Procedure Text

Purpose of a Procedure Text :
To describe how something is accomplished through a sequence of action or steps. or the communicative purpose is to tell the steps of making or doing something.

Tujuan komunikatif nya: memberi petunjuk tentang cara melakukan sesuatu melalui serangkaian tindakan atau langkah.)

Generic Structure(struktur teks):
-Goal/Aim (Tujuan kegiatan)
-Material/Ingredients/Tools (Bahan-bahan)
-Steps/Methods is a goal followed by a series of steps
oriented to achieving the goal. (langkah-langkah)

Language Features of Procedure Text:
•Imperative form (pola kalimat impratif), ex: Cut, Pour, Don’t mix, dsb.
•action verbs: turn, put, don’t, mix, dsb.
•Connectives/conjuctions (untuk mengurutkan kegiatan), ex: then, while, dsb.
•adverbials (untuk menyatakan rinci waktu, tempat, cara yang akurat), ex: for five minutes, two centimetres from the top, dsb.
•Use simple present tense
•Mainly of material processes

Example Procedure Text 1:

Goal/Aim (Tujuan kegiatan) :

How Can You Operate The TV

Television can be operating easily. We can turn on and change the channel of television set easily. To on this television we need a cable and stop contact. Then follow this instruction.

Steps/Methods (langkah-langkah) :
1.Connect the cable of television to an AC wall outlet
2.Switch the television on by pressing the button of power
3.Chose the channel you like by pressing the button of the channel
4.Enjoy the program you like
If you want to turn on the television or change the channel from far distance, use a remote. It will help you to operate the television easily

Example Procedure Text 2

How to make a Cheese Omelet

• 1 egg
• 50 g cheese
• 1 cup milk
• 3 table spoons cooking oil
• A pinch of salt and paper

Utensiles /tool :
• Fraying pan
• Fork
• Spatula
• Cheese grater
• Bowl
• Plate

Steps/Method :
1. Crack an egg into a bowl
2. Whisk the egg with a fork until it is smooth
3. Add milk and whisk well
4. Grate the cheese into the bowl and stir
5. Heat the oil in fraying pan
6. Turn the omelet with spatula when it browns
7. Cook both sides
8. Place on a plate; season with salt and pepper
9. Eat while warn


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