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PersuasiveWriting Adverts. AIDA: Attention-Interest-Desire-Action - From MindTools.com. Inspiring Action With Your Writing © iStockphotophotosbyjim It's hard to grab attention in our fast-paced world! "Free gift inside! " "Dear Jim, You have been specially selected. " Every day we're bombarded with headlines like these that are designed to grab our attention. And it's not just advertising messages that have to work hard; every report you write, presentation you deliver, or email you send is competing for your audience's attention.

As the world of advertising becomes more and more competitive, advertising becomes more and more sophisticated. The acronym AIDA is a handy tool for ensuring that your copy, or other writing, grabs attention. Attention (or Attract) Interest Desire Action. These are the four steps you need to take your audience through if you want them to buy your product or visit your website, or indeed to take on board the messages in your report.

How to Use the Tool 1. In our media-filled world, you need to be quick and direct to grab people's attention. 2. 3. 4. 5. Colin Dodds - That AIDA Model (Marketing Song) *NEW* Disneyland 2017 Summer Ad Commercial Promo. Star Tours: Darth Vader goes to Disneyland. Experience the Magic of Disney Parks & Resorts | Trailer. Tourism Australia and Chris Hemsworth. I know just the place - Queensland, Australia. Queensland, Where Australia Shines. Victoria Tourism ad - "It's Easy To Lose Yourself In Melbourne" Tourism Tasmania Autumn 2016 - Brand. Explore Western Australia - Margaret River Highlights. The Barossa commercial. South Australian Tourism Commission "Best Backyard" TVC - AdNews.

Plan Your NSW Great Outdoor Adventure #ILoveNSW. The Northern Territory - Stop Guessing. Start Doing. VisitCanberra launches new tourism campaign (after Emirates advert) VisitCanberra's new tourism campaign is all about celebrating those "moments of joy" that make a holiday so memorable – whether it's gobbling up a freakshake, tearing through the bush on a mountain bike or laughing with your children as they discover something new. The long-term tourism plan is also about encouraging tourists to spend $2.5 billion a year in the ACT by 2020, an increase of $880 million on current figures. This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. National Capital Rally ACT tourism ad focuses on fun for kids Canberra's latest tourism promotion shows the family friendly side of the nation's capital, and the "greatest day ever".

Canberra Times sports journalist Eamonn Tiernan jumped in the car with rally racer Brad Markovic ahead of the National Capital Rally in Canberra this weekend. It was traumatic: Senator Why a problem gambler kept putting money in the pokies. Advertising and children. Children see lots of advertising every day. The ability to spot advertising and understand what advertisements are trying to do is an important life skill, which you can help your child develop. About advertising and children And advertising works on children. For example, the more TV a child watches, the more toys that child is likely to want and ask for. This is why it’s important for children to learn that advertisements are trying to make you buy something. Ads are trying to influence the way you think or change your mind about something. Advertising affects children in different ways.

Young children and advertising At 0-2 years, children can’t tell the difference between advertising and actual programs. And at 3-6 years, children: You can limit the effects of advertising on your young child by limiting the amount of commercial TV or YouTube she watches. Primary school-age children and advertising At 7-11 years, children: Teenagers and advertising At 12-13 years, children: The 52-Storey Treehouse - Live on Stage! Crayola Color Alive TV Commercial. McDonald's Happy Meal Sing Movie Toys Commercial 2016. Smyths Toys -Teksta Dog. Character Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy TV Ad 2016. Super Mario Odyssey - Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 Trailer.

Lego Friends Advert. Uncle Tobys Le Snak Tasty Cheese Dip (TV ad) Nintendo 2DS Nintendo 2DS Kids' Summer TV Commercial. LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes Commercial. Despicable Me 3 - Official Trailer - In Theaters Summer 2017. FERDINAND Trailer (2017) CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: The First Epic Movie Trailer (2017) Moana Official Trailer. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX. THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Trailer 1 - 3 (2017) SING | Sing for Gold in a new Spot [Family Animated Movie 2016] Cars 3 Official Trailer - Teaser (2017) - Disney Pixar Movie. The Secret Life of Pets Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2016) - Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart Movie HD.

The Boss Baby Official Trailer - Teaser (2017) - Alec Baldwin Movie. Hidden Figures | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX (HISTORY) Pete's Dragon - Official US Trailer (FAMILY) MIDDLE SCHOOL: The Worst Years of My Life - Teaser Movie Trailer HD (COMEDY) Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer - BBC Earth (DOCUMENTARY) Inside Out Official Trailer #1 (2015) - Disney Pixar Movie HD (ANIMATION) A Dog's Purpose - Official Trailer (DRAMA)

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Informational texts (Videos)

Mona Lisa, English skills online, interactive activity lessons. Victoria Falls, English skills online, interactive activity lessons. Water Pollution, English skills online, interactive activity lessons. Soccer -Information Report, English skills online, interactive activity lessons. The city at a glance. People and places The City of Sydney local area is one of the largest and fastest growing local government areas in Australia. Between June 2014 and June 2015, our local area was the largest and third fastest growing local government area in NSW. It is now the fourth largest local government area in the state. Population As at June 2015, the estimated resident population in our local area was 205,339 people, representing around 4.2% of Greater Sydney's total population.

Between 2005 and 2015, our local area population increased by nearly 30%, or 46,505 people. The population density in our local area is 7,683 per square kilometre (at June 2015). Visitors On any given day, an estimated 610,000 day visitors and students come to the city to shop, be entertained or inspired, to learn, to visit friends and/or to conduct personal or corporate business. Visitor growth in recent times has largely been from Asia, particularly China, India and Korea. Harbour and parklands Diverse communities Language Age. Discover Darwin - Darwin Convention Centre. Ten Things To Do In The Top End | Explore NT With Tourism Top End. 8 Fun Facts About Darwin, Australia.

The library at Charles Darwin University. Photo by Stephen Barnett. As the capital of the Northern Territory of Australia, Darwin provides a variety of fun activities and interesting facts. Aside from being a port city, Darwin is a fun and exciting town with a hot, tropical climate that’s perfect for tourists and travel enthusiasts alike. 1. You can attend one of the Weekly Mindil Beach Sunset Markets. Sunset Market at Mindil Beach. These markets are not like most other normal markets that you can see everyday. 2. Boats made from all sorts of cans get ready to sail. Every year since 1974, the Darwin Beer Can Regata is held at Mindil Beach.

This event is supplemented by concerts and other contests to make a fun-filled event that everyone can enjoy. 3. Performers play their clapsticks and didgeridoo at the Seabreeze Festival. Performers come to this festival from many different places to perform their acts of culture such as the two men in the picture above. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. History | City of Darwin.

Indigenous History The traditional owners of Darwin are the Larrakia (saltwater) people. Larrakia country runs far beyond the municipal boundaries of Darwin, covering the area from the Cox Peninsula in the west to Adelaide River in the east. The Larrakia people established the first trade routes in the region, trading with the Tiwi, Wagait and Wulna people as well as with Indonesian fishermen. Their stories, songs and ceremonies echo the strong connection and understanding they have with the saltwater country. European Settlement In 1839, the HMAS Beagle with Lt. Darwin was originally founded as Palmerston in 1869, although the port was always known as Port Darwin. Darwin was granted city status in 1959 due to an extensive increase in population and economic growth. World War II Darwin, alongside many other towns and communities in Northern Australia, was bombed extensively during World War II.

Between February 1942 and October 1943, the Japanese launched more than 60 air raids over Darwin.