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Rabu, 02 Februari 2011
Descriptive Text .
To describe the characteristics of particular person , thing , / place .
Text Structure :
Identifies thing , person , place , phenomenon to be described .
Gives the information of particular thing , person , / place being discussed / describes parts , qualities , / characteristics .
Grammatical Features :
Who ? What ?
Using Linking verb & Simple Present Tense
Epithet : adjective / adjective phrase
Attributive ( the )
Use of attributive & identifying process
Focus on specific participants
Frequent use of epithets & classifier in nominal groups
Example of Descriptive Text :
We have 3 family pets : a dog , a cat , & a tortoise .
The dog ’ s name is Benjamin . He is big golden
Labrador . He is beautiful . He has big brown eyes & a long tail . He is very friendly dog , but he is sometimes a little stupid . Dogs are expensive to keep but they are fun to play with .
Our cat is named Martha . She is quite young , but she is not a kitten . She is very pretty . She has black & white fur & green eyes . She ’ s smart , too & very clean .
The tortoise ’ s name is Rocky . He has short , fat legs , a long neck , & a very hard shell . He is also very old & slow . He ’ s ugly & dirty , but I like him .