1. Introduction 2. Definition 3. Social Function 4. Characteristics 5. Kinds of Notice
In this module, you are going to learn about Public Notice. Public notices are always very important in all parts of the world. But there are many different kinds of notices in different countries of the world. They differ according the cultures and the societies in that city, in the town, or in the village. This study deals with the public notices, the definitions, and the explanations of these notices. The definitions of the public notices will be given. Notice should be easily understood and easy to read, so usually notice or notification always using simple words, written in a simple, and large font. And it is usually placed in public places. Notice can also be signs.
Have you ever heard notices before? What do you know about notice? What is the function of notice? If you have no idea to answer the questions above, please see the pictures below. Now, the following video will give you some information and clarification about Public Notice.
A notice is a formal means of communication. The purpose of a notice is to announce or display information to a specific group of people. In social communication, there are many functions or purposes of Notice text, they are used:
v To give an instruction / to instruct people to…. v To give information / to inform people to…. v To give direction v To ask people to…. v To advice/to suggest / to recommend people to…. v To remind people to…. v To warn / to give warning v To ban / to forbid / to prohibit people to…
Below are the characteristics of notice text:
- Short text (simple words, phrases, or clauses) - Easy to understand - Written in capital font - Mostly use images/pictures