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

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

Definition and Variation of Dictation

Definition and Variation of Dictation

Definition and Variation of Dictation

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

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)

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)
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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!

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  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

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)

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

Definition and Example of Verb

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

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

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