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Genre And Text Types

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  • 1. 
    Genres and text types are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    We define_________as a staged purposeful social process (Martin 1989: 34).
  • 3. 
    How are GENRES and TEXT TYPES different? Choose two options that summarize their characteristics.  
    • A. 

      Genre is based on external, non-lingusitic criteria.

    • B. 

      Genre is based on internal and linguistic criteria

    • C. 

      Text type is based on internal, linguistic characeristics of textx themselves.

    • D. 

      Text type is never based on linguistic criteria.

  • 4. 
    Texts are seldom produced in a context.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Match the columns: According to Knapp's Genre Model (Knapp, 1992, p.13) "Genres are social processes that:
    • A. DESCRIBE
    • A.
    • B. EXPLAIN
    • B.
    • C. INSTRUCT
    • C.
    • D. ARGUE
    • D.
    • E. NARRATE
    • E.
  • 6. 
    Check those that are NONFICTION TEXT TYPES (HINT: they are nine, all in all).
    • A. 

      Description

    • B. 

      Discussion

    • C. 

      Narration

    • D. 

      Explanation

    • E. 

      Letter

    • F. 

      Exposition- Argument

    • G. 

      Exposition- Persuasion

    • H. 

      Poem

    • I. 

      Information report

    • J. 

      Procedure

    • K. 

      Lyrics

    • L. 

      Recount

    • M. 

      Response

  • 7. 
    According to Hallliday (1978) "The three aspects of the context are known as: 
    • A. 

      Field, text and context.

    • B. 

      Field, tenor and mode.

    • C. 

      Register, field and context