Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

Generic Structure of Discussion Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about the Generic Structure of Discussion Text. However, in this material, we will also discuss the definition, the purpose, the language features, and the example of discussion text. (Also read another article at : Definition and Purpose of Review Text)

Definition of Discussion Text

A discussion text is a text which presents a problematic discourse. This problem will be discussed from different viewpoints. Discussion is commonly found in philosophical, historic, and social text. In other words, Discussion is a kind of genre used to present (at least) two points of view about an issue.

The purpose or Social Function of Discussion Text

Purpose A discussion is used to present different opinions on a particular issue or topic ie arguments for and against/positive and negative/good and bad.

The point is a balanced style of writing. The writer does not force his own opinion about the problematic issue. He gives a balanced point of view so the writer and readers eventually have clear steps tones and make the best decision. read more

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

 One more material of studying kind of texts we will discuss, it is about The Purpose and Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text. However, in this material, we will also the meaning, the characteristic, and the examples of the Hortatory Exposition Text. (Also read: Definition Purpose and Example of Spoof Text)

The Meaning of Hortatory Exposition Text

       Hortatory exposition is a type of spoken or written text which represents the attempt of the writer to influence the readers to do or not to do something or act in a certain way.

The Purpose or Function of Hortatory Exposition Text

       By understanding the meaning of Hortatory Exposition Text, it can be concluded that The Purpose of hortatory exposition is to persuade the readers or listeners that something should or should not be the case or be done.

Generic Structure of Hortatory Exposition Text

There three main Structure of the Hortatory Exposition Text, they are: 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

The Function of Discussion Text

The Function of Discussion Text

The Function of Discussion Text

The Function of Discussion Text

       Hi my beloved visitor! How are you going? Fine? Well, in this occasion I want to share a kind of text. In this case I will share about Discussion Text. In the Discussion Text, we will discuss about the function, generic structure, language features and the examples of it. So, let’s go to the explanation. (Also read : Beauty of Balekambang Beach)

The Function

       A discussion is used to present different opinions on a particular issue or topic i.e. arguments for ideas against between positive and negative or between good and bad.

The Generic Structure

There are three parts of discussion Text, they are:

  1. Issue

      This part consists of an introductory paragraph that introduces topic/issue – may state writer’s view.

2.   Argument

       This part consists of series of paragraphs that outline arguments for and against the issue or topic. Words should show comparison/contrast and link arguments. (Also read other article at : Sahabat Sejati Dikenang Dalam Hati) read more

Generic Structure of Procedure Text

Generic Structure of Procedure Text

Procedure Text

Generic Structure of Procedure Text

       Hi my beloved visitor! How are you? After sharing Report Text, Descriptive Text and others, here I will share another kind of text. In this case I will share about Procedure Text. (Also read : The Function of Discussion Text)

Let’s discuss.

Definition of Procedure

       Procedure is kind of text which shows on how to make something completely. Procedure text is dominantly structured with imperative sentence since it actually an instruction. Procedure text usually explain the ingredient or material which is need, though sometime it is omitted, after that procedure text will explain step by step how to make the thing.

Purpose of a Procedure Text :

       To describe how something is accomplished through a sequence of action or steps. The communicative purpose is to tell the steps of making or doing something.

Generic Structure of Procedure

  1. 1. Goal: showing the purpose
  2. Material: Telling the needed materials. (It can be optional)
  3. Step 1 up to finish. Describing the steps to achieve the purpose

Language Feature of Procedure

Ø     Using temporal conjunction

Ø     Using action verb read more

Generic structure of report text

Generic structure of report text

Report Text

Generic structure of report text

       Hello! How are you doing? Welcome to our web again. In this occasion I want to discuss about one type of text, in this case I want to discuss about Report Text. For detail of Report Text can be discussed below. (Also read : Purpose and Example Descriptive Text)

Function :

       Report text is a text which present information about something, as it is. It is as a result of systematic observation and analyses.

   Its social purpose is presenting information about something. They generally describe an entire class of things, whether natural or made: mammals, the planets, rocks, plants, countries of region, culture, transportation, and so on.

 

Generic Structure of Report Text :

  1. General Classification: General statements that describe the subject of the report, description, and classification.
  2. Description: tells what the phenomenon under discussion ; in terms of parts, qualities, habits or behaviors.

 

Language features of Report text :

  • Nouns and noun phrases are used rather than personal pronouns. The use of personal pronouns is limited.
  • Most reports are written in the present tense.
  • Some reports use technical or scientific terms.
  • Linking verbs are used, eg. is, are, has, have, belong to, to give coherence.
  • Uses some action verbs (climb, eat).
  • Descriptive language is used that is factual rather than imaginative eg. color, shape, size, body parts, habits, behaviors, functions, uses. (Also read other article at : Jatuh Cinta Pada Diri Kamu)

 

Example of Report Text  :

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Tyrannosaurus Rex, sometimes just called T-Rex, is believed to be the largest and most fearsome predator on Earth’s land ever to have existed. 

This dinosaur once lived in the Cretaceous period approximately 68 to 65 million years ago. The T-Rex lived in a humid, semi-tropical environment, in open forests with nearby rivers and in coastal forested swamps. The seasons were mild. read more

Generic Structure of Narrative Text

Generic Structure of Narrative Text

Narrative Text

Generic Structure of Narrative Text

       As we know there are many kinds of text so in this occasion I want to share about Narrative Text. In this case I want to share about the function, generic structure and example of Narrative Text. The explanation is below. (Also read : Definition of Recount Text)

<>  Function :

Narrative text is an imaginative story to entertain people (imaginative narrative text is a story that aims to entertain people).

If you look at the English dictionary, literally meaningful of narrative :

  1. a spoken or written account of connected events of a story.
  2. the narrated part of a literary work, as distinct from dialogue.
  3. the practice or art of narration. 

So it can be concluded that a narrative text is a text which contains a story either written or unwritten, and there is a series of connected events. and the social function is to entertain or amuse the reader or listener. (Also read other article at : Pengertian Ciri dan Contoh Peribahasa)

<> Generic Structure of Narrative Text :

  • Orientation: It is about the opening paragraph where the characters of the story are introduced
  • Complication: Where the problems in the story developed.
  • Resolution: Where the problems in the story is solved.

Sometimes the arrangement (generic structure) of narrative text can contain: Orientation, Complication, Evaluation, Resolution and Reorientation. Although the “Evaluation” and”Reorientation” is optional; may be added, and could not. Evaluation provides assessment /evaluation of the course of the story or conflict. While Reorientation contains content inference ending. read more