Discussion text is a text that has social function to present (at least) two points of view about an issue. The text consists of 4 parts i.e. issue, arguement for, arguement againts, and recommendation.
Here is an example of discussion text for you. The text is discussing about television. The bad and good effect of television for us.
Television becomes part of our life. Everyday we watch television. We usually watch television after working, getting together with our family, even when we are working.
As the part of our life, television has bad and good effects. People have different opinion about the negative and positive impacts of watching TV.
The bad effects most people say are TV makes us lack of movement. We stay for a long time in our TV. It's not healthy life. They also say that TV influence our daily life. Sometimes we don't realize that we become more consuming after watching various ads. Some TV shows influence the way children act. The rudeness and violence come to our house without permission through television.
But, the other people say that television has a good impact. We can get much information from TV. When there is something happened in another city, we know directly, fastly through the news on TV. TV also makes us relax. After working all day, we come home and turn on TV to watch funny and comedy videos.
We can conclude that TV has a good and bad effects to our life. Our task is how to choose the good things and try to take away the bad one.
Written by Fadli Eha ~ Sekolahoke.com