Have you ever experienced something unforgettable in you life?
Why don’t you try to write it down into a recount text?
Yeah, I said RECOUNT TEXT! Hihihi.. 😀
Don’t know about recount text???
Let’s discuss about it!
Recount text is a kind of text describes about past experiences. It retells events happened in chronologically ordered. The purpose of this text is to entertain the readers. Different with narrative text, recount text tells non- fictive story in which based on real events or experiences.
The generic structure of recount consist of three parts. They are:
Introducing the participants, place and time.
Describing series of event that happened in the past.
3. Reorientation or comment
Stating personal comment of the writer about the story.
And here are the language features of recount text…
1. past tense.
2. action verbs (went, bought, visited, etc).
3. time signal (yesterday, two months ago, etc) .
4. emotive expression (I’m very happy, it is embarrassing, etc).
Recount text can be in the form of personal recount (such as biography, diary, etc), factual recount, or imaginative recount.
Well, after you have read about it, now it’s time to write your own recount text. It can be any experiences you like to write. Let’s share our experience together!