Announcement

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Announcement is a statement made to the public or to the media which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen. An oral can be spoken directly, while written announcement can be read on notice boards or in magazines, or newspaper. Vacancy announcement is one of the examples of announcement on newspaper.

Function of Announcement

An announcement is used for giving people some information of what has happened or what will happen.

Generic Structure of Announcement

  • Stating Purpose: The text that contains what event will be held.
  • Stating Day and Date: Day and Date realization. The text that contains when the event will be held.
  • Stating Place: The text that contains where the event will be held.
  • Informing Sender: The text that contains name of the person who will be contacted.

Language Feature of Announcement

  • Using Simple Present Tense and simple future tense.

Example of words used

  1. Due to some technical problems, the show will…
  2. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  3. Hi, Guys! Our neighborhood will hold a fund Raising Activity next month.
  • Using exact noun.
  • Pronunciation and Intonation .
  • Spelling and Punctuation.

Kinds of Announcement

  • Public service announcement.
  • High school graduation announcements.
  • College graduation announcements.
  • Engagement announcements.
  • Marriage and wedding announcements.
  • Pregnancy announcements.
  • Birth announcements.
  • Adoption announcements.
  • School student’s organization announcements.
  • Save the date announcements.
  • Moving announcements.
  • Business announcements.
  • Job announcements.
  • Promotion announcements.
  • Retirement announcements.
  • Funeral announcements.
  • Lost and found.

Example of announcement

Attention!

This announcement is addressed to all 12 graders of SMA Taruna Sidoarjo.

Please attend the additional lessons that will be held on September 24th 2016 until March 28th 2017 for having final preparation for the final exam.

All students are required to take an additional class to be successful in national exam.

Forming Noun from Verb

Some nouns can be formed from verbs, adjectives, or other nouns. Here are the suffixes which can form noun from verb.

AL

  • arrive –arrival
  • approve – approval
  • deny –denial
  • propose –proposal
  • refuse – refusal
  • dismiss – dismissal

ANCE / ENCE

  • attend –attendance
  • accept –acceptance
  • prefer – preference
  • insure – insurance
  • refer – reference
  • exist –existence

ATION / TION/ ION

  • educate – education
  • inform – information
  • eliminate – elimination
  • declare – declaration
  • combine – combination
  • immigrate – immigration
  • confuse – confusion

SION

  • confuse – confusion
  • decide – decision
  • divide –division
  • revise – revision
  • impress – impression
  • profess–profession

URE

  • depart – departure
  • erase – erasure
  • fail – failure
  • enclose – enclosure
  • press – pressure
  • legislate – legislature

MENT

  • agree– agreement
  • pay – payment
  • employ – employment
  • argue – argument
  • punish – punishment
  • govern – government

AGE

  • break – breakage
  • post – postage
  • pack – package
  • pass – passage
  • bag– baggage
  • marry – marriage

ING

  • bless – blessing
  • land – landing
  • write – writing
  • feed – feeding
  • end –ending
  • seat – seating

ERY

  • slave (N) – slavery
  • bake –bakery
  • brave (Adj) – bravery
  • brew – brewery
  • machine (N) – machinery
  • cream – creamery

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