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.
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
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.