03 September 2015

Sources to Learn Functional Text In English

We have provided you the sources to learn English text types previously. We also give you the ultimate guide to learn other types of text in English. All are needed when you learn ENglish in high schools.

Learning text types necessarily have good understanding on several expression for speaking English. For this necessity, we also lead you to several links to understand some useful expression for English conversation. Dialog between 2, 3 and 4 person is very important to support other English skill such as writing reading and specially listening comprehension.

Other fields of study you need to have the accurate sources when you learn English in high school are articles helping you to understand some functional texts. What is functional text? How many functional text you should learn?

Functional texts, in short, are several kind of text which you used or find in you daily activities. These text can be announcements, advertisements, invitation, note, memo, brochure, pamphlet, leaflet, letter, and other text functionally used to help you easily do your activities. For more discussion, see the following list!
Of course, those articles are not complete enough to learn all kinds of functional text in English. However those links are good enough to start from where you have to begin reading appropriate sources. 

20 August 2015

Learning Text Types in English - Ultimate Source 2

Learning English in high schools in many Indonesian regions cover some types of text like I have posted here. However those kinds of text in English are not mentioned all. That is why today we are going to continue give you the source to understand the other kind of text.

Some the text types actually are related to each other. When writing short essay, for example, it is impossible to stay just in one types of text. When we talk about a person in specific, we can say it seems to be a descriptive but inside the text we can explore the personal opinion on certain topic.

What are the other kinds of text in English which students should master? Here are the rest of text which completely make students pass the graduate standard.

1. Descriptive Text
Do you know what is descriptive style when you are writing? Yes it is simply describe the what a thing does a thing look like. In this way then a descriptive is written to show the image of a thing to the readers. The power of descriptive writing is int they way the writer chose the words and organization which make the readers feels or see by them selves. To know more, see the following sources!


2. News Item Text
Like the name, it represent all the written text commonly found in a some news papers. Writing a news item mean presents some events which happened to readers. The writer should choose which events has the news value. See more on the following articles!


3. Spoof Text
This is known as funny story. What must be seriously considered is that from where the sense of fun comes from. When we understand the generic structure of this spoof text, we know that the funny thing appears from the story is packed inside the structure. The way the writer tell the story is what makes the story funny. To see more, read some articles below!


4. Hortatory Exposition Text
In my previous post, we have present some articles about analytical exposition. Hortatory is the other kind of exposition essay. Both are written to make readers admit that the writer opinion is on the matter. However, analytical and hortatory text is different from each other. See the source below!


5. Review Text
Review is a very professional essay. It is a combination between the subjective opinion and the objective fact. How is the balance composed? That is what we call a review. When we see a painting, it is stand on its own way. That is a fact and a review writer can not denied it but he also has own idea based on the the experience, science, and knowledge he has. In this way, a review text is very similar to a discussion type. To see more, read the articles below!


6. Anecdote Text
Some time we do not understand what is funny story, spoof text, and anecdote. When learning English through text base approach, we have the three kind of text are different from each other. Anecdote is not funny. It is a story which is very similar to narrative. Do you know that a narrative text should teach some moral value? That is expressed verbally in an anecdote text. Rea the articles below!

Those are 6 kinds of text which students from any regions in Indonesia have to cope with when they are learning English. The other types of text have been given in the previous articles. Keep learning English and you will hold your world.

12 August 2015

Expression and Dialog to Practice Speaking English

Do you want to know how quickly to learn and master speaking  English? Well without having to join any English courses, can it be achieved? Or you have attend the most well known English training but the result is not satisfying you? If you are in such condition, follow the tips below

Build your first intention and determination to be able to master English. If there is already a strong will, then the next will be easier.

First learn how to pronounce the English alphabet from A to Z, numbers, and words and phrases such as basic English: I, you, they, she, where, who, why, where, how are you, good , congratulations etc. It can be learned from books to learn English anywhere, not necessarily costly (children now should have learned it in school). Even better if you can learn on the internet utilizing the Google search engine. The purpose of studying words and simple sentences is to generate interest and increase your zeal in learning because it can feel after learning things easy.

The most important part is the vocabulary of a language (vocabulary). You can set the target should memorize how many new English vocabulary in a day. You can use the English dictionary books or the Internet. You should memorize how to write these words, as well as how to pronounce it right. To know the proper pronunciation of a word you can hear it directly from the Internet, usually of the site English dictionary, for example: thefreedictionary.com. The site is an English site gives explanations also in English. But for those of you that beginners can use it to listen to the pronunciation by clicking the trumpet-shaped image after you enter a keyword to be searched meaning. Another alternative is the site which is an online dictionary English - Indonesia. There, in addition to getting the meaning of words in Indonesian, you can also hear the pronunciation of the word. However, the site is incomplete weakness (though continue to improve over time). Additional alternatives are: features translate or an existing translation in the google site which functions as a dictionary (per word can be also per sentence), are also able to listen to the pronunciation of the word.

Learning English grammar (grammar), either when you've mastered enough English words or carried out simultaneously with memorizing vocabulary. You can use any book at first. Once you have enough stock of vocabulary, or can take advantage of a dictionary and looked up the word English quickly, so do not hesitate to have a grammar book (English Grammar) is thick and nice. Learn with regular, diligent, and sustainable. Do not worry if there are some grammar that makes you confused. It does not matter, the important things is able to master such basic construct correct sentences in the context of the current (present tense), past (past tense), the future, which is already happening, and so on. you can learn gradually. Internet can also be utilized in learning English grammar today.

Lots of reading articles or written English as from the Internet, newspapers / magazines in English, English books, etc. With the provision of some of the vocabulary and basic grammar you have mastered, you are expected to at least be able to understand written English. Although only one-third or one-tenth paragraphs that you can know, no problem. Do not be afraid ! You are still in the learning phase. By reading English, you actually will be able to add to your vocabulary is by marking words that do not understand and then find out what it means. You will also be able to picture how the English grammar or how to arrange the words to be a good sentence in the English language by reading these writings. The most important thing is finding the correct material to train you speaking English, not just understand to speak but act out speaking loudly. Some useful materials you can see before speaking it are:

To train your hearing to hear English, you can take advantage of singing in English, listen and compare it with the song lyric that can be obtained from the internet. Or it could also watch movies in English without regard or by eliminating the Indonesian language text.
Exercise to speak English, either directly or mentally. Language learning without practice would indeed be difficult. Find a friend whom you can practice conversing in English. You also can talk to yourself or think using English sentences. Better yet, if you ever tried to chat with friends or meet with foreigners who speak English so you can practice what they have learned directly.

Never give up because it takes time to learn the language. Nobody can instantly instantly proficient in English. Need a process that could take many years to be able to communicate stage wearing good English. So start now so much faster than you would be able to master the English language later.
 Do not be shy! Encourage yourself to speak English loudly! English is not your native language. However if you had spoken it, they would understand it, would understand, and would never mock you if any say. You need to know a lot of people who can not speak English well and smoothly remain desperate to go to a foreign country who speak English, and they are almost entirely never ridiculed with language skills are mediocre. In fact, in the end they with sincerity and courage were able to speak English fluently.

17 July 2015

Understanding English Text Types: Ultimate Source 1

Are you dealing with English text types? Have you noticed recently that types of text such as narrative, recount, procedure, factual report, analytical exposition, explanation, discussion, descriptive, news item, spoof, hortatory exposition, review, and anecdote have  a close relationship with learning English in classroom? This methodological classroom learning in English is known as LEARNING ENGLISH THROUGH TEXT TYPES BASED APPROACH.

Formerly, when students are learning English in classroom, they deal a lots with simple past tense, present perfect tense, direct sentence, passive and active voices in individual section. Students often memorized the pattern of 16 English tenses. They learned hard about  how to form past verb separately from the context. Now such condition is rarely found in English classroom learning.

Types of text is used as functional method to learn English as it is factual. When student learn about narrative for example, the competence of retelling a story is very useful for them when they associate with their community, friends, family member, or sisters.  in case they tries to find story book, they can tell by them selves an interesting story which they have learned in school. This sample is applicable for other types of text. We are giving you the ultimate source to learn all kinds of English text.

1. Source for Learning Narrative Text
Simply narrative is a story. This is actually a technical term as narrative is different from telling experience. In short narrative is a story but not all story is considered as narrative text. Confused? He he you should be but don't worry I give a lot of sources to understand what is in narrative in English text. Here it is
2. Complete Sources for Learning Recount Text in English Text Types
What is recount in English text types? Is there any differences between recount and personal narrative? Can you distinguish what is recount text and what is story. Don't be confused. Here are the utimate guide to master recount text in English
3. A lot of Useful Links to Learn Procedure Text in English Text Types.
Procedure text is actually the most functional types of text. Just imagine, what happens if we buy an electronic device and we are not provided with manual installation?  It is easily guess, there were a lot of misapplications happen when we use the electronic for the first time. The manual guide is one of the form of procedure text in English genres. To master what and how a procedure text is written, here are the links to cope with it
4. The Ultimate Guide to Learn Procedure Text in English Genres.
Report, a word which is very often to hear, is a type of text in English. Report or factual report is a scientific writing styles. It is composed after doing a serious research of certain object. Report text is an objective essay. It is written outside of the writer's opinion. Report text is often found in journal, academic writing, weather forecast, writing about nature, etc. What and how a report text is structured can be viewed from the following articles list
5. Useful Links to Learn What Analytical Exposition is in English Text Types
Analytical exposition  varies from hortatory text.  Both types of text is to expos the writer opinion but they are written differently. The way of writer arranges the paragraphs to hold the goal of writing is the key. This is what we call generic structure of English text types. Below are useful articles list to learn analytical exposition text
6. Useful Guide to Understand Explanation Text in English text Types
Have you ever hear the term explanation? Yes it is to explain some thing. Relating to English types of text, explanation form of writing is used to explain in detail how a thing is formed or how the thing happen. This type of text is actually very similar to procedure text. To know more, you can read some very important clues of explanation text below
7. The Most Famoust Articles to Learn Understanding Discussion Text in English Genres.
Discussion text like suggested by the name is a kind of text which tries to give balance view on certain issue. This is the most honest type of writing. The writer tries to show the good side of the issue discussed but he does not forget mentioning some negative side. Discussion text is famous term of a pros and cons essay. Below are some important guide to understand discussion text.
Next time we will continue to the ultimate source 2 for learning other English text types. They are descriptive, news item, spoof, hortatory exposition, review, and anecdote. Remember though the distinction is made they are not to limitate your way of writing. Your way of writing should be a medium of your flowing thought and it should not bound the free flow. The point is understanding the types of text to correctly write an English essay.