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    • R E C O U N T BY WWW.TEXT-TYPES.COM
    • STAGING/GIVING MOVES TO GENRE ( R hetorical D evelopment)
      • Each genre has its function/social purpose
      • Each genre has its text/generic structure
      • Each genre uses different language features
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    • R E C O U N T
      • IT IS USED TO TELL PAST EXPERIENCE (what we or someone did, what took place) that is aimed at informing and entertaining
      • TYPES:
      • - Personal recount ( retelling of an activity that the speaker/writer
      • has been personally involved)
      • e.g. oral anecdote, diary entry, biography
      • - Factual recount (recording the particulars of an incident e.g.
      • police report, news report )
      • - Imaginative recount (taking on an imaginary role and giving details
      • of events) e.g. a day in the life of ………
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    • Generic Structure
      • ORIENTATION
      • provides information about the setting (when & where) and introduces participants/character (who)
      • EVENTS
      • tell what happened, in temporal sequence
      • (personal comment/expression of evaluation)
      • RE-ORIENTATION (optional)
      • closure of events (e.g. comments or conclusion)
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    • LANGUAGE FEATURES OF RECOUNT
      • Noun and pronoun as substitution of person, animal, involved thing, E.g.: David, the Monkey, We, etc.
      • Specific participants (Mr./Mrs. ……, our dog, the thief)
      • Simple past tense
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      • Action verbs/material processes (went, slept, ran, caught, arrived, bought, looked at)
      • E.g. He went to the zoo; She was happy .
      • Temporal sequence (on Friday, one day, at the beginning, in the end, first, then, next, before, later, finally, etc)
    • Example and Generic Structure
      • Orientation
      • On Friday we went to the blue mountains. We stayed at David and delta’s house. It has a big garden with lots of colorful flowers and a tennis court.
      • Complication; Development of the crises
      • On Sunday we saw the Three Sisters and went on the scenic railway. It was scary. Then, Mummy and went shopping with Della. We went to some antique shops and I tried on some old hats.
      • Closing
      • On Sunday we went on the scenic Skyway and it rocked. We saw cockatoos having a shower. In the afternoon we went home.
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