Meaning of Functional Text About Announcement

Meaning of Functional Text About Announcement

Meaning of Functional Text About Announcement

Meaning of Functional Text About Announcement

       Once again, we want to share about Functional text. In this case, we want to share about the Meaning of Announcement Text. Although the title is as mentioned above, in this post we share the material in the form of Video, so we can study everything about Announcement in video format. In this video, we can study the definition, purpose, generic structure, language feature, kinds, and the example of Announcement. (Also watch another video at : How to Change Wallpaper Keyboard on Android)

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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