TELEVISION “Example of Report Text and Generic Structure”

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Now we are going to discuss more about a report text. Report text tries to explain the detail of things as they are. Why is a text called a REPORT TEXT, and not other types? Well, because the text cover the structure of GENERAL CLASSIFICATION and DESCRIPTION. Well, let's see the following example of a report text about TV

Television

Television, or TV, is one of humanity's most important means of communication. It brings pictures and sounds from around the world into millions of homes.

People, with a television set in their houses, can sit and watch the president makes a speech or visits a foreign country. They can see a war being fought. Through television, viewers at home can see and learn about people, places, and things in a away lands.

Additionally, television brings its viewers a steady stream of programs that are designed to entertain. In fact, TV provides many more entertainment programs than any other kind of information media. The programs include action-packed dramas, light comedies, soap operas, sports events, cartoons, quizzes, variety shows and motion pictures.