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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

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns

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

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

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)

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)

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

Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card

Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card

Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card

        One more about functional text we want to share to you. In this case we want to share about Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card. However, although the title is “Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card”, we will discuss about the definition, purpose, generic structure, expression and some examples of greeting card, so let’s go to the material. (also read : Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text)

Material of Definition and Purpose of Greeting Card:

Definition of Greeting Card

Greeting card is an illustrated piece of card or high quality paper featuring an expression of friendship or other sentiment.

Purpose of Greeting Card

The purpose of greeting card is to congratulate, to wish or to show sympathy for someone’s achievement.

Generic Structure of Greeting Card

The Generic Structure of Greeting Card is actually depended of design form of the card, however, the important thing of the card is at least it content of some element as below:

1. Receiver

To whom the greeting is sent for. Write down the name of receiver if it is needed.

2.  Body read more

Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text

Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text

Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text

        Invitation is one of the functional texts which students of high schools should learn in the subject of English besides notice, brochure, advertisement, announcement, leaflet, pamphlet, memo, short message and others.

        For this, here we want to share about Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text. However, we will not only discuss about Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text, but also definition, kinds of invitation and example of invitation. (also read : Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement)

Material of Purpose and Generic Structure of Invitation Text:

Definition of Invitation

        The definition of invitation is a text which containing a way to invite someone or more to go to a place or to do something or ask someone to participate a particular even & activity.

Purpose of Invitation

        Based on the definition above, it can be concluded that the main purpose of an invitation is to invite someone or more to go to a place or to do something or ask someone to participate a particular even & activity. read more

Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement

Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement

Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement

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

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

Definition of Announcement

        An announcement is a written or spoken statement in public or formal words containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen so publicly people know what, when, and where it is about.

Function of Announcement

        An announcement is used for giving people some information of what has happened or what will happen.

Generic Structure of Announcement

  1. Stating Purpose: The text that contains what event will be held
  2. Stating Day and Date: Day and Date realization. The text that contains when the event will be held
  3. Stating Place: The text that contains where the event will be held
  4. Informing Sender: The text that contains name of the person who will be contacted

Language Feature of Announcement

  • Using Simple Present Tense and simple future tense.

Example of words used in announcement

  1. a) Due to some technical problems, the show will…
  2. b) We apologize for the inconvenience
  3. c) Hi, Guys! Our neighborhood will hold a fund Raising Activity next month
  • Using exact noun
  • Pronunciation and Intonation (spoken announcement)
  • Spelling and Punctuation

Kinds of Announcement

  1. public service announcements,
  2. high school graduation announcements,
  3. college graduation announcements,
  4. engagement announcements,
  5. marriage and wedding announcements,
  6. pregnancy announcements,
  7. birth announcements,
  8. adoption announcements,
  9. school student’s organization announcements,
  10. save the date announcements,
  11. moving announcements,
  12. business announcements,
  13. job announcements,
  14. promotion announcements,
  15. retirement announcements,
  16. funeral announcements
  17. lost and found
  18. etc.

        After discussing about Generic Structure and Purpose of Announcement, it’s including the definition, purpose, generic structure, language feature, kinds and the example of Announcement, now the example of announcement to understand better on what and how an announcement is written. Here they are: read more

Generic Structure of Notice Text

Generic Structure of Notice Text

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. read more