Generic Structure of Recount Text

Generic Structure of Recount Text

Generic Structure of Recount Text

Generic Structure of Recount Text

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

Definition of Recount Text

A Recount text is a kind of text which retells events or experiences that happened in the past. The details in a recount can include what happened, who was involved, where it took place when it happened, and why it occurred. Its purpose or goal is to entertain or inform about the past activity of the reader or listener.

The purpose or Social Function of Recount Text

The social function or the purpose of recount text is to entertain (to amuse) or to inform the reader or the listener about the experience, story, action, or activity that happen in the past.

Generic Structure of Recount Text

Orientation

It is about introducing the participants, place, and time. It tells who was involved, what happened, where the events took place, and when it happened. read more

Definition of Recount Text

Definition of Recount Text

recount text

Definition of Recount Text 

      In this occasion we are going to share a kind of text. It is about Definition of Recount Text, however we are not only describing the definition, but also genereric structure, language features and example of Recount Text. and let’s discuss. (Also read : Generic Structure of Anecdote Text)

  1. Definition of Recount Text

      A recount text is a text which tells about something that happened in the past. The details in a recount can include what happened, who was involved, where it took place, when it happened and why it occurred. Its purpose or goal is to entertain or inform about the past activity to the reader or listener.

        Recount text can be factual information, such as a news story or procedural information, such as telling someone how you built something or personal information, such as a family holiday or your opinion on a subject.

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2. Generic Structure of Recount Text:

  • Orientation  : It is about introduction the participants, place and time. It tells who was involved, what happened, where the events took place, and when it happened.
  • Events  : Describing series of event that happened in the past. Telling what happened and in what sequence. (Also read other article at : Air Moves Slow Down)
  • Reorientation : It is optional. It consists of closure of events/ending. It is stating personal comment of the writer to the story

3. Language features of Recount text :

  1. Introducing personal participant; I, we, my group, etc.
  2. Using chronological connection; then, first, after that, etc.
  3. Using linking verb; was, were, saw, heard, etc.
  4. Using action verb; buy, go, speak, etc.
  5. Using simple past tense

4. Example of Recount text :

My Holiday in Bali

         When I was 2nd grade of senior high school, my friends and I went to Bali. We were there for three days. I had many impressive experiences during the vacation. read more