Bercerita mengenai pengalaman atau peristiwa masa lampau untuk menghibur pendengar atau pembacanya.
b. Struktur Pokok
||Menyebutkan orang atau benda yang terlibat di dalamnya serta setting tempat dan waktunya. (Siapa, kapan, di mana)
||Daftar kejadian atau peristiwa secara urut.
||Penutup, berupa rangkuman atau kesan terhadap peristiwa tersebut.
c. Ciri-ciri Lexicogrammatical
1. Menggunakan kalimat ‘Simple Past Tense’
Contoh: – I went to Solok yesterday.
– Then, we bought some souvenirs.
2. Menggunakan ‘temporal sequence’ (kata penghubung)
Contoh: first, then, after that, next.
It was my mother’s birthday last Sunday. On Friday my sister and I went shopping at the mall. We bought a nice shirt. Then we wrapped it in a green paper. Green is my mother’s favourite colour.
On Saturday morning, my brother and I helped my sister making a birthday cake in the kitchen. It was a big and beautiful cake. I wrote “ Happy birthday “ on it. After that , my brother put some chocolate and ornaments on the top of the cake.
On Sunday evening, my uncle and my aunt came to my house. They bought several bottles of soft-drink and present for my mother. Then we sat together in the sitting room.
Finally, my mother cut the cake while we were singing a ‘ Happy Birthday’ song for her.
After giving each of us piece of cake, she opened the presents. And she was happy.
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