Exercises of Recount Text

After reading the materials about recount posted in the previous edition. Now, it is the time for you to have an exercise so you can measure you understanding about recount.

A. Read the passage below!

Meeting A Star

On Saturday morning at 9:30, I was walking down Sunda Street, looking for a record store.
A man stopped me and asked me the way to the Hyatt Hotel. I wasn't sure exactly where it was, but I walked with him to the end of Sunda Street. He was very friendly, and his face looked so familiar.

Then I remembered where the Hyatt was and told him how to get there. He thanked me and tried to give me something. I thought it was money. I said 'no' at first, but he really wanted me to have it, so I took it.

I found the record store and listened to a few records. D' Masive had a new record that was number two in the top twenty. I decided to buy it. I looked in my bag for my wallet and found a piece of paper the man gave me. It was a photo.

I was so surprised! He was a singer in D' Masive!

B. Answer the questions based on the passage

1. Why was the writer walking down Sunda Street on saturday morning?
2. What did a man ask the writer when he stopped him?
3. Did the writer take the gift from the man?
4. Who is the man met by the writer?

 C. Fill the blank questions below with the suitable word shown in the box!

Deri saved his money and (1)..... two months traveling around the world. He wrote his journey in his diary.

I spent a week in New York and then (2).... to London and enjoyed several weeks in Europe.

When I had seen the sights in Europe, I (3)..... a train to Istanbul and visited many places in Asia.

First, I flew from his home in Mexico City to New York City. After through Asia, I went to south America and finally (4).... home to Indonesia.

Deri felt tired but he was very (5)..... and wanted to travel again.

Took                      Back
Excited                  Flew
Spent                     Slept



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