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10+ Examples of Holiday Text Recount, Etc. Experience + Meaning [SINGKAT]

In this article I will discuss some examples of recount text and their meanings. Did you know that there are 13 types of text in English?

Maybe some of us only know some types of text, such as descriptive text narrative text procedure text ]or report text . In fact, recount text is also included in the type of text in English that you must learn, because it is the subject matter in the 2013 curriculum. Well, what is the meaning of recount text?

Recount text is a form of text that contains stories or sequences of events in time past (past tense). The story content is taken from someone's personal experience that has happened in the past. Making recount text means that we will recall past events and make them into story forms.

Example Recount Text and Meaning

Before making a number of examples of recount text, you must first understand that recount text has a general structure, namely orientation , event and re-orientation.

  • Orientation usually located at the beginning of the paragraph that tells the background, such as the time and place of the incident.
  • Event contains events that are sequentially timed. [19659007] Re-orientation contains the closing of events which are summaries of previous information.

1. Recount Text Example of Vacation at Home

 Example of Recount Text about Vacation at Home

Holiday at Home
(Vacation at Home) [19459900]

Orientation [Opening] [1945919]

Last Thursday was my day off. I don't go anywhere. I just stayed at home for two weeks in the same routines, over and over again. I felt that was the worst day I had ever passed.

Last Thursday was my day off. I don't go anywhere. I only spend time at home doing the same activities again and again. I felt it was the worst day I had ever experienced. [1945909]

[1945988] Event (Contents)

I woke up earlier and did dawn prayer. After that, I had breakfast with my family in the morning. At 8:00 am, I turned on computer and played many games. Not felt, it was 10.00 o’clock, I rushed to take a bath to fresh my body.

Then, I watched my favorite TV programs until it was almost midday. At 01.00 pm, I went to the prayer room and immediately did zuhur prayer. Then, I had lunch and helped to clean the house.

Because I was tired, I felt asleep on the couch. Unexpectedly, after waking up I had a guest who could cheer me up, my aunt came with her child. I kept playing with my nieces until the nightfall.

I got up early and did the morning prayer. After that, I had breakfast with my family in the morning. At 8:00, I turn on the computer and play games. Not felt, it was 10:00. I rushed to take a bath to refresh my body.

Then, I watched my favorite TV program until noon. At 1:00 p.m., I went to the bathroom to perform ablution and immediately performed the midday prayer. Then, I had lunch and helped my mother clean the house.

Because I was tired, I fell asleep on the couch. Unexpectedly, after waking up I had a guest who could cheer me up, my aunt came with her small child. I continued to play with my niece until late at night.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

Although just a home holiday, at least the activities of the office were refreshed.

Even though it was only a vacation at home, at least it could refresh my mind to carry out routine activities in the office. We leave at

2. Examples of Recount Text about Beach Holidays

 holiday illustrations on the beach

Going to Cermin Beach
(Going to Mirror Beach) [1945995]

Orientation [Opening] [1945919]

A few months ago, I went to Cermin beach with my family. It is located in Serdang Bedagai district about 53 km from Medan city, North Sumatra. The trip there took about 1.5 hours. We left from Medan at 7:30 a.m. using a car and we arrived about 09.00 o’clock.

A few months ago, I went to Cermin beach with my family. The location of the beach is located in Serdang Bedagai Regency, about 53 km from Medan, North Sumatra. The journey there takes 1.5 hours. We departed from the city of Medan at 7:30 using a car and we arrived at around 09.00.

Event (Isi)

As arrived there, my parents rented a hut to take a rest. I and my brother immediately ran towards the beach. It looked at the blue sky and I felt a gentle breeze. The waves there were suitable for swimming, but unfortunately I could swim. I just played with white sand and built a sand castle. I didn't forget to take a selfie with the background of beautiful beach.

At noon, I began to feel hungry. I approached the rented hut. Apparently, my mother had prepared food for us. I felt happy to be able to vacation with my family and enjoyed the beauty of nature created by God.

When I arrived there, my parents rented a cottage for a place to rest. My sister and I ran to the beach. My sister and I immediately ran towards the beach. At that time the day looked very bright with the blue sky and I felt a gentle breeze. The waves there are suitable for swimming, but unfortunately I can't swim. I just play white sand and build a sand castle. I also did not forget to take a selfie with a beautiful beach background. [1945910]

In the afternoon, I began to feel hungry. I approached the rented cottage. Apparently, my mother had prepared food for us. I feel happy being able to vacation with family and enjoy the natural beauty created by God.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

Not felt, day had begun in the evening. We hurried to go home. Before I went home, I bought some souvenirs there. Finally, we arrived at 6:00 PM because the trip was jammed.

It didn't feel, the day had already begun in the evening. We hurried to go home. Before going home, I bought some souvenirs there. Finally, we arrived at 6:00 PM because of the traffic jam.

3. Recount Text Examples of School Holidays

 Recount Text Examples of School Holidays

Visiting Uncle's House
(Visiting Uncle's House) [1945995]

Orientation [Preamble]

The last semester vacation was an unexpected holiday. Because, I don't have any vacation schedule. But, my father gave me a surprise. I was very happy and excited to visit my uncle who had not met for two years.

Last semester's vacation was an unforgettable vacation. Because, I don't have any vacation schedule. But, my father gave me a surprise. I was invited to go on vacation to Panyabungan, where my uncle lived. I was very happy and moved to visit uncle who had not met for two years.

Event (Contents)

I prepared everything needed to go on vacation. After that, I was invited to go to the terminal because we left at 05.00 pm. The trip that must be taken to Panyabungan was around 13 hours. Along the way, I saw an amazing view from the bus window.

The next day, we arrived at 08.00 am. I didn't expect them to gather to greet us. On the day, I had to take a rest for my fresh body.

The second day there, I was taken by my uncle to go to the garden to harvest oranges. The location is not far from Uncle's house. Arriving there, I was happy to be able to pick people directly from the tree. The oranges that were picked up and some were for souvenirs.

The third day, I went to the river for take a bath. I did amazed to see the water that was so clear. There, I found many people busy to washing and bathing.

The holiday was over, I had to go back to Medan to continue the routine activities. While there, I got a lot of experience and visited family that I had never met before.

I prepared everything needed to go on vacation. After that, dad invited me to go to the terminal because we were leaving at 17.00. The trip that must be taken to Panyabungan is around 13 hours. Along the way, I saw such an amazing view from the window of the bus.

The next day, we arrived at 08.00. I didn't think they had gathered. welcome us. On that day, I had to rest to refresh my body.

The second day there, I was invited by my uncle to go to the garden to harvest oranges. The location of the garden is not far from Uncle's house. Arriving there, I was happy to be able to pick oranges directly from the tree. The oranges that have been picked are sold and some are for souvenirs. [1945910]

The third day, my uncle and I went to the river to take a bath. I was amazed to see the water that was so clear. There, I found many people were busy washing and bathing.

Holidays were over, I had to go back to Medan to continue my routine activities. While there, I got a lot of experience and visiting family that I had never met before.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

Although it was a short vacation, it was a memorable holiday for me. I got a lot of experience there.

Even though it was a short vacation, it was a memorable holiday for me. I gained a lot of experience there.

4. Recount Text Example of Personal Experience

 illustration of motorbike experience

My First Experience
(My First Experience) [1945995]

Orientation [Opening]

At that time, I was 17 years old. I was asked my father to give me a gift which is a motorcycle. However, my wish was rejected by my father because I was still adult. Then, I asked my father to teach me to ride a motorcycle. Initially, my father refused my request and was promised to teach me next year, but I was sulked.

At that time, I was 17 years old. I asked my father to give me a gift which is a motorcycle. However, my wish was rejected by my father because I was still an adult. Then, I asked my father to teach me to ride a motorcycle. Initially, my father refused my request and promised to teach me next year, but I sulked.

Event (Isi)

Finally, my father tought me to ride a motorcycle in a field near the house. Father gave instructions on how to drive it. First, my father led me from behind and I was riding on my father. Over time, I want to try it myself. I was happy and proud to be riding a motorcycle.

A few days later, I tried to ride a motorcycle on the narrow street of my house. I was nervous when there was another motorcycle in front of me. Unexpectedly, my motorcycle hit wall which I made felled from the motorbike.

Finally, my father wanted to teach me to ride a motorbike on a field near the house. Father gave instructions on how to drive it. First, my father led me from behind and I was riding on my father. Over time, I want to try it myself. I am happy and proud to be able to ride a motorcycle.

A few days later, I tried to ride a motorcycle on the narrow street of my house. I was nervous when there was another motorbike in front of me. Unexpectedly, my bike hit the wall which made me fall off the motorbike. [19909]

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

I got home. But the reality, my father was very proud of me. I was also given advice to be more calm in driving.

I was afraid of being scolded when I got home. But in fact, my father is very proud of me. I was also given advice to be more calm in driving.

5. Recount Text Examples of Bad Experiences

 Recount Text Examples of Bad Experiences

Came Late to School
(Coming Too Late to School)

Orientation

Last Wednesday, I was late for school. That’s because I played online games until 3:00 a.m.

Last Wednesday, I was late for school. That's because I played online games until 3:00 am.

Event (Fill)

At 5:30 a.m., my mom tried to wake me up. But, I ignored mother's words and continued to sleep again. Suddenly, I was jolted from my sleep and saw it was after 6:30. Without thinking, I took a towel and immediately ran towards the bathroom. I saw breakfast that had been served by my mother. But, I don't have time to have breakfast. Usually, I go to school with my mother. But, I have gone to the office before I woke up. Finally, I went to school by public transportation.

It showed at 06.49, the public transportation that I wanted to arrive. The trip to the school shop about 8 minutes. Because it was busy, the streets began to jam and made my trip a longer time.

I arrived at school at 7:10. While the class starts at 07.00. I went to the classroom, but the teacher didn't let me in because it was past schedule.

At 5:30 a.m., I tried to wake me up. But, I ignored mother's words and continued to sleep again. Suddenly, I flinched from my sleep and saw that the clock was at 6:30. Without thinking, I took a towel and immediately ran towards the bathroom. I saw breakfast that had been served by my mother. But, I didn't have time to have breakfast.

Usually, I go to school with my mother. But, mother had gone to the office before I woke up. Finally, I went to use public transportation.

When it was already 06.49, the public transportation I wanted arrived. The trip to school takes about 8 minutes. Because it was busy, the streets began to jam and made my trip longer.

I arrived at school at 07.10. While the class starts at 07.00. I ran to the classroom, but the teacher did not let me in because it was past the schedule.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

Finally, I had to stand outside the classroom and lost one lesson. I was embarrassed and promised not to repeat it again.

Finally, I had to stand outside the classroom and lose one lesson. I was embarrassed and promised not to repeat it again.

6. Examples of Recount Texts on History

 illustrations of history

Sumpah Pemuda Day
(Youth Oath Day) [1945919]

Orientation (Opening)

Sumpah Pemuda was a day that is Indonesia as a pledge of the nation's homeland. This oath is the day that is celebrated as a pledge of the nation's children towards the Indonesian homeland.

This oath is considered as a form of the spirit of the Indonesian people in upholding the ideals of Indonesian independence.

[1945985] Event (Isi)

The "Sumpah Pemuda" Congress was held on October 27-28, 1928 in the city of Jakarta. Then, the day was celebrated every year as the "Sumpah Pemuda" day. Several youth organizations include congress such as Jong Java, Jong Batak, Jong Celebes, Jong Sumatranen Bond, Jong Islamieten, Jong Ambon, and others.

The "Youth Oath" Congress was held on October 27-28, 1928 in Jakarta city. October 28th is celebrated every year as the "Youth Oath" day. The congress was attended by youth and youth movement organizations namely Jong Java, Jong Batak, Jong Celebes, Jong Sumatranen Bond, Jong Islamieten, Jong Ambon, etc.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

The expected results of the Sumpah Pemuda congress were to formulate the homeland, the nation and the Indonesian language.

The expected result of the Sumpah Pemuda congress was to formulate about the homeland, the nation and the Indonesian language. Later, this formula was used as the principle of the unity of the Indonesian nation.

7. Example of Recount Text about Idols

 illustration of idol

Short Biography of Habibie [1945921] (Short Habibie Biography) [1945995]

Orientation [Opening] known as BJ. Habibie was the third president of the Republic of Indonesia. He was born in Pare-pare on June 25, 1936, the fourth child of the couple Alwi Abdul Jalil and RA. Tuti Marini Puspowardojo.

Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie or better known as BJ. Habibie is the third president of the Republic of Indonesia. He was born in Pare-pare on June 25, 1936, the fourth child of the couple Alwi Abdul Jalil and RA. Tuti Marini Puspowardojo.

Event (Isi)

When he was a teenager, his father was edited from a heart attack or precisely on September 13, 1950. Since then, his mother had supported eight children alone.

BJ. Habibie is known as a charismatic and intelligent figure. He got a myriad of achievements and awards, both from Indonesia and internationally. In addition, Habibie was known as a person who is firm, friendly and refined.

When he was a teenager, his father died of a heart attack or precisely on 13 September 1950. Since then, his mother has supported his eight children alone

BJ. Habibie is known as a charismatic and intelligent figure. He got a myriad of achievements and awards, both from Indonesia and internationally. In addition, Habibie is known as a firm, friendly and refined person.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

Who gave the biggest change for Indonesia. This was evidenced by his success in establishing the first aircraft industry in the Southeast Asia region

. Habibie was suitable to be the figure who provided the greatest change for Indonesia. This was proven by his success in establishing the first aircraft industry in the Southeast Asia region.

8. Recount Text Example of Fishing

 illustration of fishing on the river

Fishing on The River [River Fishing] [1945969]

Orientation (Opening)

Yesterday, my my father didn't work and he took me to spend time going fishing to the river. In the morning, my father took me to the market to buy all fishing equipment. After that, we rushed to the river.

Yesterday, my father did not work and He invited me to spend time going fishing to the river. In the morning, my father took me to the market to buy all fishing equipment. After that, we rushed to the river.

Event (Isi)

Arriving at the river, I saw many people fishing too. I can't wait to start. But, I can't install the hook so my father helped me put a hook with the worm that was used as a temple.

Then, the father practiced how to throw hooks into the river. I tried it too. I was getting bored because there were no signs of getting fish. Suddenly, I felt the hook move. I immediately moved the hook up and down. I picked up the hook slowly and managed to get a big enough fish. It's happy and proud because I can enjoy the catch.

Arriving at the river, I saw many people fishing too. I can't wait to start. But, I could not install the hook so well that my father helped me install the hook with the worms that were used as bait.

Then, the father practiced how to throw hooks into the river. I tried it too. I was getting bored because there were no signs of getting fish. Suddenly, I felt the hook move. I immediately moved the hook up and down. I picked up the hook slowly and managed to get a big enough fish. I am happy and proud because I can enjoy the catch.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

After being satisfied with fishing, we went home. When I got home, I gave the fish to the mother to cook. We ate the fish ravenously.

After we were satisfied with fishing, we went home. When I got home, I gave the fish to the mother to cook. We ate fish with enthusiasm.

9. Sample Recount Text about Cooking

 illustration of cooking
Orientation [Opening] [1945919] Cooking was my hobby. I got a new thing when cooking. On January 10, I wanted to give a surprise for my mother. I want to make a birthday cake for him.

Cooking is my hobby. I get something new when cooking. On January 10, I wanted to give a surprise to my mother. I want to make a birthday cake for him. [1945910]

Event (Contents)

That morning, I accidentally woke up late. When mom went to work, I wake up. I immediately took a shower and prepared it to go to the market. I would like all the ingredients and equipment to make cakes. After buying all the ingredients I had to return home.

When I got home, I went straight to the kitchen. The first thing I had to prepare for the equipment was used to make the cake, such as mixer, oven, scales, spatulas and baking pan. I combined the yolk, the egg white, and sugar to shake until fluffy. Then, flour enter, the cocoa powder, chocolate paste and baking powder. And stir them until spread out.

After that, I poured into an oval baking dish and heated the oven to 175 degrees. The time needed to burn the cake was about 45 minutes. Finally, the cake was cooked. I began to decorate the cake to make it an attractive look.

That morning, I accidentally woke up late. When mom has gone to work, I wake up. I immediately took a shower and prepared to go to the market. I will buy all the ingredients and equipment to make cakes. After buying all the materials I will go back home. [1945910]

When I got home, I went straight to the kitchen. The first thing I have to do is prepare the equipment used to make cakes, such as mixers, ovens, scales, spatulas and pans. I combine egg yolks, egg white, and sugar until they shake until they expand. Then, add flour, chocolate powder, chocolate paste and baking powder. And stir until it spreads.

After that, I poured it into an oval-shaped pan and heated the oven to 175 degrees. The time needed to burn the cake is about 45 minutes. Finally, the cake is cooked. I began to decorate the cake to make it look attractive.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

When I came home, I brought a cake and the birthday song for her. Mother moved that surprise me given. I was hugged my mother and said love to her.

When my mother came home, I brought a cake and sang a birthday song for her. Mother cried with emotion because of the surprise I gave. I hugged my mother too.

10. Example Recount Text about Mountain Climbing

 illustration of climbing
Orientation (Opening) 3 days ago, I went to Mount Sibayak with my friends. This was the first time I climbed a mountain and I did it with them. Before leaving, I began packing all the equipment needed, such as eating and drinking equipment, mountain sandals or shoes, medicines, flashlights and spare batteries, carrying bags and more.

3 days ago, I went to Mount Sibayak with my friends. This was the first time I climbed a mountain and I did it with them. Before leaving, I began packing all the equipment needed, such as eating and drinking equipment, mountain sandals or shoes, medicines, flashlights and backup batteries, carrying bags and more.

Event (Contents)

We started climbing at 4:00 am At that time, the day was getting dark and visibility was getting narrower. We used flashlight to illuminate and find the hiking trail. To get to the top, we spent around 2 to 3 hours. I was a beginner climber, so I only had the professionals who were professionals,

Finally, we arrived at the top of the mountain at 6:00. Apparently, there I saw many people who arrived before we arrived. While waiting for the sun to rise, we cooked food and drinks to warm our bodies. We also together and got to know each other.

The sun began to rise. I was amazed to see the beautiful natural panorama of the mountain peak. Once satisfied, we had to go back home. Getting down is not as hard as climbing, we only spent a little energy. Moreover, there were alternative routes for climbers who descend.

We started climbing at 4:00 a.m. At that time, the day was getting dark and visibility was getting narrower. We use a flashlight to illuminate and find the hiking trail. To get to the top, we spend around 2 to 3 hours. I am a beginner climber, so I only followed the direction of friends who were already professionally climbing. [1945910]

Finally, we arrived at the top of the mountain at 06.00. Apparently, there I saw many people who arrived before we arrived. While waiting for the sun to rise, we cook food and drinks to warm our bodies. We also sang together and got to know each other.

The sun began to rise. I was amazed to see the beautiful natural panorama of the mountain peak. Once satisfied, we returned home. The mountain was not as fast as climbing, we only spent a little energy. Moreover, alternative paths for climbers are available.

Re-orientation (Conclusion)

For me this was an impressive first experience. Tiredness and fatigue was replaced with the natural beauty I saw.

For me this was an impressive first experience. Fatigue and fatigue were replaced by the natural beauty that I saw.

Thus some of the 1945 recount text examples were supplemented with their meanings. Hopefully the above article is useful and can help you to add more insight into the type of text in English

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