Recount Text - Pengertian, Generic Structure, Contoh Recount Text ~ Tekno English

What is Recount Text?

Recount text adalah teks yang menceritakan pengalaman penulis. Teks ini menceritakan ulang kejadian pada masa lalu (past experience). Recount text  fokus pada urutan waktu kejadian (sequence of events) atau urutan kronlogis suatu peristiwa. Teks ini menggunakan simple past tense untuk menceritakan ulang kejadian pada masa lalu (reconstructing the past events).

Recount Text - Pengertian, Generic Structure, Contoh Recount Text
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Purpose of Recount Text

Tujuan dari recount text untuk menceritakan ulang kejadian pada masa lalu.

Generic Structure of Recount Text

Struktur umum dari recount text sebagai berikut:

a. Orientation

"menginformasikan pembaca tentang latar belakang kejadian, seperti waktu, tempat, dan kondisi, juga memberitahu tokoh-tokoh yang berpengaruh dalam cerita."

b. Series of events

"jalan cerita sesuai dengan urutan kronologis."

c. Reorientation

"penilaian penulis tentang peristiwa yang terjadi, contoh we had a wonderful time."

Kinds of Recount Text

Ada tiga jenis recount text:

a. Personal recount

Menceritakan ulang kegiatan yang dilakukan secara pribadi, contoh cerita lucu (oral anecdote) dan menulis buku harian (diary).

b. Factual recount

Merekam insiden tertentu, contoh laporan penelitian, lapor polisi, laporan berita, dan situs sejarah.

c. Imaginative recount

Membayangkan peran khayalan dan memberikan detail kejadian, contoh sehari hidup menjadi budak, dan jika aku menemukan sesuatu.

Language Features of Recount Text

Recount Text menggunakan kalimat simple past tense. Kadang, teks ini juga menggunakan kalimat past continuous tense.

Contoh Soal Recount Text dan Pembahasan

Direction: answer the following questions correctly by choosing A, B, C, or D.

The following text is for questions number 1 to 3. 

It was about 7.00 p.m. I was studying in my study when my brother, Yuda, suddenly vomited. 

My brother and | panicked, so we took him to the nearest clinic. When we arrived there, some nurse laid him on a steeper. They took him to the doctor’s room. Then the doctor asked some questions to my mother. Finally, the doctor said that Yuda would be fine by dinner time. He told Yuda to eat nutritious food. The food had contains carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. My mother looked very relieved because Yuda was not serious! ill. 

1. When did Yuda vomit?

A. Inthe morning
B. Inthe afternoon 
C. Inthe evening
D. After dinner 

Jawaban: C 

Tertulis di teks kejadian saat Yuda muntah terjadi sekitar pukul 7.00 p.m. (evening). 

2. What did the doctor do after examined Yuda?

A. He asked some questions to his mother.
B. He brought Yuda to the treatment room.
C. He asked Yuda to eat nutritious food.
D. He asked the nurse to lay him down. 

Jawaban: C 

Lihat paragraf tiga, the doctor told Yuda to eat nutritious food.

3. The main idea of the last paragraph is that ... 

A. Yuda will be fine.
B. He has to eat good food. 
C. Mother feels happy.
D. Yuda needs carbohydrates. 

Jawaban: B Paragraf terakhir berisi saran dokter agar Yuda makan makanan bemutrisi, 

The following text is for questions number 4 to 6. 

A Trip to Malino

On Sunday, Iwan and Anni got up at six in the morning. They were going to go to Malino. They (4) ... home at half-past six. They got to Malino at ten. It took three and a half hours to get there. They stopped at pine forest to have a rest and ate roasted corns. After that, they continued their (5) ... to Takapala waterfall. At 12 o'clock they arrived there and had lunch in one of the restaurants around the location. After that, they took a bath under the waterfall. The water was very cold, but they enjoyed the moment (6)... 

4. ...

A. left 
B. saw
C. went 
D. built 

Jawaban: A 

Kata yang tepat untuk melengkapi kata mereka dan rumah, yaitu meninggalkan (left).

5. ...

A. way 
B. street 
C. activity 
D. journey

Jawaban: D 

Takapala waterfall menunjukkan suatu tujuan perjalanan. 

6. ...

A. busily 
B. angrily
C. happily
D. patiently 

Jawaban: C 

Kata but menunjukkan pertentangan. Jadi, jawaban yang sesuai adalah happily. Airnya sangat dingin, tetapi mereka menikmati momen ...

30 Contoh Soal Recount Text dan Jawabannya #1 

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