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Definition, Characteristics, Structure and Examples of Hortatory Exposition Text

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Definition, Characteristics, Structure and Examples of Hortatory Exposition Text
Definition, Characteristics, Structure and Examples of Hortatory Exposition Text

Hortatory exposition text is a type of text in  English whose aim is to convince readers to decide or take action.

Examples of hortatory exposition text are usually widely used for article texts, editorials, speeches, and many more.

The following is a more complete explanation of hortatory exposition text in English and examples summarized by various sources.

Understanding Hortatory Exposition Text

Hortatory exposition text is a type of exposition text. Reporting from the book Supersmart Book English for SMA  Classes

In the same vein, quoted from the book  Smart and Champion of High School English (2014), hortatory exposition text is text that aims to explain and influence the audience that there is a problem that must be paid attention to.

Hortatory exposition text is usually written based on the author's point of view or opinion so that the text is subjective.

Therefore, in a hortatory exposition text there must be arguments accompanied by facts. Apart from these two things, it is the basis for expository texts, supported by facts or data, it can strengthen the ideas conveyed by the author.

Characteristics of Hortatory Exposition Text

Hortatory exposition text has its own language style that differentiates it from other types of text. The following are the characteristics of the language style of hortatory exposition text.

  • The text is persuasive with supporting arguments or reasons
  • Use simple present tense sentence patterns
  • Using pronouns or pronouns that emphasize the subjectivity of the writer, for example "I" and "We"
  • Using sequence words to indicate order, for example first, second, next, then, and others.

Hortatory Exposition Text Structure

Hortatory exposition text has its own structure, starting from the introduction/thesis, arguments and recommendation.

1. Introduction
Introduction or thesis is the author's initial explanation and opinion regarding the topic he has chosen.

2. Arguments
Arguments are reasons written by the author to support the points of his argument so that they appear clear and strong.

3. Recommendation
Recommendation is the conclusion section which contains suggestions for readers or statements about what should or should not be.

Example of Short Hortatory Exposition Text

Check out two examples of short hortatory exposition texts in English, complete with their meanings in Indonesian,

Example 1

The following is an example of hortatory exposition text, quoted from the book PLPG Supporting Learning Resources  (2017).

The Importance of Reading

· Introduction/thesis:

I personally think that reading is a very important activity in our life. Why do I say so?

· Argument 1:

Firstly, by reading we can get a lot of knowledge about many things in the world such as science, technology, sports, arts, culture, written in either books, magazines, newspapers, etc.

· Argument 2:

Secondly, by reading we can get a lot of news and information about something happening in any part of the world which we can see directly.

· Argument 3:

Another reason is reading can give us pleasure too. When we tired, we read books, novels, comics, newspapers, or magazines in the entertainment column such as comedy, short stories, quizzes, etc. To make us relaxed.

· Argument 4:

Lastly, reading can also take us to other parts of the world. By reading a book about Irian Jaya we may feel we're really sitting in the jungles not at home in our rooms.

· Recommendation:

From the facts above, it's obvious that everyone needs to read to get knowledge, information, and entertainment. In summary, we can say reading is truly important in our life.

Example 2

The following is an example of hortatory exposition text, quoted from  the High School English Language and Literature Learning Module (2020) Ministry of Education and Culture.

Mobile Phone Should be Banned in School

· Introduction/thesis:

Nowadays, mobile phone user increase dramatically. Mobile phone is not only used for calling and texting but also for taking pictures, recording video,playing games, acessing internet, and much more.

These days, mobile phone not only used by the adults but also used by teenager and students. However, should students be allowed to bring mobile phone at school?

· Argument 1:

Many schools do not allow their students to bring mobile phone to school. It is very reasonable, because bringing mobile phone to school potentially disrupt the learning process.

A lot of students use mobile phone irresponsibly. Students often use mobile phone to communicate with their friends during the class.

They also like to take pictures with their friends in the class as well. Those can make the students less concentrated during the teaching learning process.

· Argument 2:

Mobile phone also provide a large temptation for the students to cheat in a test. They can ask their friends for an answer for the test.

Students can send text quitely without being noticed by the teacher. Learning at school is to behave fair way not cheating.

· Reccomendation:

Therefore, schools should ban their student for bringing mobile phone to school. However, in case of an emergency and students need a call for help, schools should provide easy access to phone.

That is an explanation and example of a short hortatory exposition text in English whose aim is persuasion.

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