Contoh Teks Hortatory Exposition dalam bentuk letter / surat

 Dear Editor,

We are writing to
complain about ads on TV. There are so many ads, especially during our
favourite programmes. We think they should be stopped for a number of reasons.

First, ads are nuisance. They go on for a long time and there are so many.
Sometimes there seems to be more ads than programmes.

Second, ads are bad influence on people. They try to encourage people to buy
unhealthy food like beer, soft drink, candy and chips. And they make people
want things they do not really need and can not.

Finally, the people who make ads have too much say in what programmes people
watch. That is because they want to put all their ads on popular programs that
a lot of people watch. Some programmes which are not so popular get stopped
because they do not attract enough ads, even though those programmes may be
someone’s favourite.

For those reasons, we think TV station should stop showing ads. They interrupt
programmes. They are bad influences on people, and they are sometimes put a
stop to people’s favourite shows. We are sick of ads, and now we mostly watch
other channels.


1. What kind of
genre does the text above belong to?

C.analytical exposition
D.hortatory exposition

2. What is the
purpose of the text?

A.To persuade the reader or listener that something should or should not be the

B.To persuade the reader or listener that something should be the case.
C.To inform the reader or listener about some cases
D.To persuade the reader or listener about the most important case.
E.To give opinion to the reader or listener related some cases.

3. The generic
structure of the text above is…..

A.thesis – arguments – reiteration
B.thesis – arguments – recommendation
C.description – identification
D.identification – description
E.orientation – event – reorientation

4. Who is the
letter addressed to?


5. The following
statements are true based on the text, except…..

A.Advertisement encourages people to buy unhealthy food.
B.Advertisement is a nuisance.
C.Advertisement interrupts programmes.
D.Advertisement puts a stop to people’s favourite show.
E.Advertisement has many advantages.

6. In what
paragraph is stating an issue?

A.First paragraph
B.Second paragraph
C.Third paragraph
D.Fourth paragraph
E.The last paragraph

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