The value of a text

The author :

-recounts an incident

-describes/depicts a picture

-gives a description of

-states, poses a problem

-raises a question/an issue

-wants to make people aware of contemporary problems…

He/she :

-concentrates on/focuses on/insists on/underlines/emphasizes

-declares that, states that/

-analyses the reasons why

-points out the advantages (perks) and drawbacks of

-makes us share his views (opinions)

-appeals to our feelings or emotions

The tone of the author  :

He is :




Scandalized by


The document, video clip, picture is

-moving/ makes me emotional


The atmosphere is :

-tense, oppressive


The description is



The document is :

-a protest against…