text that retells a story about past events or experiences in the order they happened
• It’s purpose is to inform or retell past event to the audience.
Elements of Recount Text1) Orientation :
Tells who is involved in the story, when, where, and why the story happened
2) Series of event :Tells what happened in the story
3) Re-Orientation :Tells the conclusion of the story (optional)Back Next
Language Feature of Recount Text
Introducing personal participant (I, my group, we, etc)Using chronological connection (then, first, etc)Using linking verb (was, were, saw, heard, etc)Using action verb (look, go, change, etc)Using simple past tenseBack
ExerciseOne Saturday night, we went to the Town Hall. It was the last day of the year and a large crowd of people had gathered under the Town Hall clock. It would strike twelve in twenty minutes’ time. Fifteen minutes passed and then, at five to twelve, the clock stopped. The big minute hand did not move. We waited and waited, but nothing happened. Suddenly someone shouted, “it’s two minutes past twelve! The clock has stopped!” I looked at my watch. It was true. The big clock refused to welcome the new year. At that moment, everybody began to laugh and sing Hom
1.When did the clock stopped?A) At 05.12 B) At
11.55C) At 12.00
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2. Why did the people gather under the Town Hall clock?