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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcement is one of the short functional text. In


English verb of announce had a meaning “make a formal
public declaration about a fact, occurrence, or intention.” So
Announcement is an official notification about something,
Whether written or spoken which presented to the public.

Definition of
Announcement
The social function of
Announcement:

To make a formal written notice of certain events which has


happened or going to happen.
HOW TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT?
Opening ( title )

Content

Closing

Generic Structure
• To whom the announcement is for

• The purpose of announcement itself

• When the event will be held ( day, date , time )

• Where the event will take place

• Who makes the announcement

The content of
announcement:
• Simple Present Tense
• Simple Future
• No conjunction
• Date, time, place
• Event

Language Features
Straight forward and ease the readers to get information
quickly
Keep it short, inviting, and to the point.
Clear and complete
For a bad news, make a direct and no- nonsense
statement.

TIPS AND TRICK TO WRITE


ANNOUNCEMENT
Identify this Announcement!
opening

content

closing

P.S: Using the Simple Present ,simple future Tense and No Conjunction!
• Business Announcement
• Funeral Announcement
• Graduation Announcement
• Birth Announcement
• Wedding and engagement Announcement
• Event
• etc

Kind of announcement
Examples
Business Announcement
Funeral Announcement
Graduation
Announcement
Birth Announcement
Wedding and
engagement
Announcement
Event
We can find announcement by :
• Audio : on radio
• Visual : on Newspaper,
Magazine, Card and
Billboard,
• Audio visual : on television

Media
A. Written
Example:
ENGLISH SPEECH CONTEST
For all students of SMPN 1 SIDOHARJO, we announce English Speech Contest.
Time : Sunday, 12 April 2012
Place : English Laboratory
Each class should register at least one student with one of these following topics :
1. The Advantage of Learning English
2. The Difficulties of Learning English
3. The Effective Ways of Learning English
For further information, visit the committee of this English Speech Contest in
ENGLISH STUDENT ROOM.

The Pattern of
announcement
Example:

Attention, please!
Continental executive bus will be leaving for Bukit Tinggi
through Pekan Baru at 14.40. would passengers now board the
bus?

Which bus goes to Bukit Tinggi?


Continental Executive Bus
What time is the bus leaving?
The bus leaving for Bukit Tinggi at 14.40

B. Spoken
The characteristic of good announcement
include the inform that tells what, when, where and
how. at the end of announcement, there should be a
strong call to action.

The characteristic of
announcement
ANNOUNCEMENT VS ADVERTISEMENT

Making announcement text is easier than making


advertisement because announcement text just tell what we
need to know. It’s different with make an advertisement, we
will be pressed to make the audience to interest.

The differences of
announcement