Generic Structure of Notice Text
As we know there are many kinds of Short Functional Text. One of them is Notice Text so in this occasion I want to share about Generic Structure of Notice Text. In this material I will share about definition, purpose, generic structure, linguistic or language feature kinds and examples of notice text. (also read : Generic Structure of News Item Text)
Now let’s go to the material Generic Structure of Notice Text.
Definition of Notice Text
Notice / caution is a form of functional Text used as instruction or guidance to someone doing or not doing something.
Notice / caution may be in the form of phrases (combination of words), clause (Sentence), or an image / mark / sign.
Notice or is short and simple information addressed to someone else. Notice should be easily understood and easy to read, so usually notice or notification always using simple words, written in a simple, and large font. And it is usually placed in public places. Notice can also be signs.
The Purpose of Notice Text
There are many function or purpose of Notice text, they are used:
- To give an instruction / to instruct people to….
- To give information / to inform people to….
- To give direction
- To ask people to….
- To advice/to suggest / to recommend people to….
- To remind people to….
- To warn / to give warning
- To ban / to forbid / to prohibit people to…
Because of the above functions, that’s why in the notice, people use a simple word with a simple font which is written in a placard or notice board.