Senin, 24 Agustus 2009

Explanation text

What is Explanation text?
a text which tells processes relating to forming of natural, social, scientific and cultural phenomena. Explanation text is to say 'why' and 'how' of the forming of the phenomena. It is often found in science, geography and history text books.

Generic structure of Explanation text?
* General statement; stating the phenomenon issues which are to be explained.
* Sequenced explanation; stating a series of steps which explain the phenomena.

Language Feature:
* Featuring generic participant; sun, rain, etc
* Using chronological connection; to begin with, next, etc
* Using passive voice pattern
* Using simple present tense


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