cheap adidas gazelles KS3 Bitesize English

adidas superstar jd KS3 Bitesize English

First, second and third person accounts

A text can be written in the first, second or third person. This is all about who is telling the story. Here is a quick summary:

First person means “I” or “we”. The narrator of the account will be a character in the text and we will read about events from their point of view. We will also tend to relate to and sympathise with their feelings because of this.

Second person means “you”. It is very rare to find a story written in the second person (why not have a go at writing a piece to see how difficult it is). Parts of adverts or leaflets are addressed directly to you, however, which can be a very persuasive way of writing.

Third person means “he”,
cheap adidas gazelles KS3 Bitesize English
“she”, “it” or “they”. The text may give many different characters’ viewpoints. Some stories focus on one character, the hero or heroine, and we usually relate to and sympathise with them more than others.

Take a look at these three extracts. Decide which “person” each one is written in and check your answers to see if you are correct.

Search term:

BBC navigation News Sport Weather iPlayer TV Radio More

CBBC CBeebies Comedy Food History Learning Music Science Nature Local Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Full A Z of BBC sites

BBC links Mobile site Terms of Use About the BBC Privacy Accessibility Help Cookies Contact the BBC Parental Guidance

BBC 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up to date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.
cheap adidas gazelles KS3 Bitesize English

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *