Kitesurfing is an informational explanation. The text explains how the sport works, from kites and boards to the art and the safety rules. The style is informative and conversational.
The book has a table of contents and is divided into seven sections, an introduction and six sections supporting the main idea. A variety of sentence types are used. Captioned and labelled photographs, a diagram, and a fact box support the text and add meaning. Parentheses, dash, colon, nuggets, and apostrophes are used. Quotation marks are used to denote an unusual use of a word. An index is provided. The book concludes with a two-page spread that provides a four-step guide to writing an informational explanation, including choosing a topic, researching, organizing, writing, and presenting.
Some words, such as participant, jibe, launch, and accessories may require clarification. The suffixes -able, -ous, and -est appear. The prefixes in-, un-, and re- appear.
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Invoice Title: Sls Gl/Slv: Kitesurfing (NZ)