Small Notes about Description

Description (Deskripsi)

Ciri Umum:

(a)   Tujuan Komunikatif Teks:

Mendeskripsikan ciri-ciri seseorang, benda atau tempat tertentu secara spesifik.

(b)  Struktur Teks/Generic structure

ü  Identification; Identifikasi tentang topik yang akan dideskripsikan,

Misalnya: I have many pets, but my favourite one is a cat.

ü  Description; berisi deskripsi tentang bagian-bagiannya.

Misalnya tampilan fisik (physical appearance), kualitas, perilaku umum, sifat-sifat (characteristic).

(c)   Ciri Kebahasaan:

Menggunakan:

  • nouns tertentu, misalnya teacher, house,my cat, dsb.
  • simple present tense.
  • detailed noun phrase untuk memberikan informasi tentang subjek, misalnya It was a large open rowboat, a sweet young lady, dsb.
  • berbagai macam adjectives, yang bersifat describing, numbering, classifying, misalnya, two strong legs, sharp white fangs, dsb.
  • relating verbs untuk memberikan informasi tentang subjek, misalnya, My mum is realy cool, It has very thick fur, dsb.
  • thinking verbs dan feeling verbs untuk mengungkapkan pandangan pribadi penulis tentang subjek, misalnya Police believe the suspect is armed, I think it is a clever animal, dsb.
  • action verbs, misalnya Our new puppy bites our shoes, dsb.
  • abverbials untuk memberikan informasi tambahan tentang perilaku tersebut, misalnya fast, at the tree house, dsb.
  • bahasa figurative, seperti simile, metafor, misalnya John is white as chalk, sat tight,dsb

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