║PERSONAL LETTER ║
The text above is one of personal letters, because it contains the personal information. It doesn’t tell about the business/professional matters but the relationship between the writer and the recipient.
1. The social Function / Purpose of the letter is to give the information by exchanging personal information to the recipient
2. Based on the letter given, the letter is sent through an email, Yahoo messenger. Generic Structure of personal letter above :
a. The heading. It’s clear enough, the date and the writer’s email address are always attached to the beginning letter.
b. Greeting. It contains regards to the recipient, such as Dear .........
c. The introduction, It contains the greeting, the writer’s background of writing the letter.
d. The body of letter/ content of the letter. It tells about the writer’s personal information.
e. The closing/closure. It contains the farewell expression used to end the conversation through the letter include complimentary phrases, such as sincerely yours, best regard, with love and etc
f. Signature, it contains the writer’s name and a the writer’s autograph.
3. Language Features of the letter above :
a. It uses the simple present tense
Simple present tense is used to talk about the reality/daily activity/personality/quality.
Based on the text given : “ My mother runs the house........, My sister and I have 3 dogs, I spend most.............and etc.
b. It uses the direct speech, the repetitive conversation from the first speaker.
Based on the text given : “She told me you sent her an email.........”
c. It uses the simple past tense, it tells about the past event/experience.
Based on the text given : “My father died few years ago...........”
For more information, learn about similar topics
( social function of a letter )
( generic structure of a letter)
( language feature of a letter )
Level : Shs ( 11 )
Subject : English
Category : Writing and intensive reading
Code : 5
Categorization : 11.5.5
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