Example of Procedure Text: How to Install SIM Card to Cellphone
English Admin – Again we are learning about a procedure text. according to me this kind of text is the simplest text among others. Becoming an useful instruction is the main goal to write a procedure text.
Because it is written to make an instruction. A procedure text is often and mostly written in imperative sentences. Most student should understand what and how to make imperative sentence. If understanding the imperative sentence is in student’s mind, then making reading, and understanding any procedure texts is not difficult.
Most texts written with certain language feature. Besides the imperative mode, a procedure text is often use connective word such as; then, after, before, first, second, third, etc. What we have to know next is the generic structure. The way a writer arrange his paragraphs into meaningful text package is what we know as generic structure. The elements are:
Stating the Goal: The instruction on installing SIM card to cellphone
Providing Materials: Some text do not need to state the materials
Explaining Steps: The stage which readers should follow to make the goal comes true.
Now we see the following example of simple procedure text in English. Again, reading this kind of writing is understanding imperative sentences. Here you are
How to insert SIM Card Cellphone
Cellphone is a modern communication device which connects one to the others by voice, written message and data. However this device can not work until the SIM card is inserted. When inserting the SIM Card to cellphone, make sure that the cellphone has been switched off and follow the direction bellow: First of all, press the locking catch and slide the cover then lift it off the phone. After that, push two catches in the opposite directions and remove the battery. Next, slide the SIM card carefully into the slot and make sure that the golden connect arson are facing to the connector of the phone. Then, put the battery and align it until snaps into its place. Finally, insert the two catches of the back cover corresponding slot in the phone and slide the cover forward button of the phone until locks into place. Don’t forget to switch on the cellphone. Wait until it is ready to use.