“The three main arguments for vegetarianism are the human health benefits, environmental sustainability, and moral standards in relation to how we treat animals.”


Signposting is a way that a writer or speaker outlines their arguments. It acts almost as a map for the reader or listener; indicating where a piece is intending to go. This can make the style of a piece appear more logical and assist the reader in following the line of argumentation.

It should be noted that the above example also constitutes listing in that it is persuasive by providing more than one argument for the reader to adopt.