by Teachit
20th February 2015



Read this article, written by Hannah Earnshaw, explaining why she wants to be part of the Mars One mission. The aim of the mission is to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. 

  1. Summarise what the article is about in a sentence
  2. List three reasons why Hannah Earnshaw wants to go to Mars
  3. Highlight the following language techniques:
    • scientific or subject specific words
    • adjectives
    • use of personal pronouns
  4. What  effects do these techniques have on the overall tone of the article. Does the article convince students that the mission to Mars is a good idea? 



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