Communicative purpose Explanation Text
- Explanation communicative purpose of the text is to explain the processes that occur in the formation or activity associated with natural phenomena, social, scientific, cultural, and others aimed at explaining.
Generic structure Explanation Text
There are three sections in the Text Explanation sentence structure, namely:
1. A general statement
In a general statement contains a general explanation of the phenomenon that will be discussed, this phenomenon could be the introduction or explanation.
2. A squenced of explanation
A squenced of explanation contains an explanation of why the phenomenon may occur or be created. A squenced of explanation in the form of answers to the question 'why' and 'how' the author when making an Explanation text. In squenced of explanation may consist of more than one paragraph.
Actually closing was not listed in the generic structure of the Explanation text, but most people assume that the last paragraph of the Explanation text is closing, but it is part of squenced of explanation that contains the final steps described in the section squenced of explanation.
Language features Explanation Text
In a text explanation, there are linguistic traits as below, namely:
- Using simple present tense
- Using abstract noun (nouns that appear)
- Passive voice
- Using Action verbs