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Recount Text

Recount is a text which retells events or experiences in the past.Its purpose is either to inform or to entertain the audience.There is no complication among the participants and that differentiates from narrative.

Generic Structure of Recount
1. Orientation     : introducing the participants,place,and time
2. Events            :describing series of event that happened in the past
3. Reorientation :it is optional,stating personal comment of the writer to the story

Language Feature of Recount
* Introducing personal participant ; I,my group,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 tense

Example :

     Last month,SMP 1 Pamotan had a friendly football match with SMP 1 Lasem.Since two week before the match,the boys of SMP 1 Pamotanteam had started practicing hard. "We must set a good strategy," said Dzaky,the team captain. "We must be a cohesive team"
     On the day of the contest,the team from SMP 1 Lasem arrived at SMP 1 Pamotan in a bus.Everyone was suprised to see that these boys were much taller and bigger than the boys of  SMP 1 Pamotan. "We'll surely lose," said Rasya,a member of SMP 1 Pamotan.We cannot give up so easily,said Dzaky. "Let us try our best," soon the contest began,which team do you think of the winner of the contest? it was SMP 1 Pamotan.It was to strong for the SMP 1 Lasem to defeat,Why was that so?SMP 1 Pamotan was very strategic and cohesive,but SMP 1 Lasem was not
     "SMP 1 Pamotan team was so happy," their hardwork was paid