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Monday, December 5, 2011

what is recount text?

Recount text is a text that retells about the experience in the past time.

Social Function:
To retell events for the purpose of informing or entertaining.

Generic structure of Recount text:
  • Tittle(optional)
  • Orientation 
  • Events
  • Reorientation
Language Features :
  • A personal recount uses past tense
  • A personal recount also uses connectors to put the events in order. 
  • A personal recount describes events. So, there are many action verb or action words used. 
  • A personal recount use mainly first person pronoun ( I or We ) 






Adopted from : English on sky 2.(published by Erlangga)

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