract plenty of valuable information in return for a minimal investment of your time. In addition, since our platform is entirely mobile, the only restriction on where you study and from what device you work is the availability of Internet access.

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