Home » Definition

Definition

Definition and Variation of Dictation

Definition and Variation of Dictation

Definition and Variation of Dictation

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Variation of Dictation

 As we have shared in the previous post that dictation is useful to help students or some else develop all four-language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) in an integrated way. So in this post we want to continue discussing about Dictation. In this case we are going to discuss about Definition and Variation of Dictation, so Let’s start discussing as below. (Also read : Advantage and Disadvantage of Dictation)

Definition of Dictation

 Dictation is the activity of speaking or reading aloud of words or sentences for someone else to write down.

 Dictation can also be the activity of speaking something aloud for a person or machine to record, so it can be written down later

Variations of dictation

 The imagination of the teacher may give free vent to the way dictation is carried out. Instead of having the teacher dictating the passage for students to write down, teachers can find alternative ways to implement the activity. (Also read other article at : Pearl Heart of Father) read more

Definition and Function of Bare Infinitive

Definition and Function of Bare Infinitive

Definition and Function of Bare Infinitive

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Function of Bare Infinitive

 As we have discussed about definition of verb before, that a verb is the action word in a sentence that describe what the subject is doing.  And in this session, we’d like to continue discussing about verb, in this case we will discuss about Bare Infinitive. For this we are going to discuss about definition of Bare Infinitive and its function. (Also read : Difference Between Farther and Further)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is the material about Definition of Bare Infinitive and its Function:

Definition of Bare Infinitive

Bare Infinitive is an infinitive verb that’s not preceded by the particle to.

Example:

  • Walk (bare infinitive)
  • To walk (to infinitive)
  • Play (bare infinitive)
  • To play (to infinitive)

Examples in sentences:

  • They go. (go = bare infinitive)
  • Rina can sing English song. (sing = bare infinitive)
  • She made me cry. (cry = bare infinitive)
  • (Also read other article at : I Love My Sister)

Function (Use) of Bare Infinitive

  1. The bare infinitive is used as the main verb after the auxiliary verb ‘do’

Examples:

  • Don’t be late!
  • Do you want some tea?
  • He didn’t eat meat.
  1. The bare infinitive is used as the main verb after the auxiliary modal (should, can, will, may, must, etc)

Examples:

  • She must go.
  • We will do the exam.
  • Rama can change his habit.
  1. The bare infinitive is used after verbs of perception (see, hear)

Examples;

  • Several witnesses saw the boy leave the sidewalk.
  • I heard a famous opera singer sing at the concert last night.
  1. The bare infinitive is used after the verbs make and let

Example:

  • My sister made me try it.
  • My teacher made me apologize for what I had said.
  • somebody makes you wear that ugly hat.
  • He let me go out.
  • Don’t let me cry!

(Also read other article at : Rumusan Pancasila Menurut Para Tokoh)

  1. The bare infinitive is used after the expressions had better and would rather.

Examples:

  • I’d rather work on the land than work in a factory
  • I’d rather be a teacher than an officer.
  • He’d rather go by bicycle.
  • You had better take some warm clothing.
  • They had better work harder on their grammar!
  • We’d better go home now.

 I think that’s all the grammar material about Definition of Bare Infinitive we can share for this occasion. We hope the post about definition of Bare Infinitive and its function above can be useful to improve our English, especially about grammar material. (Also read other article at : UAS Bahasa Inggris Kelas 10 Semester 2) read more

Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb

Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb

Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb

 As we have shared in the previous post that a Verb is an action word in a sentence that describe what the subject is doing. And for continuing our discussion about VERB, here we are going to discuss about Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb. Although the title is Definition of Transitive and Intransitive Verb but we also discuss about examples of it. So, let’s go to the material. (Also read : Kinds or Types of Verb)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Transitive Verb

Definition of Transitive Verb

 A transitive verb is a verb that requires an object to receive the action.

Example:

  • The speaker discussed different marketing strategies in the video.
  • She baked some cookies.
  • He rode the bicycle.
  • We moved the chair.
  • I stitched a quilt.
  • The instructor addressed the student’s question.
  • Miriam borrowed the methodology book from her classmate because she forgot her copy.
  • Can you bring your copy of the textbook to our study group meeting?
  • Donovan gave the gift to his sister.
  • The committee members will raise money for the new project.

Intransitive Verb

Definition of Intransitive Verb

 An intransitive verb does not take an object. Using an object immediately after an intransitive verb will create an incorrect sentence.  However, there may be other information after the verb, such as one or more prepositional phrases or an adverb. (Also read other article at : Dashing Boy Scout)

Example

  • She sneezed loudly.
  • Your baby cries a lot.
  • His grandfather died last year.
  • The rain fell heavily.
  • I was waiting but nothing happened.
  • The jokes were not funny and nobody laughed.
  • The book fell.
  • The horse galloped.
  • The sun set.
  • The patient’s health deteriorated quickly.
  • Ahmad voted in the local election.
  • May I sit here?
  • Attendance increased at the weekly study sessions as finals drew near.
  • Susan laughed.

Notes: An intransitive verb can take more than one prepositional phrase or adverb.

  • The patient’s health deteriorated quickly during the night.
  • Ahmad voted for the incumbent in the local election.

Verbs That Are Both Transitive and Intransitive

 Some verbs can be both transitive and intransitive, depending on the situation.  In some instances, such a verb may require an object, while in others it does not require an object. (Also read other article at : Soal USBN IPS SMP) read more

Definition and Example of Verb

Definition and Example of Verb

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Example of Verb

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Example of Verb

 As we know that a sentence is a group of words which, when they are written down, begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark. A complete sentence has at least a subject and a main verb to state (declare) a complete thought. So, most sentences contain a subject and a verb. (Also read : The Function of Imperative Sentence)

 And in this occasion, we’d like to discuss about VERB, in this case we are going to discuss about Definition and Example of Verb. Let’s go to the topic:

Definition of Verb

 A Verb is the action word in a sentence that describe what the subject is doing. Along with noun, verb is the main part of a sentence or phrase, telling a story about what is taking place. In fact, without a verb, full thoughts can’t be properly conveyed, and even the simplest sentences, such as Maria sings, have one. Actually, a verb can be a sentence by itself, with the subject, in most case you, implied, such as, Sing! and Drive! (Also read other article at : Dark Vision Consequence) read more

Definition and Example Collective Noun

Definition and Example Collective Noun

Definition and Example Collective Noun

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Example Collective Noun

 In this session we are going to discuss about Definition and Example Collective Noun. So, the topics being discussed is about the definition of collective noun and its examples.

Definition of Collective Noun

 A collective noun is a noun such as ‘family’ or ‘team’ that refers to a group of people or things.

 It means that a collective noun is a type of noun that identifies groups of people and things as a single unit. (Also read : Types of Conditional Sentence)

 Collective nouns are nouns that refer to a collection or group of multiple people, animals, or things. However, even though collective nouns refer to multiple individuals, they still usually function as singular nouns in a sentence. This is because they still are technically referring to one thing: the group as a whole.

So, is collective noun singular or plural?

 Generally, collective nouns are singular, even though they refer to multiple people or things. read more

Definition and Function of Short Message Text

Definition and Function of Short Message Text

Definition and Function of Short Message Text

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Function of Short Message Text

 There some kinds of Functional text. One of them is Short Message. And for this kind of functional text, in this occasion we want to share about Short Message’s definition and function. However, although the title is “Definition and Function of Short Message Text”, we will discuss about the definition, function or purpose, generic structure and some examples of Short Message, so let’s go to the material. (Also read : Kinds of Narrative Text)

Definition of Short Message

Short Message is a brief text message sent to convey something to others that the person is doing or not doing something.

Short message text is written piece information that you send/leave to another person.

Function of Short Message

The Function of Short Message is to send an important message to other people, friend, or family.  (Also read other article at : Chasing Knowledge at beloved School)

Generic Structure of Short Message

The Generic Structure of Short Message is at least it consists of three elements as below:

  1. Receiver

To whom the message is sent for. Write down the name of receiver if it is needed. read more

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

 We are sure that we always talk about noun every day, whether they are nouns in common or nouns in Proper. And after discussing about common nouns in our previous post, now we want to share about Proper Nouns. For this we want to share about Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns. In this material we will discuss about the Definition of Proper Nouns and its examples. (Also read : Definition and Examples of Common Nouns)

Definition of Proper Nouns

As we know that a noun is a part of speech that identifies a person, place, thing, or idea. It means that all nouns serve to name a person, place, or thing.

After knowing the definition of nouns, we now should know definition of Proper Nouns.

A proper noun is a word or group of words (such as “Noah Webster,” “Kentucky,” or “U.S. Congress”) that is the name of a particular person, place, organization or thing and that usually begins with a capital letter. Pay attention that Proper nouns begin with a capital letter. Examples are ‘Margaret’, ‘London’, and ‘the United Nations’. Compare common noun. (Also read other article at : Soal Pilihan Ganda Auxiliary Modal) read more

Definition and Examples of Common Nouns

Definition and Examples of Common Nouns

Definition and Examples of Common Nouns

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition and Examples of Common Nouns

 We are sure that we always talk about noun every day, whether they are noun about names of people, places or things. For this we want to share about Definition and Examples of Common Nouns. In this material we will discuss about the Definition of Common and its examples. (Also read : Pattern Function Future Perfect Tense)

Definition of Common Nouns

 As we know that a noun is a part of speech that identifies a person, place, thing, or idea. It means that all nouns serve to name a person, place, or thing.

 After knowing the definition of nouns, we now should know definition of Common Nouns.

 A common noun is used to name general things, places, ideas, events, or people. They are words that refer to things in general terms, and not in specific terms. People are also named through common nouns. Even their official names or titles, such as teacher, preacher, clerk, police officer, delivery driver, grandma, and cousin are common nouns. (Also read other article at : Father Teaches Honesty Sense) read more

Definition Function and Types of Biography

Definition Function and Types of Biography

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Definition Function and Types of Biography

 We often read or listen the biography of famous people in the world. They can be from our country or other countries. However, sometimes we are still confused about the Definition Function and Types of Biography itself. For this, we want to share about the Definition Function and Types of Biography. (Also study : Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So let’s go to the Definition Function and Types of Biography:

Definition or Meaning of Biography

 A biography is the story of a person’s life, written by another. Also known as life-writing and history of the life. This gives an account or detailed description about the life of a person. It entails basic facts such as childhood, education, career, relationships, family and death.

 Biography is a literary genre that portrays the experiences of all these events occurred in the life of a person mostly in a chronological order. Unlike a resume or profile, biography provides life story of a subject, highlighting different aspects of his/her life. read more

Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement

Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement

Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement

 Once again we want to share about Functional text. In this care we want to share about Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement. Although the title is Generic Structure and Function of Advertisement but in this session we will discuss about the definition, function, generic structure, language feature, kinds and the example of Advertisement. (also study : Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Let’s go to the material of Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement:

Definition of Advertisement

 Advertisement text is a text consists of a public announcement commonly found in a newspaper, television, or internet advertising. Sometimes it is about a product, services, or an event for sale.

Function of Advertisement

 Based on the definition of Advertisement as above mentioned so there some function or purpose of Advertisement, they are:

  • To urge the listener or reader to buy or use the product or services being advertised.
  • To announce about a product, services, or an event to the public.
  • To convince of communication about a product, services, or an event so that the user effort to use the product or services..

Generic Structure of Advertisement

  1. Purpose: purpose built of the advertisement.
  2. Name of product: product names in advertising.
  3. User: user of the product.

Kinds of Advertisement

 Based on the media used, there are some kinds of advertisement, they are:

  1. Printed Advertisement

Printed advertisement is an advertisement that it is published by using printed media, such as newspaper, magazine or others.

2. Advertorial

 Advertorial is an advertisement formed as news. read more