Social Function

Generic Structure

Significant Lexicogrammatical Features

To persuade the reader or listener that something is the case

  • Thesis
Position : Introduces topic and indicates writer’s position.

Preview : Outlines the main arguments to be presented.

  • · Arguments

Point : Restates main arguments outlines in Preview.

Elaboration : Develops and supports each point/argument.

  • · Reiteration

Restates writer’s position.

  • Focus on generic human and non-human participants
  • Use of Simple Present Tense
  • Use of relational processes
  • Use of internal conjunction to state argument
  • Reasoning through causal conjunction or nominalization

One Comment Add yours

  1. Jung Ae Lee says:

    Thankz yach atas ilmunya…

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