• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13
  14. 14
    14
  15. 15
    15
  16. 16
    16
  17. 17
    17
  • Level: GCSE
  • Subject: ICT
  • Word count: 2228

I will describe a short formal document using order form as one of my examples.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Huriya Nazari Assignment 1- task 1 (p1) Unit 1: understanding the different document types Task 1: describe the structure and purpose of one document from: * Short formal documents * Extended format documents * Graphical documents * Promotional documents * Presentations * Informal documents You may add and annotate example of each of the documents if this helps your explanation. Also describe, using examples, the difference between informal and formal documents Short formal documents A short formal document is a document which has a structure with headlines or headings, it is formal and it should be very specific depending on its content, theme or main points of your document. Example of short formal documents: letter, memo, business email message, invoice, agenda, minutes and order form. I will describe a short formal document using "order form" as one of my examples. Order form Order form: definition for order forms means when you order goods forms the supplier to the buyer. This is also a method to pay. You can use an order form in different ways including via internet or a normal paper a5 sheet send to you. The purpose of an order for is that it is a safe way of paying and so that the business capturers the information that they need about the costumer has paid. ...read more.

Middle

A chart provides data and information. A chart can be made by using computers or by hand on a graph paper. Types of charts: bar char pie chart, line graph and Gantt chart. People understand the data that the chart provides because it has less text and a diagram, which is very clear. Certain types of charts are better used in different ways like: * Data that is presented in percentages are often used in pie charts, but more easily understood in a horizontal bar chart * But when you have a data that provides a time period (1900/200), it is better to use a line chart History A Gantt chart was made by Henry L. Gantt in 1917. He was an American engineer and a social scientist. His Gantt chart was a horizontal bar chart developed as a control tool. A Gantt chart provides a graphical illustration of timetable which helps you to plan coordinate and tracks specific task of a project. Bar chart * A bar chart is chart with rectangular bars with lengths that represent a value. * Bar charts are often used to compare two or more values. * The bars can be horizontally or vertically. Audience type The audience type for bar chart (graphical document) ...read more.

Conclusion

SMS is just a great way of communicating. The word SMS is also called text messaging. We use text messaging for: * Keeping contact with friends * Having a laugh with a friend * We use it because it is cheaper than calling. * We use it because everyone has a mobile phone * We use it to tell people what we are doing and send something quick to tell them we can't make it to the party. SMS Audience type The audience type for SMS ( informal document) is for a individual, it is meant for people aged: 12 and above, because at this specific age, a lot of people have a phone, and especially teenagers, use SMS to stay in contact with their friends, they often use slang. What is the difference between informal documents and formal documents? The difference between formal documents and informal documents is that informal documents would be send to a friend and relative. It would also have a less structured layout and it is more focusing on the content. Whereas a formal document, is usually like a legal documents and important letters form a business. It also has no slang or dialect, written in proper English and the layout is very structured. Informal document: presented as a sms. Formal document presented as a letter ?? ?? ?? ?? Huriya Nazari Assignment 1- task 1 1 BETC first diploma for ICT practitioners Unit 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Communications section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Communications essays

  1. Peer reviewed

    Describe what meant by terms structured and unstructured information. Explain using the examples, the ...

    4 star(s)

    You don't have to have a deed for a partnership, but is recommended for the partner to have deed so they can avoid an argument of a total misunderstanding in future. If they don't have a deed, they will be governed by the terms of partnership act 1980.

  2. Development of a set of marketing recommendations, marketing mix campaign and customer care initiatives.

    This is one of the technological advances, which helps customers but is not seen. There are also other technological advances taking place, which we see, and they help customers to speed up the whole shopping experience. These include monitors, tills and barcodes and scanners these also are connected to head

  1. using ICT to communicate

    Purpose: The purpose of this leaflet is to help employees feel appreciated from customers and NatWest. If customers fill out the leaflet then deserving employees will receive some sort of award. The key purpose of this leaflet is to get customers to say what treatment/service they received from NatWest staffs.

  2. Free essay

    information age

    * radio * television * telephone * e-mail * WWW (world wide web) Paper-base- is a way of communicating by hand written paper or computers print out. Paper-base is normally used for letter and post notes/ memos. Brochures, magazine, newspaper.

  1. OCR GCSE Business & Communication Task 7 Report

    I also ensured my clients that information was only used for its collected purpose and would not be passed on or miss-used when in my company's possession. I will also insure client's files will be fully deleted when no longer needed therefore insuring client satisfaction.

  2. I have been asked to write a report that can and will be used ...

    server computer and then a GET request is sent by the protocol and the data is then sent back to you in the format of HTML which your browser converts into normal human readable text and graphics for you to view.

  1. Comparing documents

    JJPC and Coffee Control both have not included an introduction or a comment. Wessex Water has included subtitles while, Coffee Control and JJPC has not. Wessex Water's subtitles are: "The Reception", "The caf´┐Ż and Restaurant" and "your overall experience with catering at Wessex Water".

  2. Ict and an adult with disability

    and get his wife to drive him to a place that prints his pictures. He can print pictures in the comfort of his own home. Evaluation of Technology The technologies Mr James use help him a lot and save him time.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work