WHAT IS RECOUNT
a text that telling the reader about one story, action or activity. Its goal is to entertaining or
informing the reader.
GENERIC STRUCTURE OF
Orientation tells who was involved, what happened, where the events took
place, and when it happened
Events tell what happened and in what sequence
Reorientation consists of optional-closure of events/ending.
EXAMPLE OF RECOUNT
Travelling Around The World
Deri saved his money and spent two months traveling around the world. He wrote his journey in
I spent a week in New York and then flew to London and enjoyed several weeks in Europe.
When I had seen the sights in Europe, I took a train to Istanbul and visited many places in Asia.
First, I flew from his home in Mexico City to New York City. After through Asia, I went to south
America and finally back home to Indonesia.Deri felt tired but he was very excited and wanted to
Our trip to the Blue Mountain
On Friday we went to the Blue Mountains. We stayed at David and Della’s house. It has a big
garden with lots of colourful flowers and a tennis court.
On Saturday we saw the Three Sisters and went on the scenic railway. It was scary.
Then, Mummy and I went shopping with Della. We went to some antique shops and I tried on
some old hats. On Sunday we went on the Scenic Skyway and it rocked. We saw cockatoos
having a shower.
In the afternoon we went home. That was very pleasent moment with my family that I ever got