RECOUNT TEXT

There is no complication among the participants and that differentiates from narrative. It s purpose is either to inform or to entertain the audience. .DEFINITION OF RECOUNT : RECOUNT is a text which retells events or experiences in the past.

.GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RECOUNT :  Purpose of the text / social function (communicative purpose of the text): to tell the readers what Happened in the past through a sequence of events.  Telling of events and experiences in the past to the reader in chronological order according to time or events.

GENERIC STRUCTURE OF RECOUNT  Orientation: Introducing the participants. Stating personal comment of the writing to the story . place and time  Events: Describing series of event that happened in the past  Reorientation: It is optional.

) S + didn t + V1 + O (?) Did + S + V1 + O .SIMPLE PAST TENSE (+) S + V2 + O (.

V TOOK DID BOGHT SOLD LET SENT .V SWAM SANG WENT GAVE WROTE SPOKE verbal II/IR.CONTOH VERBAL II/IR.

I went to Indomaret first. I bought some cake After that I paid to the casier Finally I went home .Example: Recount text 1 Yesterday. I came there Then.

Then I felt it difficult to swim there. I took a rest and got refrehment. . Finally I went home by bus. It was a tiring day of swimming at Srabah. I bought sprite at a canteen.Example: Recount text 2 A week ago I went to Srabah to swim. After that. First I swam in a pool of 3 metre deep.