Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
News item text
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

News item text

5,308

Published on

1 Comment
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total Views
5,308
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
335
Comments
1
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. News Item Text
  • 2. DefinitionNews Item Text is a text which informs readers about events of the day.
  • 3. Communicative PurposeTo inform readers about the important event of the day
  • 4. Language Features1. Focusing on circumstances2. Using material process
  • 5. Generic Structure • Newsworthy event •Background Event •Source
  • 6. Newsworthy event/Main EventPart of text which tells readers about the main idea or the main topic of the text.
  • 7. Background EventPart of text which tells readers about the background of the event. It consists of the event’s place, time, people, etc.
  • 8. SourcePart of text which tells readers about the experts’ or witnesses’ comments of the event.
  • 9. Example Seven Killed in Accident on Jalan SultanNewsworthy EventSeven people were killed in a collision between a bus, a car and a truck at10:35 p.m. on Jalan Sultan last night.Backgroud EventThe dead were all passengers in the car. Police believe the car may havebeen trying to overtake the bus when it was struck by a truck coming fromthe opposite direction. The driver of the car may not have been using hislights, as the truck driver said he did not see the car approaching.SourcesThe police said the car should not have been trying to pass the bus, sinceovertaking is not allowed on Jalan Sultan. In addition, the police reportedthat the car–a small Japanese car–should not have been carrying more thanfive people. The names of the victims are not yet known.
  • 10. Students’ TaskWrite another example of News Item Text.You may choose the topic based on the news that you watched on the TV program.

×