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Definition of Procedure
Procedure is a text that show a process in order. Its social function is to describe how something is completely done through a sequence of series

Generic Structure of Procedure

1. Goal: showing the purpose 2. Material: Telling the needed materials 3. Step 1-end: Describing the steps to achieve the purpose

Language Feature of Procedure

Using temporal conjunction Using action verb Using imperative sentence Using Simple Present Tense

Example :

Planting Chilies; a procedure text

Planting is a nice activity in our spare time. The following is guided information on how to plant a chili-plant easily. Here are the steps. Firstly, dry a handful seeding under the sunlight Secondly, put the seeding on the soil. It should be in open area Next, wait it. There will come out the sprout after that let it be bigger. Finally, put it in another big pot. It will soon grow bigger and bigger and yield us some fresh chilies soon. Analyzing the Text Generic Structure Analysis Goal; informing on how to plant chillies. Material; excluded Steps; showing the steps or method in planting chillies; from drying seed to putting the sprout in big pot. language Feature Analysis Imperative sentences; dry a handful seeding, put it, etc Action verb; put, dry, etc Temporal conjunction; next, finally, firstly, secondly Simple present tense pattern; planting is a nice activity, the following is a guided information