Tag Archives: exposition

Why You Should Stop Smoking: Listening Practice 2 (exposition)

The following questions are based on ideas from Youtube about bad effects of smoking. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Why You Should Stop Smoking. 1. What is the topic being talked about? A. the danger of smoking B. the link between smoking and memory loss C. the negative effects of smoking D. the number… Read More »

Let’s Plant More Trees: Reading Practice 2 (hortatory exposition)

What do you see on our school grounds? You’ll probably notice a big gray building, a black parking lot, a gray playground, and a small field with patches of grass. What don’t you see? Trees. Planting trees would make our school look beautiful, but there are more important reasons why trees should be planted. First, planting trees will… Read More »

Let’s Keep the Environment Clean: Reading Practice 1 (hortatory exposition)

Sometimes when I pass some certain places in Jakarta, I often see piles of trash by the side of the street or even by the river. The view is annoying. It makes our city look very ugly and dirty. If we walk near the the piles of trash, we could smell stinky odors coming from them. Piles of… Read More »

Hortatory Exposition

Apa sih sebenarnya hortatory exposition? Ya, sebenarnya secara umum hampir sama dengan analytical exposition. Baik hortatory maupun analytical bersifat agumentatif persuasif, artinya, penulis berupaya mempengaruhi atau membujuk pembaca melalui tulisannya untuk mendukung dan mengikuti sudut pandangnya terhadap isu atau persoalan tertentu. Seperti halnya analytical exposition, hortatory exposition juga diawali dengan thesis statement, yakni sebuah pernyataan (kadang-kadang juga berupa… Read More »

Credit Card Alert: Listening Practice 1 (exposition)

The following questions are based on ideas exposed on Youtube about credit cards. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Alert: Credit Cards 1. The speaker’s purpose is … . A. to persuade people to buy things he sells B. to persuade people to stop using credit cards C. to persuade people to save more… Read More »