Tuesday 27 December 2022

Advertisement Writing Class 12


Advertisement is a means/way for the general masses to promote/announce /tell about property, vehicle, services, needs or other information seeking attention of people on a common platform/media such as newspaper, magazine, internet, public places, billboards, etc.

Points to remember:

1. Word limit is 50.

2. Place it in a box.

3. Write a suitable title/heading on the top and in the centre.

4. Keep it brief, concise and to the point.

5. Don’t frame sentences, include phrases, avoid repetition.

6. Use proverbs, sayings, catchy slogans, headlines, etc.

7. Avoid articles, prepositions, helping verbs, connectors, etc.

8. Include all the necessary and relevant information, avoid unnecessary details.

9. Conclude with contact no, address and timing of availability (as required).

Categories : 

1. Classifieds

2. Commercials (Display)

1. Classified Advertisements

Ø To-let (Rent property)

Ø For sale / purchase (house, shop, motor vehicle, furniture, other items)

Ø Situation vacant / Situation wanted

Ø Placement Services available/Services wanted (maid, cook, driver, tutor, nurse, etc.)

Ø Matrimonial (bride/groom)

Ø Packers and movers

Ø Lost and found (documents, money, bag, etc.)

Ø Accommodation wanted (room, pg, etc.)

Ø Obituary (tribute to the death, message for death anniversary, etc.)

Ø Missing (person, animal, pets)

Ø Educational

Ø Change of name / address


Features of Classified Advertisements:

  • Ø They are written in short catchy phrases, words and titles/headings.
  • Ø The language used is simple and formal.
  • Ø They are short, concise and to the point.
  • Ø All the relevant /required information is provided.
  •    Irrelevant and unimportant information is to be avoided.
  • Ø Contact name and address is given.
  • Ø They are written in a box to attract attention.


Situation Vacant

Situation vacant for a salesman in a private company ‘Star Solutions’, Educational qualification – graduation, fluent in spoken English, good communication skills, pleasant personality, Salary – 5 L per annum, walk in interview, Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 pm. Star Solutions, SEZ, Gurugram

Contact : 9411xxxxxx


Wanted a tutor to teach a girl, class XII English. Ladies preferred, with minimum five years’ experience of teaching CBSE syllabus, good fluency in English speaking, evening time, Salary - 5 thousand per month.

Contact: 9810xxxxxx

    For Sale

Newly bought HP Computer available for sale, model no IB-123 equipped with back-lit keyboard, wireless mouse with mouse pad, speakers in good conditions, windows 10 operating system, monitor with 21 inch display, functioning perfectly

Contact Sonam Gupta                                                                   Mobile - 9411xxxxxx


To Let

2 BHK available on rent, attached bath, kitchen, balcony, newly built, new painted, fully furnished, wood work in good condition, unhindered power supply, market nearby, metro at walk in distance, XYZ colony, Car parking facility available, Expected rent Rs. 12000 per month, Family preferred

Contact Mukesh Sharma                                                       Phone : XXXXXX1234


2. Commercials / Display

Ø   Leading manufacturers / companies / centres / establishments to advertise their products, services or events

Ø Tuition / coaching / training centre / yoga / swimming classes

Ø Shops / outlets / showrooms / health & fitness centre / interior decoration

Ø Tours and travels

Video on Letter for placing order

Features of Commercial Advertisements :

  • Ø Attractive with slogans, quotations or Catchy phrases should be used.
  • Ø Sketches or pictures are included
  • Ø Different fonts can be used to make it look attractive.
  • Ø It should have factual details in a clear & precise manner.
  • Ø Special offer, discount, and address for communication are provided.


Video on Invitation Writing


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