Example of News Item – Giant Wombat Skeleton Found

The fossil of a car sized mega-wombat has been unearthed in northern Australia, scientists said Wednesday A relative of the modern-day wombat, the diprotodon skeleton was dug up in remote Queensland last week and scientists believe it could shed...

Example of News Item – Stoner wins Catalunya Grand Prix

News item texts are often found in news paper, magazine radio news and others. News item tells the newsworthy event of the day. I have posted some news items samples and this is another one. Hopefully it helps students...

Example of News Item – Icelandic Volcano Eruption

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Iceland closed its main international airport and canceled domestic flights Sunday due to a powerful volcanic eruption. Airport and air traffic control operator ISAVIA said Keflavik airport, the country’s main hub, was closed at 0830GMT (4:30...

Example of News Item Text – Monkey Forest Gets Kalpataru Nomination

If you are in the first year of high schools, you will learn news item text as compulsory subject in English besides narrative and descriptive text. it is best to learn this kind of text when you want to...

Example of News Item – Royal Honeymoon Begins

This is another example of a news item text which tells the news of the Royal honeymoon. A news item text consists of NEWSWORTHY EVENT, BACKGROUND EVENTS and SOURCE as the generic structure. Let’s take a look the following...

Example of News Item – Manhole covers are being stolen

Again, lets learn news item text as one of English text types which should be studied by students of high schools. What is news item text? And how this news story  is differed from other types? To answer these...

Contoh News Item – Indonesian Sailors Freed by Pirate

We have several posts categorized as news item text. Additionally this is another example of news item which hopefully helps students to get a better understanding on what and how a news item text is Indonesian Sailors Free as...

Example of News Item Text – UNESCO Acknowledges La Galigo

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has put South Sulawesi’s ancient literary epic La Galigo on the Memory of the World (MOW) list. Understanding Types of Text It was the second document from Indonesia after Negarakertagama...

Contoh News Item Text – Student Found Dead

This is another example “contoh” of news item text. A news item text has a social function to tell the daily news. News item is constructed in the generic structure of NEWSWORTHY EVENT, BACKGROUND EVENT and SOURCE. A news...