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ANNOUNCEMENT

Announcement is one of the short functional text. In


English verb of announce had a meaning “make a formal
public declaration about a fact, occurrence, or intention.” So
Announcement is an official notification about something,
Whether written or spoken which presented to the public.

Definition of
Announcement
The social function of
Announcement:

To inform or make a formal written notice of


certain events which has happened or going to happen.
HOW TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT?
Opening ( title )

Content

Closing

Generic Structure
• Simple Present Tense
• Simple Future
• No conjunction
• Date, time, place
• Event

Language Features
Identify this Announcement!
opening

content

closing

P.S: Using the Simple Present ,simple future Tense and No Conjunction!
• To whom the announcement is for

• The purpose of announcement itself

• When the event will be held ( day, date , time )

• Where the event will take place

• Who makes the announcement

The content of
announcement:
The characteristic of good announcement
include the inform that tells what, when, where and
how. at the end of announcement, there should be a
strong call to action.

The characteristic of
announcement
• Business Announcement
• Funeral Announcement
• Graduation Announcement
• Birth Announcement
• Wedding and engagement Announcement
• Event
• etc

Kind of announcement
Examples
Business Announcement
Funeral Announcement
Graduation
Announcement
Birth Announcement
Wedding and
engagement
Announcement
Event
We can find announcement by :
• Audio : on radio
• Visual : on Newspaper,
Magazine, Card and
Billboard,
• Audio visual : on television

Media
LET’S MOVE ON TO THE
EXERCISE !!!
To all students of Saraton High School,

READ
THE The library will not be open to students starting from Monday,
TEXT 12th January. This is done to the registration process for new
CARE students will run smoothly. All writing tools, books and other
FULLY needs must be purchased before that date. The library will re-
! open on Tuesday, 20th January.

Thank you for your attention,


The school principal

1. Who is the announcement for?


Answer : The announcement is for the students at Saraton High school
2. What will be closed?
Answer: The library will be closed.
3. Why will the library be closed?
Answer: To make the registration process for new students run smoother.
4. When will the library close?
Answer: The library will close from Monday, 12th January to Tuesday, 20th
January.
5. Who wrote the announcement?
Answer: The school principal wrote the announcement.
In pair work, make an announcement text based on
this explanation below!
Imagine that you are the captain of your class.
You just had a meeting with OSIS. During the
meeting, you took the following notes to make an
announcement to your classmates.
• Trip to Borobudur Temple
• 3 days 4 nights (departing on 27 October)
• Contribution: IDR 150,000 including
transportation, meals, and hotel
• Confirmation by 20 October to the organizing
committee either by email to osis@sma-ic.com or
sms to 0850502134