Kamis, 13 Desember 2012

Descriptive Text

descriptive text is the text that is always in around us when we want to describe something or someone. Descriptive text is a text which say what a person or a thing is like. Its purpose is to describe and reveal a particular person, place, or thing.


The Generic Structure of Descriptive Text

* Identification to identifying the phenomenon to be described.

* Description to describing the phenomenon in parts, qualities, or/and characteristics.


The Language Features of Descriptive Text

The use of adjectives and compound adjectives.
example:
- a five hundred seated football stadium.
- a beautiful ancient Roman opera house.

The use of Linking Verbs/ relating verbs.
example :
- The temple is so magnificent.
- The temple consists of five terraces.

The use of Simple Present Tense
example. :
- The museum houses hundreds of Greek Statues.
- The hotel provides 450 rooms and a large swimming pool.

The use of degree of comparison
example :
- The weather in Jakarta is hotter than Bandung.
- Bogor has the same weather as Ungaran.

Example of descriptive text:

My bench friend

i have a bench friend in my class.Her full name is Khandingasih,but i usually call her Khanding. Khanding is someone who is interesting person. either from her physical or her character. many people who say that khanding has a beautiful face, and I agree with that statement.in her physical khanding have white skin, the body that is not too tall, and she has black hair.
khanding also has a pleasant Character. almost every day I laugh out loud made by her.She made me forget all the problems that happened to me when I was with her.
I'm very happy can to be her friend.

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