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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

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD

      There are some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “WOULD”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (Also study : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal WOULD. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal WOULD is able to be shown as below:

( + )  Subject + Would + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We would play football.
  • They would study together.
  • Jack would go to Makkah.

( – )  Subject + Would + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We would not play football.
  • They would not study together.
  • Jack would not go to Makkah.

NOTE :

  • She would not come here = She wouldn’t come here.
  • Bambang would not attend the meeting = Bambang wouldn’t attend the meeting.

 ( ? ) Would + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • Would we play football?
  • Would they study together?
  • Would Jack go to Makkah?

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal WOULD

The Function of Modal WOULD

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “WOULD” that is able to be studied, they are: (Also study other material in Indonesian version at : Fungsi dan Generic Structure Report Text) read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal SHALL

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal SHALL

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal SHALL

      There are some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “SHALL”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal SHALL so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (Also study : Example of Simple Present Tense)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal SHALL. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal MUST is able to be shown as below:

A. The Pattern

( + )  Subject + Shall + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We shall finish our work on time.
  • We shall invite them on our wedding party.
  • I shall meet him on Monday.
  • I shall borrow some books from the library.

NOTE : SHALL can be shortened to ‘LL

Example :

  • We shall buy a new motorcycle. = We’ll buy a new motorcycle.
  • I shall go abroad. = I’ll go abroad.

( – )  Subject + Shall + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We shall not finish our work on time.
  • We shall not invite them on our wedding party.
  • I shall not meet him on Monday.
  • I shall not borrow some books from the library.

NOTE : SHALL NOT can be changed to SHAN’T

Example :

  • We shall not buy a new motorcycle. = We shan’t buy a new motorcycle.
  • I shall not go abroad. = I shan’t go abroad.

( ? ) Shall + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Contoh :

  • Shall we finish our work on time?
  • Shall we invite them on our wedding party?
  • Shall I meet him on Monday.
  • Shall I borrow some books from the library.

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal SHALL. (Also read other article at : Remember beautiful memory)

B. The Function of Modal SHALL

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “SHALL” that is able to be studied, they are: read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST

      There some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “MUST”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (Also see : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal MUST. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal MUST is able to be shown as below:

( + )  Subject + Must + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We must come on time.
  • They may study together.
  • Jack may go to the office.

 ( – )  Subject + Must + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We must not come on time.
  • They must not study together.
  • Jack must go to the office.

NOTE : MUST not can changed to MUSTN’T

Example :

  • We must not come on time. = We mustn’t come on time.
  • They must not study together. = They mustn’t study together.

( ? ) Must + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • Must we come on time?
  • Must they study together?
  • Must Jack go to the office?

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal MUST

The Function of Modal MUST

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “MUST” that is able to be studied, they are:

1. To show that you have to do something, for example because it is very important or because it is a rule read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY

      There some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “MAY”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (also study : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WILL)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal MAY. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal MAY is able to be shown as below:

Pattern of Modal MAY

( + )  Subject + May + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We may play football.
  • They may study together.
  • Jack may go to Makkah.

 ( – )  Subject + May + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We may not play football.
  • They may not study together.
  • Jack may not go to Makkah.

( ? ) May + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • May we play football?
  • May they study together?
  • May Jack go to Makkah?

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal MAY

The Function of Modal MAY

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “MAY” that is able to be studied, they are:

1.  To show possibility (it is slightly stronger than “might”)

Example :

  • What he said may be true.
  • It may rain.
  • You may win the race.
  • I may go to the bank after this meeting.

2.  To request or give permission (this is a formal use, “can” is the informal version)

Example :

  • You may sit down.
  • May I speak?
  • He may not use the car.
  • May I go to the office?

“That’s all the material of Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY we can share for this occasion. We hope the material about Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MAY above can improve our understanding about English, especially about auxiliary modal MAY. (study other material in Indonesian version at : Fungsi dan Rumus Modal WILL) read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WILL

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WILL

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WILL

      There some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “WILL”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WILL so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (also study : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal COULD)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal WILL. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal WILL is able be shown as below:

( + )  Subject + Will + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We will play football.
  • They will study together.
  • Jack will go to Makkah.

( – )  Subject + Will + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • We will not play football.
  • They will not study together.
  • Jack will not go to Makkah.

NOTE :

The word “WILL NOT” is able to be written in “WON’T”

Examples:

  • She will not come here = She won’t come here.
  • Bambang will not attend the meeting = Bambang won’t attend the meeting.

 ( ? ) Will + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

  • Will we play football?
  • Will they study together?
  • Will Jack go to Makkah?

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal WILL

The Function of Modal WILL

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “WILL” that is able to be studied, they are: read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal COULD

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal COULD

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal COULD

      There some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “COULD”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal COULD so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (also learn : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal CAN)

      Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal COULD. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal COULD is able be shown as below:

( + )  Subject + Could + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

She could play guitar.

They can stay here.

 ( – )  Subject + Could + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

She could not play guitar.

They could not stay here.

 ( ? ) Could + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement

Example :

Could she play guitar?

Could they stay here?

Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal COULD

The Function of Modal COULD

There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “COULD” that is able to be studied, they are: read more

Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal CAN

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