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PROCEDURE TEXTS

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Teaching objectives
You are able to
identify the goal, the structure and language
features of procedure texts.
Identify ideas/information on procedure
texts
Identify the meanings in procedure texts.


Definition
A procedure text is a text explaining the
process of something or the instructions.
Functions
Telling:
how something works
how to use instruction/ operation manuals
e.g. how to use the video, the computer, the
tape recorder, the photocopier, the fax.
how to do a particular activity e.g. recipes,
rules for games, science experiments, road
safety rules
how to live happily, how to succeed.

Generic Structure
Title or goal
Materials/tools
Steps/procedures
Language features
Using present verbs
Using connecting words : first, secondly, then
after that, finally etc.
Using numbering
Assignment
Read the texts, then identify the function, the
structures and the language features from
the procedure texts you read.

Example
How to Install CD-ROM
1. Turn off your computer and unplug power cord from power outlet.
2. Carefully remove the computer cover.
3. Set the Master/Slave jumper on the rear panel of drive. (To get best results, we
strongly suggest that you connect your device to the Secondary IDE port as the
MASTER device.)
4. Connect the IDE cable to the drive.
5. Connect the 4-pole power cable to the drive.
6. Connect the audio cable (if applicable).
7. Carefully slide the drive into the empty bay and mount it. Then replace the
computer cover.
8. Plug your computer back to power outlet and then turn the power on.
Taken from: Lite-On CD-ROM
Procedure Text
The function : is to describe how to do the
instructions.
The goal is : to tell readers how to install CD
room.
Materials/tools : a CD room, a computer, the
computer cover, the Master/Slave jumper,
IDE cable,

Generic Structure
Tell only the number of the steps/ procedures
Steps/procedures
1. Turn off your computer and unplug power cord from power outlet.
2. Carefully remove the computer cover.
3. Set the Master/Slave jumper on the rear panel of drive. (To get best results, we
strongly suggest that you connect your device to the Secondary IDE port as the
MASTER device.)
4. Connect the IDE cable to the drive.
5. Connect the 4-pole power cable to the drive.
6. Connect the audio cable (if applicable).
7. Carefully slide the drive into the empty bay and mount it. Then replace the
computer cover.
8. Plug your computer back to power outlet and then turn the power on.
Language features
Tell only the verbs and their meaning
Using present verbs
1. Turn off your computer and unplug power cord from power outlet.
2. Carefully remove the computer cover.
3. Set the Master/Slave jumper on the rear panel of drive. (To get best results, we
strongly suggest that you connect your device to the Secondary IDE port as the
MASTER device.)
4. Connect the IDE cable to the drive.
5. Connect the 4-pole power cable to the drive.
6. Connect the audio cable (if applicable).
7. Carefully slide the drive into the empty bay and mount it. Then replace the
computer cover.
8. Plug your computer back to power outlet and then turn the power on.
Language features
Tell the number of the steps
Using numbering : 1- 8

1. Turn off your computer and unplug power cord from power outlet.
2. Carefully remove the computer cover.
3. Set the Master/Slave jumper on the rear panel of drive. (To get best results, we strongly suggest
that you connect your device to the Secondary IDE port as the MASTER device.)
4. Connect the IDE cable to the drive.
5. Connect the 4-pole power cable to the drive.
6. Connect the audio cable (if applicable).
7. Carefully slide the drive into the empty bay and mount it. Then replace the
computer cover.
8. Plug your computer back to power outlet and then turn the power on.

No connecting words
Thanks for your attention, bye.