Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Simple Present Tense

Simple Present Tense is a form of the verb to express facts, habits, or events that occur at this time. The verb form is most commonly used in English
Formula :
+ } S + V1 + O/C
– } S + Do/does + not + V1 + O/C
? } Do/does + S + V1 + O/C
Example :
+ } Sisca Reads book everyday
– } Sisca does not Read book everyday
? } does Sisca Read book everyday
Yes He does / No He does not (doesn’t)
For I, We, You, They = do
He, She, It = Does
Examples :
(+) She is a new people here.
(+) He plays football every morning
(-) She isn’t a new people here.
(-) He does not playing football every morning.
(?) Is she a new people here?
(?) How playing football every morning?

Recount Text

Hello everybody, here I want to share definition, and generic structure about Recount Text.

What is Recount?
1.      Definition of Recount
Recount is a text which retells events or experiences in the past. Its purpose is either to inform or to entertain the audience. There is no complication among the participants and that differentiates from narrative
 2.      Generic Structure of Recount
           1. Orientation: Introducing the participants, place and time
          2. Events: Describing series of event that happened in the past
          3. Reorientation: It is optional. Stating personal comment of the writer to                      the story
3.      Language Feature of Recount
           • Introducing personal participant; I, my group, etc
           • Using chronological connection; then, first, etc
           • Using linking verb; was, were, saw, heard, etc
           • Using action verb; look, go, change, etc
           • Using simple past tense
4.      Examples and structures of the text

Our trip to the Blue Mountain
On Friday we went to the Blue Mountains. We stayed at David and Della’s house. It has a big garden with lots of colourful flowers and a tennis court.
On Saturday we saw the Three Sisters and went on the scenic railway. It was scary. Then, Mummy and I went shopping with Della. We went to some antique shops and I tried on some old hats.
On Sunday we went on the Scenic Skyway and it rocked. We saw cockatoos having a shower.
In the afternoon we went home.