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Procedure Text Definition and Example

 Well hello, learners how is life today .? in this nice occasion, we would learn about Procedure Text, what Procedure Text is, its structure, language element, and the example of it here we go.



1 ) What is Procedure Text .? 

Procedure text is a type of text that describes how something can be made or used through a series of steps.
 and the purpose of Procedure Text is to provide instructions on the steps or methods of making or operating something.

2 ) Structure of Procedure Text

  • Goal: contains the purpose or activities that will be done or made 
  • Material/tool: contains the materials, tool, or item that will be used to make or operate something
  • Steps: contains a series of steps to make or operate something that will be done
  • Conclusion: contains the final result of what has been done that match the steps

3 ) language element

  • Imperative: contains the instruction for the steps
  • Simple present tense: the verb that is used must be verb1
  • Action verbs: the verb that shows physical activity such us, put, stir, mix, etc...
  • Connective of Sequence: the conjunction that usually connects the series of steps such as us, while, after that, before, while, etc
  • Numbering: the numbers that indicate the sequence of activity. eg: the first, the second, etc

4 ) The example text of Procedure Text

                                                How to make a spicy meatball


  • Two kilos of minced beef
  • 4 eggs
  • 500-gram Tropica flour
  • 6-8 cloves garlic
  • 2 red onion
  • 2 teaspoons of white pepper
  • 4 teaspoons of salt
  • 1-kilo chili


  • First, you have to mix the garlic, red onion, salt, chili, and white pepper in a mixer
  • Second mix the spicy mixture with the eggs flour and the beef
  • third add a cup of water and mix it by hand, keep on mixing until the mixture smooth
  • the forth boil 3 liters of water in a large pot
  • after that roll the mixture into small meatballs
  • and the last, put the meatball into the boiling water, and when the meatball floats up the spicy meatball is ready to be served

Here is an example of a procedure text that explains how to make a delicious tea with specific ingredients:

  • Gather the following ingredients: 1 black tea bag, 1 cinnamon stick, 1/2 inch fresh ginger root, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 cup water.
  • Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  • Peel the ginger and cut it into small pieces.
  • Once the water is boiling, add the tea bag, cinnamon stick, and ginger to the saucepan.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 3-5 minutes, depending on desired strength.
  • Remove the tea bag, cinnamon stick, and ginger from the saucepan
  • Stir in the honey until it is fully dissolved.
  • Pour the tea into a mug and enjoy!
Note: You can adjust the ingredients to your liking, for example, add more ginger for a spicier tea, or more honey for a sweeter tea.

Here is an example of a procedure text that explains how to make a delicious noodle dish with specific ingredients:

  • Gather the following ingredients: 8 oz. of your choice of noodles, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 1 diced onion, 8 oz of your choice of protein (such as chicken, beef, or tofu), 2 cups diced vegetables of your choice (such as bell peppers, carrots, and mushrooms), 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil.
  • Boil water in a pot and cook the noodles according to package instructions.
  • Drain the noodles and rinse them with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat and add the garlic and onion. Cook until fragrant.
  • Add your choice of protein and cook until it is no longer pink.
  • Add your choice of vegetables and cook until they are tender.
  • Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil.
  • Add the cooked noodles to the pan and toss to combine.
Serve the noodle dish hot, garnished with sesame seeds, green onions, or cilantro if desired. Note: You can adjust the ingredient and seasoning to your taste, for example, you can use a different kinds of sauces or add some spice like chili oil or paste.

Vocabulary Test !!

  • Boil                                                             Spatula
  • Bake                                                           Spoon
  • Broil                                                           Stove
  • Use                                                             Fork
  • Mix                                                             Bowl
  • Slice                                                            Plate
  • Melt                                                            Grill
  • Add                                                             Strainer
  • Press                                                           Bucket
  • Taste                                                           Cooker
  • Put                                                              Blender
  • Leak                                                           Mixer
  • Fry                                                              Garlic
  • Pour                                                           Pepper
  • Heat                                                           Salt
  • Step                                                            Flour
  • Adjust                                                        Minced Beef
  • Stir                                                              Meat
  • Serve                                                          Onion                                                         
  • Wait for                                                    Cheese
  • Decorate                                                   Mushroom
  • Peel                                                            Cabbage
  • Roast                                                         Spinach
  • Turn on                                                    Garlic
  • Turn off                                                     Ginger                                                                 
  •  Enjoy                                                  Soy Sauce
  • Save                                                            Sauce
  • Lift                                                              Butter
  • Sprinkle                                                     Cooking oil
  • Mix                                                             Sweetener
  • Put up                                                        Milk powder
  • Put off                                                        Flavoring
  • Break                                                          Cup         
  • Blow                                                    Seasoning    

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