Pada bagian ini dijelaskan materi mengenai pengertian, fungsi sosial, struktur teks dan unsur kebahasaan descriptive text. Selain itu, disajikan pula contoh descriptive text singkat sederhana tentang orang.

Daftar Materi

Descriptive Text is a text which says what a person or a thing is like.

The purpose of descriptive text is to describe person, animal, things in particular.

Descriptive text has generic structure as follow:

  • Identification. It contains the introduction of a person, animal, thing or object will be describe.
  • Description. It contains a description of something such as a person, animals or things, by describing its physical appearence, personalitu or anything related to what the writer describe.

Descriptive text generraly uses:

  • Simple Present Tense

          e.g. She has curly hair

                He is bald

  • Adjectives

           e.g. pointed, flat, short, slim, thin, helpful, talkative, etc.    

Here is an example of descriptive text which describes a person.

He is Nathan. He is very handsome. He is also smart and helpful. He is tall and thin. He has short and straight hair. His nose is pointed and he has an oval face. 

To get detailed information about descriptive text, watch this video.

The presenter in the video is an English teacher of SMPN 1 Situraja, Neneng Kartika Dewi, S.Pd.Gr.