a) What do you expect to find in the Letters section?
b) Why would someone write a letter to a magazine?
Levar em consideração as características mais comuns de um gênero pode ajudar na identificação das informações mais relevantes em um texto.
1. The following excerpts were taken from the Letters section of two magazines. Read them and decide if the underlined sentences refer to a fact or an author’s opinion. Answer in your notebook.
Letter to the editor of the magazine Now (Canada), December, 2014.
What MLK Would Say
You pose the question: "Half the people living in Toronto belong to visible minorities. (I) Why is our city council so white?" (II) I guess Martin Luther King Jr. had it completely backwards (III) when he said, "I look to a day when people will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character." (IV)