• Vocabulary

    Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet

    Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet       When we are doing activities about computer or internet, we find some shortened form of a word or phrase of Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet. However, they can be used as Acronyms when they can be pronounced as single words. In other words, shortened forms are abbreviations some of which are acronyms. In this posting, I will not explain about the differences between abbreviations and acronyms. I just want to share about some Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet in which we commonly find them in our activities around the Computer or Internet. (Also…

  • Reading

    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.  …

  • Speaking

    Asking and Expressing Capability

     Asking and Expressing Capability. Speaking is one aspect of language skills. For this I have shared some topics related to speaking guide. And now I want to share about asking and expressing capability. Below is the explanation.        An expression of capability is used for expressing of our ability to do something. There are three points of topic will be discussed. They are asking for capability, expressing capability and showing incapability. Asking for capability / ability do you think you are capable of…..? Do you think you’re able to . . . .? Do you think you can , , , ,? are you capability…

  • Reading

    Generic Structure of Spoof Text

     Generic Structure of Spoof Text. Hi my beloved visitor! Have you ever seen one comedy program on TV, Laugh Sketch (in Trans TV) or laughter (in Global TV)? Surely you are familiar with the program. The story-line in the sketch is called Spoof Text. Beginning of the story starts with a scene or a regular occurrence, then towards the end there is a scene or event that is not thought or unpredictable that makes the story funny.        In order to be clear about Spoof Text, in the following explanation I will try to share about the definition, the function, generic structure, language feature and the…