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. and so on. technology development. science. explanation relates to the question answering "Why" and "How" Against a related phenomenon.Explanation About Explanation Text • This text contains a process that deals with social phenomena. cultural development. nature.

The Purpose Of Explanation Text • The purpose is to explain the text explanation of a phenomenon that occurs .

• "Closing“ : is part of the final text explanation and must be related to the topic that is told . . • “Sequenced explanation” : stating a series of steps which explain the phenomena .Generic Structure of Explanation Text • “General statement” : stating the phenomenon issues which are to be explained.

Linguistic Feature Of Explanation Text • • • • Characteristic linguistic explanation text : Use the simple present tense Use abstrac noun Use the passive voice Use action verbs .

. etc. example : • Text explanation of why corruption happens • Text explanation about why the island was very famous • Text explanation of how coffee powder was made • Text explanation in how the human body’s metabolic processes.Explanation Text is used to explain the occurrence of a phenomenon.

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The Occurrence of Rainbow Spectrum of the rainbow is an arc that took place because of the refraction of sunlight by drops of water. Rainbow is also regarded as an optical and meteorological phenomenon in the form of colorful light are parallel to each other in the sky or other medium. Rainbow appears as an arc of light at the end leads to the horizon at a moment of .

. At sunset. Rainbow will not be visible at night or when the weather is overcast. then steered or refracted toward the middle of the drops of rain that separates white light into the colors of the spectrum.Rainbow and other light effects in the sky caused by light refracted and deviated away from the particles. It happened because the rainbow is the result of the refraction of light. the sky reddened by the sun passing through the atmosphere is much thicker than when the sun is high in the sky at noon. At first light of the sun passes through a drop of rain.

located on the curve and have the longest wavelengths like red are on the outside. The sun. . Light with the shortest wavelength such as purple. the eye of the observer and the center of the arc of the rainbow should be in a straight line.Rainbow can only be seen when the sun shines along with the rain but from the opposite side to the viewer. The position of the observer must be between the sun and the water was impressed with the sun behind the person.

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Rainbow is also regarded as an optical and meteorological phenomenon in the form of colorful light are parallel to each other in the sky or other medium. .Generic Structure of Explanation Text • General statement Spectrum of the rainbow is an arc that took place because of the refraction of sunlight by drops of water. Rainbow appears as an arc of light at the end leads to the horizon at a moment of light rain. Rainbow can also be seen around the waterfall clear.

At first light of the sun passes through a drop of rain. . At sunset.• Sequenced explanation Rainbow and other light effects in the sky caused by light refracted and deviated away from the particles. the sky reddened by the sun passing through the atmosphere is much thicker than when the sun is high in the sky at noon. Rainbow will not be visible at night or when the weather is overcast. It happened because the rainbow is the result of the refraction of light. then steered or refracted toward the middle of the drops of rain that separates white light into the colors of the spectrum.

The sun. The position of the observer must be between the sun and the water was impressed with the sun behind the person. the eye of the observer and the center of the arc of the rainbow should be in a straight line. Light with the shortest .Rainbow can only be seen when the sun shines along with the rain but from the opposite side to the viewer.

Linguistic Feature Of Explanation Text • Use the simple present tense • Rainbow appears as an arc of light at the end leads to the horizon at a moment of light rain. • Use abstrac noun • At sunset. the sky reddened by the sun passing through the atmosphere is much thicker than when the sun is . Rainbow can also be seen around the waterfall clear.

The sun. the eye of the observer and the center of the arc of the rainbow should be in a straight line.• Use the passive voice Rainbow and other light effects in the sky caused by light refracted and deviated away from the particles. . • Use action verbs • .

Question : • What the purpose of the text ? • When occurrence of the rainbow ? • Why during the night did not happen rainbow? .

• Rainbow will not be visible at night or when the weather is overcast.Answer • The Occurrence of Rainbow • Rainbow can only be seen when the sun shines along with the rain but from the opposite side to the viewer. . The position of the observer must be between the sun and the water was impressed with the sun behind the person. It happened because the rainbow is the result of the refraction of light.