GRADE 8TH of the second
SMP ISLAM AL MUTTAQIN
OLEH : WAITA SANI,S.Pd
To tell past events in the time order that have
happened OR To share other people what happened in the
past time and when it happened or retell one’s past
=utk memberitahu/menceritakan sesuatu yg telah lalu atau
berbagi pengalaman kpd orang lain apa yg telah terjadi (
menceritakan kembali pengalaman masa lalu seseorang)
Grammatical features of recount :
It tells the reader a past event , and the use of the past tense or past
continous tense to retell the events = menceritakan peristiwa lampau kpd
pembaca, dan menggunakan PAST TENSE & PAST CONTINOUS
words that show the order of the events (for example, first, next, then).
= kata-kata yg menunjukan serangkaian peristiwa , contoh : pertamatama, lalu, kemudian...)
It usually focuses on a person’s past experience. = biasanya focus pada
It usally uses the word I or WE = biasanya menggunakan kata I & WE
RECOUNT TEXT HAS THREE
THE ORIENTATION :
Tells the readers who was involved in the story
, what happened, where the story took place, and
when it happened.
Summarises the event.
THE EVENTS :
Tell the sequence of events. These are described in
MY HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE
I have got a horrible experience that I won’t forget.
It happened three years ago when I was still twelve.
of past tense
We just moved to the new house for three days when
the strange thing happen.
That night , I felt very tired
after cleaning the bedroom. I
stayed up for an hour before
falling asleep and when I did, I
suddenly I was thrown down
I woke up and I found my self lying on
the floor. I felt my back is very painful.
I couldn’t move my body so I cried for
My parents woke up right
away and gave me help.
They took me to bed and
checked my back. They
found that my back was
bruise. It was badly hurt.
They asked me how I could be thrown
from the bed.
I said that I didn’t know how it
happened. The bed was not too high. If
I fell from the bed I shouldn’t be so hurt.
It was illogical.
My parents then took me to the
After two weeks in the hospital, I
many times after that day. One
night I just flew around the room or
suddenly I was thrown a glass.
RE – ORIENTATION
Finally , my parents decided to
move to another house. We
thought the house was haunted.