Health Issues

Writing Task 1: Health Issues


  1. Content


Part 1 – Written Text


  • Write a media-style text about a health-related issue that might be included in an in-company magazine. Topics could include:
    • Eating habits (e.g. junk food, eating disorders)
    • Exercise habits (e.g. sedentary lifestyles, over exercise)
    • Lifestyle habits (e.g. lack of sleep, being alone)
  • Use 5 clear paragraphs that includes the following
  1. Nut graph that summarizes the 5 Ws.
  2. Definition & scope (E.g. How many people are affected?) of the issue
  3. Causes
  4. Effects and potential problems
  5. Solutions &future
  • Write about 300 words (+/-10%)
  • Include a relevant headline for the article.
  • Use at least 2 external sources for any facts and numbers.
  • Provide a list of references at the end of the text, using APA format.



Part 2 – Language Analysis


  • Analyse the text that you wrote and identify 10 noun phrases that you used.
  • List them and bold the main noun in each phrase.
  • Label the different parts of each phrase.


Some examples:


1) a major problem (article + adjective + noun)

2) this alarming healthtrend (determiner + adjective + compound noun)

3) many modern food products(quantifier + adjective + compound noun)


  1. Presentation / Format


  1. Include your personal details and assignment details at the top of the first page or as a cover page.
  2. Start with a heading that will attract the reader’s attention and summarises your best attribute.
  3. Use line spacing of 1.5 for main body of the text.
  4. Write 5 paragraphs.
  5. Write between about 300 words (10% either way is fine).
  6. After Part 2, include a References section that lists external sources (e.g. websites) that you have referred to in Part 1
  7. SafeAssign will be used to identify plagiarism, so make sure you also use in-text citations for any facts, numbers, quotes of information taken from external sources.


  1. Grading
  • This assignment is worth 15% of your overall grade.
  • You will be graded on the following aspects of your submission:


Part 1 – Written Text

  1. Content
  2. Clarity and communicative effect
  3. Accuracy of language (Grammar, Vocabulary & Punctuation)

Part 2 – Language Analysis

  1. Task Achievement
  2. Grammatical Analysis
  3. Deadlines

Sunday 26thSeptember11pm(Submit to Blackboard).

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