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Definition, the purpose, generic structure, language features and example of Descriptive Text.

Written By Juliant Luber on Senin, 28 April 2014 | 07.14

Pengertian Descriptive Teks
Descriptive Text

Have you tried to discribe someone or something, guys? Hmm, maybe you have ever confused how
to discribe it? Must tense do we use in describe? And maybe what is descriptive test itself? right?

Okay now Juliant let you to learn about discriptive text.


First, Descriptive Text is . . . . 
~> Descriptive text is a text that describes a particular person, place or thing.

Examples describe about:
·        Landscape description.
·        Observation.
·        Speech.
·        etc.

Second, the purposes/functions  of  “Descriptive Text”

~> To describes a characteristic for person, place or thing in detial.

Third, the structure of  the text/generic structure.
1.      Identification.
      ~> In this part introduces to the subject of the description.
2.      Description.
      ~> In this part gives details of the characteristic features of the subject. It may describe parts, 
           qualities, characteristies, size, physical apperance, ability, habit, daily live, etc.
3.    Conclution (optional).

Fourth, Language Feature.
~> Descriptive text use:
·        Simple present tense ~> If things/persons descried are still alive.
·        Simple past tense ~> If things/persons descried do not exist anymore. 

·        Use noun.
·        Use kinds of adjective.
·        Use active verb.
·        Use allusion, imagination language.

Fifth, the example of Descriptive text.

My grandmother.
Identification ~> introduces the person described.

My grandmother is a very gentle, loving, and caring person. She never raises her voice at anyone. She has lived with me for as long as I can remember. She cakes care of me when mom and go to work.

Description ~> gives the details of the person described.

My grandmother is  a very neat and tidy person. She has  very dry grey hair which she usually pulls up into a bun. She has dark brown eyes that twinkle whenever she sees me. I hardly ever see them wet.

Grandmother likes to tell stories. She usually tells me brief stories of her childhood and expresses them very well with her tired, old, wrinkled hands. Sometimes, she also tells story about grandfather who has pass away. My dear grandmother always says good things about him. She once told me that he was the nicest person she had ever met.


Clonclution ~> optional statement to sum up main ideas.

I really love  my grandmother.


Okay guys, that's a little information about descriptive text. Can you undestand it well? Any question so far? Hehehe.. If there are complain, advise, suggetion, question,, you can give in comments. Then let's discuss. ^^ "J-Lu". 
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18 komentar:

  1. I can find some spelling errors there

    BalasHapus
    Balasan
    1. Oh really? Which one? Can you show me? Then I will make it better. ^^

      Thank you so much, bro.

      Hapus
  2. I can find some spelling errors there

    BalasHapus
  3. Balasan
    1. Aduh sorry,, di screen shot saja,, (g apa ya,,^^)

      Hapus
  4. not deVinition but the correct is deFinition

    BalasHapus
    Balasan
    1. Oh iya ta,,? So wrong type,, sorry. ^^

      And thanks for correcting. ^^

      Hapus
  5. Balasan
    1. Hehehe,, Pelit gimana c bro,,? Ayok sini-sini,, adakah yg kurang jelas? ato ingin menambahkan. ^^

      Hapus
  6. Marvelous aeticle, Juliant. Thanks ;)

    BalasHapus
  7. Thanks for making me easier to finish my work, Juliant Ruber. 🙏🏾

    BalasHapus
  8. Thanks alot sisss/brooo. This helps a lot when you cant find the right words for Homework. But the web is ki d of mean, we can't block it T-T.

    BalasHapus

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