Macro Structure: Combining Text Types

For each section of the report you will be arranging information under a number of subheadings. Within each subheading section you will organize information in a logical order. This usually requires answering some or all of the following questions:

  1. What is it? (Description/Classification)
  2. How does/did it work? Why does/did it work/not work? (Explanation)
  3. What is interesting or significant about this? (Critical analysis)
  4. How is this relevant for my client? (Critical analysis)

Kate gives advice to students writing a field trip report, focusing on the body of the report (32s):

Alan desribes the challenges in keeping to the word limit of the report (33s):

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