Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about the Generic Structure of Discussion Text. However, in this material, we will also discuss the definition, the purpose, the language features, and the example of discussion text. (Also read another article at : Definition and Purpose of Review Text)

Definition of Discussion Text

A discussion text is a text which presents a problematic discourse. This problem will be discussed from different viewpoints. Discussion is commonly found in philosophical, historic, and social text. In other words, Discussion is a kind of genre used to present (at least) two points of view about an issue.

The purpose or Social Function of Discussion Text

Purpose A discussion is used to present different opinions on a particular issue or topic ie arguments for and against/positive and negative/good and bad.

The point is a balanced style of writing. The writer does not force his own opinion about the problematic issue. He gives a balanced point of view so the writer and readers eventually have clear steps tones and make the best decision. read more

Definition and Purpose of Procedure Text

Definition and Purpose of Procedure Text

Definition and Purpose of Procedure Text

Definition and Purpose of Procedure Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about Definition and Purpose of Procedure Text. However, in this material, we will also discuss the generic structure, the language features, and the example of Text Text. (Also read another article at : Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill)

Definition of Procedure Text

Procedure Text is a kind of text which shows on how to make something completely.

Or

A Text that explains how something works or how to use instruction/operation manuals, e.g. how to use the video, the computer, the tape recorder, the photocopier, the fax.

Or

A Text that instructs how to do a particular activity, e.g. recipes, rules for games, science experiments, road safety rules.

Or

A Text that deals with human behaviour, eg how to live happily, how to succeed.

The purpose or Social Function of Procedure Text

  • To explain/tell (the reader) how to make/operate/do something through a sequence of actions or steps…
  • To explain steps/instructions to make/operate/do something.

Generic Structure of Procedure Text

Procedure text has three structures including :

  1. Goal or Purpose: contains the purpose of making the procedure text or the final result to be achieved (can be in the form of a title)
  2. Materials: contains information about the tools or materials needed, but not all procedure texts contain this section (commonly found in recipes).
  3. Steps: contains the methods taken to achieve the goal. This section usually cannot be changed in order. (Also read another article at : Cara Mudah Membuat Kupu-Kupu Dari Kertas Origami)

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Definition and Purpose of Review Text

Definition and Purpose of Review Text

Definition and Purpose of Review Text, Definition

Definition and Purpose of Review Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about Definition and Purpose of Review Text. However, in this material, we will also the generic structure and the language features, and the example of Text Text. (Also read another article at : The Purpose and Example of News Item Text)

Definition of Review Text

Review text is a text consists of an evaluation of a publication, such as a movie (movie review), video game, musical composition, book (book review), a piece of hardware like a car, home appliance, or computer; or an event or performance, such as a live music concert, a play, musical theatre show or dance show.

The purpose or Social Function of Review Text

Review text is used to:

  • critic the events or artworks for the reader or listener, such as movies, shows, books, and others.
  • critique or evaluate an artwork or event for a public audience.

Generic Structure of Review Text

Actually, the generic structure of Review Text does not have to be exactly the same as mentioned below, however, for the reason of “summarizing” the lesson, so the three or four generic structure below just become general description about the structure in the review text. read more

The Purpose and Example of News Item Text

The Purpose and Example of News Item Text

The Purpose and Example of News Item Text

The Purpose and Example of News Item Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about The Purpose and Example of News Item Text. However, in this material, we will also the meaning, the generic structure, and the language features of News Item Text. 

The Meaning of News Item Text

       News Item is a text which used to inform readers, listeners, or viewers about events of the day which are considered newsworthy or important. We often find it in a newspaper because the passage often tells the readers about a great, important, interesting, tragic, entertaining, or fresh incident or event that all people should know about it. (Also read another article at : The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text)

The Purpose or Function of News Item Text

       By understanding the meaning of News Item Text, it can be concluded that The Purpose of News Item Text is to inform the readers about newsworthy or important events of the day.

Generic Structure of News Item Text read more

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text. However, in this material, we will also the meaning, the characteristic, and the examples of the Hortatory Exposition Text. (Also read: Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text)

The Meaning of Hortatory Exposition Text

       Hortatory exposition is a type of spoken or written text which represents the attempt of the writer to influence the readers to do or not to do something or act in a certain way.

The Purpose or Function of Hortatory Exposition Text

       By understanding the meaning of Hortatory Exposition Text, it can be concluded that The Purpose of hortatory exposition is to persuade the readers or listeners that something should or should not be the case or be done.

Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

There three main Structure of the Hortatory Exposition Text, they are: read more

Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text

Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text

Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text

Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text

       After a long time, we have not posted an article on this website, on this occasion we want to share a kind of English text. In this case, we will discuss the Definition and Function of Spoof Text. However, although the title is the Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text, we also discuss the generic structure, the characteristic of language features, and the example of Spoof Text, and the information of Spoof Text is as below. (Also read: Definition Purpose and Generic Structure of Memo)

Definition of Spoof Text

Spoof is a text which tells a factual story, happened in the past time with an unpredictable and funny ending. Its social function is to entertain and share the story. Or, Spoof is a type of story which have has a twist (the funny part at the end of the story). It contains an unpredictable event that makes the story funny.

Spoof text is very similar to recount text. Both spoof text and recount text tell about the past event with chronological order. However, the purpose of Spoof Text is to amuse the reader with a funny story. The story mostly is ended with an unpredictable event. The other difference is Spoof Text has a “twist” at the end of the story. read more

Definition Purpose and Generic Structure of Memo

Definition Purpose and Generic Structure of Memo

Definition Purpose and Generic Structure of Memo

Definition Purpose and Generic Structure of Memo

       One more material of Functional Text we want to share. It is about Memo. In this case we want to share about the definition of Memo, its purpose, generic structure and of course by giving examples. ( Also read : Explanation about Procedure Text)

Definition of Memo

            A memo is a letter form that is written in a succinct, crisp and clear way that is addressed to a person. Usually the Memo content directly states the intent of the sender, without using parts of the contents of other letters such as, opening greetings, and greetings cover.

The Purpose of Memo

       The purpose of Memo is to communicate important things such as a policy change, instruction to conduct a meeting, instruction to do something, direction about something to get done immediately crucial message etc.

Generic Structure of Memo

The Memo consists of several parts (structures) of memo, among others, as follows:  

Addressee (Receiver)

Recipient of the message, the part to whom we write the memo, and where the recipient of the message is. read more

Explanation about Procedure Text

Explanation about Procedure Text

Explanation about Procedure Text

Explanation about Procedure Text

       The following post is a video of English Learning of Explanation about procedure text which it is presented by Group 1 of IX-A class, Junior High School (SMP) 1 Tarik, Sidoarjo, East Java. (Also read : Difference between Descriptive and Report Text)

       The purpose of publishing this video is giving appreciation to them for their effort to increase their courage in improving their speaking skill. Our other goal in publishing this video is to support their other friends and all readers, especially everyone who are still studying procedure text in Junior High School (SMP) or Senior High School (SMA), so they are not embarrassed in conveying their idea. (Also read other article at : Between Happiness and Misery)

This is the video of Procedure Text

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       Although the performance of the presentation of an English learning about Procedure Text is not as good as the experts, however, the video of presentation above at least can be used as an evidence that our students can improve and perform their skill in achievement of her action in implementation of English Material, especially combination of reading material, especially procedure text, speaking skill and act performance. read more

Meaning and Kind of Cloud

Meaning and Kind of Cloud

Meaning and Kind of Cloud

Meaning and Kind of Cloud

       We are sure that everyone knows what cloud is. Almost every day we can look it on the sky, especially when there is going to rain. When we lie on the floor or on the grass and look up the sky, there are clouds. There are different shapes in the clouds we see. One cloud might look like the body of human. Another side might look like an animal. Sometimes they are moving across the sky. Or another time they look like in motionless. (Also read : Report Text About Dolphin)

       Then, what is a cloud (Clouds)? To answer this question, in this occasion we want to share about the Meaning and Kind of Cloud.

The Meaning of Cloud

       A cloud is water vapour in the atmosphere (sky) that has condensed into very small water droplets or ice crystals that appear in visible shapes or formations above the ground. Water on the Earth evaporates (turns into an invisible gas) and rises up into the sky.

The other meaning of Cloud (Clouds)

       Clouds are made of small drops of water or tiny pieces of ice. The water and ice in clouds come from Earth’s surface, especially from lakes, rivers, and oceans. Water on the surface evaporates. It changes into a gas called water vapor. Water vapor goes up into the air. read more

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

       Writing is intimidating to a lot of people, particularly those who don’t write for a living or on a regular basis. But in my opinion that writing doesn’t have to be agonizing, and almost anybody can improve their writing skills with a little discipline and a willingness to learn. And Here are some simple steps that we can take to improve our English writing skills: (Also read : Facebook Friend Chronology)

  1. Focus On What You Write About

This first step is arguably the most important.

Before implementing the other tips be clear on the type of style you are going to need. If you are writing about sport, then focus on sport. If you are taking the recreation, get resources focused on this. Be clear on what you’re going to be writing about. Then, move on to next steps.

  1. Expand your vocabulary

To express yourself clearly, you need a good active vocabulary. That’s not just being able to recognise lots of words – it means actually being able to use them correctly. Do this by learning new words with example sentences, not just word lists. read more