English Admin – Belajar bahasa Inggris lewat cerita lucu. Cerita yang dimaksud adalah contoh spoof text. Memang apa pengertian teks poof itu? Adakah hal yang menjadikanya lucu. Ap tidak sama dengan cerita yang lain seperti narrative, recount, atau anecdote?
Teks spoof masuk ketgori narative writing memang iya tapi keduanya berbeda. Perbedaan itu ada pada generic structurenya. Pnegertian generic structure yang paling sederhana adalah cara menyusun paragraf cerita menjadi kesatuan cerita yang utuh. Penyusunan ini akan berorientasi pada tujuan teks tersebut. Dengan begitu, cara yang dipakaipun juga bebeda.
Biar bisa langsung melihat penggunaan generic structure, berikut disajikan 1 contoh cerita lucu tentang kepintaran Nasreddin.
One day Nasreddin had been invited to the dinner party. He went to the party by wearing old clothes. When he arrived in the party, nobody looked at him and nobody gave him a seat. He got no food in the party so he went home and change his clothes
Next he put on his best clothes. He wore his newest coat and went to the party again. The host at once got up and came to meet him. The host offered him the best table and gave him a good seat and served him the best food
Nasreddin sat and put off his coat. He put his coat and said; “Eat the food, Coat!” the hosts and guests were very surprised and asked Nareddin; “What are doing?” Nasreddin replied calmly; “When I came here with my old clothes, nobody looked at me. Then I went home and put on my best clothes. I came back in my newest coat and you all give me this best food and drink. So, you give food to my coat instead of me”. Getting Nasreddin’s answer, they just shook the head.