Characteristics of Recount Text
A recount text
is a text that telling the reader about one story, action or activity. Its goal is toentertaining or informing the reader.
tells who was involved, what happened, where the events took place, and whenit happened.Example:
When I was in junior high school, I was not a very diligent student.
Events (event 1 and 2)
tell what happened and in what sequence.Example:
Once, my teacher grounded me in the library because I did not do my Biologyhomework.
consists of optional-closure of events/ending.Example:
After I read the book, I realised that science is useful for human kind
The features are including Who? Where? When? Why?, noun or pronoun, and past tense.Examples:
I, at home, last night, a book, I took
The Simple Past Tense
is used to tell about past experiences. When you are telling aboutyour experience in the past, you are creating a recount text.Exercise 1Irregular verbsLook at the pictures. Make short dialogues telling what you did last weekend.For example:Ani : What did you do last weekend?Bimo : I got up late.