Hak Cipta pada Departemen Pendidikan Nasional

Dilindungi Undang-undang
Penulis : Gunarso Susilohadi
Suharso
Dwi Anggani
Siti Wachidah
Sri Sumarni
Ilustrasi, Tata Letak : Direktorat Pembinaan SMP
Perancang Kulit : Direktorat Pembinaan SMP
Buku ini dikembangkan Direktorat Pembinaan SMP
Ukuran Buku : 21 x 30 cm
Diterbitkan oleh Pusat Perbukuan
Departemen Pendidikan Nasional
Tahun 2008
420.07
CON Contextual Teaching and Learning Bahasa Inggris: Sekolah Menengah
Pertama/Madrasah Tsanawiyah Kelas IX Edisi 4/Gunarso Susilohadi,
…[et. al.].--Jakarta: Pusat Perbukuan, Departemen Pendidikan Nasional,
2008.
Viii, 148 hlm.: ilus.; 30 cm
Bibliografi: hlm. 141-142
Indeks.
ISBN
1. Bahasa Inggris-Studi dan Pengajaran I. Judul
II. Suharso III. Anggani, Dwi IV. Wachidah, Siti V. Sumarni, Sri
KA TA SA M BUTA N
Salah satu upaya untuk melengkapi sumber belajar yang relevan dan
bermakna guna meningkatkan mutu pendidikan di Sekolah Menengah
Pertama (SMP), Direktorat Pembinaan SMP mengembangkan buku
pelajaran Bahasa Inggris untuk siswa kelas VII, kelas VIII, dan kelas IX. Buku
pelajaran ini disusun berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Pendidikan Nasional No.
22 Tahun 2006 Tentang Standar Isi, No. 23 Tahun 2006 tentang Standar
Kompetensi Lulusan, dan berdasarkan kriteria buku pelajaran yang
dikembangkan oleh Badan Standar Nasional Pendidikan.
Buku pelajaran ini merupakan penyempurnaan dari bahan ajar
kontekstual yang telah dikembangkan Direktorat Pembinaan SMP dalam
kaitannya dengan kegiatan proyek peningkatan mutu SMP. Bahan ajar
tersebut telah diujicobakan ke sejumlah SMP di provinsi Kalimantan Selatan,
Kalimantan Timur, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, dan
Gorontalo sejak tahun 2001. Penyempurnaan bahan ajar menjadi buku
pelajaran yang bernuansa pendekatan kontekstual dilakukan oleh para
pakar dari beberapa perguruan tinggi, guru, dan instruktur yang
berpengalaman di bidangnya. Validasi oleh para pakar dan praktisi serta uji
coba empiris ke siswa SMP telah dilakukan guna meningkatkan kesesuaian
dan keterbacaan buku pelajaran ini.
Buku pelajaran Bahasa Inggris ini telah dinilai oleh Badan Standar
Nasional Pendidikan, dan dinyatakan memenuhi syarat untuk digunakan
sebagai buku pelajaran di SMP. Sekolah diharapkan dapat menggunakan
buku pelajaran ini dengan sebaik-baiknya sehingga dapat meningkatkan
efektivitas dan kebermaknaan pembelajaran. Pada akhirnya, para siswa
diharapkan dapat menguasai semua Standar Kompetensi dan Kompetensi
Dasar secara lebih mendalam, luas serta bermakna, kemudian dapat
mengaplikasikannya dalam kehidupan sehari-hari.
Saran perbaikan untuk penyempurnaan buku pelajaran ini sangat
diharapkan. Terimakasih setulus-tulusnya disampaikan kepada para penulis
yang telah berkontribusi dalam penyusunan buku pelajaran ini, baik pada
saat awal pengembangan bahan ajar, ujicoba terbatas, maupun
penyempurnaan sehingga dapat tersusunnya buku pelajaran ini.
Terimakasih dan penghargaan juga disampaikan kepada semua pihak
yang telah membantu terwujudnya penerbitan buku pelajaran ini.
Jakarta, Juli 2008
Direktur Pembinaan SMP
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Pendahuluan
Bahan Pembelajaran Kontekstual Mata Pelajaran Bahasa Inggris (Buku Siswa Kelas IX) ini
disusun berdasarkan Standar Isi (SI) Bahasa Inggris 2006 untuk membantu pengembangan
kompetensi komunikatif siswa SMP/MTs Kelas IX. Kompetensi komunikatif tersebut
diwujudkan lewat penguasaan empat keterampilan berbahasa (listening, speaking, reading
dan writing) yang dikembangkan secara integratif. Integrasi tersebut diimplementasikan
dalam bentukpengembangan unit berdasarkan jenis teks, yaitu transactional, interpersonal,
short functional texts dan genres.
Buku ini terdiri atas 8 unit dengan rincian seperti berikut:
Unit 1: Are sure about …?
Unit 2: How do you do it?
Unit 3: What a pity!
Unit 4: What are they?
Unit 5: Really?
Unit 6: What is it like?
Unit 7: Could you …?
Unit 8: Long, long time ago, there was …

Unit-unit ganjil mewadahi transactional, interpersonal, dan short functional texts, sedangkan
unit-unit genap menyajikan genres seperti yang diamanatkan oleh Standar Isi Kelas IX. Setiap
unit terbagi menjadi dua section. Untuk unit-unit ganjil, Section One memuat transactional
dan interpersonal texts, sedangkan Section Two memuat short functional texts. Untuk unit-unit
genap, Section One terdiri atas Spoken Genre, dan Section Two berbentuk Written Genre.
Fokus dari Section One adalah melatih siswa untuk menggunakan Bahasa Inggris secara
lisan, sedangkan fokus dari Section Two adalah melatih siswa untuk menggunakan Bahasa
Inggris secara tulis. Selanjutnya, masing-masing section disajikan dengan urutan presentation,
practice, dan production.
Dalam penyajian setiap unit di kelas, guru diharapkan untuk berkreasi mengembangkan
materi yang ada. Dalam tahapan presentation, guru masih memegang kontrol atas kegiatan
pembelajaran. Untuk tahapan practice guru sudah mengurangi perannya, sedangkan siswa
diharapkan sudah mulai terlibat dalam kegiatan komunikatif. Untuk tahapan production,
guru sudah mulai memberikan kebebasan kepada siswa untuk menggunakan bahasa yang
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sedang dipelajari dalam unit tersebut. Pada tahapan ini diharapkan setiap siswa mendapatkan
kesempatan untuk berpraktik menggunakan bahasa.
Pada bagian penyudah setiap unit disajikan summary, evaluation, dan reflection. Vocabulary
List diharapkan dapat membantu mengembangkan kosakata siswa secara bertahap. Di
samping itu, pada akhir buku diberikan glossary untuk menjelaskan beberapa konsep yang
dianggap penting dalam buku Kelas IX ini.
Akhirnya kami berharap agar bahan ajar ini dapat digunakan dalam membantu siswa
untuk mulai mengembangkan kemampuan berkomunikasi dalam Bahasa Inggris baik secara
lisan maupun tertulis.
Tim Penyusun
vii
Daftar Isi
Kata Pengantar i ii
Pendahuluan iv
Daftar Isi vi
Unit 1: Are you sure about ...? 1
Unit 2: How do you do it? 23
Unit 3: What a pity! 41
Unit 4: What are they? 55
Unit 5: Really? 71
Unit 6: What is it like? 89
Unit 7: Could you ...? 107
Unit 8: Long, long time ago, there was ... 121
References 141
Glossary 143
Index 145
Listening Transcripts 146
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UNIT 1
Are You Sure About ...?
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In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple transactional and interpersonal texts involving asking for
and showing certainty; expressing and responding to doubt; asking for repetition; showing
concern; showing surprise or wonder.
• understand short functional texts in the form of advertisements.
• write short and simple functional texts in the form of adverticements
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Section One:
Asking for and showing certainty; expressing and responding to doubt;
asking for repetition; showing concern; showing surprise or wonder.
Presentation
Activity 1
Now, you are going to listen to a dialogue read by your teacher, and while you
are listening to it write down:
1. the expression that is used to ask for certainty
2. the expression that is used to express certainty
3. the expression that is used to ask for repetition.
People are sometimes sure or not sure about something and they convey it by
using certain expressions. You say “I am sure that I will pass the test” when you
are sure that you will pass a test. When you want to ask whether someone is sure
that he or she will pass a test, you may say to him or her “Are you sure that you
will pass the test”.
People may also sometimes did not hear clearly what someone just said and want
to ask him or her to repeat it.
Activity 2
English people use certain expressions when they are surprised and when they
show concern. Now, you are going to listen to another dialogue, and while you
are listening to it write down
1. the expression that is used to express certainty
2. the expression that is used to express doubt
3. the expression that is used to respond to doubt and show concern aw well.

Activity 3
Now, listen to another dialogue read by your teacher, and while you are listening
to it write down:
1. the expression that is used to express surprise, and also
2. the expression that is used to show concern.
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Activity 4
The following are some more examples of expressions for showing certainty,
doubt, repetition and surprises. Read aloud and study the expressions.
Certainty:
1. I’m sure about it.
2. I’m quite sure that he told the truth.
3. I’m absolutely sure about the news.
4. I’m no doubt about it.
5. I’m absolutely certain that he told the truth.
6. I’m sure/certain about …..
7. I’ve no doubt about ……
8. I’m sure/certain about …..
9. I’ve no doubt about ……

Doubt:
1. Sorry, I’m not sure about it.
2. I’m not really sure that he told the truth.
3. I’m not really sure about it.
4. I’m not too sure about the news.


Responses to expressions of doubt which show
concern as well:

1. I think you don’t need to be worried about it.
2. Everything will be fine.
3. It’s all going to be okay.
4. Don’t be worried too much. Next time better
Repetition:
I am sorry. What did you say?
I am sorry. Would you repeat what you just said?
I am sorry. Would you mind repeating what you just said?
What?. Could you repeat what you just said?

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Surprises:
1. What a diligent student she is!
2. How diligent she is!
3. What a big surprise!
4. How surprising it is!
Activity 5
The following are the pattern of expressions for asking for and showing
certainty or doubt, the pattern of expressions for asking for repetition, and the
patterns for showing surprises or wonder. Study the patterns.
Asking for certainty:
Part A Part B
Are you certain /sure that Bambang will come to the
meeting on time?
that there will be no classes
tomorrow?
that she will keep her promise?
about that?
Showing certainty/doubt:
Part A Part B
I am (not) certain/sure that Bambang will come to the
meeting on time.
that there will be no classes
tomorrow.
that she will keep her promise.
about that.
Asking for repetition:
Part A Part B
I am sorry
What?
What did you say?
Would you repeat what you just
said?
Would you mind repeating what you
just said?
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Showing surprises:
Part A Part B
What a city!
a big city!
a diligent student
How big the city is.
How diligent the student is.
Activity 6
Combine parts of sentences or sentences in Group A with those in Group B that
match them.
Group A Group B
I am sure
He is absolutely sure
I am no doubt
I am not sure
about the test
that we will have a party
about the promise.
the friendship.
that boy’s promise.
the future of our country.
that it is going to be a fine weather.
that nobody will hate him.
Are you sure
Are you certain
Are you sure about
about the name?
about it?
that we will have a test tomorrow?
about it?
that?
that he is leaving for Jakarta this
evening?
the weather?
What
How
a gift!
a wonderful place!
wonderful the place is!
an interesting picture!
disappointing the film is!
a surprise!

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Group A Group B
I am sorry.
What?
What did you say?
What you said?
Would you mind repeating what you
just said?
Would you mind repeat what you just
said?
Could you repeat what you just said?
Could you repeat what you just say?
Activity 7
Practise reading with a friend the following short dialogues.
Situation 1
Amir : Tuesday, next week, is the due date for our assignment.
Ani : Sorry. Could you repeat what you just said?
Amir : I said Tuesday, next week, is the due date for our assignment
Ani : Yes, you are right, but, I ‘m sure that I can submit it before that. How
about you?
Amr : I’m not so sure I will be able to make it.
Ani : Yes, you can. I’m sure, you can
Situation 2
Anang : Did you do the test very well, Andi?
Andi : No, definitely, not. I don’t have a hope of getting even 50.
Anamg : But are you sure?
Andi : Absolutely. Not a hope!
Anang : Don’t worry too much. Next time better.
Situation 3
Fatimah : Anisa, do you think that it will be possible to go on holiday to the
moon in the next fifty years.
Anisa : Well, I am sure it could happen. Why?
Fatimah : Well, I was just wondering it would be a great achievement.
Situation 4
Wahyu : Do you think that England will win the next European Cup?
Natsir : Yes, of course, they will. Why? Don’t you think so?
Wahyu : Well, I am doubtful about that. They have not made a better team,
yet.
Situation 5
Aning : What do you think of our new classmate, Fatimah?
Adi : She is really a diligent student.
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Aning : I think so. She has never been late. She is always 15 minutes earlier
before the class starts.
Adi : Is she? What a diligent student she is!
Activity 8
Fill in the blank in each of the following dialogues with the correct expression.
After that, answer the questions.
Dialogue 1
Tono : What do you think of Yuni?
Rini : I’ve never met such a clever student before in my life. She got 100 for
almost every subject. What ………………..!
Questions:
a. What type of student is Yuni?
b. Who is surprised?
c. Why is he/she surprised?
Dialogue 2
Bambang : Do you see what the circus man has done?
Agus : Yes. How could not he miss the balloon on the girl’s head even though
he was blindfolded when he was shooting? What ……………….!
Questions:
a. What has the circus man done?
b. Who is surprised?
c. Why is he/she surprised?
Dialogue 3
Ali : You look very happy, Fahmi. What has happened?
Fahmi : Guess what? Today is the happiest day in my life?
Ali : Really?
Fahmi : Yes. Finally, I got 100 on the last mathematics test.
Ali : Sorry. Could you repeat what you just said?
Fahmi : I said I got 100 on the last mathematics test.
Ali : What a surprise! But, anyway, congratulation on your big
achievement
Dialogue 4
Adi : Guess what, Aning. Our father just made a surprise on my birthday.
Aning : Really? What happened?
Adi : You’ll never guess. He promised to buy t me a new motorcycle if I get
at least 90 on Math, Science and English.
Aning : A motorcycle? What ……….! Are you sure about it?
Adi : Definitely.
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Questions:
1. Who is Aning to Adi?
2. What are Adi and Aning talking about?
3. Who is surprised? List the expressions in the dialogue which show that she/
he is.
Practice
Activity 1
Give responses orally to the following situations as requested.
a. Hi guys. I have good news. We are going to have
an English native speaker next week.
1) What will you say if you are not sure you are
going to have an English native speaker next
week?
Your response: ……………………
2) What will you say if you want to check
whether your friend is sure about it?

Your response: …………………………
3) What will you say if you are surprised of the
good news?
Your response: ………………………………
4) What will you say if you want the speaker repeat what he has just said?
You response : ………………………….
b. Your classmate says: “You know what? Next
Wednesday is Satriyo’s birthday. He will treat
us all.”
1) What will you say if you are doubtful that
Satriyo will treat you?
Your response:………………………………
2) What will you say if you want to ask
whether your classmate is sure that next
Wednesday is Satriyo’s birthday party?
Your response: …………………………..
3) What will you say if you are surprised of
the news?
Your response: ……………………….
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c. One of your classmates says to you, “Are you sure that there will be an English
quiz?”
1) What will you say if you are not sure?
Your response: ……………………………
2) What will you say if you are sure?
Your response: ………………………………
3) What will you say if you did not hear clearly what the speaker just said?
Your response : ……………………………
d. Another classmate says to you, “Are you certain that there will be an English
speech contest at our school?”
1) What will you say if you are not certain?
Your response: ……………………………………
2) What will you say if you are certain?
Your response: ………………………….
e. Andi, one of your classmates who is sick, says to you, “I am not sure that I will
join the study tour to Bali, next week. I might not get well by the time.”
1) What will you say if you have to respond to the statement of doubt and
show your concern as well?
Your response: …………..
3) What will you say if you are certain that he will get well soon and join the
study tour?
Your response: …………….
Activity 2
Complete the following short dialogues with appropriate expressions and then
act them out.
1
You and your friend are discussing a football
match before watching it on television.
Your friend : Are you sure that Arsenal will win the
game?
You : …………………………………
2
You and your friend have arranged to
meet a guest, but he has not arrived.
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Your friend : Do you think he’s forgotten to come?
You : ………………………………………………
3
Your friend has invited you to go and see a
horror film. You only rarely like such films.
Your friend : Would you like to come?
You : ………………………………………
4
Your mother has been taken to hospital.
Your friend rings him for news.
Your friend : Sorry to hear about your mother. Is it serious?
You : ……………………………………………………………
5
Your friend is asking for your opinion that
Indonesian will be an international language in
the future. You are sure about it.


Your friend : Do you think that Indonesian will be
an international language in the near
future.
You : …… …………..
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Your classmate is informing that he has just informed you happy news;
he has just got a good grade on TOEFL. You did not hear clearly the
last word.


Your classmate : It’s a surprise. I got a good grade on my TOEFL.
You : …………….
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Activity 4
Rearrange the following sentences into a dialogue between Amran and Fatimah
and then act the dialogue out.
1. Do you think that he will come to the class meeting.
2. Amran, don’t forget to come to the class meeting tomorrow after class.
3. Twelve students including Budi.
4. Of course, I don’t.
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5. I’m absolutely sure he will.
6. What makes you so sure?
7. He told me yesterday.
8. How many students have been invited?
Production
Activity 1
What would you most probably say in each of the following situations?
1. Budi has been in the hospital for three days. The doctor said that he is getting
much better now.
2. Taufik Hidayat, one of our best badminton players, has been preparing himself
very well for the Thomas cup final match against China. He is scheduled to
play Lin Dan in the first party.
3. Anton breaks promises very often. He said that he is going to pick you up for
school tomorrow.
4. You have just seen a very touching film and unconsciously got your eyes wet.
You tell your friend about it.
5. The sun is shining very brightly on Monday morning after three rainy days.
You are much exited and have decided to take a walk.
6. You could not hear what your teacher has just said because the class has been
very noisy.
Activity 2
One of your English pen pals friends has written a letter telling that she/he is
visiting your town with his family. Tell one of your classmates about that and
the following points.
1. you are surprised that he/she will finally see you soon in your home town.
2. promise that you will take him/her to some interesting places in your town.
3. you are sure he/she will have good time in your town.
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Section Two:
Short functional texts (advertisements)
Presentation
Activity 1
Work in pairs to answer the following questions:
1. What is the main reason for people making advertisements?
2. What do you expect to find in an advertisement?
Activity 2
Which of the following parts of an advertisement do you think you would not
probably miss? Tick (v) them.
Parts of advertisement
1. Name of company
2. Address of company
3. Product to sell or service to offer
4. Special characteristics of the product or services
5. Picture of the company’s owner
6. Phone number
……….
………..
………..
………..
………..
………..
Activity 3
Learn the following advertisement and answer the questions that follow.


Questions:
1. What is the name of the company?
2. What product does the company sell?
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3. Does it also offer service?
4. What kind of service does it offer?
5. What is the address of the company?
6. What do you think Jack DeYoung is?
7. Are there any special characteristics about the product and service that are
mentioned in the advertisement?
Activity 2
Fred W. Tanner, M.A. is a life and business coach. He gives some tips to create
a winning advertisement. One of the tips is that your advertisement should get
the readers’ attention. Read the following text that elaborates it and answer the
questions that follow. Before you read the text, check in your dictionary the
meanings of the words in the box:

Questions:
1. What are the three techniques to get the readers’ attention mentioned in the
text?
2. Which of the three techniques is elaborated in this text?
3. List the possible ways to create an eye-catching headline?
ads (noun), competing (adjective) , imperative
(adjective), accomplish (verb), proposition
(noun), eye-catching (adjective), purchase (verb),
appropriate (adjective), compelling (adjective).
Get the readers’ attention
Especially with newspaper and printed ads that are competing with other ads
on the same page it is imperative that you get the readers attention. You can
accomplish this not only by color and size but also by having an eye-catching
headline. Possible ways to develop this headline would be to determine
your product’s or services unique selling proposition. Why would the reader
want to purchase what you are selling over a competing product? Another
possibility could be to list a unique benefit or solution in the headline that
your product/service offers. Use action words when appropriate. Bottom line
is that it should be compelling enough to cause the reader to want to read
further for more information
(PowerHomeBiz.com,LLC, 2008)
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Activity 3
Study the following advertisement and answer the questions that follow.


Questions:
1. What is being advertised?
2. What part of the advertisement do you think would probably get the readers’
attention? Why?
3. What does the phrase Longlife pencil mean?
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com,LLC, 2008)
Activity 4
Another tip from Fred W. Tanner, M.A. is to get the reader to take action after
reading the advertisement. The following text talks about it. Read the text and
complete the list that follows.

Get the Reader to Take Action
The call to action is one of the weakest components of many ads that we all
see today. You must lead the reader to what the next step should be. Show
them how easy it is to contact you or purchase your offering. Post your toll-
free number. Show your address. If you have a web site have an order now
page with easy credit card billing. Mention your satisfaction guarantee if
you have one that will help minimize your customer’s perceived risk of
purchasing your product or service. Use action phrases like “Don’t delay
order now” or “don’t miss another day of (product benefit), order now”.
(PowerHomeBiz.com,LLC, 2008)
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The following are points that you can find in an advertisement. Referring to the
text above, tick (v) the ones that according to the text would get the reader to take
action.
1. Toll-free number ( )
2. Address of the company ( )
3. Web site address ( )
4. Satisfaction guarantee about the product service ( )
5. The picture of the product ( )
6. The name of the owner of the company ( )
Practice
Activity 1
Complete the following eye catching-expressions with the words in the box.
1. All in …… service
2. A housing area that is …….. friendly.
3. We do not sell …………. We sell solutions.
4. No ………., no money.
5. A hotel that makes you feel at …….
6. A car that ……….. your different needs.
7. Everybody can …….now.
8. Fly me and feel our ……….
9. Try our one day ………
10. Nobody …….. food like us.
satisfies, fly, hospitality. satisfaction, home, serves,
one, environment, computers, service.
Activity 2
Fill the blanks with words provided to complete the following advertisement.

Bramantyo‛s Play
Station
Jl. Adityawarman 81 Surabaya,
031 8294114
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We offer you …………………… We have collections of ……………… games.
It is…………., only Rp 2.000 per hour. We have a ……….…… assistant.
Fresh water is ………………
updated satisfaction free friendly cheap
Activity 3
In pairs revise the following advertisement so that it can catch the readers’ eye
easily and make them to take action.
COMFORT
FURNITURE
LTD.
We re-cover furniture. We make all types of chairs and tables.
Telephone: (0274) 893 673, Jl. Purwanggan 14, Yogyakarta
Production
Activity 1
Find an advertisement from an English newspaper or a magazine. Discuss it
with your friends.
Here are some points to discuss:
1. What is the advertisement about?
2. Who makes the advertisement?
3. What is it offered?
4. What is the address?
5. What is the telephone number?
6. Is there anything that is eye-catching?
7. Is there anything that can get the readers to take action?
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Activity 2
Imagine you run a business. You want to put an advertisement about your
business (product or service) on the English newspaper. Write a good one for
your business.

Make sure you write:
1. your business’ name
2. your business matter
3. your business’ specification
4. your business’ address
5. your phone number
6. Your product’ special characteristics
Homework
Find an English short advertisement about a product or a service on a newspaper
or internet. Tell the class about the advertisement:
1. What do they sell or what service do they offer?
2. What is the address?
3. What “promises” (good things about the product or service) do they offer?
Summary
In this unit you have learned:
1. How to ask someone’s certainty, for example

Are you sure that .................. ?
Are you sure about it?.
2. How to express certainty, for example


I am sure that ......................
I am certain that ......................
I am absolutely sure about it.
I am absolutely certain about it
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3. How to express doubt, for example

I am not sure that .................................
I am not certain that ...........................
I am absolutely not sure about it.
I am anbsolutely not certain about it.
4. How to give responses to expressions of doubt and at the same time show
concern with people’s feeling.

1. Don’t worry, Everything will be fine.
2. Next time better.
3. I am sorry. It’s going to be okey

5. Ho to ask for repetition

1. I am sorry. I beg your pardon.
2. Sorry. ould You repeat what you just said?
6. How to show wonder, for example

How clever she is!
What a clever student she is!
What a big house

Evaluation
Activity 1
Write two expressions that correspond to each of the following attitudes.
No Attitude Expressions
1 asking for certainty
2 showing certainty
3 showing doubt
4 expressing wonder
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Activity 2
Complete the following advertisement
TIO COMPUTER
Jl. Ikan Lele Utara 23 Yogyakarta,
Phone: 0274 863533
Do you need a …………… in typing your documents? Come to …………..
us.
We can help you not only in typing, ……………., scanning but also operating
any …………………….in computer within 5 hours. It is ……………. back
guaranteed
money help application printing see
Reflection
1. What have you learned from this unit?
2. Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you?
3. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
4. Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this
unit?
Vocabulary List
Words Parts of Speech Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian
Equivalent
certainty
doubt
wonder
concern
advertisement
product
service
n
n
n
n
n
n
n
|'sc:tcnti|
|oaot|
|'w\noc|
|kcn'sc:n|
|co'vc:tizmcnt|
|'proo\kt|
|'sc:vis|
kcpastian
keraguan
kekaguman
perhatian
iklan
produk
pelayanan
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pardon
definitely
offer
collect
n
adv
n
v
|'po:ocn|
|'ocIinitIi|
|'oIc|
|kc'Ickt|
pemberian maaf
pasti
tawaran
mengambil
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Activity 1
Sing the song together with your friends.
TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
1 1 | 5 5 | 6 6 | 5 0
Twink le twink le lit tle star
4 4 | 3 3 | 2 2 | 1 0
How I won der what you are
5 5 | 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 0
Up a bove the world so high
5 5 | 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 0
Like a dia mond in the sky
1 1 | 5 5 | 6 6 | 5 0
Twink le twink le lit tle star
4 4 | 3 3 | 2 2 | 1 0
How I won der what you are
When the blazing sun is gone,
When he nothing shines upon,
Then you show your little light,
Twinkle, twinkle, all the night.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
Then the traveler in the dark
Thanks you for your tiny spark;
He could not see which way to go,
If you did not twinkle so.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
(http://www.geocities.com)
Activity 2
Answer the questions:
1. What is happening to the little star?
2. What words in the song that show that the author is
showing great surprise?
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3. What is the little star compared to?
4. In what way the little star is helpful for the traveller in the dark?
5. Some stars do not twinkle, but this little star in the song twinkle. Why do you
think it does?
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UNIT 2
How Do You Do It?
Pic.2.1 (http://images.co.id)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple procedures in the form of monologues and dialogues
• read short and simple procedures
• write short and simple procedures
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Section One:
Spoken Procedure
Presentation
Activity 1
The following questions are related to preparing food. Answer the questions
individually and then compare your answers with one of your classmates’
answers.
Do you like eating?
What’s your favorite food?
Do you like cooking and or preparing dishes?
Can you prepare your favorite food/drink yourself?
How do you make your favorite food?
If your friend asks you to show how to cook your favourite food, can you explain
the steps?
Activity 2
When you want to tell someone how to cook something, you cannot miss
important information. Tick (v) from the following list the things that you have
to mention when you tell someone how to cook something.
The ingredients
The prices of the ingredients
The utensils
The steps of cooking
The taste of the food
The ways to serve the food
The trademark of the utensils
( )
( )
( )
( )
( )
( )
( )
Activity 3
You are going to listen to your teacher reading a dialogue twice. Do exercise I
after the first listening, and exercise 2 after the second listening.
Exercise 1
State whether the following statement are true or false:
1. The dialogue is between two brothers.
2. Aristo spends his free time cooking.
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3. Bayu’s favourite snack is sandwich.
4. Bayu is explaining Aristo how to make sandwich.
5. Aristo likes kids.
6. The sandwich Bayu explaining is a sandwich with peanut butter, honey and
banana.
Exercise 2
List from the dialogue that has been read by your teacher the words that express
sequences.
Activity 4
You have learned previously that you use the imperative sentence pattern
dominantly when you are telling steps of doing things, like what Bayu does
in the dialogue when he is describing the ways of making his favourite
sandwich.
The following sentences are taken from the dialogue that has been read by your
teacher. Pay attention to the sentence patterns.
Imperative verbs Nouns/noun phrases Adverbs
Cut up
Put
Pour
Put
a banana
them
some honey
the other piece of bread
into small slices
on one of the pieces of
the bread.
over the bananas
on top
Here are some more examples.
Imperative verbs Noun phrases Adverbs
Wash
Boil
Stir
Put
Mix
the vegetables
two cups of water
the mixture
the cake
the eggs, the sugar, and
the flour
gently
in a pan
well
on a plate
in a bowl
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Practice
Activity 1
You are going to listen to your teacher reading the steps of preparing baby
corn soup. While you are listening to your teacher reading, complete the table
below.
Imperative
verbs
(Noun) phrases/
pronoun
Adverbs/adjectives
Boil
……..
……..
Heat
Put
Mix
Put
………….
the baby corn
it
the corn
…………
flour into the butter
the butter and flour
……………………..
it
-
cool
………………
-
after it melts
………………..
in the powdered corn with salt, pepper
and milk
sit for five minutes in medium heat
Activity 5
The following are some expressions that can be used for describing steps
of frying sweet, sour shrimps They use imperative sentences and adverbs,
including those of sequences. Read them aloud.
• Fisrt clean the shrimps, remove the heads, and keep the tails.
• Clean the garlic, and slice it thinly and then sprinkle over the shrimps.
• After that, make a mix of the flour and egg, with enough water, salt, and
pepper.
• Heat oil on a pan.
• Then, one by one, put the shrimps into the pan by first dipping it in the mix
above. Fry the shrimps until golden.
• Finally put the shrimps on a plate and pour tomato sauce over them..
• To make the tomato sauce, heat the tomato sauce, and add the sugar and lime
juice in it.
• Sweet and sour shrimps are ready to serve.
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Activity 2
Before you listen to your teacher reading a dialogue in activity 3 check the
meanings of the words in the table below:
Soyabean (noun)
Delicious (adjective)
Slice (verb)
Shallot (noun)
Brown (verb)
Activity 3
You are going to listen to a short dialogue between an Indonesian student,
Siti, and an Exchange Program student from Australia, Jane. Siti is explaining
Jane the steps to make an Indonesian food. Your teacher is going to read the
dialogue for you to listen to. After listening answer the questions about the
dialogue below.
Questions:
1. What Indonesian food is Siti explaining Jane to make?
2. Jane thinks that Siti is going to explain how to make something healthy.
Why?
3. Is Jane excited of what Siti is going to explain? If your answer is yes, how do
you know it?
4. Siti says “you are right”. What does she mean?
5. Besides it is healthy, how is gado-gado according to Siti?
Activity 4
Your teacher is going to read the dialogue again. This time, while you are
listening, tick (v) the ingredients of gado-gado mentioned in the text. Some
have been done for you.
Ingredients
1. egg
2. soyabean cake
3. red chilli pepper
4. cabbage
5. long beans
6. peanut
7. brown sugar
8. lemon
9. salt
10. white sugar
( v )
( )
( )
( v )
( )
( )
( v )
( )
( )
( )
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Activity 6
The following is a dialogue about how to make a banana milkshake. Fill in the
blanks with the appropriate expressions.
A : Mmm, this is a wonderful dessert. What is it?
B : _______________________
A : Really? Is it easy to make?
B : _______________________.
A : Oh, good. What do you need?
B : _______________________
A : And what do you do with the banana and ice cream?
B : _______________________
A : Yeah…
B : ______________________
A : Sure.
All you need is vanilla ice cream. And a banana, of course.
Don’t you know how to do it now? It’s a banana
milkshake!
You just put all the ingredients into a blender.
It’s pretty simple.
And mix them for thirty seconds.
Activity 7
In pair act out the completed dialogue.
Activity 5
Your teacher is going to read another dialogue between a mother and her son
preparing food. Listen to your teacher reading it and answer the questions
about the dialogue after listening.
Questions:
1. What type of food are Fajar and his mother preparing?
2. Is Fajar excited about helping her mother? How do you know?
3. What are the things that Fajar do when he is helping her mother prepare the
food?
4. What does Fajar’s mother want him to do before they have lunch?
5. Does Fajar mind doing it?
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Production
Activity 1
Individually make notes about your favorite snack.
What is it?
What ingredients do you need to make it?
How do you make it?
Activity 2
In pairs, take turns describing orally how to make your favorite snack using the
following scheme.
A : What’s your favorite snack?
B : It’s ...............
A : What ingredients do you need to make it?
B : You need .................
A : How do you make it?
B : First, you ..... After that, .....
Next, ..... Then .....
Activity 3
Work in pairs. Pretend that an Exchange Program student from Australia asks
you to tell her how to make fried rice. How would you explain her?
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Section Two:
Written Procedure
Presentation
Activity 1
Have you ever read food recipes in a newspaper or a magazine? Share the
information from the recipes with your friends.
Activity 2
Study the elements of the following procedure.
How t o m ake j elly
Making jelly is very simple by following these directions.
You will need one packet of jelly crystals, a 500 ml jug, 250 ml of boiling water,
200 ml of cold water, and a bowl.
(Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Elements of a procedure
1. Title, introducing the aim of the procedure:
How to make jelly
2. List of materials needed:
one packet of jelly crystals, a 500 ml jug, 250 ml of boiling water, 200 ml of cold
water, a bowl.
Pic.2.2 (Clipart 2005)
1. Empty contents of a packet of jelly crystals into the jug.
2. Add boiling water.
3. Stir well until crystals dissolve.
4. Add the cold water and stir.
5. Pour mixture into a bowl.
6. Refrigerate until firm.
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3. Technical words:
crystals, dissolve, stir, bowl
4. Sequence of steps, in order, to complete the procedure:
Steps 1 - 6
5. Numbers showing the order to do the steps:
Numbers 1 – 6
6. Sentences like commands, beginning with the actions
Activity 3
Check the meaning of each of the following words in your dictionary before
you do activity 4 .

1. cardboard (noun) =
2. string (noun) =
3. glue (noun) =
4. sticky (adjective) =
5. tape (noun) =
6. measure (verb) =
7. fit (verb) =
8. slip through (verb)=
9. overlap (noun) =
10. stand (noun) =
Activity 4
Read the following text carefully. The text is about a procedure to make a
cardboard photo frame.
How to Make a Cardboard Photo Frame
Equipment and materials needed:
Cardboard, paper, string, etc.
Photo
Glue
Paint
Sticky tape
Ruler
Steps:
1. Find a photo.
2. Measure up frames.
3. Cut out the first frame.
4. Cut out the second frame so that the first frame can fit on top without slipping
through.
Pic.2.3 (http:/www.statueofliberty.
org/statue_of_liberty_Picture.html)
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5. Make the third frame with the same overlap.
6. Paint the frame in different ways.
7. Attach a stand or handle.
Exercise 1
Complete the following table about the procedure above.
Title Materials
eeded
Technical
words
Number of
steps
Verbs
showing
actions
Exercise 2
Answer the following questions about the text above.
1. What do you need to make a cardboard photo frame?
2. What is the first step to make the frame?
3. What colours do you need to paint the frame?
4. What is the final step to make the frame?
Activity 5
Below are the steps to make instant fried noodle. They are not in the right
order. Put them in the right order and use necessary words of sequences.

Take the noodle from the water and drain it.
Spread fried onion and the noodle is ready to serve.
Pour the seasoning, soy sauce, and chili powder into the noodle, and
mix well.
Boil the noodle in two glasses of water and simmer for 3 minutes.
Put the noodle on a plate.
Pic.2.4 (Clipart 2003)
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Activity 6
Check the meaning of each of the following words in your dictionary before
you do activity 7.
1. mungbean (noun)
2. porridge (noun)
3. ingredient (noun)
4. tender (adjective)
5. simmer (verb)
Activity 7
Work in pairs. Read the recipe below. Rewrite the steps using the appropriate
sequence adverbs (first, second, third, fourth, then, next, after that, finally, etc.)
Don’t use numbers.
Mung bean porridge
Ingredients:
One cup of mung bean
4 tablespoonfuls of sugar
½ teaspoonful of salt
5 cups of water
Steps:
1. Wash the mung bean.
2. Boil the water.
3. Put the mung bean into the boiling water.
4. Let the mung bean become tender.
5. Add the salt and the sugar.
6. Simmer for 30 minutes.
7. Serve the mung bean porridge.
Pic.2.5 (Clipart 2005)
Production
Activity 1
Work individually. Write a food recipe that you are familiar with. Be sure that
your recipe has the ingredients and the steps to follow.
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Activity 2
Using the following structure of procedure, write a text on how to make
something.
Procedure - text organizer
Title :
By :
Goal : • tell what will be made or done
Requirements • list of what is needed
Steps • number in order of what has to be done
• include diagrams or pictures if needed
(taken from Writing Fun, Eather, 2006)
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Homework
From a manual book, find procedures of how to prepare or operate something.
Tell orally the procedures in front of the class.
Summary
You have learned in this unit how to tell about steps or procedures of making
things .
There are things to remember:
1. Generally text of procedure has the following parts:
a. The title
b. List of materials needed
c. Sequence of steps, in order, to complete the procedure
d. Numbers showing the order to do the steps (optional).
2. The strucrure above is usually found in recipes or manuals.
3. You mostly use imperative sentences (verb + noun/noun phrase + ………. )
when you tell about steps or procedures of doing something.
4. The verbs that are used in telling about steps or procedures of doing things are
action verbs, those that express actions.
5. To clearly show the order or sequence of the steps, you use adverbs of sequence
like first, second, after that, finally.
Evaluation
Activity 1
Read the following text carefully.
How t o c atch a w ave
Here’s some advice for kids who are just learning how to surf.
1. Use a light, small, fiberglass board with a legrope and a wetsuit if it is cold
2. Find a safe, uncrowned spot on the beach. The water should not be too choppy
so that you will get a clean ride.
3. Don’t go out too far if you haven’t surfed before
4. Wait until you see a small wave then lie on your surfboard. When the wave is
close, start paddling furiously.
5. If you are more experienced, you could try kneeling on the board once you are
on the wave.
6. The most important thing is to keep your balance or else you will end up
falling off the boar!
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Activity 2
Complete the following table about the text above.
Title Materials needed Number of steps Verbs showing
actions
Activity 3
Choose the word that is closest to the meaning of each of the words below as
used in the text.
1. surf (verb)
a. drive a wave
b. ride on a wave
c. swim under a wave
2. wetsuit (noun)
a. T-shirt
b. trousers
c. rubber clothing
3. spot
a. place
b. area
c. pool
4. chopy
a. slippery
b. wide
c. small
5. paddle (verb)
a. swim
b. pull
c. drive
6. furiously
a. angrily
b. happily
c. sadly
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Activity 4
State whether the following statement are true or false.
1. The steps written in the text are about learning to surf.
2. The steps are especially for beginners
3. The text would most probably be found in a manual.
4. A beginner is suggested to wear a wet suit when the weather is cold.
5. Water with rough waves cause a clean ride.
6. “To catch a wave” in the text means “to dive under a wave”.
7. Keeping the balance is the key word for successful surfing.
Activity 5
Read the procedure text below and fill in the blanks in its structure.
Germinating
petunia seeds
…………….
…………….
…………….
Follow these instructions to
germinate petunia seeds.
You will need:
• a packet of petunia seeds
• a seed tray or small pots
• loamy friable soil or potting mix
• water
• fertiliser.
1. Fill seed tray with soil.
2. Incorporate fertiliser into soil.
3. Scatter seeds on the surface of the soil.
4. Cover seeds with a 3 mm layer of soil. Press firmly.
5. Spray water to moisten the seed bed.
6. Place seed tray in warm, sunny position (at least 25
deg. C).
7. Keep soil moist by watering gently while seeds are
germinating. Seeds will germinate in approximately
10 - 14 days.
(http://www.rickys-nursery.co.uk)
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Activity 7
Choose the word that is closest to the meaning of each of the words below as
used in the text.
1. germinate
a. bear
b. start growing
c. pollinate
2. fertiliser
a. chemical substance
b. seed
c. fruit
3. scatter
a. move to different directions
b. cover
c. dig
4. chopy
a. slippery
b. wide
c. small
5. firmly
a. loosely
b. tenderly
c. strongly
6. moisten
a. make dry
b. water
c. make wet
7. gently
a. slowly and carefully
b. fast
c. warmly
8. tray
a. carrier
b. mover
c. installer
Activity 6
Answer the questions about the text above.
1. Where would you most probably find that kind of text above?
2. How long will it take for a petunia seed to germinate?
3. What is the minimum temperature requited when the seed is put in the sun?
4. How should you water the seeds when they are germinating?
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Reflection
1. What have you learned from this unit?
2. Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you?
3. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
4. Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this
unit?
Vocabulary List
Words Parts of
Speech
Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian
Equivalent
utensils
trademark
prepare
awful
surf
ingredients
seed
firm
stir
sticky
n
n
v
adj
v
n
n
adj
v
adj
|'jutcnscIz|
|trciomo:k|
|pri'pcc|
|'5:IcI|
|sc:I|
|in'gri:oicnt|
|si:o|
|Ic:m|
|stc:|
|'stiki|
alat masak
merek dagang
menyiapkan
tidak menyenangkan
berselancar
bumbu
biji
kuat
mengaduk
lengket
9. spray
a. soak
b. place
c. insert
10. instruction
a. step
b. movement
c. teacher
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Fun Page
Yellow Butter
Yellow butter purple jelly red jam black bread
Spread it quick
Say it quick
Yellow butter purple jelly red jam black bread
Spread it quick
Say it quick

Yellow butter purple jelly red jam black bread
Now repeat it
While you eat it
Yellow butter purple jelly red jam black bread
Don‛t talk
With your mouth full!
Mary Ann Hoberman

Pic. 2.6
(www.mentmorefoods.co.uk)
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UNIT 3
What A Pity!
Pic. 3.1 (http://images.google.co.id)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple transactional and interpersonal texts. involving giving and
responding to bad news
• understand short and short functional texts in the form of personal letters
• read aloud short and simple personal letters responding to bad news
• write short an simple personal letters responding to bad news
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Section One:
Expressing and responding to bad news
Presentation
Activity 1
From the face in the picture we can tell how he feels. How do you think the boy
in the picture feels?
He looks sad because he might have got bad
news. When he tells you about his bad news,
how would you respond it? What expressions
would you use in the situation?
Pic. 3.2 (http://images.google.co.id)
Activity 2
Study the following short dialogues. Read them aloud while paying attention
to the responses.
Jono : My uncle didn’t get the job after all.
Joko : Oh, what a pity!
Evi : Have you heard that 300 people were killed when a plane crashed
this morning?
Yuni : Oh, how terrible!
Sinta : My uncle’s house is drowned because of Lapindo mudflood. Now
they are staying with us. The kids lost most of their school stuff.
Ulfa : I’m sorry to hear that. Let me know if you need anything, ok?
Aning : You look sad,Ucok. Is anything wrong?
Ucok : I’ve lost my wallet.
Aning : Did you put some money in it?
Ucok : That’s the problem. I put the school fee for this month.
Aning : Oh dear. That’s a pity!
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Kuncoro : Look at this news. A ship was reported to have sunk into the
ocean due to a fire. Thirty passengers were killed including a
three-month-old baby and two pregnant mothers.
Fatimah : Oh no! How dreadful.
Activity 3
The following expressions below are some of the expressions that you can use
to respond to bad news. Read them aloud with the correct pronunciation and
intonation.
Responding to very bad news
1. How awful!
2. How terrible!
3. I’m really sorry to hear that.
4. That must’ve been awful!
5. That must’ve been terrible!
Responding to less serious news
1. Oh no!
2. What a pity!
3. What a shame!
4. What a nuisance!
5. Poor you.
Activity 4
Bad news may come from people regretting for the mistakes they have done.
What do you say when you regret for the things you have done and what do you
say when you hear someone regrets for the things he or she has done? Study the
following short dialogues and read them aloud while giving attention to the
expressions in bold type.
Dialogue 1
Ani : You look different,Ali. What is the matter?
Ani : I don’t know why I did not study hard for the exam. I failed the exam.
Ali : Don’t take it so badly. Next time better.
Ali :Thanks a lot for your concern.
Dialogue 2
Bambang : I really regret rushing off the house.
Anita : What happened?
Bambang : I knocked an old woman down.
Anita : Was she injured?
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Bambang : Not seriously,actually.
Anita : Don’t blame yourself. It could happen to anyone
Dialogue 3
Endah : I can’t think why I never listened to your advice.
Simatupang : Why did you say that? Is there anything wrong?
Endah : Yes. I rode my motorcycle carelessly and hit a tree. It broke down.
Luckily, I did not get seriously injured.
Simatupang : I know how you must be feeling, but that could be a good lesson
for you to be more careful in the future.
Activity 5
The following are expressions we can use for expressing regrets. Read them
with the correct pronunciation and intonation
I don’t know why I never listened to your advice
I’m really sorry I didn’t listen to your advice
I really regret having hurt your feeling
I really regret not obeying your advice
Activity 6
The following are expressions we can use for responding to regrets. Read them
with the correct pronunciation and intonation.
1. Don’t take it badly
2. Don’t blame yourself
3. I know how you must be feeling, but it could happen to anyone.
Practice
Activity 1
Practice acting out the following dialogues. After that, answer the questions
after the dialogues.
Dialogue 1
(Anita and Julia are reading a newspaper in the library)
Anita : Look! Oh no.
Julia : What is it?
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Anita : It’s about the earthquake and the tsunami in Aceh. It’s really
terrible. The news states that at around 8 a.m. the earthquake
shook the land of Aceh and the tsunami burst out not long after
that. They destroyed the land 15 minutes later. More than two
hundred thousand people died and many were missing.
Julia : It’s unbelievable.
(Anton joines them).
Anita : Hi, Anton. How are you?
Anton : Not so good.
Anita : Why? Are you sick?
Anton : No. This morning I watched TV. All the news was about the
tsunami in Aceh and North Sumatra. You know, most of my
relatives live there.
Anita & Julia : We are really sorry to hear that.
Anton : Thanks for your concern.
Questions:
1. What does it mean when Anita says “Oh, no”?
2. What is the bad news?
3. What does she mean when Julia says “It’s unbelievable”.
At school. It is Wednesday
Dialogue 1
Tami : Excuse me, Sir. I’d like to ask for your permission to be absent for a
couple of days.
Mr Hardi : Why? What’s the matter, Tami?
Tami : Well, my father is ill. He’s going to have an operation.
Mr Hardi : Oh, dear. I’m sorry to hear that. How long will you be absent?
Tami : I hope to be back next Friday.
Mr. Hardi : That’s all right, Tami. And I hope your father will get better soon.
Questions:
1. Who is Mr. Hardi to Tami?
2. What is the bad news?
3. How does Mr Hardi show his concern?
Activity 2
Work orally in pairs with these situations. One gives the news and the other
responds to the news in an appropriate way.
1. Ani : Thousands of people were killed during the earthquake last month.
Ali : ……………………………………………………………
2. Bambang : My uncle passed away last week. He died of heart attack.
Joko : ……………………………………… ……………………
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Activity 3
Complete these dialogues by using suitable expressions. In pairs act the
dialogues out after that.
1. A : Hey! What happened to your leg?
B : I hurt it playing football.
A : _________________ How did you do that?
B : I fell as I was running to get the ball.
A : ________________
B : Yes. I won’t be able to play for a month.
2. A : Did you hear that there was a burglary at the Hasans’s house?
B : ________________ What happened?
A : Well, when they came back from their holiday, almost all their furniture
had been stolen, their new TV set and stereo too!.

3. A : I won’t be able to come to your party tonight. I’m afraid I’m not feeling well.
B : _______________________
A : Yes. I think I’ve got the flu. I’ve got a fever and a terrible headache.
B : _______________________
Activity 4
Now, your teacher is going to read the complete version of the incomplete
dialogue below. While listening complete the dialogue and answer the
questions about the dialogue.
Edy : You look worried , Anang. What’s the matter?
Anang : I can’t seem to ……. up in the mornings.
Edy :………! That’s a problem. But don’t you have an alarm clock?
Anang : Yes, of course, but I never seem to hear it.
Edy : Well, why don’t you buy an electric one? They go on ringing until you
switch them off.
Anang : Yes, that …….. a good idea.
Questions:
1. What is the problem with Anang?
2. How does Edy react to Anang’s problem?
3. What kind of suggestion does Edy give to Anang?
3. Asep : Someone stole my mobile phone when I was sleeping on the bus.
Ujang : ……………………………………………………………
4. Helena : My sister hit her mouth on the car door and broke a tooth.
Maria : …………………………………………………………
5. Siska : My vacation at the beach was terrible. It rained hard all day.
Susan : ……………………………………………………………
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Activity 5
Study the following dialogue about a terrible weather.
A : Hi, Nirina. This is Surya. I’m calling from Kuta.
B : From Kuta? What are you doing in Kuta?
A : I’m on vacation.
B : How’s the weather in Kuta? Is it sunny?
A : No, it isn’t. It’s been rain ing for the whole week.
B : You cannot have a good time then.
A : No, of course not. I’m having a terrible time here. I regret going to Bali in the
rainy season. I don’t know why I never listened to you.
B : Don’t take it so badly. You still can have a lot to enjoy in the rainy season
there.
Activity 6
It’s your turn now to make a similar dialogue. This is the situation:
You’re on vacation, and the weather is terrible. Call a classmate.
A : Hi, _______. This is _______. I’m calling from _______.
B : From ______? What are you doing in ______?
A : I’m on vacation.
B : How’s the weather in _______? Is it _______?
A : No, it isn’t. It’s been ______.
B : You cannot ___________
A : No, of course not. I’m having a terrible time here. I ________
I don’t know why I never listened to you.
B : Don’t take it so badly. You ___________________________
Production
Now in pairs create your own dialogues based on the situations below.
Then present your dialogue in front of the class.
1. You call your friend and invite him to play football together. Your friend
politely refuses because he just got a traffic accident. He was hit by a car
from the back. Now he has to wear a cast. Express your regret and promise
to visit him soon.
2. Your sister calls you from a bus station and tells you that she has been
waiting for an hour but you have not appeared. Express your deep regret
for keeping her waiting and tell her to wait for some more minutes.
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Section Two:
Written news items
Presentation
Activity 1
Have you also written a letter responding to bad news?
How do you write it?
Have you also written a letter expressing regrets?
How do you write it?
Activity 2
Read the following letters and answer the questions that follow.

Jakarta, November 1, 2006
Dear Miss Ana,
I heard from my classmate Mila that you are hospitalized. I‛m
so sorry to hear about your condition. I really would like to visit
you but I‛m still in Jakarta and won‛t be back until the end of the
month. My prayers for your health. I‛ll visit you as soon as I arrive
in Surabaya.
Best regards,
Kiki
Hi Dimas, what‛s up pal! Toni told me you just got an accident. He said
you would miss our game against Diponegoro Secondary School. What
a pity! Don‛t worry about it friend! Get well soon!
Wirman
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1. What type of letters are they?
2. Do you notice the difference between the two? Which one is more formal?
3. How do you know?
4. How do you analyze the structure of a letter? Could you identify the following
parts in both letters?
Parts Letter 1 Letter 2
Date
Greetings
Body
Expression of sympathy
Closing
Salutation

Activity 3
The following extract mentions steps of writing a letter responding to bad news.
The text has been modified from the text in the internet written by Andrea
Miller. Originally the text was written for letters of condolence for someone’s
death. However it could be used as a guide for making letters responding to
bad news. Read the text carefully and try to understand what you do in each
of the steps.
Step 1. Acknowledge the sadness
As a starting point you need to acknowledge the sadness.
Examples could be:
I was sorry to hear that ………...
I was very upset to hear ……….
I was terribly sorry to learn about ……….
Step 2. Express Your Sympathy
Examples could be:
Please accept my sympathy for your ……...
I want to express my heartfelt sympathy for ……..
May the love of family and friends comfort you.
Step 3. Offer Assistance
But don’t make offers you can’t fulfill.
If there is anything I/we can do, I/we am/are only a phone call away.
If there is anything I can do such just let me know.
Please call if there is anything I can do.
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Step 4. Close with a thoughtful word or phrase.
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time..
May the love of family and friends comfort you.
Step 5. The Ending and Sign Off.
With love and sympathy,
Sincerely,
Your friend,
Love,
Affectionately yours,
Yours,
Very sincerely
With my deepest sympathy,
My fond respects to you and yours.
http://www.funeral-poems.com/
By Andrea Miller
Practice
Activity 1
Galang got an email from his friend telling him that her holiday is terrible.
However, the letter cannot be read because it’s torn. Help Galang reconstruct
the letter by filling in the missing words.
Dear Galang,
I‛m writing from our hotel at Pasir Putih Beach. I‛m on vacation with my
family. To tell the truth, we‛re having _________
The weather isn‛t very good. In fact, it‛s ________________.
Right now I‛m looking out the window, and it‛s _______ very _______

Food is another problem. The restaurants are ______ but the food
isn‛t very good. In fact, my Mom is ________ right now. She got ____
_______.
Well Galang, I hope your vacation is ____. Tell me about it when the
holiday is over.
Cheers,
Nia
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Activity 2
Galang wants to write back to Nia, but his English is not so good. His letter is
not well-arranged. Help him rearrange the letter telling Nia that he feels bad
about Nia’s vacation.
____ a. You must feel terrible there with nothing interesting to do.
____ b. I broke my legs when riding my bicycle.
____ c. Well, my vacation is not very good either.
____ d. Hi Nia. I got your email. What a nuisance!
____ e. Cheers. Galang
____ f. Now I have to wear a cast for at least one month.
____ g. Ok, Nia. Come back soon.
Activity 3
Now write Galang’s letter in an appropriate letter style.
Production
Activity 1
Work individually. Try to write a letter to respond to the following situation
One of your classmates has been sick in the hospital for a week. The class has
decided to visit him/her this evening, but you cannot go with them because
you have to leave for Jakarta this afternoon for a national speech contest.
Write a letter telling your regret and wish that she/he will get better soon.
Activity 2
Work individually. Try to write a short letter to respond to the following
situation:
The younger brother of an Exchange Program
student in your class from Australia is being
hospitalised for cancer. She is now back home
in Australia and has written you a letter telling
about that. You want to write her back.
Pic. 3.3 (rob@gordon.id.au)
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Homework
1. Search the internet for expressions used in each of all the steps for making
letters responding to bad news, three expressions each.
2. Search the internet for
a. one dialogue of people expressing and responding to bad news
b. one example of letter expressing bad news.
c. one example of letter responding to bad news
Summary
In this unit you have learned
1. how to use expressions that show bad news (I have lost my wallet, My brother
has been hospitalized for a week for an unknown illness, etc)
2. how to use expressions that are used to respond to bad news (What a pity, I
am sorry to hear that. etc)
3. Steps of writing a letter responding to bad news (acknowledge the sadness,
express your sympathy, offer assistance, close with a thoughtful word or
phrase, the ending and sign off.
Evaluation
Activity 1
Respond to the following bad news, one different expression for one different
situation.
1. One third of the people in the world do not have enough clean water.
2. Chemicals have destroyed ten percent of the ozone layer in Europe and North
America.
3. Each year, people burn or cut down nearly 143,000 kilometers of forest.
4. Every day, Americans and Canadians produce 1.8 kilograms of garbage per person
Activity 2
Fill in the following two incomplete dialogues with appropriate expressions.
Dialogue 1
Hasan : What happened? You look so awful today
Jufri : I was having the worst week end in my life.
Hasan : I don’t understand
Jufri : I lost wallet in the bus, and somebody tried to steal my hand phone.
Hasan : _______________
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Dialogue 2
Irene : Are you OK, Tony?
Toni : I must leave the class and go home now. I’ve just got a call from my
home in Menado.
Irene : Was it a bad news?
Tony : _________________
Irene : Please accept my condolences. If there’s anything I can do for you, just
tell me now.
Toni : No, Ir, but thanks anyway for your concern.
Activity 3
Rearrange the following sentences into a good letter responding to bad news.
1. Through this letter I want to accept my heart-felt sympathy for this sadness.
2. If there is anything I can do just call me or send me short messages.
3. I was very sorry to hear that your son had a motorcycle accident yesterday
and that he had to be hospitalised.
4. With love and sympathy,
5. May the love of family and friends comfort you.
Reflection
1. What have you learned from this unit?
2. Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you?
3. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
4. Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this unit
Words Parts of
speech
Phonetic
Transcription
Indonesian Equivalents
assistance
terrible
dreadful
sympathy
torn
regret
nuisance
shame
respond
exchange
n
n
v
n
adj
n
n
n
v
n
|c'sistcns|
|'tcribI|
|'orcoIoI|
|'simpc0i|
|t5:n|
|ri'grct|
|'nju:scns|
|jcim|
|ri'spono|
|iks'tjcino¸|
bantuan
sangat buruk
sangat jelek (cuaca)
simpati
sobek
penyesalan
penyebab masalah
sesuatu yang memalukan
menaggapi
pertukaran
Vocabulary List
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Fun Page
HOUSES
(source: Dit. PSMP, 2006)
There are houses
That are high,
And houses that are low;
There are houses
That are single,
And houses in a row.
There are houses
In the east,
And houses in the west;
There are houses all around me –
But my house is the best!
There are houses
Made of wood,
And houses made of sticks;
There are houses
Made of mud,
And houses made of bricks.
Pic. 3.4 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Pic. 3.5 (Dit.PSMP, 2006)
Pic. 3.6 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
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UNIT 4
What Are They?
Pic.4.1 (http://images.co.id/
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple reports in the form of monologues
• read aloud short and simple written reports
• read short and simple written reports
• write short and simple reports
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Section One:
Spoken Report
Presentation
Activity 1
You know a mouse, don’t you? In the following picture you see more than one
mouse. You see many mice. Say (not write) as many words as possible about
a mouse. Work with your friend in your group. Your teacher will help you do
this. He or she will also show you how to say the words correctly. The table
below can help you find the words.
Parts head, sharp teeth, …
Colour dark grey, …
Size small, …
Food rice, meat, …
Habit gnaw, climb …
About parts long, pointed, …
Traits (=sifat) cute, …
Can you mention the kinds of mice shown in the picture?
Pic. 4.2 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
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Activity 2
Below are some statements about a mouse. Learn how to say them.
• A mouse is a rodent.
• A mouse has four legs.
• A mouse runs fast.
• A mouse is a big eater.
• A mouse smells well.
• A mouse has a tail.
• A mouse is a small mammal with short fur, a long tail and pointed face.
Activity 3
To talk about something in general, you may also use the plural form.
So, you can either say:

• A mouse is a rodent or Mice are rodents.
• A mouse has four legs or Mice have four legs.
• A mouse can run fast or Mice can run fast.

Do the same thing with the rest of sentences in activity 2.
Activity 4
Here are more exercises to pronounce the plural -s. Read the following sentences
aloud individually:

1. Tigers like to stay near a tree to catch their preys.
2. Pigeons can fly at sixty miles an hour.
3. Chickens, ducks, and turkeys lay eggs.
4. Cheetahs cannot draw in their claws.
5. Leopards are members of the “big cat” families.
6. Ostriches find their food in grasslands.
Activity 5
Now, let us see what you say about a mouse in general. When you say “mice
have long tails”, you mention the physical characteristics. Look at the pictures
below and find an animal with one of the following characteristics mentioned
in the table below. Then, say the sentence, for example, “Giraffes have long
necks”.
A long tongue a short tail long arms small spots
A small nose a long neck soft fur big spots
A hard shell small ears thin legs black and white stripes
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Pic. 4.3 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Practice
Activity 1
Listen to your teacher read the following text about gorillas. After that read the
text yourself and anwer the questions that follow.
Questions:
1. How tall can gorillas be?
2. How much can they weigh?
3. Do gorillas like fighting?
4. Where do they live?
GORILLAS
Gorillas are the largest of all the primates. A male gorilla can be 180 centimeters
tall and can weigh 200 kilograms. Gorillas are very strong but they do not
often fight. In fact they are peaceful animals.
Gorillas live in small family groups of about 15. In a group there is one
strong, older male, some young males, and a few females with their babies.
They move slowly around a large area of jungle eating leaves and bushes.
In some ways gorillas are very like humans. When they are happy, they
laugh and wave their arms. When they are angry, they beat their chests. When
they are sad, they cry. But they cry quietly, without any tears.
Unfortunately, people hunt and kill gorillas. They also cut down and burn
their trees. There are now only about 10,000 gorillas left in the world.
(Source : Abbs, Brian, et.all. Take Off, Student Book 2, p 68)
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5. Do gorillas usually live alone?
6. What do they eat?
7. What do gorillas do when they are happy? Sad? Angry?
8. How many gorillas are there left in the world?
9. Why are not there many left?
Activity 2
Here’s another text that your teacher will read. Listen and try to understand the
text with your books closed.
Now, read the text above, and while reading it, complete the following table.
Family
Physical description
Way of hunting
Differences between
Cheetahs and other big cats
THE CHEETAH
The cheetah is the fastest animal on land. It
can run 100 kilometers an hour. It is now rare
and is one of the animals which is in danger of
extinction.
The cheetah has a small head and ears, and
long, powerful legs. It always hunts and chases
its prey on open ground.
This is a different way of hunting from the
other “big cats.” They like to stay in and near trees to catch their prey. The
cheetah is also different from other cats because it cannot draw in its claws.
(Source: Abbs, Brian, et.al. Take Off. Student Book 2, p. 52)
Activity 3
When you have a closer look at the text about cheetahs above, you will find that the
text starts with a definition or classification of cheetahs. This is then followed by the
description of the animal. The description may cover physical, behavioural characteristics
or other characteristics of the animal. If necessary, to make your description clearer you
may compare the animal with other animals of the same family.
Now, read the text and decide the paragraph that defines cheetahs and those that
describe the animal.
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Activity 4
When we give descriptions of animals or other things, we may use complex
sentences. Look at the following sentence which is taken from the text about
cheetahs.
A cheetah is one of the animals which is in danger of extinction.
This complex sentence has been composed from two smaller sentences.
a. A cheetah is one of the animals.
b. A cheetah is in danger of extinction.
The word “which” combines the two sentences. Thus, the following two simple
sentences can be combined into a complex sentence.
a. Robins are birds.
b. The birds sing beautifully.
• Complex sentence : Robins are birds which sing beautifully.
Exercise
Use these notes to write sentences with “which”
Example: Baluran/national park/Banyuwangi, East Java
Baluran is a national park which is located in Banyuwangi, East Java.
1. The American bald eagle/bird/in danger of extinction.
2. Zebra/animal/has black and white stripes.
3. Bee/insect/produces honey.
4. Greenpeace/a group/helps protect the environment.
5. World Wildlife Fund/a group/helps save animals and plants.
6. Whales/biggest mammals/live in the sea.
7. Amphibians/animals/live in both water and land.
8. Gorillas/largest primates/are very like humans in some ways.
9. “Panji Sang Penakluk”/interesting TV program/teaches us to love animals.
10. Green Turtles/giant turtles/lay their eggs on the shore.
Production
Activity 1
Now, work with a friend to describe at least three different animals. Say five
expressions about each animal. Use is/are, have/has, and action verbs (e.g., run,
eat, sleep, etc.).
For example:
• Cats are tame animals.
• Cats have sharp eyes.
• Cats are afraid of water.
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Activity 2
Prepare an outline of report text for oral presentation about one of the following
pictures. Follow the structure or outline of the report text you have learnt.
Definition/
Classification
Description
(behaviour & qualities)
Summary (optional)
CATFISH
BUTTERFLY PENGUIN
Pic. 4.4 (Clipart 2005)
Activity 3
Find a picture of an object from a magazine or postcard, bring and present it
orally to the class.
Then, use the information to make a dialogue with your partner.
Look at the example:
A : What’s special about a giraffe?
B : It has a very long neck, long thin legs, and small ears.
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Section Two:
written report
Presentation
Activity 1
Look at this picture of a baby elephant below.
1. Which parts of its body attract you the most?
2. Tell your reasons to the class.
3. What is this elephant doing?
4. Is the elephant still very young? How do you know?
Parts of the elephant’s body: head, trunk, eyes, ears, tail …

Label each part of its body.
Activity 2
Elephants are amazing animals. Do you agree?
Complete the following sentences. Use the suitable words from the box.
1. Elephants are the ______ land animals.
2. Elephants’ ______ are strong enough to pick up trees.
3. Elephants are good swimmers and use their trunks like _____.
4. Elephants live together in _____ groups.
5. Elephants ______ each other when in trouble.
6. Elephants’ trunks are _______ enough to pick up flowers.
help (v) family (n) snorkels (n)
largest (adj) trunks (n) sensitive (adj)
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Activity 3
Match the words with their definitions.
1. earth
2. discover
3. trunk
4. pick up
5. scratch
6. swat
a. to find unexpectedly
b. animal’s body apart from the limbs and head.
c. the planet on which we live
d. to rub (a part of one’s body) with one’s fingernails to relieve
itching
e. to take hold of and remove
f. to hit or crush with a sharp blow
Practice
Activity 1
Read the following report text about elephants. Then, answer the questions that
follow.
(Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Comprehension questions
1. What kind of animal is reported in the text?
2. What is its brain like?
3. Mention its parts of the body as described in the text.
4. Which of the following descriptions is not correct?
a. Elephants can’t take flowers.
b. They can communicate well with their babies.
c. They are cooperative among others.
5. How do they sweep paths?
6. Who discovered that elephants have different types of calls they use for
communication?
7. Do elephants like to isolate themselves from other elephants? Why or why not?
Elephants: The Amazing Animals
Elephants are the largest land animals on earth. They have the largest brains
of any mammal. Elephants talk to each other. Researchers have discovered
more than 50 different types of calls that they use to communicate with each
other. Their trunks are strong enough to pick up trees but sensitive enough to
pick up a flower. They use them as tools to sweep paths, to scratch themselves,
to swat flies, and to draw in the dirt. They are good swimmers and use their
trunks like snorkels. They live together in family groups. They help each other
when in trouble. They join together to care for and rescue their young.
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Activity 2
When a writer reports something, he or she begins with some definitions and
then goes on with some descriptions.

Definition: Complete the beginning sentence of the ‘Amazing Animals’ text.
Elephants ar e …..
Descriptions of behaviours or qualities: Copy the suitable words from the text
to complete the descriptions.
1. Elephants have … , and are able to … .
2. They … strong trunks, and are able to … .
3. The can also … .
4. They live together and … .
Activity 3
Study the words in the following list. Then, read the report text and answer the
questions provided.
Vocabulary list:
mate (n) : pamer outstreched adj) : terbentang
show off (v) : ujung jari twirling (adj) : berputar-putar cepat
tip-toes ( n) : k awan alive ( adj) : h idup
Comprehension questions
1. What kind of bird is reported in the text?
2. Why do they dance?
3. Which of the following description is not correct?
a. Birds may dance to attract their mates.
b. Ostriches dance for fun.
c. Ostriches dance without their friends.
DANCING BIRDS
Many birds dance to attract a mate, especially in springtime. From pigeons
to parrots, birds like to show themselves off by dancing. Have a look at the
birds near where you live and see what kinds of dances they perform.
Ostriches are the only birds which dance for fun. Early in the morning,
the birds gather and begin to dance in circles on tip-toes with their wings
outstretched. Very soon, the whole group joins in with the twirling dance.
Scientists think that this dance is purely an expression of joy at being alive!
(Dit. PSMP, 2006)
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4. When do they dance?
5. Who says that the ostriches’ dancing is an expression of joy?
6. The writer uses a pronoun to replace a noun. What does ‘their’ in ‘their wings
outstretched’ refer to?
a. circles b. tip-toes c. ostriches
Activity 4
When a writer reports something, he or she begins with some definitions and
then goes on with some descriptions.
Definition : Complete the beginning sentence of the ‘Dancing Birds’ text.
Ostriches are the only birds .
Descriptions: The writer shows how and why ostriches dance. Copy the suitable
words from the text to complete the descriptions.
1. Early in the morning, they ______ and _____ to ____ in circles on ______ with
their wings ______ .
2. The whole group _____ in with ______ ______ .
3. They dance to express _____
Activity 5
Work in pairs.
Which of the following sentences may be included in a general description or
definition of a snake? Put a cross (X) in the corresponding boxes. When you finish,
discuss your work with your teacher.
• I saw a snake this morning.
• Snakes are reptiles.
• Snakes have a scaly skin and no legs.
• We don’t like snakes.
• A female snake is laying eggs in the basket.
• Female snakes lay eggs.
• When the baby snakes hatch out of the eggs they are small, sticky and have a
bright scaly skin.
• I think the baby snakes are very small but strong.
• The mother is not doing anything to help the babies come out of the eggs.
• Baby snakes have to look after themselves and find their own food.
• The snake ate a big frog and a rat.
• Some snakes kill animals such as frogs, fish, rabbits, rats and mice.
• First she killed them, and then swallowed them slowly.
• They can kill these animals in two ways.
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Activity 6
Work in pairs.
Now discuss the incomplete text ‘Praying Mantis’ below with your partner. Then,
rewrite it by filling in the missing parts from the box.
a. the mantis eat them
b. small frogs and birds
c. praying mantis are a type of insect
d. including the rainforests of south Africa
e. some of them are very beautiful
f. so that they cannot get away
Activity 7
Work in pairs.
Now discuss the incomplete text ‘Praying Mantis’ below with your partner. Then,
rewrite it by filling in the missing parts from the box.
a. the mantis eat them d. including the rainforests of south Africa
b. small frogs and birds e. some of them are very beautiful
c. praying mantis are a type of insect f. so that they cannot get away
Praying Mantis
__________________________. They live in many parts of the world,______
________________. They eat small insects and spiders but some big mantis
eat_____________________. Some mantis eat other mantis. They start with the
head first _____________ . They come in many different colours.___________
___________. The flower mantis from Africa look like flowers. Insects land on
them to get food but, instead,__________________! Mantis live for about five
to seven years.
(Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Production
Individual Activity
Every one of you has to write a report (general description) about an animal
or a thing that you are interested in about 75 – 100 words long. Put them in your
portfolios or send them to the wall magazine in your school.
Follow these steps.
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Homework
Activity 1
Read these jumbled sentences carefully. Arrange them into a good text.
1. They run fast.
2. They have sharp teeth.
3. They have black spots.
4. They have furry skin.
5. Cheetahs are big cats.
Answer these questions
1. What is the correct arrangement of the text?
2. After being correctly arranged, what is the type of the text?
3. Which sentence is identified as classification?
4. Are most of the sentences declarative or descriptive?
5. Is the description of cheetahs general or specific?
Step 1 Choose a topic.
Step 2 Collect information for your report. Observe the real animal/plant/
object. If this is impossible, observe the photo. You may also need to
come to someone or to read a book to get useful information about it.
Step 3 Plan what to include in the definition, and what to include in the
description section.
Step 4 Write the first draft.
Step 5 Revise the first draft and make sure you have the right grammar,
vocabulary, spelling and punctuation.
Step 6 Show the second draft to the teacher or to a friend. Ask them for their
comments and evaluation. They may be useful for you to improve
your draft.
Step 7 Write the last draft and put this in your portfolio.
In order to write good reports, you may also need to come to your friends and your
teacher for help. A lot of reading will surely help you improve your writing skill!
Activity 2
Use these notes to write sentences with “which”
Example: Baluran/national park/Banyuwangi, East Java
Baluran is a national park which is located in Banyuwangi, East Java.
1. The Sumatranese tiger/animal/in danger of extinction.
2. Sharks/kinds of fish/aggressive when they smell wound.
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Summary
In this unit you have learned how to respond to and produce the report text.
The following are what we understand about the text:
a. This text is factual text used to describe things as they are with reference to a
whole range of natural and social phenomena in our environment.
b. The text comprises general classification or definition and description of
parts and their functions, qualities, or behaviors.
c. The use of the verb be: is and are
d. The use of the verb have and has.
e. The use of the action verb: run, eat, chase, etc
Evaluation
Activity 1
Study the following report text and identify:
a. sentences that contain definition or classification.
b. sentences that contain description.
A seed is a little plant. It is a plant that has not started to grow. There are many
different types of seeds: tree seeds, flower seeds, and grass seeds. They vary in
size from the small to the large one. All seeds have three parts: a food store, a
baby plant or an embryo, and a seed coat. Seeds are produced from flowers of
plants. They are carried by the wind, by insect, by water, by birds, by animals
and humans. Some seeds, such as beans, grow very fast; but others are slow
growing, like the oak seed.
3. Butterfly/kind of insect/can fly.
4. Car/type of vehicle/has four wheels.
5. Electric car/type of car/powered by battery
6. Sharks/biggest wild mammals/live in the sea.
7. English/language/spoken all over the world.
8. Shimpanses/largest primates/behave like humans in some ways.
9. “Kick Andy”/interesting TV program/teaches us to be wise.
10. A /giant /lay their eggs on the shore.
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Activity 2
Fill in the blanks with is, are, have or has.
1. There ….. many types of flowers in the park.
2. A seed ….. a food store, an embryo, and a seed coat.
3. All cheetahs ….. a small head and small ears.
4. Cheetahs ….. the fastest runners on land.
5. ….. there any cheetah in the zoo near your house?
6. There ….. no singing bird in the park near my house.
7. Baluran ….. a national park located in Banyuwangi.
8. Tigers ….. sharp teeth, so do cats.
9. There ….. much water under the ground.
10. A singing bird ….. a very beautiful sound.
Activity 2
Write a report about an animal or a thing that you are interested in. Your writing
is about 75 words long.
Reflection
1. What have you learned from this unit?
2. Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you?
3. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
4. Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this
unit.
Vocabulary List
Words Parts of
speech
Phonetic
Transcription
Indonesian Equivalents
rodent
prey
hunt
trunk
amazing
discover
ostrich
extinction
snorkel
n
n
v
n
adj
v
n
n
n
|'rcoocnt|
|prci|
|h\nt|
|tr\nk|
|c'mcizin|
|ois'k\vc|
|'ostritj|
|ik'stinkjn|
|'sn5:kI|
binatang pengerat
buruan
berburu
belalai
menakjubkan
menemukan
burung onta
musnah
alat bantu
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Fun Page
Read this poem with proper pronunciation and intonation.
Poetry
How would you feel if a cow ate you?
Caught you and bopped you,
And chopped you in two,
Fried you or broiled you or put you in a stew
With carrots, potatoes and an onion or two?
So sometimes at dinner when you‛re starting to chew,
Put down your steak and ponder this through,
How would you feel if a cow ate you?
By Peter Traynor
(Dit. PSMP, 2006)
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UNIT 5
Really?
Pic. 5.1 (Clipart, 2005)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• express happiness to receive good news
• express politeness in showing opinions
• read different kinds of texts, namely leaflets, personal letters, and advertisements, and
• write different kinds of texts.
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Section One:
Responding to Good News and Expressing Opinions
Presentation
Activity 1
The following dialogue involves a student telling good news and the one
receiving it. Study the typical expressions to tell good news and to respond to
it.
Manneke : Hi, Jane. I’ve been looking for you.
Jane : Hi. What’s up?
Manneke : I have good news for you. Your article on the tourism in Manado won
the national competition.
Jane : Really? It’s what I want to hear. Where can I find the information
about it?
Manneke : I read the announcement in front of the teacher’s office.
Jane : I want to see it. Thanks for the information.
Manneke : No problem. Congratulations, Jane.
Jane : Thank you.
In the dialogue, you find that Jane is happy with the good news. Jane responds to
the good news by saying ‘Really? It’s what I want to hear’. Study the expressions to
respond to good news in formal and informal situations.
In a formal situation In an informal situation
In a formal situation, people respond
to good news by saying that they
feel happy with the news. Some
expressions are:
I’m glad to hear that.
I’m happy with the news.
I can feel that you’re happy.
In an informal situation, people
respond to good news in more
various ways. They usually express
their amazement on the news, express
great happiness, or even express that
they are confused. Some examples of
the expressions are:
Really?
Wow!
Amazing.
Wonderful.
That’s great.
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Activity 2
Complete the following dialogue. Choose the right expressions provided in the
box.
Yeni : Hi, Yuni. …!
Yuni : What is it?
Yeni : You were the winner in the speech contest.
Yuni : …, aren’t you?
Yeni : No. That’s true. I’ve just read it on the newspaper.
Yuni : Really? …. Are you sure?
Yeni : I am. …!
Yuni : … Thank you very much.
Here are some expressions that you can use in breaking news and responding to
it.
Breaking news Responding to news
Guess what! That is smart.
I’ll tell you what! You are terrific.
Have you heard the news? Is that true?
Look at this. You won’t believe it. I can’t believe it.
Guess what.
You’re joking.
Thanks.
Congratulations.
I can’t believe it.
Activity 3
In our life we often have to express opinions about something.
Listen to your teacher. Repeat after him/her.
• I like/love cycling.
• I quite like swimming.
• I (really) enjoy reading.
• I’m very keen on football.
• I’m really fond of apples.
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Activity 4
In our life we often have to express opinions about something.
Listen to your teacher. Repeat after him/her.
• I like/love cycling.
• I quite like swimming.
• I (really) enjoy reading.
• I’m very keen on football.
Activity 6
Study the dialogues below.
Answer the questions that follow.
Dialogue 1
Enos and Nida are on the way to the library
wanting to see what is on the English Corner.
Enos : Do you like our school library?
Nida : Yes, I do. I like the English Corner
in particular. What about you?
Enos : The English Corner is not bad.
I don’t like some writings on it
because they have a lot of mistakes.
But I really like the information on
some English learning materials
from the Internet. So I usually go
to some of the websites to get some
more materials for learning English. I love them very much.
Nida : Great. Well, I also like some children’s stories from the Internet. The
librarians are good too and they are very helpful.
Questions:
1. What are Enos and Nida talking about?
2. What makes them go to the library?
Pic. 5.2 (Clipart, 2005)
Activity 5
Sometimes we also have to express opinions contrary to the above examples.
Listen to your teacher. Repeat after him/her.
• (I’m afraid) I don’t like bananas.
• I really hate lamb.
• I’m not very keen on swimming.
• I don’t think mountain-climbing is very enjoyable.
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3. Does Enos like the English Corner in
the library or not? What did he say?
4. What does Nida like very much?
5. Underline the expressions that show
‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’.
Dialogue 2
Asep and Lina go to the library to see
what is on the English Corner.
Asep : What do you like about our
school library?
Lina : I’m really fond of the English Corner. I want to see if there are some
learning resources from the internet there. What about you?
Asep : The English Corner is not bad. I really like some funny stories available
there. And I want to put one there. But I’m afraid I don’t like some
writings. Some people just cut them out from newspaper and paste
them there.
Lina : I love our school library. It has a good collection of novels. And the
librarians are very nice. They are really very helpful.
Questions
1. What do Asep and Lina want?
2. What do you know about the girls’ school library?
3. What makes Lina love the library?
4. Write the expressions that tell ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’.
Pic. 5.3 (http://image.google.co.id)
Activity 7
When we are given two or more choices, we sometimes have to express opinions
showing a choice.
Listen to your teacher. Repeat after him/her.
• I like apples more than bananas.
• I like jogging better than cycling.
• I prefer tea to coffee.
• Reading is more enjoyable than watching movies.
Activity 8
Listen to your teacher reading a dialogue between school friends, Tomi and
Dea.
Tomi : Do you like rock music, Dea?
Dea : No, I don’t like it very much. It’s very noisy. Do you?
Tomi : Well, yes, I do. I’m a real fan of the Linkin’ Park.
I love their music. It’s nice pop rock.
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Dea : Really? Is the group still popular?
Tomi : Yes. I think so. What kind of music do you like now?
Dea : I love pop songs, especially English songs. They help me learn English
a lot.
Tomi : Who’s your favourite group?
Dea : I’m really fond of West Life although they are not popular any more.
Questions:
1. Does Tomi like rock music?
2. What about Dea?
3. Do the scorpions play rock music or jazz?
4. Who loves West Life?
5. Is West Life still popular now?
Practice
Activity 1
Complete the following dialogues by using the expressions below. You can use
the expressions more than once.
I’m glad to hear that.
That’s great.
I’ve got good news.
I cannot believe that...
Thank God.
1. Maria : ___________. We’ll have a trip to Bandung and Jakarta.
Adi : That’ll be great. We can visit Tangkuban Perahu and Tugu Monumen
Nasional.
2. Mr Jarwo : Finally, this project succeeds.
Mr Brata :_______ Thank you.
3. Putri : _____ my brother has History of Indonesia, a book I’m looking for.
Fredy : _________. We can finish our project on Indonesian history.
4. Ida : _________ finally I’ll have a vacation in Bali.
Asep : _________.
5. Laila : ______________. Ferias will get married next month.
Angelina :_________ she’ll get married.
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Activity 2
What do you think of the things in the box?
With your partner, make short dialogues about them.
Then, act out the dialogues.
dogs
museums
big cities
tea
motor racing
basket ball
quiz shows
computer games
exams
parties
hard work
football
Examples: (1)

Student A: How do you like dogs?
Student B : I’m afraid I don’t like dogs because they
are not friendly to strangers.
(2)
Student A: How do you like museums?
Student B : I quite like museums because we can learn
a lot of things from the artefacts in them.
Pic. 5.4 (Clipart, 2005)
Pic. 5.5 (Clipart, 2005)
Production
Activity 1
Work in pairs. Make short dialogues in which you share your opinions about
these kinds of transport. Use the expressions and the model dialogue you
learnt in the previous activities. Add any necessary information you like in
your conversation.
Example:
Ali : Do you like travelling by bus?
Bambang : No, I don’t like it very much. I like travelling by train better than by
bus. It’s safer, people say.
Ali : What about you?
Bambang : …
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Activity 2
Now express your opinions about your school and its environments. Give your
reasons. Discuss them with your friends.
Examples:
Student A: How do you like the school garden?
Student B : Well, I like it very much because it has many colourful flowers.
Student A: What do you like about your school?
Student B : I really like the school yard. It’s large. It has many benches under the
shady big trees. It also has various flowers.
Student A: What don’t you like about your school?
Student B : I don’t like the noise outside the school. There’s too much traffic on
the street outside the school.
Take turns to express your opinions about these.
• the school garden
• the noise outside the school
• the buildings
• the school yard
• the toilets
• the cafeteria
• other facilities
Pic. 5.6 (Clipart, 2005)
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Pic. 5.7 (http://classroomclipart.com, 2006)
Activity 3
Make dialogues that talk about your city.
Use the expressions you have learnt previously.
Example 1:
Student A: What don’t you like about your city?
Student B: I don’t like the transportation. There are too many vehicles and
reckless drivers that make pedestrians feel unsafe.
Example 2:
Student A: What do you like about your city?
Student B : I really like the town square. It has spacious green grass. It has many
toy and food stalls. It’s my favourite place to go on weekends.
Activity 4
Take turns with your partner to tell your favourite music, singer, or band.
Express your opinions about them.
Activity 5
Work in pairs again. With your partner, get prepared to make a dialogue in
which you will express your opinions about things or activities.
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Section Two:
Leaflets, Personal Letters, and Advertisements
Presentation
Activity 1
Read the following leaflet and answer the questions.

Questions
1. What does the text inform us?
2. Where can we most probably find such a text?
3. What activity is scheduled on 17 September 2006?
4. Who might be most interested in the activity?
5. Mention 5 of the companies that sponsor the activity.
6. What is the main purpose of holding the activity?
Pic. 5.9 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Activity 2
Read this letter and answer the questions about it.
Anne writes a message on her Student Blog in the Internet in the form of a letter
to everyone visiting her Blog. She invites anyone reading her letter to reply and
becomes her friends.
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Here is one of Anne’s letters. She invites everyone to be her friends by mail. Read
carefully this personal letter.
Questions
1. Who did Anne write to?
2. Where does she live?
3. Does she live in a house or a flat?
4. How does she go to school?
5. What is her sport?
6. What do her parents do?
Pic. 5.10 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Cliffton
SchoolNewport,
GwentWales

15 March 2008
Dear everyone,
I don‛t live in England, I live in a big town called Newport. It is in the
south of Wales! It has got a population of 120,000 people. My school is
in the north of the town. Near the school there are shops, offices and
cafes.
A lot of students like football. After school they play football in the
park near the sea. I don‛t like football. I go to the swimming pool near
the bus station after school. I‛m in the school swimming team. I live
about four kilometres from school. I don‛t walk to school. I go on the
school bus. There are a lot of factories near my flat. My mother works in
one of the factories. My father doesn‛t work.
On Saturday mornings I have guitar lessons in my teacher‛s house near
the library and museum.
Write and tell me about your town and school.
Love,
Anne
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Activity 3
Read the following advertisement.
Answer the following questions.
1. Where are the villas located?
2. What facilities do they have?
3. What are the villas like?
4. If we want to find more information about the villas, which homepage should
we open?
5. If we want to visit the location, which telephone number should we contact?
*****
Elegant architecture, finest material
EXECUTIVE
KALIURANG VILLAS
3, 4, 5 bedrooms available
Open 7 days a week
Free pickup for viewing
Call us for site viewing
0274 888 777
www.kaliurang.co.id
Practice
Activity 1
Complete the following leaflet using the expressions in the box below.
environment invited emphasize
information classes teachers
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THE VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
YOGYAKARTA
Enrolment starting now for July 2008
Interested parents are ………. to our campus at
Jl. Sorowajan 38 Yogyakarta
From 8.00 am to 4.00 pm on weekdays
Pic. 5.11 (Clipart, 2005)
We provide students with:
• Friendly ……………
• Small …………… of 20
students
• Some …………… from
Victoria State, Australia
We …………… students’
individual learning needs.
For further ……………, call
or fax Yeni at:
Phone : 0274 445 445
Fax : 0274 445 445
e-mail: enrol@visy.net
Visit our website:
www.visy.net
Activity 2
Write to a reply to Anne’s letter. Use the information about your home and
school. Check the grammar with your friend.

…………………………….…..
…………………………….…..
(Your address)
………………………….……..
(date)
Dear ……………….…,
……………………………………………………………………………..….
……………………………………………………………………………..….
……………………………………………………………………………..….
…………………………………………………………………………..…….
Love,
………….……………………
(name)
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Some Points to Remember:
• Begin your sentences with capital letters and end them with a comma.
• Make sure that you write the receiver’s address and your address correctly.
• Use Anne’s letter as a model for your writing.
• Ask your partner to give comments on your writing.
• Revise it.
Activity 3
Read the following information carefully. Work in pairs or groups of three.
Write an advertisement using the information given below. Be creative. Show
your ad to your teacher for necessary correction. Colour the pictures. Then, put
it on the display board.
Information
The Planet Drinks at Jl. Pasirkaliki 9, Bandung will open on 13 October
2008 for customers who love enjoying tasty drinks from various parts of
Indonesia. The phone is 022-4266004.
A hundred kinds of drinks and various foods will be available in our cozy
restaurant at low price. Our staff members are friendly and we have a
spacious parking area.
Production
Activity 1
Write a leaflet telling students at your school that there will be several
competitions to celebrate the school anniversary. The competitions include,
among others, poetry reading, a singing contest, and sports matches. You can
use the model in Activity 1 in the presentation section.
Activity 2
Write a personal letter to your friend informing him/her your plan for your
holiday at the end of the year.
Activity 3
Work individually to write an advertisement. Imagine you are going to advertise
the soft opening of your business. Use a dictionary to find words related to the
vocabulary.
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Are you interested in opening:
• a burger shop (Picture 1)
• a coffee shop (Picture 2)
• a chicken shop (Picture 3)
• or another business?
Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3
Pic. 5.12 (Clipart, 2005)
Activity 4
Write an advertisement and win a prize from your teacher if your advertisement
can be one of the best five.
Homework
Rewrite the lyrics of ‘Que Sera Sera’ on the fun page in your own words.
Summary
In this unit you have learned how to express:

(1) happiness to receive good news
(2) politeness in showing opinions
Here are some phrases that help you be polite:
• Use ‘please’ either at the beginning or at the end of your commands or
requests.
• Begin your commands with ‘Would you …,’ ‘Could you …, ‘Won’t you …?
In this unit you also learn different kinds of texts, namely leaflets, personal letters,
and advertisements
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Evaluation
Activity 1
Which of these expressions show opinions about ‘likes’? Put a tick before the
sentence showing an opinion about ‘likes’.
1. What a wonderful cat it is.
2. I am very fond of Oprah Winfrey Shows on Metro TV.
3. My sister really loves cats.
4. My English teacher really enjoys reading novels.
5. My class mates are very keen on camping.
Activity 2
Which of these expressions show opinions about ‘dislikes’? Put a tick before
the sentence showing an opinion about ‘dislikes’.

1. My younger is afraid of rats.
2. Tina hates my pet animals.
3. Ucok really dislikes cockroaches.
4. Japanese like eating raw fish very much.
5. Some people are really crazy about puppet shows.
Activity 3
Which of these expressions are meant to show politeness? Put a tick before the
sentence expressing politeness.
1. Shut up, won’t you?
2. Would you keep silence, please?
3. I wonder if you could lend me your book.
4. Please clean the floor.
5. Sit.
Reflection
Answer the following questions.
1. In your opinion, which part in this unit is the most interesting?
2. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
3. Which part in this unit is the most difficult?
4. Which part in this unit is the easiest?
5. Does this unit help you improve your English?
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Fun Page
Study this song and answer the questions.
QUE SERA SERA
Sung by Connie Francis
. 1 2 3 5 3 5 . 3 5 .
1. When I was just a little girl
2. When I was just a child in school
3. Now I have children of my own

3 5 3 6 5 . 6 5 3 4 .
1. I asked my mother, “What will I be?
2. I asked my teacher, “What should I try?
3. They asked their mother,”What will I be?
7 1 2 1 7 . 6 7 1 7
1. Will I be pretty? Will I be rich?”
2. Should I paint pictures? Should I sing songs
3. Will I be pretty? Will I be rich?
. 4 5 6 5 7 1 . .
1. Here‛s what she said to me. Here‛s what she said to me.
2. This was her wise reply This was her wise reply
3. I tell them tenderly I tell them tenderly

Reff: 1 7 6 4 6 . .
Que sera sera
7 2 1 6 5 1 3 .
What e ver will be will be.
5 6 5 3 5 2 5 . .
The future‛s not ours to see
2 3 4 7 1 . .
Que Sera Sera
2 3 4 7 1 . 0
What will be, will be.
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Questions
1. When she was young, what did the singer want to know about her future?
2. What did she really become when she was grown-up?
3. What are the English words for “Que Sera Sera”?
4. Did the singer get the same question when she had children of her own?
5. Did the lyric tell you that the singer was pretty?
Vocabulary List
Word Part of
Speech
Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian equivalent
advertise
advertisement
brochure
dislike
express
expression
like
polite
politeness
prefer
preference
v
n
n
v, n
v
n
v, n
adj
n
v
n
|'æovctaiz|
|co'vc:tizmcnt|
|'brcojc|
|ois'Iaik|
|ik'sprcs|
|ik'sprcjn|
|Iaik|
|pc'Iait|
|pc'Iaitncs|
|pri'Ic:|
|'prcIrcns|
mengiklankan
iklan
brosur
tidak suka,
ketidaksukaan
mengungkapkan
ungkapan
suka,
kesukaan
sopan
kesopanan
lebih suka
piIihan
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UNIT 6
What is it Like?
Pic. 6.1 (Clipart, 2005)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple reports in the form of monologues
• read aloud short and simple written reports
• understand short and simple written reports
• write short and simple reports
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Section One:
Spoken Reports
Presentation
Activity 1
Work in pairs and fill in the following table.
Name of the
animal
Habitat Life span Physical
appearance
Food
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Activity 2
Work in pairs and ask your partner the following questions. Take turns to use
first the questions in (a), and then those in (b).
(a)
1. What kind of animal are cats?
2. Where do they live, in water or on land?
3. Could you tell their body parts?
4. What do they eat?
5. How do they reproduce? Do they give birth to babies and
produce milk for them?

(b)
1. What animals live in water?
2. What animals live in water and on land?
3. What is the biggest animal that lives in sea water?
4. What is the biggest animal that lives on land?
5. Do you keep an animal in your home?
6. Tell your friends about the animal you keep at home.
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Activity 3
You learn a lot from your science class about animals and plants. Ask your
friends the following questions.
1. What animals live in water?
2. What animals live in water and on
land?
3. Do you keep a pet at home?
4. Describe the general characteristics
of your pet or any animal that you
know.
a. Are they mammals, reptiles, or
amphibians?
b. How do they look? What are their
parts, size, etc.?
c. What do they eat?
d. Do they lay eggs or have babies?
e. Do they breastfeed their babies or not?
Activity 4
Let’s now talk about sharks. Notice some expressions in the spoken text
below.
There are such expressions as Right, Good, Yes, and No. They are called fillers.
They are commonly used in a spoken text.
So what’s a shark? A shark is .... Right. A shark is a sea-living creature. It’s a
fish. Good! Can you mention some other fishes? Yes, barracuda, cod, salmon,
tuna, and swordfish. Right?
Does a shark breathe through lungs? No, it breathes through its gills. Can
sharks live on land? No. Right! How long can a shark be? Yes, up to 8
metres.
Do all sharks eat meat? No, they don’t. Some sharks eat plankton. They are
harmless.
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Practice
Activity 1
Your teacher will read a text about marsupials for you. Listen carefully to
answer the following questions.
1. What kind of animal are marsupials?
2. Where do marsupials live?
3. Do you think we have marsupials in Indonesia?
Marsupials
Do you know marsupials? Marsupials are animals
that have a built-in baby carrier.
You know, marsupial mothers have a pouch on the
front of their bodies. You know what? A marsupial
mom puts her newborn baby in her pouch. She
carries the baby around until it is ready to go out
on its own.
Kangaroos are one kind of marsupial. But there are
many other kinds, too.
Where do they live?
Er … most marsupials live in Australia and New Zealand. A kind of opossum
is the only marsupial that lives in North America. A few other kinds of
marsupials live in Central and South America.
Some marsupials live in deserts. Others live in deep forests. Still others live
on open plains.
Taken from Microsoft ® Encarta Kids® 2007
Pic. 6.5 (http://www.
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Activity 2
Read the text describing ‘marsupials’ above.
Then, answer these questions.
1. What is the text trying to tell you?
a. to describe ‘marsupials’
b. to tell me what happened to ‘marsupials’ in the past
c. to tell me how ‘marsupials’ protect themselves from danger
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2. Does the first paragraph give you the definition of
‘marsupials’?
3. Do the next paragraphs describe how ‘marsupials’ look
and where they live?
4. Is the text written as an article or a letter?
5. How does a marsupial carry its baby around?
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Production
Activity 1
This is a ‘Who am I?’ game. In your group, you will take turns making a puzzle.
You will make the other members guess what you are talking about. Say up to
10 statements to describe your animal/plant/object. Then, other group members
will guess what it is.

When you have any problem finding words in English, come to your teacher or
look them up in your dictionary.
Take 10 minutes to prepare your puzzle. Study this example.
Allen : Who am I?
I am big and I am strong. I have a long tail. I eat grass. I don’t like
meat. I have 4 legs. I can run very fast. I help people. They go to far
places on my back. If you bother me, I will kick you with my hind legs.
Who am I?
Ben : A horse?
Allen : Yes, you are right.
You are….
Who am I?
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Activity 2
Now, work in groups of four. Describe four different
animals orally so that each of you will have one to tell
to the class. To prepare your spoken report, you may
use your biology textbook or an encyclopaedia to get
information about the animals you want to describe.
Each member of the group will take turns to report one
of the animals.
Here are some guidelines for you to follow.
Say at least five expressions describing each of the
animals.
Use is/are, have/has
Use action verbs that show behaviour (e.g., breathe,
run, eat, sleep, etc.).
Each person must contribute expressions to the group.
Then, take turns to report to others the description of
one thing.
Follow the steps below.
In a monologue, some fillers are necessary. Here are some examples:
Well, …
You know what?
Guess what!
Er…
Em…
You know, …
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What is the animal? ……………………………………………..……………..
Define what the …………………………………………………………….
animal i s. …………………………………….………………..……..
…………………………………………………………….
Describe its look, …………………………………………………………….
habitat, behaviour, ………………………………..……….…………………..
etc. …………………………………….…………………........
…………………………………………….……………....
………………………………………………………….…
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Pic. 6.11 (Clipart, 2005)
Activity 3
Now it’s time for you to work individually. Get prepared to describe an animal
of your choice. Be well-prepared because you are going to report it to the class.
Choose an animal that you have NOT discussed in the group. Please follow the
steps in Activity 2 above.
You may describe these animals if you like, or describe animals of your own.
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Section Two:
Written Reports
Presentation
Activity 1
Study the text about sharks below. Some words are missing. Fill in the blanks
with the words in the box. You can use one word more than once.
is are have has leave
eat grow depend breathe helps
SHARKS
A shark is a type of fish that lives in the sea.
It … one of the largest sea creatures. There
… over 350 species. A shark is shaped like
a torpedo. It … rough skin like sandpaper.
Instead of bones it … elastic cartilage which
helps them to move easily. It can … up to 8
metres.
Sharks … found in all oceans around the world. The type of shark found will
… on the water’s temperature. A shark … to keep moving when it is asleep
because it will either sink or suffocate. It has to keep moving because it needs
to … through its gills to keep alive.
When sharks are hungry, they look for food. Different sharks eat different
food. Harmless sharks eat plankton but harmful sharks eat meat.
Sharks … up to forty two babies (which are called pups) at a time. When the
pups … born, they … straight away because the mother shark does not have
teats. Some sharks … their pups in different ways, some lay eggs while others
… them alive. When they are born they need to defend themselves because
they have no one to help them.
(Source: Microsoft Encarta, 2008)
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Activity 2
Read the text entitled ‘Sharks’ again more carefully. Then, answer the following
questions in your words.
1. What is a shark?
2. What shape does a shark have?
3. Why does a shark have to keep moving while it is asleep?
4. How does a shark breathe?
5. What are pups?
Activity 3
When you describe things, you will usually use these verbs.
Fill up the blanks in the text below with one of the verbs. Do this in pairs. You can
use one word more than once.
Amphibians
An amphibian ………….… (1) an animal that has moist, hairless skin.
Amphibians …………….. (2) cold-blooded, which means they cannot make
their own body heat. They get warm in the sun and cool off in the shade.
The three main groups of amphibians ………………. (3) frogs and toads,
salamanders, and caecilians. All amphibians ………………….(4) backbones.
The three kinds of amphibians ………………. (5) very different from
each other. Frogs and toads ……………….. (6) legs but do not have tails.
Salamanders ………………….. (7) short legs and long bodies ending in tails.
Caecilians do not ……………….. (8) any legs. They …………….. (9) a lot like
big earthworms.
is are have look
Activity 4
Read the text above in pairs to answer these questions.
1. The text is trying to ….
a. tell me about frogs, salamanders and caecilians
b. persuade me to like amphibians
c. describe amphibians
d. tell me that frogs are different from toads
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2. The text is written for ….
a. Botanists
b. animal lovers
c. biology teachers
d. students learning biology
3. The text is written as ….
a. an advertisement
b. a letter
c. an article
d. a message
4. The verbs in the text are written in ….
a. the simple present tense
b. the simple past tense
c. the present perfect tense
d. the present continuous tense
Activity 5
Match the questions with the words in the box below. Discuss this with your
partner. Then, report it to the class.
What do you call …?
a. a warm-blooded animal such as a human
or a cow that gives birth to live babies and
produces milk for them
b. an animal such as a frog that can live on
land and in water
c. a two-legged, warm-blooded animal with
wings, a beak, and a body covered with
feathers
d. an animal such as a kangaroo that carries
its babies in a pocket of skin on its body
e. an electronic machine that can store
and arrange large quantities of information, which can be used to do many
different things
f. a large musical instrument that you play by pressing a row of narrow black
and white bars
g. somebody with an expert scientific knowledge of plants
marsupial mammal amphibian reptile bird
botanist computer piano scientist
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h. someone who works in science
i. an animal that lays eggs, and whose blood changes temperature with the
temperature around it
Activity 6
Some noun phrases can be turned into an adjective by adding –ed to the noun.
Example:
Snakes have cold blood. (noun phrase)
Snakes are cold-blooded. (adjective)

Then, you can make a definition of snakes as this.
Snakes are cold-blooded animals. (noun phrase)
Now do these as the examples.
1. John runs with bare feet. He is a runner
John is a bare-footed runner.
2. Kangaroos have long legs. They are marsupials.
Kangaroos are long-legged marsupials.
3. Crocodiles have hard skin. They are reptiles.
Crocodiles are ……………………. reptiles.
4. Jack does things with his left hand. He is a boxer.
Jack is a ………………………. boxer.
5. Lizards have four legs. They are reptiles.
Lizards are ……………………… reptiles.
6. Frogs have smooth skin. They are amphibians.
Frogs are ………………..…… amphibians.
Practice
Activity 1
Read the text about an iceberg below and answer the questions in your own
words. Use a dictionary if necessary.
WHAT IS AN ICEBERG?
An iceberg is a great piece of ice floating in the sea.
‘Berg’ is the German word for ‘mountain.’ In the
coldest parts of the earth, around the North and South
Poles, land and sea are both covered by layers of ice,
more than 300 metres deep at the centre.
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Tongues of ice, called glaciers, stretch out into the open sea.
The sea water melts the bottom parts of these glaciers, then
the top part moves into the water with a great noise. The
great piece of ice sinks for a short time under the surface,
then it rises again, and floats away as a new iceberg. Some
icebergs are many miles long, and travel for thousands of
miles and several years before they finally melt. The part
of an iceberg which can be seen above the water is only
about one-ninth of the total size. The rest is hidden under
the waves.
One of the world’s worst disasters at sea was in 1912
when the liner ‘Titanic’ hit an iceberg and sank on her first
journey, killing hundreds of passengers.
Questions
1. What is an iceberg?
2. What is ‘berg’?
3. What is ‘glaciers’?
4. Where is most part of an iceberg?
5. How does the writer describe the North and
South Poles?
6. What is ‘liner’?
7. What happened to the Titanic?
8. Why did the author write about iceberg?
9. How is an iceberg formed?
10. Describe how an iceberg looks in your own words.
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Activity 2
Work in groups of four. Make the definitions of these animals. One of your
group members will report the work to the class.
1. Lizards are ………………………………….
2. Whales are ………………………………….
3. Rats are ….……………….……..…………...
4. Frogs are …………………………………….
5. Parrots are .………..…………………………
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Activity 3
Write a paragraph about one of the animals above. Then, read your writing to
the class.
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Production
Activity 1
Do the activity in groups of four. Report your work to the class.
Which of the following sentences are general descriptions of a snake? Write them
down in your note-book.
1. Snakes are cold-blooded reptiles.
2. Snakes have a scaly skin and no legs.
3. A snake slithered into my room.
4. Snakes can wriggle and slide out of their old skin and grow a bright new
one.
5. A female snake is laying eggs in the basket.
6. Female snakes lay eggs.
7. When the baby snakes hatch out of the eggs they are small, sticky and have a
bright scaly skin.
8. I think the baby snakes are very small but strong.
9. Baby snakes look just like a tiny version of the mother.
10. The mother is not doing anything to help the babies come out of the eggs.
11. Baby snakes have to look after themselves and find their own food.
12. The snake ate a big frog and a rat.
13. Some snakes kill animals such as frogs, fish, rabbits, rats and mice.
14. First she killed them, and then swallowed them slowly.
15. They can kill these animals in two steps, i.e. by squeezing them to death and
injecting them with poison.
Activity 2
Work in your group. Suppose you want to write about an animal, a tree, or an
object. What would you do?
1. First, decide what animal, tree, or object you
are going to write about.
2. Collect any necessary general information
on the tree, animal, or object you are going
to describe.
3. Remember to take notes of, for example, the
animal
appearance (how it looks)
habitat (where it lives)
food (what it eats)
behaviour (how it moves, reproduces, etc.).
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4. How would you make a definition or general classification of what you write
in the first paragraph?
5. Use adjectives to describe.
6. Use the verbs in the present tense.
7. Remember that when you describe something use often use ‘be’ and ‘have’
Discuss this in your group. Then, write as best as you can. Give some illustrations,
if possible.
Activity 3
Work in groups of four. Write about another object. Follow the same steps as
in Activity 2.
Activity 4
Now write a report text of your own. You may choose one of these.
Your Wr iting G uide
You need to follow these steps to write a good report text.
Step 1 Choose a topic you want to write.
Step 2 Collect information for your report. Observe the real animal, plant,
or object. Also consult your science book or an encyclopedia, get help
from your friends and your science teacher.
Step 3 Plan what to include in the definition, and what to include in the
description.
Step 4 Write the first draft based on the data you collect.
Step 5 Check your writing against the Checklist. Revise the first draft and
make sure you have the right grammar, vocabulary, spelling and
punctuation.
Step 6 Show the second draft to the teacher or to a friend for his comments.
Step 7 Revise the last draft. Display your writing on the wall magazine.
When you have finished with your writing, ask your partner to check your
writing against this checklist. Then, revise your writing.
Cows
Computers
The heart
Mangoes
Umbrellas
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Your Writing Checklist
No. Did you remember …
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
To use general information to introduce your topic?
To use verbs in the present tense?
To use verbs of being/having?
To use adjective to give precise information?
To check spelling of any technical terms?
To use capital letters, full stops, commas where necessary?
To use illustration where possible?
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Homework
Read aloud the poem in Fun Page on page 108 many times so that you can read
it fluently. Learn by heart. Next week you are going to recite to your class.
Summary
In this unit you learn the text type that is used to describe things as they are. This
means that your description of a thing, animal, or plant should be true for the
whole class of it.
Here are some points to remember:
In your first paragraph usually define or classify the thing that you describe.
Use the verbs of simple present tense.
Use a lot of be (am, is, are) and have (has, have)
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Evaluation
A. State whether the statements are true or false. Discuss them with your
friends.
1. When you write a report text, you will use verbs in the simple present tense.
2. To describe things as they are, you usually use be (am, is, are) and have (has,
have).
3. Adjectives and adverbs cannot help you to describe things.
4. You can find a lot of report texts in your science books and encyclopaedia.
5. You begin your report text by defining the thing you want to describe.
B. Think and Write
Rewrite the stanza from the poem on the fun page from your memory.
Reflection
Answer the following questions.
1. In your opinion, which part in this unit is the most interesting?
2. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
3. Which part in this unit is the most difficult?
4. Which part in this unit is the easiest?
5. Does this unit help you improve your English?
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Fun Page
Read this poem aloud. Pay attention to the syllables that rhyme.
Sea
Over the hill
First sight of the sea
Lying sunlit and still
Just waiting for me.
I race from the land
In the clear morning light
To rock pool and sand,
Shells whiter than white.
Birds ride the sky,
The wispy clouds there
Soft floating, and I
Am walking on air.
Leonard Clark
Read the poem entitled ‘Sea’ again to answer these questions.
1. Who wrote the poem?
2. Find the words that rhyme in each stanza of the poem.
3. What did the writer tell you with his poem?
4. What is waiting for the writer?
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Vocabulary List
Word Part of
Speech
Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian equivalent
amphibian
breastfeed
gill
mammal
marsupial
pup
reproduce
reptile
shark
suffocate
n
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ampibi, binatang yang
hidup di dua alam
menyusui
insang
mamalia, binatang
menyusui
binatang berkantung
bayi binatang,
misalnya anjing,
anjing laut, dan
ikan hiu
berkembang biak
binatang melata
ikan hiu
kehabisan nafas
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UNIT 7
Could You ...?
Pic. 7.1 (Clipart, 2005)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• respond to simple and short transactional and interpersonal dialogues involving politeness
• express politeness in simple and short transactional and interpersonal dialogues
• understand short functional texts
• write short functional texts
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Section One:
Spoken Reports
Presentation
Activity 1
Listen and complete the dialogues. Then practise it with your friend. The
listening script is in the appendix.
Dialogue 1
Neneng : Excuse me, ma’am.
Ms Ira : Yes, Neneng. What’s the matter?
Neneng : May I … your dictionary? I need to look up a new ….
Ms Ira : Sure. … you are.
Neneng : … you Ms Ira. I’ll return it as soon as possible.
Ms Ira : You’re ….
Dialogue 2
Noya : Excuse me, sir. … I interrupt, …? I have a question.
Mr Hardi : Certainly, Noya.
Noya : I wonder if you … explain the respiratory system again.
Mr Hardi : OK. I’ll explain it after the … time. Is it all right?
Noya : OK, sir. … you.
Here are some polite expressions you can use when you ask something from
someone, ask someone to do something, ask permissions and give advice.
May I …?
Do you think it’s OK if …?
Sorry to disturb you, but …
Excuse me, please.
May I interrupt, please?
I wonder if you could …
If I were you …
Do you mind if …?
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Activity 2
Study the following dialogue.

Clerk: Front desk. May I help you?
Keiko: Yes. This is Room 2234. May I have some extra towels please?
Clerk: Sure. I’ll send some up right away.
Keiko: Oh, and could I borrow an iron?
Clerk: Certainly. I’ll send one up with the towels.
Keiko: Great! Oh, I’d like a wake-up call tomorrow morning, please.
Clerk: Certainly. What time would you like us to call you?
Keiko: Umm... 7 a.m. would be fine.
Clerk: Sure.
Keiko: Thanks a lot.
Clerk: You’re welcome.
The expressions below are polite expressions to show gratitude and respond to
it.
Thanking Responding to thanks
Thanks.
Thanks for….
Thank you very/ so much.
Thanks a million.
I really appreciate it.
You’re welcome.
My pleasure.
Any time.
No trouble at all.
Not at all.

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Activity 3
Study the following dialogue.
Andreas : Denny, do you know how to turn on the computer?
Denny : Yes, it’s easy. Just turn on the power supply, then the monitor, and the
CPU on.
Andreas : Sorry, your instruction was too fast. Can you repeat that?
Denny : Oh, I’m sorry. I’ll repeat it slowly.
Andreas : Thanks.
In the dialogue above you find the expressions ‘Sorry, the instruction was too
fast. Can you repeat that?’ The expressions are polite expressions used to ask for
repetition. Here are other expressions to ask for repetition.
Asking for repetition
I’m sorry?
I’m sorry I didn’t catch what you said.
Could/would you repeat that, please?
I’m sorry. What did you say?
What was that again?
Practice
Activity 1
Complete the following dialogues with the right expressions from the box.
Then, practise them with your classmates.
Do you mind if I open the window?
Do you think it’s okay if I go home early today?
If I were you I wouldn’t do that.
Sorry to disturb you, but I need to ask you something.
Dialogue 1
Echa : … Where’s the nearest post office?
Policeman : It’s over there, on the left.
Echa : Thank you, sir.
Dialogue 2
Iksan : …
Man : No, please do.
Iksan : Thank you. It’s very hot here.
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Dialogue 3
Dira : Excuse me. …
Woman : Pardon?
Dira : This road is very busy. It’s too dangerous to cross it here.
There’s a zebra cross near the bus stop.
Woman : Thank you.
Dialogue 4
Jono : Excuse me, sir. …
Mr Rustam : Why?
Jono : My father is in hospital and I want to visit him.
Mr Rustam : OK. Give him my best regards.
Jono : All right, sir. Thank you.
Activity 2
Complete the dialogues using the suitable expressions. Look at the example.
Example:
Daniel : Will you show me how to open an email account?
Sarah : Sure.
Daniel : Thanks a lot.
Sarah : Don’t mention it.
Dialogue 1
Bambang : Edi, how do you send a short message?
Edi : It’s very easy. Just go to the main menu, and then select “Message”.
After that select “Write New”/“Write Message” and then write your
message. When you’ve finished writing your message, press “Send”
or “OK” or “Yes”. And then go to phonebook and select the number
you want to send it to.
Bambang : Wow, that’s easy. Thanks.
Edi : …………………………………
Dialogue 2
Albar : I’m sorry. What did you say?
Kania : I said you should retype the code first.
Albar : Oh, OK. …………….
Kania : Any time.
Dialogue 3
Santi : I’m sorry. I didn’t catch what you said.
Susan : Oh, I’ll repeat.
Santi : Thanks.
Susan : ………………………………..
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Dialogue 4
Dedi : What was that again?
Dona : You missed the fourth step.
Dedi : Really? Thanks, I didn’t know.
Dona : ………………………………...
Dialogue 5
Yuli : Could you repeat the last step?
Novi : OK.
Yuli : ………………………………..
Novi : Don’t mention it.
Activity 3
Complete the dialogues below with the suitable expressions.
Example:
Yeni : Jono, do you know how to change the film in this camera?
Jono : I’m sorry, I don’t.
Yeni : It’s OK.
1. Budi : I think you forget to turn off the computer.
Siti : ……………………… ……….
Budi : That’s OK.
2. Satria : Can you show me how to update an anti virus?
Narti : Sorry, I don’t know how either.
Satria : ……………………………….
3. Damanik : I’m sorry. I can’t show you how to send an e-mail now.
Sally : ……………………… ……….
4. Diana : You’re going too fast. I can’t catch what you said.
Siti : ……………………… ………..
Diana : ………………………………..
5. Terry : Hidayat, can you show me how to set the TV channels?
Hidayat : ……………………. I can’t. I have to take an English course now.
Terry : … ……………………….........
Activity 4
Arrange the following sentences into a dialogue. Then practise it with your
classmate.
Policeman : This is BNI Bank.
Policeman : I know where it is. Shall I walk there with you?
Policeman : Can I help you?
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Activity 5
Listen to your teacher reading the dialogue between Mona and Sophie. They
try to be polite to each another.
Mona and Shopie are in Mona’s bedroom. Shopie is a new student and now
becomes Mona’s good friend. Shopie is in Mona’s home now.
Mona : Well, this is my bedroom.
Sophie : Oh … er, it’s very nice.
Mona : No, it’s not! It’s terrible! But I like it any way. Hey, I’ve got a new CD.
It’s the Corrs.
Sophie : Do you like the group?
Mona : Well, I enjoy their songs but it’s not my favourite. I prefer West Life to
the Corrs.
Now would you like to listen to ‘I Have a Dream’ by West Life?
Sophie : Oh, yeah. It’s really very nice. It’s a beautiful song. Well, Mona, may I
go to your bathroom, please?
Mona : Sure. Make yourself at home.
Shopie : Thanks a lot.
Questions
1. Does Mona like her bedroom actually?
2. How does Sophie like Mona’s bedroom?
3. Does Mona like the Corrs better than West Life?
4. Mona said, “Would you like to listen to ….” rather than just said, “Listen to
….” She did this because she wanted:
a. to be polite to her new friend
b. not to be friendly
c. to be rude to her friend.
5. How does Sophie like ‘I Have a Dream.’ How do you know that?
When Shopie asked for the permission to use Mona’s bathroom, she did it
very politely.
6. Write how she asked for the permission: ………………………………………
The following are some expressions to show politeness:
• Please
• May I …? or Could I …?
• Could I have …?
• Would you like …?
• I’d like …
• I’d rather not …, I’m afraid I can’t …, or I’d like to, but …
Asep : Yes, please. I’m looking for Bank BNI.
Asep : You have helped me a lot. Thank you very much.
Asep : That would be very good. Thank you.
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Production
Activity 1
Make dialogues in the following situations. Use the expressions that you have
learned.
Example:
Eli tells Sasa to check credit of her cell phone. But Sasa misses the second step.
Dialogue:
Sasa : Eli, can you show me how to check credit on our cell phone?
Eli : Yes, sure. First you need to press the operator number of your cell
phone card, for example *888# for TELKOMSEL. Then press “Yes”
or “Call”. After that, on the screen, you’ll read “Requesting”. After
a while, you can read the information on your credit. Then press
“Back.”
Sasa : I’m sorry. What was the second step again?
Eli : Press “Yes” or “Call”.
Sasa : Thanks.
1. Your friend shows you how to insert a film into the camera. You miss the
third step.
2. Your sister shows you how to open an email account but you can’t follow her
instructions.
3. Your brother shows you how to set TV channels. You miss some steps.
4. Your father trains you to ride a motorcycle. You forget what to do after
starting the motorcycle.
5. Your sister shows you how to type with a computer. You do not understand.
Activity 2
Ask three of your friends how to do something that you do not know. Study
the example.
Example:
Jerry : Do you know how to send an e-mail?
Wito : Yes, I do know how.
Jerry : Will you show me how?
Wito : Sure.
Jerry : Thanks.
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Section Two:
Announcements and Public Signs
Presentation
Activity 1
Work in pairs. Read the following announcement carefully and then answer
the questions.
1. Whom does the school invite to join the competitions?
2. When will the school hold the competitions?
3. Whom do the students contact for more information?
Announcement
For students of grade IX
The school will hold several competitions in July. Please join.
For more information, contact Bambang at the Students Association office.
Activity 2
Have you ever been to the following places? What public signs would you
likely find in these places? With your classmates, discuss the public signs you
can find there.
Zoo
Library
Bank
Hospital
Mall
Activity 3
Work in pairs. Make a short dialogue based on the signs in the picture. Choose
five signs. Study the example.
Example:
Policeman : What does this sign mean?
Man : It means: Don’t park in this area.
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Pic. 7.3 (http://www.google.signs)
Practice
Activity 1
Write a short announcement about a student gathering at your school. Use the
announcement above (Section Two, Presentation, Activity 1) as a model.
Activity 2
Where would you find the following signs?
Pic. 7.4 (http://www.google.signs)
Activity 3
Write a short announcement about the anniversary of your school. Several
activities will be held. Use the announcement above as a model.
Activity 4
Make short dialogues based on the following public signs.
Example:
Jana : Can we drive through that direction?
Jaka : No. It says “ROAD CLOSED”.
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Pic. 7.5 (http://www.google.signs)
Homework
1. With your classmates, find situations where you have to show politeness.
Make some dialogues involving polite expressions.
2. Find some public signs in public places. Tell your classmates what they
mean.
Summary
1. How to ask for repetition
Asking for repetition
I’m sorry?
I’m sorry I didn’t catch what you said.
Could/would you repeat that, please?
I’m sorry. What did you say?
What was that again?
2. How to thank
Thanking Responding to thanks
Thanks.
Thanks for….
Thank you very/ so much.
Thanks a million.
I really appreciate it.
You’re welcome.
My pleasure.
Any time.
No trouble at all.
Not at all.
3. Public signs
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Evaluation
A. Complete the dialogues using the suitable expressions.
1. Erna : Joni, where have you been? I’ve been waiting for you an hour now.
Joni : …………………. I forgot that we’re supposed to meet at one o’clock.
Erna : What? How could you forget? I’ve reminded you.
Joni : I’m very sorry Erna. I won’t do that again. Please forgive me.
Erna : …………………... But, don’t make me wait for you again.
Joni : Thank you. I won’t do that. I promise.
2. Franky : I’m sorry, I missed the last step. ………………………
Jane : Sure. The last step is “press the CPU button, the monitor button, and
the power supply button off.”
Franky : You’re saying it too fast. ………………………………..
Jane : I‘m sorry. I’ll repeat slower this time. “Press the CPU button, the
monitor button, and then, the power supply button off.”
Franky : ……………………...
Jane : You’re welcome.
B. Where do you most likely find the following signs?
KEEP OFF THE GRASS
QUIET PLEASE
NO LITTERING
NO CAMPING
SLIPPERY WHEN WET
BEWARE OF DOG
DON’T FEED THE ANIMALS
DO NOT ENTER
WET FLOOR
QUEUE THIS SIDE
TURN OFF MOBILE PHONES
Reflection
Answer the following questions.
1. In your opinion, which part in this unit is the most interesting?
2. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
3. Which part in this unit is the most difficult?
4. Which part in this unit is the easiest?
5. Does this unit help you improve your English?
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Fun Page
Take me home, Country Road
John Denver
Almost heaven, west Virginia
Blue ridge mountains
Shenandoah river -
Life is old there
Older than the trees
Younger than the mountains
Growing like a breeze
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads
All my memories gathered round her
Miners lady, stranger to blue water
Dark and dusty, painted on the sky
Misty taste of moonshine
Teardrops in my eye
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads
I hear her voice
In the morning hour she calls me
The radio reminds me of my home far away
And driving down the road I get a feeling
That I should have been home yesterday, yesterday
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads
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Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads
Take me home, now country roads
Take me home, now country roads
Words and music by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver
Vocabulary List
Word Part of
speech
Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian equivalent
announce
announcement
gratitude
iron
politeness
regard
repeat
repetition
sign
towel
v
n
n
n
n
n
v
n
n
n
|c'naons|
|c'naonsmcnt|
|'grætitju:o|
|'aicn|
|pc'Iaitncs|
|ri'go:o|
|ri'pi:t||
|rcpi'tijn|
|sain|
|'taocI|
mengumumkan
pengumuman
rasa terima kasih
seterika
kesopanan
salam
mengulangi
pengulangan
rambu
handuk
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UNIT 8
Long, Long Time Ago,
There was ...
Pic. 8.1 (Clipart, 2005)
In this unit, you will learn how to:
• understand short and simple narratives in the form of monologues
• read aloud short and simple written narratives
• understand short and simple written narratives
• write short and simple narratives
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Section One:
Spoken Narratives
Presentation
Activity 1
Answer the following questions. Discuss the answers with your friend next to
you.
1. When you were still a little child, did your parents tell you stories?
2. What story did you like most?
3. Now, do you like to watch movies, or read story books?
4. Have you seen the Cinderella movie? How about Rapunzel?
5. Do you like Indonesian legends like Si Pitung, Malin Kundang, Jaka Tarub, or
Pangeran Sidang Panape?
Activity 2
Listen to your teacher as he or she is telling the story. Then, practise reciting it
without your book. So close your book.

The Fox and the Crow
Once upon a time, there lived an old lady crow who was mean and ugly. One
day, Miss Crow had stolen a big piece of cheese. And then, she flew on to a branch
to enjoy it.
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On the other place, under the three, a sly creature, Mr. Fox, who wanted the
cheese for himself, came up and spoke politely to her.
“Oh. Miss Crow, how beautiful you are! What a lovely beak, what lovely
feathers you have! What pretty eyes! If only you could sing, you would be the
most beautiful bird in the world!”
Very pleased to hear all of this about herself, Miss Crow gave a loud croak to
show that she could sing.
Of course, the moment she opened her beak, the cheese fell down, and Mr.
Fox ran away with it, laughing loudly.
(Source: Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Practice
Activity 1
Study the example below and practise the dialogue with your friend
What
did
I
He
She
It
We
You
They
do?
I
He
She
It
We
You
They
worked
I
He
She
It
We
You
They
was
were
do?
A : Did Henry sleep well last night?
B : Yes he did. He was very tired.
A :Why? What did he do yesterday?
B : He cleaned his apartemen all day.
Pic. 8.3 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Activity 2
Study each of the pictures below and do the practice as done in the exercises
above.
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Activity 3
Look at the following series of pictures carefully. The pictures tell us about
events in one of the Indonesian legends. Tell the class the story. Don’t forget to
use the expression to begin the story, such as once upon a time, one day, just before
the evening came, there was once and long, long time ago.
1 2
4 3
Pic. 8.5 (http://www.e-smartschool.com)
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Section Two:
Written Narratives
Presentation
Activity 1
Listen to your teacher reading the following texts. Then, read it carefully on
your own and answer the questions.
Text 1
Goldilocks And The Three Bears
Once there were three bears that lived in a house in the woods: a papa bear,
a mama bear, and a baby bear. One morning they decided to take a walk before
breakfast to let their porridge cool.
A little girl named Goldilocks lived with her mother nearby. Goldilocks took
a walk through the woods and found the bear’s house. She smelled the porridge
in the kitchen and went inside. Goldilocks tasted the porridge in each bowl and
finally ate up the porridge in the small bowl.
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Then she sat on a big chair, but she didn’t like it, because it was hard.
Afterwards she sat on the small chair, and it was just right. But while she was
sitting on it she broke it. After eating the porridge, Goldilocks felt full and sleepy,
and then she went upstairs. There she found a small bed. She lay down on it and
fell asleep.
While she was sleeping, the three bears came home. When they went into the
kitchen, they got very surprised. Someone had tasted their porridge, even eaten
up baby bear’s porridge, while they were taking a walk. Moreover the poor baby
bear was upset when he found that his little chair broke into pieces. When they
went upstairs, they found out that Goldilocks was sleeping. Baby bear cried out,
“Someone has been sleeping in my bed and here she is!”
Goldilocks woke up when she saw the three bears; she jumped out of bed and
ran out of the house to her home. Never again did she make herself at home in
anyone else’s house.
(Source: Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Questions
1. How did Goldilocks find the bears’ house?
2. What did she find in the bears’ house?
3. What did she do there?
4. What happened to the small chair?
5. What happened when Goldilocks was sleeping?
6. Why were the tree bears surprised?
7. What did Goldilocks do when she saw the three bears?
8. What would you do if you were Goldilocks? Would you come to the bear’s
house again?
Text 2
The Chipmunk That Ran Away
Once upon a time, there was a nervous little chipmunk. She was always afraid
that something bad happened to her.
One day, she heard a little noise. It was really only an apple that fell to the ground.
But the little Chipmunk was afraid and said “The sky is falling in.” Then she ran
away as fast as she could go.
Soon she met an old brother Chipmunk, who asked, “Where are you running
to, little Chipmunk?”
And the little Chipmunk answered, “The sky is falling in, and I am running
away.”
“The sky is falling in?” said the old brother Chipmunk. And he told the story
to his brother chipmunk, until at last there were a hundred brother Chipmunks
shouting, ”The sky is falling in.”
Soon the larger animals heard what the Chipmunks were saying. The Deer,
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the Sheep, the Pig, the Camel, the Tiger, and the Elephant began to say, “The sky
is falling in.”
Then the wise Lion heard all the noise and wanted to know what was
happening. He stopped all the animals and asked, “What are you saying?” The
brother Chipmunks said, “Oh we heard it from that little Chipmunk!” And the
Lion said, “Little Chipmunk, what made you say that the sky was falling in?”
And the little Chipmunk said, “I saw it there near the tree.”
“Well,” said the Lion, “Come with me and I will show you how something”.
“Now get on my back.” The Lion took her on his back, and asked the animals to
stay where they were until they returned. Then he showed the little Chipmunk
that the apple had fallen to the ground. This made the noise that had made her
afraid. The little Chipmunk said, “Oh, I see. The sky is not falling in.”
The Lion said, “Let’s go back and tell the other animals.”
So they went back. At last all the animals knew that the sky was not falling in.
(Source: Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Questions
1. What did the little Chipmunk hear one day?
2. What did the little Chipmunk think the noise was?
3. What did she do then? Did she meet the older brother Chipmunk?
4. What did the little Chipmunk say?
5. Did the old brother Chipmunk believe her? How do you know?
6. Did the other animals believe her? How do you know?
7. Did the Lion believe her? How do you know?
8. What did the Lion do to show the little Chipmunk that the sky was not falling
in?
9. What did the Lion ask the other animals to do?
10. What did the little Chipmunk learn at last?
Text 1 and Text 2 are narratives. Both texts have the same pattern. Both start
with the orientation, which shows the scene and introduces the participants. Then,
the complication tells the readers the crisis that arises. Finally, the resolution tells
the readers that the crisis is resolved for better or worse.
Activity 2
Study the pattern of the story below.
Snow White Pattern of story
Once upon a time there lived a little girl
named Snow White. She lived with her Aunt and
Uncle because her parents were dead.
Orientation sets the scene
and introduces the charac-
ters and what happened to
them.
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One day she heard her Uncle and Aunt
talking about leaving Snow White in the castle
because they both wanted to go to America and
they didn’t have enough money to take Snow
White.
Snow White did not want her Uncle and Aunt
to do this so she decided it would be best if she
ran away. The next morning she ran away from
home when her Aunt and Uncle were having
breakfast. She ran away into the woods.
Then she saw this little cottage. She knocked
but no one answered so she went inside and fell
asleep.
Meanwhile, the seven dwarfs were coming
home from work. They went inside. There they
found Snow White sleeping. Then Snow White
woke up. She saw the dwarfs. The dwarfs said,
“what is your name?” Snow White said, “My
name is Snow White.”
Complication tells the
crisis that arises. In telling
the crisis, it starts by telling
when the problem begins
to occur. Then, it increases.
And finally, it reaches the
climax.
Doc, one of the dwarfs, said, “If you wish, you
may live here with us.” Snow White said, “Oh
could I? Thank you.” Then Snow White told the
dwarfs the whole story, and Snow White and the
7 dwarfs lived happily ever after.
Resolution tells the crisis
that is resolved for better
or worse

Now, analyse the two stories above, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and “The
Chipmunk that Ran Away”, based on the pattern of the story you just studied.
Put the parts of the stories in their right positions, orientation, complication, or
resolution.
Practice
Activity 1
When one wants to tell a story, he or she usually starts by using certain
expressions. These expressions indicate that he or she is about to tell a story by
introducing the setting of the story. Study the expressions in italics.
1. Once upon a time there was a little girl called Goldilocks who lived in the
middle of a great forest with her mother and her father.
2. One day, just before the evening came, the Lion felt very hungry.
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3. There was once a very greedy dog that just ate and ate.
4. Long, long time ago, there was a little girl living with her stepmother and
stepsisters.
Pic. 8.7 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Activity 2
When we read or listen to a story, we sometimes find sentences using the
following special structure. Study the underlined parts of the sentences
below.

1. Once upon a time, when the fairies still liked to help good people, there was a
beautiful girl named Cinderella.
2. Sangkuriang became very angry when the woman refused his marriage
proposal.
3. Bandung Bondowoso cursed the lady to be the last statue when Roro Jongrang
failed to keep her words.
4. When Sangkuriang kicked the boat out, it then turned to be a mountain called
Tangkuban Parahu.
In the sentences above, the underlined part functions as the adverb clause of time,
and the rest is the main clause.
Here are other examples:
1. After he was kicked out from the palace, Ki Bumirejo built the town of
Kebumen.
2. Rapunzel finally got married to the Prince after she reunited his father’s and
his uncle’s kingdoms.
3. Most Indonesian patriots were caught by the Dutch after they were trapped
by the colonialists.
4. Before I went to bed, my mother told me a story.
5. We had an examination before we finished the chapter.
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Activity 3
Now, write good sentences telling past activities by changing the verbs in the
brackets, and using the adverbs of time provided.
1. The cheese fell down right into the fox’s open mouth when the crow (open)
her beak.
……………………………………………………………………………………
2. After Romeo (read) the letter, he went to see Juliet.
……………………………………………………………………………………
3. I gave the novel back to Mary after I (finish) reading it.
……………………………………………………………………………………
4. The Snow White wake up when the seven dwarfs (come home).
……………………………………………………………………………………
5. Abu Nawas always had a trick when he (be) about to be punished.
……………………………………………………………………………………
6. He kept his money in his bag before he (go) swimming.
……………………………………………………………………………………
7. Mr. Brown took his children to the zoo when he (get) a vacation.
……………………………………………………………………………………
8. When the teacher (tell) us a story, we were so astonished.
……………………………………………………………………………………
9. He spent most of his money for nothing when he (go) to Bali.
……………………………………………………………………………………
10. After we (watch) the movie, we felt satisfied.
……………………………………………………………………………………
Activity 4
Match the each of the main clauses with its adverbial clause. Choose the
logically connected pairs.
1. Snow White entered the house
….
2. When I got a fever, ….
3. Mother put the porridge in the
table …
4. After she ate the porridge, ….
5. The little wooden chair was
broken …

6. The little Chipmunk felt very
afraid …
7. The prince went to the castle ….
a. when she sat on it
b. the mice changed to be horses.
c. after he knew that the Princess
was trapped in the castle.
d. when he knew that his chair was
broken.
e. after she saw an empty bowl in the
table.
f. when she met the Bear family.
g. Cinderella turned to be poor lady.
h. after she finished cooking it.
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8. Snow White felt tired …
9. The baby bear cried ….
10. Mama Bear asked who had eaten
the porridge …..
11. Goldilocks asked for apology ….
12. When mid night came, …
13. When the Fairy said the magic
spell, ...
i. after she ran from her uncle
house.
j. after she knocked at the door.
k. Goldilocks felt asleep.
l. I usually took an aspirin.
m. when she heard an apple fell to
the ground.
Activity 5
Look at the following series of pictures. Add more words to the list. Use a
dictionary to find their meanings.

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Noun Phrase Verb Phrase Descriptive Words
woods = hutan
porridge = bubur
bowl = mangkuk
……………………
……………………
took a w alk = j alan-jalan
let = membiarkan
smelt = mencium bau
………………………….
…………………………
full = kenyang
sleepy = mengantuk
hard = keras
………………………
………………………
Activity 6
Look at the following series of pictures. Which three pictures (from left to
right) show the order of the following events?
1. The little Chipmunk was very nervous and said in a frightened voice, ”The
sky is falling in.” Then she ran away as fast as she could go.
2. She met an old brother Chipmunk and said, ”The sky is falling in, and I am
running away.”
3. The Lion took the little Chipmunk on his back and showed her how the apple
had fallen upon the ground, making the noise that had frightened her.
Pic. 8.9 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
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Production
Activity 1
In groups of five, discuss a legend from your surrounding. Then, make an
outline to help develop the story. Follow the steps of writing process for
developing the story.
1. Gathering information
In order to gather information for your story writing, answer these:
a. Who are the main and other characters of the story?
b. What happened to the main character?
c. Why did it happen?
2. Organizing your materials
Take notes according to the six question above. Organize the information
based on the chronology.
3. Writing
Write the organized information by putting the information in sentences.
Develop the sentences beautifully to make the story alive. Choose the
appropriate words. Follow the structure of the story.
4. Revising and editing
Make sure that your story is alive and interesting. Check for the mistakes on
grammar and punctuation.
Activity 2
Work in groups of three. Make a short fairy story or mystery consisting of 7 to
10 sentences. When you have finished, one of you has to present it to the class.
Remember to follow the generic structure presented in the previous section.
Outline:
Orientation:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Complication:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Resolution:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
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Activity 3
Now it’s your turn to work individually.
Compose a story or a legend from your surrounding.
Start with an outline and show it to your teacher.
Develop your outline to make the first draft.
Ask your teacher if you have difficulty.
Use your teacher’s feedback to revise your text.
You may use this picture or illustration.

Outline:
Pic. 8.10 (Dit. PSMP, 2006)
Orientation:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Complication:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Resolution:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
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Final work
Orientation:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Complication:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Resolution:
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………………………
Homework
Now, find a legend from your neighbourhood.
You may ask your parents about the legend.
Compose the story.
Start with an outline and show it to your teacher.
Develop your outline to make the first draft.
Ask your teacher if you have difficulty.
Use your teacher’s feedback to revise your text.
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Summary
A. Narrative Text
When we tell a story, we use a narrative text. A narrative text consists of the
orientation, complication, and resolution.
B. Adverbial Clause
We use the adverb clauses to show the events in the past, which occurred before,
after or at the same time as other events. The adverb clauses are called the adverb
clauses of time.
• In the orientation, you tell the listeners or readers the characters, the place,
the time (if possible) and other things to make your readers understand the
story.
• In the complication, you tell the listeners or readers the problem that
happened in the story. Usually you should tell the steps starting from how
the problem arises up to the climax.
• Finally, in the resolution, you tell the listeners or readers the anti-climax
or the answer to the problem.
Evaluation
A. Complete these sentences using the adverbial clause by completing the
words in the brackets.
1. When Sri Tanjung (have been killed), the blood (smell) very fragrant.
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2. Diponegoro (be then put) in jail after he (be trapped and caught) by Dutch.
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3. Snow White (run) away from home after she (hear) her Uncle and Aunt talking
about leaving her in the castle.
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4. When she (see) the three bears, Goldilocks (wake up) and (run away).
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5. When Kancil (finish) counting the crocs, he (run away) without saying.
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B. Analyze the following story based on the pattern of the story (orientation,
complication, and resolution).
C. Find one legend from your neighbourhood/village. Tell the story to your
friend. You may start with Once upon a time,…. Remember to tell the
complication and resolution.
The Lost Caterpillar
Seven worms are walking happily. Their mother is leading them. They
have just had their breakfast on a big tree near a river.
“Come on, children. Let’s go home,” Mama Worm says.
Suddenly, a cricket says, “Your last child is ugly!” “Ugly?” asks Mama
Worm. Then she looks at the child. He is not the same as her other children.
“Hey, ugly!” she says, “You are not my child. Go away!”
The little brown worm walks away. He is very sad. When he is near a lake,
he looks into the water.
“Oh, how ugly I am,” he cries.
“You are not ugly,” says a voice. “Oh, I find you, my child.”
The worm looks around. There is a beautiful big butterfly and her
children. They all look the same as he.
“They may call you ugly,” says Butterfly.
“But you are the most beautiful child in the world. One day, you will turn
into a beautiful butterfly.”
(Source: Fun Plus 01)
Reflection
Answer the following questions.
1. In your opinion, which part in this unit is the most interesting?
2. Which part in this unit is the least interesting?
3. Which part in this unit is the most difficult?
4. Which part in this unit is the easiest?
5. Does this unit help you improve your English?
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Fun Page
Read the following poems. Pay attention to the pronunciation.
William Shakespeare. 1564–1616
Sweet-and-Twenty
O MISTRESS mine, where are you roaming?
O, stay and hear! your true love ‘s coming,
That can sing both high and low:
Trip no further, pretty sweeting;
Journeys end in lovers meeting,
Every wise man‛s son doth know.
What is love? ‘tis not hereafter;
Present mirth hath present laughter;
What ‘s to come is still unsure:
In delay there lies no plenty;
Then come kiss me, sweet-and-twenty!
Youth ‘s a stuff will not endure.
Alice Meynell. 1850
The Lady of the Lambs
SHE walks—the lady of my delight—
A shepherdess of sheep.
Her flocks are thoughts. She keeps them white;
She guards them from the steep.
She feeds them on the fragrant height,
And folds them in for sleep.
She roams maternal hills and bright,
Dark valleys safe and deep.
Her dreams are innocent at night;
The chastest stars may peep.
She walks—the lady of my delight—
A shepherdess of sheep.
She holds her little thoughts in sight,
Though gay they run and leap.
She is so circumspect and right;
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Unit 8 - Long, Long Time Ago, There Was ...
She has her soul to keep.
She walks—the lady of my delight—
A shepherdess of sheep.
(Source: Dit. PSMP, 2006)
You need to know the following information.
Grimms‛ Goblins
German fairy tales collected by the Grimm brothers in the 1800s are filled
with far more mean-spirited, mischief-making goblins and witches than wish-
granting fairies. This cover is from an early collection of Grimm fairy tales
published in English translation.
(Source: Microsoft Encarta, 2008)
Pic. 8.11 (Microsoft Encarta, 2008)
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Vocabulary List
Word Part of
speech
Phonetic
transcription
Indonesian equivalent
beak
chipmunk
croak
crow
feather
fox
frightened
legend
mean
shout
sly
spell
n
n
n
n
n
n
adj
n
adj
v
adj
n
|bi:k|
|tjipm\nk|
|krcok|
|krco|
|'Icðc|
|Ioks|
|'Iraitcno|
|'Ico¸cno|
|mi:n|
|jaot|
|sIai|
|spcI|
paruh
sejenis tupai yang
hidup di Amerika
Utara
bunyi seperti bunyi
burung gagak atau
katak
burung gagak
bulu
rubah
ketakutan
legenda
kikir
berteriak
licik
mantera
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Glossary
adverb clause : a group of words consisting of a subject and a finite form of a verb,
which is a part of a sentence and has an adverbial function.
Adverbial clauses can be adverb causes of time, reason, result, etc.
advertisement : a text which tries to persuade people to buy a product or service
complication : a part of a narrative that tells the crisis that arises. In telling the
crisis, it starts by telling when the problem begins to occur.
Then, it increases. And finally, it reaches the climax.
dialogue : a conversation, a communicative event involving two or more
people
filler : an expression in speaking to show hesitation
interpersonal dialogue : a conversation that is intended to establish relationship between or
among people
main clause : a group of words consisting of a subject and a finite form of a verb,
which can stand by itself as a sentence
monologue : a speech by one person
narrative : a text of which the purpose is to entertain, to gain and hold a
readers’ interest. However narratives can also be written to teach
or inform, to change attitudes/ocial opinions eg soap operas and
television dramas that are used to raise topical issues. Narratives
sequence people/characters in time and place but differ from
recounts in at through the sequencing, the stories set up one or
more problems, which must eventually find a way to be resolved.
There are many types of narrative. They can be imaginary,
factual or a combination of both. They may include fairy stories,
mysteries, science fiction, romances, horror stories, adventure
stories, fables, myths and legends, historical narratives, ballads,
slice of life, personal experience.
orientation : a part of a narrative text that sets the scene and introduces the
characters and what happened to them.
polite expression : an expression to show politeness
procedure : a text of the purpose is is to tell the reader how to do or make
something. The information is presented in a logical sequence
of events which is broken up into small sequenced steps. These
texts are usually written in the present tense. The most common
example of a procedural text is a recipe. There are different
procedural texts for different purposes: Texts that explain how
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something works or how to use instruction /operation manuals
eg how to use the video, the computer, the tape recorder, the
photocopier, the fax; Texts that instruct how to do a particular
activity eg recipes, rules for games, science experiments, road
safety rules; Texts that deal with human behaviour eg how to live
happily, how to succeed.
report : a text that classifies or describes something in general. Reports
begin with a general statement which introduces the topic. In the
description, facts (parts, qualities, habits and behaviours of the
subject) may be described.
resolution : a part that tells the crisis that is resolved for better or worse
transactional dialogue : a conversation that is intended to get things done
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Index
A
adverb 127, 134, 141, 143
advertisement 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 80, 82, 83, 86, 96, 141, 143
C
clause 127, 128, 134, 141, 143
complication 125, 126, 134, 135, 141, 143
D
dialogue 2, 8, 10, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 107, 108, 110, 111, 113, 121, 141, 142, 143, 22, 23, 25, 26, 44, 45, 50, 59
E
expression 2, 7, 86, 122, 141, 143, 50, 62, 63
F
filler 141, 143
I
interpersonal 1, 105, 141, 143, 39
M
main 12, 78, 95, 109, 127, 128, 131, 141, 143
monologue 92, 141, 143
N
narrative 134, 141, 143
O
orientation 125, 126, 134, 135, 141, 143
P
polite 83, 86, 106, 107, 108, 111, 115, 141, 143
procedure , 141, 143, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 35
R
report 92, 93, 96, 98, 100, 102, 142, 143, 59, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67
resolution 125, 126, 134, 135, 142, 143
T
transactional 1, 105, 142, 143, 39
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Listening Transcript
Unit 1, Class IX
Section One, Presentation, Activity 1
Roni : It’s good to see you,Kiki. I just remind you about the meeting after school.
Kiki : Yeah, of course. I’ll be there.
Roni : Are you sure that Rina will come to the meeting?
Kiki : I’m quite sure about that. She called me this morning.
Roni : I beg your pardon.
Kiki : She said she called me this morning.
Roni : Oh…That’s good.
Presentation, Activity 2
Tio : Are you sure about this direction?
Bram : Sorry, I’m not really sure about it.
Tio : Don’t be foolish. We have been walking so far, you know.
Bram : I can’t remember any sign. I think this is the right path. I’m sorry.
Presentation, Activity 3
Rini : Did you enjoy the picnic last week?
Tono : Yes, it was really lovely. I enjoyed seeing Borobodur. What a wonderful temple!
How about you?
Rini : I did not really enjoyed the picnic. I was not so well when we arrived there. I had to
take a rest so that I missed looking around the temple
Tono : I am sorry to hear that.
Unit 2, Class IX
Section One, Presentation, Activity 3.
Aristo : Tell me, how do you spend your free time?
Bayu : Well, I like to eat, and I usually prepare my own dishes.
Aristo : You’re kidding!
Bayu : No, I love cooking, especially my favorite food.
Aristo : So, what’s your favorite snack?
Bayu : Oh, it’s a sandwich with peanut butter, honey, and a banana. It’s really delicious!
Aristo : Ugh! I’ve never heard of that! How do you make it?
Bayu : Well, first, you take two pieces of bread and spread peanut butter on them. Then cut
up a banana into small slices and put them on one of the pieces of bread. Then pour
some honey over the bananas and put the other piece of bread on top.
Aristo : Yuck! It sounds awful!
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Spoken, Practice, Activity 1
Boil
Let
Grind
Heat
Put
Mix
Put
Let
the baby corn
it
the corn
the butter
the flour into the butter
the butter and flour
the mix
it
-
cool
with a blender
-
after it melts
evenly
in the powdered corn with
salt, pepper and milk
sit for five minutes in
medium heat
Section One, Practice, Activity 3 and 4
Jane : What are we going to do with all the vegetables and ingredients you have mentioned,
Siti. What Indonesian food are you going to show us to make? It seems to be
something healthy.
Siti : Yes, you are right. It’s something healthy and delicious as well
Jane : What is it?
Siti : It’s called gado-gado.
Jane : Why don’t you start it now. I cannot wait?
Siti : Okay. First of all, fry one egg and soyabean cake and then cut them into pieces.
After that boil the egg and slice it into two pieces.
Jane : What do we do after that?
Siti : You boil the young cabbage, long beans, and slice them into pieces. We eat all these
with peanut sauce.
Jane : How do I make the peanut sauce?
Siti : It’s simple. Fry the peanuts, While you are waiting for the peanuts to be ready you
slice the shallots and brown them with chili peppers. Mix all these with brown
sugar, lemon, salt and pepper and boil them with a little bit of water. Now, it’s time
for you to serve your gado-gado.
Jane : Great. I might like it. I cannot wait trying it soon. Thank you, Siti.
Siti : You’re welcome.
Spoken, Practice, Activity 5
Fajar : What’s for lunch Mom?
Mother : Your favorite. Chicken soup.
Fajar : Great!
Mother : Will you help Mom?
Fajar : Sure.
Mother : Wash these vegetables while I’m cutting the chicken.
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(Fajar washed the vegetables and mother cut the chicken).
Fajar : Done. What else?
Mother : Boil some water in this pan, and then put the chicken in. I’ll prepare the seasonings.
Fajar : OK.
(Mother prepared the seasonings and then poured it into the pan).
Mother : Wait and let the chicken get tender. Now put the vegetables in the pan.
(Fajar put the vegetables into the pan).
Fajar : It smells good.
Mother : All right. Our soup’s ready. Will you set the table for lunch? After I clean up the
kitchen, we can have lunch together.
Fajar : Sure.
Mother : Thanks, dear.
Fajar : No problem, Mom.
Unit 7, Class IX
Section One, Presentation, Activity 1

Dialogue 1
Neneng : Excuse me, ma’am.
Ms Ira : Yes, Neneng. What’s the matter?
Neneng : May I borrow your dictionary? I need to look up a new word.
Ms Ira : Sure. Here you are.
Neneng : Thank you Ms Ira. I’ll return it as soon as possible.
Ms Ira : You’re welcome.
Dialogue 2
Noya : Excuse me, sir. May I interrupt, please? I have a question.
Mr Hardi : Certainly, Noya.
Noya : I wonder if you could explain the respiratory system again.
Mr Hardi : OK. I’ll explain it after the break time. Is it all right?
Noya : OK, sir. Thank you.

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Salah satu upaya untuk melengkapi sumber belajar yang relevan dan bermakna guna meningkatkan mutu pendidikan di Sekolah Menengah Pertama (SMP), Direktorat Pembinaan SMP mengembangkan buku pelajaran Bahasa Inggris untuk siswa kelas VII, kelas VIII, dan kelas IX. Buku pelajaran ini disusun berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Pendidikan Nasional No. 22 Tahun 2006 Tentang Standar Isi, No. 23 Tahun 2006 tentang Standar Kompetensi Lulusan, dan berdasarkan kriteria buku pelajaran yang dikembangkan oleh Badan Standar Nasional Pendidikan. Buku pelajaran ini merupakan penyempurnaan dari bahan ajar kontekstual yang telah dikembangkan Direktorat Pembinaan SMP dalam kaitannya dengan kegiatan proyek peningkatan mutu SMP. Bahan ajar tersebut telah diujicobakan ke sejumlah SMP di provinsi Kalimantan Selatan, Kalimantan Timur, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, dan Gorontalo sejak tahun 2001. Penyempurnaan bahan ajar menjadi buku pelajaran yang bernuansa pendekatan kontekstual dilakukan oleh para pakar dari beberapa perguruan tinggi, guru, dan instruktur yang berpengalaman di bidangnya. Validasi oleh para pakar dan praktisi serta uji coba empiris ke siswa SMP telah dilakukan guna meningkatkan kesesuaian dan keterbacaan buku pelajaran ini. Buku pelajaran Bahasa Inggris ini telah dinilai oleh Badan Standar Nasional Pendidikan, dan dinyatakan memenuhi syarat untuk digunakan sebagai buku pelajaran di SMP. Sekolah diharapkan dapat menggunakan buku pelajaran ini dengan sebaik-baiknya sehingga dapat meningkatkan efektivitas dan kebermaknaan pembelajaran. Pada akhirnya, para siswa diharapkan dapat menguasai semua Standar Kompetensi dan Kompetensi Dasar secara lebih mendalam, luas serta bermakna, kemudian dapat mengaplikasikannya dalam kehidupan sehari-hari. Saran perbaikan untuk penyempurnaan buku pelajaran ini sangat diharapkan. Terimakasih setulus-tulusnya disampaikan kepada para penulis yang telah berkontribusi dalam penyusunan buku pelajaran ini, baik pada saat awal pengembangan bahan ajar, ujicoba terbatas, maupun penyempurnaan sehingga dapat tersusunnya buku pelajaran ini. Terimakasih dan penghargaan juga disampaikan kepada semua pihak yang telah membantu terwujudnya penerbitan buku pelajaran ini.

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short functional texts dan genres. sedangkan Section Two memuat short functional texts. Dalam tahapan presentation. dan short functional texts. guru diharapkan untuk berkreasi mengembangkan materi yang ada. dan production. dan Section Two berbentuk Written Genre. Untuk unit-unit ganjil. Section One terdiri atas Spoken Genre. interpersonal. Setiap unit terbagi menjadi dua section. there was … Unit-unit ganjil mewadahi transactional. speaking. Integrasi tersebut diimplementasikan dalam bentukpengembangan unit berdasarkan jenis teks. Dalam penyajian setiap unit di kelas. Buku ini terdiri atas 8 unit dengan rincian seperti berikut: Unit 1: Are sure about …? Unit 2: How do you do it? Unit 3: What a pity! Unit 4: What are they? Unit 5: Really? Unit 6: What is it like? Unit 7: Could you …? Unit 8: Long. practice. masing-masing section disajikan dengan urutan presentation. reading dan writing) yang dikembangkan secara integratif. guru sudah mulai memberikan kebebasan kepada siswa untuk menggunakan bahasa yang v . Selanjutnya. Untuk unit-unit genap. interpersonal. yaitu transactional.Pendahuluan Bahan Pembelajaran Kontekstual Mata Pelajaran Bahasa Inggris (Buku Siswa Kelas IX) ini disusun berdasarkan Standar Isi (SI) Bahasa Inggris 2006 untuk membantu pengembangan kompetensi komunikatif siswa SMP/MTs Kelas IX. guru masih memegang kontrol atas kegiatan pembelajaran. Untuk tahapan practice guru sudah mengurangi perannya. Section One memuat transactional dan interpersonal texts. Kompetensi komunikatif tersebut diwujudkan lewat penguasaan empat keterampilan berbahasa (listening. sedangkan siswa diharapkan sudah mulai terlibat dalam kegiatan komunikatif. long time ago. sedangkan fokus dari Section Two adalah melatih siswa untuk menggunakan Bahasa Inggris secara tulis. Untuk tahapan production. sedangkan unit-unit genap menyajikan genres seperti yang diamanatkan oleh Standar Isi Kelas IX. Fokus dari Section One adalah melatih siswa untuk menggunakan Bahasa Inggris secara lisan.

Akhirnya kami berharap agar bahan ajar ini dapat digunakan dalam membantu siswa untuk mulai mengembangkan kemampuan berkomunikasi dalam Bahasa Inggris baik secara lisan maupun tertulis. evaluation. Pada bagian penyudah setiap unit disajikan summary. Vocabulary List diharapkan dapat membantu mengembangkan kosakata siswa secara bertahap.sedang dipelajari dalam unit tersebut. Pada tahapan ini diharapkan setiap siswa mendapatkan kesempatan untuk berpraktik menggunakan bahasa. dan reflection. pada akhir buku diberikan glossary untuk menjelaskan beberapa konsep yang dianggap penting dalam buku Kelas IX ini. Tim Penyusun vi . Di samping itu.

.. there was .. long time ago.? Unit 2: How do you do it? Unit 3: What a pity! Unit 4: What are they? Unit 5: Really? 71 89 107 41 55 Unit 6: What is it like? Unit 7: Could you .Daftar Isi Kata Pengantar Pendahuluan Daftar Isi vi 1 23 iv ii i Unit 1: Are you sure about ..? Unit 8: Long... References Glossary Index 141 143 145 146 121 Listening Transcripts vii .

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.com) In this unit. asking for repetition.. • understand short functional texts in the form of advertisements.? Pic. 1 . you will learn how to: • understand short and simple transactional and interpersonal texts involving asking for and showing certainty.radiobakubae.Are You Sure About . 1. showing concern.. expressing and responding to doubt.1 (http:www. • write short and simple functional texts in the form of adverticements Unit 1 . showing surprise or wonder..UNIT 1 Are You Sure About .

the expression that is used to show concern. Presentation People are sometimes sure or not sure about something and they convey it by using certain expressions. you may say to him or her “Are you sure that you will pass the test”. People may also sometimes did not hear clearly what someone just said and want to ask him or her to repeat it. and while you are listening to it write down: 1. showing surprise or wonder. and while you are listening to it write down: 1. the expression that is used to express certainty 3. expressing and responding to doubt. listen to another dialogue read by your teacher. 2 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Activity 2 English people use certain expressions when they are surprised and when they show concern. and also 2. you are going to listen to a dialogue read by your teacher. the expression that is used to respond to doubt and show concern aw well. Activity 1 Now. and while you are listening to it write down 1. showing concern. the expression that is used to express certainty 2. the expression that is used to ask for repetition. the expression that is used to express doubt 3. Activity 3 Now. the expression that is used to express surprise.Section One: Asking for and showing certainty. Now. asking for repetition. You say “I am sure that I will pass the test” when you are sure that you will pass a test. the expression that is used to ask for certainty 2. you are going to listen to another dialogue. When you want to ask whether someone is sure that he or she will pass a test.

doubt. 4. I’m not too sure about the news. 6. 3. I’m sure about it.Are You Sure About . 5. 2. repetition and surprises. I’m quite sure that he told the truth. I’m not really sure about it. Would you mind repeating what you just said? What?. I’m absolutely sure about the news. I’m not sure about it.. 3. Read aloud and study the expressions. 2.1. Everything will be fine.. 3. I’m no doubt about it. Certainty: 1. 4. I’ve no doubt about …… I’m sure/certain about …. Next time better Pic. Could you repeat what you just said? Unit 1 .2 (Clipart 2005) Doubt: 1. 4. 2. Responses to expressions of doubt which show concern as well: 1. I’ve no doubt about …… Pic. Don’t be worried too much. I think you don’t need to be worried about it.3 (Clipart 2005 ) Repetition: I am sorry. I’m absolutely certain that he told the truth.Activity 4 The following are some more examples of expressions for showing certainty.1. What did you say? I am sorry. 8. It’s all going to be okay.. I’m not really sure that he told the truth. I’m sure/certain about …. 9. Would you repeat what you just said? I am sorry.. 7. 3 . Sorry.

the pattern of expressions for asking for repetition. about that. that she will keep her promise. Asking for certainty: Part A Are you certain /sure Part B that Bambang will come to the meeting on time? that there will be no classes tomorrow? that she will keep her promise? about that? Showing certainty/doubt: Part A I am (not) certain/sure Part B that Bambang will come to the meeting on time. What a diligent student she is! How diligent she is! What a big surprise! How surprising it is! Activity 5 The following are the pattern of expressions for asking for and showing certainty or doubt. 4. 3. Asking for repetition: Part A I am sorry What? Part B What did you say? Would you repeat what you just said? Would you mind repeating what you just said? 4 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . 2.Surprises: 1. Study the patterns. that there will be no classes tomorrow. and the patterns for showing surprises or wonder.

Activity 6 Combine parts of sentences or sentences in Group A with those in Group B that match them. Group A I am sure He is absolutely sure I am no doubt I am not sure Group B about the test that we will have a party about the promise.Are You Sure About . about the name? about it? that we will have a test tomorrow? about it? that? that he is leaving for Jakarta this evening? the weather? a gift! a wonderful place! wonderful the place is! an interesting picture! disappointing the film is! a surprise! Are you sure Are you certain Are you sure about What How Unit 1 . the future of our country.. that it is going to be a fine weather. 5 . that nobody will hate him. that boy’s promise..Showing surprises: Part A What Part B a city! a big city! a diligent student How big How diligent the city is. the friendship. the student is.

I ‘m sure that I can submit it before that. I am sure it could happen. Anamg : But are you sure? Andi : Absolutely. Situation 1 Amir : Tuesday. Not a hope! Anang : Don’t worry too much. is the due date for our assignment. Fatimah? Adi : She is really a diligent student. I don’t have a hope of getting even 50. 6 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Ani : Yes. What? Group B What did you say? What you said? Would you mind repeating what you just said? Would you mind repeat what you just said? Could you repeat what you just said? Could you repeat what you just say? Activity 7 Practise reading with a friend the following short dialogues. I’m sure. I am doubtful about that. do you think that it will be possible to go on holiday to the moon in the next fifty years. Situation 5 Aning : What do you think of our new classmate. of course. Could you repeat what you just said? Amir : I said Tuesday. Why? Fatimah : Well. not. Next time better. next week. you are right. next week. They have not made a better team. they will. yet.Group A I am sorry. How about you? Amr : I’m not so sure I will be able to make it. I was just wondering it would be a great achievement. but. Situation 4 Wahyu : Do you think that England will win the next European Cup? Natsir : Yes. Situation 3 Fatimah : Anisa. Why? Don’t you think so? Wahyu : Well. Anisa : Well. Ani : Sorry. you can. Andi? Andi : No. is the due date for our assignment Ani : Yes. definitely. you can Situation 2 Anang : Did you do the test very well.

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: I think so. She has never been late. She is always 15 minutes earlier before the class starts. : Is she? What a diligent student she is!

Activity 8
Fill in the blank in each of the following dialogues with the correct expression. After that, answer the questions. Dialogue 1 Tono : What do you think of Yuni? Rini : I’ve never met such a clever student before in my life. She got 100 for almost every subject. What ………………..! Questions: a. What type of student is Yuni? b. Who is surprised? c. Why is he/she surprised? Dialogue 2 Bambang : Do you see what the circus man has done? Agus : Yes. How could not he miss the balloon on the girl’s head even though he was blindfolded when he was shooting? What ……………….! Questions: a. What has the circus man done? b. Who is surprised? c. Why is he/she surprised? Dialogue 3 Ali : You look very happy, Fahmi. What has happened? Fahmi : Guess what? Today is the happiest day in my life? Ali : Really? Fahmi : Yes. Finally, I got 100 on the last mathematics test. Ali : Sorry. Could you repeat what you just said? Fahmi : I said I got 100 on the last mathematics test. Ali : What a surprise! But, anyway, congratulation on your big achievement Dialogue 4 Adi : Guess what, Aning. Our father just made a surprise on my birthday. Aning : Really? What happened? Adi : You’ll never guess. He promised to buy t me a new motorcycle if I get at least 90 on Math, Science and English. Aning : A motorcycle? What ……….! Are you sure about it? Adi : Definitely.

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Questions: 1. Who is Aning to Adi? 2. What are Adi and Aning talking about? 3. Who is surprised? List the expressions in the dialogue which show that she/ he is.

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Give responses orally to the following situations as requested. a. Hi guys. I have good news. We are going to have an English native speaker next week. 1) What will you say if you are not sure you are going to have an English native speaker next week? Your response: …………………… 2) What will you say if you want to check whether your friend is sure about it? Your response: ………………………… 3) What will you say if you are surprised of the good news? Your response: ………………………………
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4) What will you say if you want the speaker repeat what he has just said? You response : …………………………. b. Your classmate says: “You know what? Next Wednesday is Satriyo’s birthday. He will treat us all.” 1) What will you say if you are doubtful that Satriyo will treat you? Your response:……………………………… 2) What will you say if you want to ask whether your classmate is sure that next Wednesday is Satriyo’s birthday party? Your response: ………………………….. 3) What will you say if you are surprised of the news? Your response: ……………………….

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c. One of your classmates says to you, “Are you sure that there will be an English quiz?” 1) What will you say if you are not sure? Your response: …………………………… 2) What will you say if you are sure? Your response: ……………………………… 3) What will you say if you did not hear clearly what the speaker just said? Your response : …………………………… d. Another classmate says to you, “Are you certain that there will be an English speech contest at our school?” 1) What will you say if you are not certain? Your response: …………………………………… 2) What will you say if you are certain? Your response: …………………………. e. Andi, one of your classmates who is sick, says to you, “I am not sure that I will join the study tour to Bali, next week. I might not get well by the time.” 1) What will you say if you have to respond to the statement of doubt and show your concern as well? Your response: ………….. 3) What will you say if you are certain that he will get well soon and join the study tour? Your response: …………….

Activity 2
Complete the following short dialogues with appropriate expressions and then act them out. 1 You and your friend are discussing a football match before watching it on television. Your friend You 2 : Are you sure that Arsenal will win the game? : …………………………………

You and your friend have arranged to meet a guest, but he has not arrived.

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: …… …………. Pic. Do you think that he will come to the class meeting. Twelve students including Budi. 2. Activity 4 Rearrange the following sentences into a dialogue between Amran and Fatimah and then act the dialogue out. Is it serious? : …………………………………………………………… 5 Your friend is asking for your opinion that Indonesian will be an international language in the future. : ……………. I don’t. he has just got a good grade on TOEFL.8 (Clipart 2005) Your classmate is informing that he has just informed you happy news..7 (Clipart 2005) 4 Your mother has been taken to hospital. Your friend You : Sorry to hear about your mother.1. 10 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Your classmate You : It’s a surprise. 3. don’t forget to come to the class meeting tomorrow after class. Your friend You : Would you like to come? : ……………………………………… Pic. You are sure about it.Your friend You 3 : Do you think he’s forgotten to come? : ……………………………………………… Your friend has invited you to go and see a horror film. Your friend You 6 : Do you think that Indonesian will be an international language in the near future. Of course.1. You only rarely like such films. You did not hear clearly the last word. I got a good grade on my TOEFL. 1. 4. Your friend rings him for news. Amran.

one of our best badminton players. 1. You could not hear what your teacher has just said because the class has been very noisy. 3. 6. promise that you will take him/her to some interesting places in your town.Are You Sure About . Budi has been in the hospital for three days.. 4. has been preparing himself very well for the Thomas cup final match against China. I’m absolutely sure he will. 6. you are sure he/she will have good time in your town.. You have just seen a very touching film and unconsciously got your eyes wet. You tell your friend about it. The doctor said that he is getting much better now. He is scheduled to play Lin Dan in the first party.5. How many students have been invited? Production Activity 1 What would you most probably say in each of the following situations? 1. 5. 2. Unit 1 . He said that he is going to pick you up for school tomorrow. The sun is shining very brightly on Monday morning after three rainy days. Anton breaks promises very often. Activity 2 One of your English pen pals friends has written a letter telling that she/he is visiting your town with his family. He told me yesterday. Tell one of your classmates about that and the following points. 8. 2. You are much exited and have decided to take a walk. What makes you so sure? 7. 11 . 3. you are surprised that he/she will finally see you soon in your home town. Taufik Hidayat.

9 (http//wwww. Pic. ………. 4. ………. ………. 5. What product does the company sell? 12 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . ………. What do you expect to find in an advertisement? Activity 2 Which of the following parts of an advertisement do you think you would not probably miss? Tick (v) them... 3.1. 2.html) Questions: 1. What is the name of the company? 2. Parts of advertisement 1.Section Two: Short functional texts (advertisements) Presentation Activity 1 Work in pairs to answer the following questions: 1.com//pages/ cartadvertising. ……….. Name of company Address of company Product to sell or service to offer Special characteristics of the product or services Picture of the company’s owner Phone number ………..2ateegolf.. What is the main reason for people making advertisements? 2. 6. Activity 3 Learn the following advertisement and answer the questions that follow.

accomplish (verb). Possible ways to develop this headline would be to determine your product’s or services unique selling proposition. M. check in your dictionary the meanings of the words in the box: ads (noun). Get the readers’ attention Especially with newspaper and printed ads that are competing with other ads on the same page it is imperative that you get the readers attention.3. 13 . Before you read the text. Does it also offer service? What kind of service does it offer? What is the address of the company? What do you think Jack DeYoung is? Are there any special characteristics about the product and service that are mentioned in the advertisement? Activity 2 Fred W. List the possible ways to create an eye-catching headline? Unit 1 . imperative (adjective). 5. competing (adjective) . eye-catching (adjective). He gives some tips to create a winning advertisement.. 2008) Questions: 1. Read the following text that elaborates it and answer the questions that follow.LLC.. Why would the reader want to purchase what you are selling over a competing product? Another possibility could be to list a unique benefit or solution in the headline that your product/service offers. 4.A. Which of the three techniques is elaborated in this text? 3. Tanner. 6. What are the three techniques to get the readers’ attention mentioned in the text? 2. is a life and business coach. purchase (verb). compelling (adjective).Are You Sure About . proposition (noun).com. You can accomplish this not only by color and size but also by having an eye-catching headline. 7. Use action words when appropriate. Bottom line is that it should be compelling enough to cause the reader to want to read further for more information (PowerHomeBiz. appropriate (adjective). One of the tips is that your advertisement should get the readers’ attention.

LLC. M. Post your tollfree number. 2008) 1. order now”. Pic. is to get the reader to take action after reading the advertisement.10 (Source: PowerHomeBiz. Use action phrases like “Don’t delay order now” or “don’t miss another day of (product benefit).com. Read the text and complete the list that follows. Show your address. The following text talks about it. What part of the advertisement do you think would probably get the readers’ attention? Why? 3.LLC. (PowerHomeBiz. 2008) 14 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .A. Questions: com. Mention your satisfaction guarantee if you have one that will help minimize your customer’s perceived risk of purchasing your product or service. Get the Reader to Take Action The call to action is one of the weakest components of many ads that we all see today. Show them how easy it is to contact you or purchase your offering. What does the phrase Longlife pencil mean? Activity 4 Another tip from Fred W. Tanner.1.Activity 3 Study the following advertisement and answer the questions that follow. You must lead the reader to what the next step should be. If you have a web site have an order now page with easy credit card billing. What is being advertised? 2.

Are You Sure About . A car that ………. satisfaction. 7. fly. 2. 2006) Unit 1 . 031 8294114 Pic. 6.11 (Dit. 1. 2... Referring to the text above. friendly. no money. tick (v) the ones that according to the text would get the reader to take action. hospitality. 4. 1.. We sell solutions. Activity 2 Fill the blanks with words provided to complete the following advertisement..PSMP.. your different needs. All in …… service A housing area that is ……. 9. Everybody can ……. 15 . serves.now. Try our one day ……… Nobody …….1. service. 5. Adityawarman 81 Surabaya. food like us. one. Fly me and feel our ………. satisfies. No ………. home. 5. Toll-free number Address of the company Web site address Satisfaction guarantee about the product service The picture of the product The name of the owner of the company ( ( ( ( ( ( ) ) ) ) ) ) Practice Activity 1 Complete the following eye catching-expressions with the words in the box.. 3. 6. 10. 4. We do not sell …………. environment.The following are points that you can find in an advertisement. A hotel that makes you feel at ……. Bramantyo‛s Play Station Jl. 3. 8. computers.

Is there anything that can get the readers to take action? 16 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . What is the telephone number? 6. We make all types of chairs and tables. What is the advertisement about? 2. Is there anything that is eye-catching? 7.000 per hour. It is………….. Jl. What is the address? 5.…… assistant. Telephone: (0274) 893 673. Who makes the advertisement? 3. only Rp 2. We have a ………. Discuss it with your friends. We re-cover furniture. What is it offered? 4. Here are some points to discuss: 1. Purwanggan 14. Yogyakarta Production Activity 1 Find an advertisement from an English newspaper or a magazine. COMFORT FURNITURE LTD. Fresh water is ……………… updated satisfaction free friendly cheap Activity 3 In pairs revise the following advertisement so that it can catch the readers’ eye easily and make them to take action.We offer you …………………… We have collections of ……………… games.

... for example I am sure that ....... your phone number 6..... I am absolutely certain about it Unit 1 ...Activity 2 Imagine you run a business.. You want to put an advertisement about your business (product or service) on the English newspaper.. How to ask someone’s certainty. ? Are you sure about it?...Are You Sure About ... your business matter 3.. your business’ address 5..... What is the address? 3... 2. What “promises” (good things about the product or service) do they offer? Summary In this unit you have learned: 1. your business’ specification 4. 17 .....12 (Clipart 2005) Homework Find an English short advertisement about a product or a service on a newspaper or internet...... How to express certainty.... What do they sell or what service do they offer? 2. I am certain that ....... I am absolutely sure about it... Tell the class about the advertisement: 1. your business’ name 2... Your product’ special characteristics Pic.... for example Are you sure that .....1. Make sure you write: 1.. Write a good one for your business....

I am anbsolutely not certain about it.. Next time better. 4........ 1.. ould You repeat what you just said? 6.... How to show wonder.... It’s going to be okey 5.. 2.... 3......3.. for example I am not sure that .. Don’t worry... Everything will be fine... 2.. I am sorry. for example How clever she is! What a clever student she is! What a big house Evaluation Activity 1 Write two expressions that correspond to each of the following attitudes. Ho to ask for repetition 1.... How to express doubt.. No 1 2 3 4 Attitude asking for certainty showing certainty showing doubt expressing wonder Expressions 18 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .......... I am absolutely not sure about it.... I am sorry.... Sorry.. I am not certain that . How to give responses to expressions of doubt and at the same time show concern with people’s feeling.... I beg your pardon.....

4.. back guaranteed money help application printing see Reflection 1.. Phone: 0274 863533 Do you need a …………… in typing your documents? Come to ………….. It is …………….Activity 2 Complete the following advertisement TIO COMPUTER Jl.Are You Sure About . 19 . Ikan Lele Utara 23 Yogyakarta. 3.. 2. us. scanning but also operating any ……………………. What have you learned from this unit? Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this unit? Vocabulary List Words certainty doubt wonder concern advertisement product service Parts of Speech n n n n n n n Phonetic transcription        Indonesian Equivalent  keraguan kekaguman perhatian iklan produk pelayanan Unit 1 . We can help you not only in typing. …………….in computer within 5 hours.

pardon definitely offer collect n adv n v     pemberian maaf pasti tawaran mengambil 20 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .

geocities. little star. 21 .Activity 1 Sing the song together with your friends. all the night. When he nothing shines upon. twinkle. Twinkle. TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR 1 1 | 5 5 | 6 6 | 5 0 Twink le twink le lit tle star 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 2 | 1 0 How I won der what you are 5 5 | 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 0 Up a bove the world so high 5 5 | 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 0 Like a dia mond in the sky 1 1 | 5 5 | 6 6 | 5 0 Twink le twink le lit tle star 4 4 | 3 3 | 2 2 | 1 0 How I won der what you are When the blazing sun is gone.. If you did not twinkle so.com) Activity 2 Answer the questions: 1. little star. twinkle. How I wonder what you are! Then the traveler in the dark Thanks you for your tiny spark. How I wonder what you are! (http://www. Twinkle. He could not see which way to go. Then you show your little light. twinkle.Are You Sure About . Twinkle. What is happening to the little star? 2. What words in the song that show that the author is showing great surprise? Unit 1 ..

3. but this little star in the song twinkle. What is the little star compared to? 4. In what way the little star is helpful for the traveller in the dark? 5. Some stars do not twinkle. Why do you think it does? 22 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .

id) In this unit.How Do You Do It? 23 .UNIT 2 How Do You Do It? Pic.2.1 (http://images.co. you will learn how to: • understand short and simple procedures in the form of monologues and dialogues • read short and simple procedures • write short and simple procedures Unit 2 .

24 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . and exercise 2 after the second listening. Tick (v) from the following list the things that you have to mention when you tell someone how to cook something. Do exercise I after the first listening. Aristo spends his free time cooking. Answer the questions individually and then compare your answers with one of your classmates’ answers. 2. can you explain the steps? Activity 2 When you want to tell someone how to cook something. The dialogue is between two brothers. Exercise 1 State whether the following statement are true or false: 1. Do you like eating? What’s your favorite food? Do you like cooking and or preparing dishes? Can you prepare your favorite food/drink yourself? How do you make your favorite food? If your friend asks you to show how to cook your favourite food.Section One: Spoken Procedure Presentation Activity 1 The following questions are related to preparing food. The ingredients The prices of the ingredients The utensils The steps of cooking The taste of the food The ways to serve the food The trademark of the utensils ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Activity 3 You are going to listen to your teacher reading a dialogue twice. you cannot miss important information.

Imperative verbs Wash Boil Stir Put Mix Noun phrases the vegetables two cups of water the mixture the cake the eggs. and the flour Adverbs gently in a pan well on a plate in a bowl Unit 2 . The following sentences are taken from the dialogue that has been read by your teacher. Pay attention to the sentence patterns. honey and banana. Aristo likes kids. Bayu’s favourite snack is sandwich.How Do You Do It? 25 . The sandwich Bayu explaining is a sandwich with peanut butter. Exercise 2 List from the dialogue that has been read by your teacher the words that express sequences.3. Bayu is explaining Aristo how to make sandwich. Activity 4 You have learned previously that you use the imperative sentence pattern dominantly when you are telling steps of doing things. like what Bayu does in the dialogue when he is describing the ways of making his favourite sandwich. 6. the sugar. 5. Imperative verbs Cut up Put Pour Put Nouns/noun phrases a banana them some honey the other piece of bread Adverbs into small slices on one of the pieces of the bread. 4. over the bananas on top Here are some more examples.

To make the tomato sauce. in the powdered corn with salt... salt. Heat oil on a pan.. and slice it thinly and then sprinkle over the shrimps. Imperative verbs Boil ……. including those of sequences.. make a mix of the flour and egg. and add the sugar and lime juice in it. (Noun) phrases/ pronoun Adverbs/adjectives the baby corn cool it ……………… the corn ………… flour into the butter after it melts the butter and flour ………………. complete the table below. Clean the garlic. heat the tomato sauce. After that. Finally put the shrimps on a plate and pour tomato sauce over them. sour shrimps They use imperative sentences and adverbs. pepper and milk sit for five minutes in medium heat it 26 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .. Practice Activity 1 You are going to listen to your teacher reading the steps of preparing baby corn soup. ……………………. • • • • • • • • Fisrt clean the shrimps. with enough water. While you are listening to your teacher reading.Activity 5 The following are some expressions that can be used for describing steps of frying sweet. and pepper. put the shrimps into the pan by first dipping it in the mix above. Fry the shrimps until golden. Heat Put Mix Put …………. remove the heads. Sweet and sour shrimps are ready to serve. and keep the tails. one by one. ……. Read them aloud. Then.

Your teacher is going to read the dialogue for you to listen to. Jane. What does she mean? 5. Is Jane excited of what Siti is going to explain? If your answer is yes. 7. Questions: 1. while you are listening. Siti says “you are right”. 2. 3. What Indonesian food is Siti explaining Jane to make? 2. how do you know it? 4. Besides it is healthy. how is gado-gado according to Siti? Activity 4 Your teacher is going to read the dialogue again. and an Exchange Program student from Australia. Why? 3.Activity 2 Before you listen to your teacher reading a dialogue in activity 3 check the meanings of the words in the table below: Soyabean Delicious Slice Shallot Brown (noun) (adjective) (verb) (noun) (verb) Activity 3 You are going to listen to a short dialogue between an Indonesian student. 5. egg soyabean cake red chilli pepper cabbage long beans peanut brown sugar lemon salt white sugar ( v ) ( ) ( ) ( v ) ( ) ( ) ( v ) ( ) ( ) ( ) Unit 2 . Some have been done for you. Jane thinks that Siti is going to explain how to make something healthy. 9. Siti is explaining Jane the steps to make an Indonesian food. 10. 8.How Do You Do It? 27 . This time. Ingredients 1. Siti. 6. tick (v) the ingredients of gado-gado mentioned in the text. After listening answer the questions about the dialogue below. 4.

And a banana. Listen to your teacher reading it and answer the questions about the dialogue after listening. What are the things that Fajar do when he is helping her mother prepare the food? 4. And mix them for thirty seconds. What is it? : _______________________ : Really? Is it easy to make? : _______________________. Is Fajar excited about helping her mother? How do you know? 3. Questions: 1. A B A B A B A B A B A : Mmm. What type of food are Fajar and his mother preparing? 2. What do you need? : _______________________ : And what do you do with the banana and ice cream? : _______________________ : Yeah… : ______________________ : Sure. this is a wonderful dessert. All you need is vanilla ice cream. of course. 28 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Does Fajar mind doing it? Activity 6 The following is a dialogue about how to make a banana milkshake. good. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate expressions. It’s pretty simple. What does Fajar’s mother want him to do before they have lunch? 5. : Oh. Don’t you know how to do it now? It’s a banana milkshake! You just put all the ingredients into a blender. Activity 7 In pair act out the completed dialogue.Activity 5 Your teacher is going to read another dialogue between a mother and her son preparing food.

Then .How Do You Do It? 29 ....... A B A B A B : What’s your favorite snack? : It’s .. Activity 3 Work in pairs.Production Activity 1 Individually make notes about your favorite snack.. Pretend that an Exchange Program student from Australia asks you to tell her how to make fried rice. ............. How would you explain her? Unit 2 ........ ... : What ingredients do you need to make it? : You need ... After that... Next.... What is it? What ingredients do you need to make it? How do you make it? Activity 2 In pairs... take turns describing orally how to make your favorite snack using the following scheme.. you ....... : How do you make it? : First..

250 ml of boiling water. 4. Stir well until crystals dissolve. 1.2.Section Two: Written Procedure Presentation Activity 1 Have you ever read food recipes in a newspaper or a magazine? Share the information from the recipes with your friends. introducing the aim of the procedure: How to make jelly 2. Empty contents of a packet of jelly crystals into the jug. 3. List of materials needed: one packet of jelly crystals. Add the cold water and stir. Add boiling water. 5. a 500 ml jug. PSMP. 2. and a bowl. Refrigerate until firm. 30 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . (Dit. 200 ml of cold water. Title. 250 ml of boiling water. 6. Pour mixture into a bowl. Activity 2 Study the elements of the following procedure. 2006) Elements of a procedure 1.2 (Clipart 2005) How o t ake elly m j Making jelly is very simple by following these directions. a 500 ml jug. You will need one packet of jelly crystals. 200 ml of cold water. a bowl. Pic.

Numbers showing the order to do the steps: Numbers 1 – 6 6. 8.3 (http:/www. Unit 2 . Sequence of steps. 4. string. 3. Technical words: crystals. to complete the procedure: Steps 1 . 5. dissolve. 3. beginning with the actions Activity 3 Check the meaning of each of the following words in your dictionary before you do activity 4 . 10. 4. 1. etc. Cut out the first frame.html) 1. org/statue_of_liberty_Picture. How to Make a Cardboard Photo Frame Equipment and materials needed: Cardboard. Find a photo. Photo Glue Paint Sticky tape Ruler Steps: Pic. Cut out the second frame so that the first frame can fit on top without slipping through.3. in order.statueofliberty. cardboard (noun) = string (noun) = glue (noun) = sticky (adjective) = tape (noun) = measure (verb) = fit (verb) = slip through (verb)= overlap (noun) = stand (noun) = Activity 4 Read the following text carefully. 9. 2. Measure up frames.How Do You Do It? 31 . The text is about a procedure to make a cardboard photo frame. paper. 7.6 5. stir. 2. bowl 4. 6.2. Sentences like commands.

Make the third frame with the same overlap. Pic. Exercise 1 Complete the following table about the procedure above. What colours do you need to paint the frame? 4. and mix well. 6. What is the final step to make the frame? Activity 5 Below are the steps to make instant fried noodle. They are not in the right order. Spread fried onion and the noodle is ready to serve. What do you need to make a cardboard photo frame? 2. Paint the frame in different ways. Pour the seasoning. Boil the noodle in two glasses of water and simmer for 3 minutes.4 (Clipart 2003) Take the noodle from the water and drain it. Put the noodle on a plate.5. 32 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Attach a stand or handle. Title Materials eeded Technical words Number of steps Verbs showing actions Exercise 2 Answer the following questions about the text above. What is the first step to make the frame? 3. 1.2. 7. and chili powder into the noodle. soy sauce. Put them in the right order and use necessary words of sequences.

3. 1. 2. Read the recipe below. etc. 2. second. Put the mung bean into the boiling water.2. finally. third. next. fourth. after that. 5. 7. Wash the mung bean. 3. 6. then.How Do You Do It? 33 . Unit 2 . Rewrite the steps using the appropriate sequence adverbs (first. Simmer for 30 minutes. 4.) Don’t use numbers.Activity 6 Check the meaning of each of the following words in your dictionary before you do activity 7. 4. Boil the water. Pic. Write a food recipe that you are familiar with. Mung bean porridge Ingredients: One cup of mung bean 4 tablespoonfuls of sugar ½ teaspoonful of salt 5 cups of water Steps: 1. Serve the mung bean porridge. Add the salt and the sugar. 5. mungbean (noun) porridge (noun) ingredient (noun) tender (adjective) simmer (verb) Activity 7 Work in pairs. Let the mung bean become tender.5 (Clipart 2005) Production Activity 1 Work individually. Be sure that your recipe has the ingredients and the steps to follow.

Eather. Procedure . 2006) 34 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . write a text on how to make something.Activity 2 Using the following structure of procedure.text organizer Title : By : Goal : • tell what will be made or done Requirements • list of what is needed Steps • number in order of what has to be done • include diagrams or pictures if needed (taken from Writing Fun.

Summary You have learned in this unit how to tell about steps or procedures of making things . 5. 4. you could try kneeling on the board once you are on the wave. You mostly use imperative sentences (verb + noun/noun phrase + ………. How o tatch c a ave w Here’s some advice for kids who are just learning how to surf. to complete the procedure d. second. you use adverbs of sequence like first. find procedures of how to prepare or operate something. 3. 1.Homework From a manual book. If you are more experienced. The title b. Find a safe. Evaluation Activity 1 Read the following text carefully. List of materials needed c. finally. ) when you tell about steps or procedures of doing something. There are things to remember: 1. When the wave is close. in order. 2. The most important thing is to keep your balance or else you will end up falling off the boar! Unit 2 . 3. Generally text of procedure has the following parts: a. Tell orally the procedures in front of the class. Don’t go out too far if you haven’t surfed before 4. Use a light. fiberglass board with a legrope and a wetsuit if it is cold 2. The water should not be too choppy so that you will get a clean ride. 6. after that. small. start paddling furiously. uncrowned spot on the beach. Numbers showing the order to do the steps (optional). The verbs that are used in telling about steps or procedures of doing things are action verbs. 5.How Do You Do It? 35 . The strucrure above is usually found in recipes or manuals. To clearly show the order or sequence of the steps. Wait until you see a small wave then lie on your surfboard. those that express actions. Sequence of steps.

chopy a. Title Materials needed Number of steps Verbs showing actions Activity 3 Choose the word that is closest to the meaning of each of the words below as used in the text. pull c. paddle (verb) a. happily c. furiously a. 1. wide c.Activity 2 Complete the following table about the text above. place b. area c. spot a. wetsuit (noun) a. ride on a wave c. rubber clothing 3. swim under a wave 2. drive a wave b. drive 6. T-shirt b. small 5. angrily b. swim b. surf (verb) a. pool 4. sadly 36 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . slippery b. trousers c.

6. Press firmly. Incorporate fertiliser into soil. 5. 7. 4. 7.How Do You Do It? 37 . Spray water to moisten the seed bed.Activity 4 State whether the following statement are true or false. 2. Water with rough waves cause a clean ride. A beginner is suggested to wear a wet suit when the weather is cold. 2. 5. Place seed tray in warm. 4. “To catch a wave” in the text means “to dive under a wave”.rickys-nursery. 1. Seeds will germinate in approximately 10 . Keep soil moist by watering gently while seeds are germinating. Fill seed tray with soil. Cover seeds with a 3 mm layer of soil.14 days. Scatter seeds on the surface of the soil. sunny position (at least 25 deg. 3.uk) ……………. (http://www. The steps written in the text are about learning to surf. Unit 2 . ……………. Keeping the balance is the key word for successful surfing. Follow these instructions to germinate petunia seeds. 6. Germinating petunia seeds ……………. C). Activity 5 Read the procedure text below and fill in the blanks in its structure. The steps are especially for beginners The text would most probably be found in a manual. 1.co. 3. You will need: • a packet of petunia seeds • a seed tray or small pots • loamy friable soil or potting mix • water • fertiliser.

fast c. 4. dig 4. installer 38 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Where would you most probably find that kind of text above? How long will it take for a petunia seed to germinate? What is the minimum temperature requited when the seed is put in the sun? How should you water the seeds when they are germinating? Activity 7 Choose the word that is closest to the meaning of each of the words below as used in the text. chopy a. mover c. 1. firmly a. germinate a. 2. strongly 6. small 5. carrier b. water c. bear b. pollinate 2. tenderly c. cover c. fertiliser a. 1. warmly 8. tray a. make wet 7. start growing c.Activity 6 Answer the questions about the text above. gently a. wide c. moisten a. scatter a. make dry b. loosely b. 3. seed c. fruit 3. chemical substance b. slippery b. move to different directions b. slowly and carefully b.

teacher Reflection 1. instruction a. What have you learned from this unit? Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this unit? Vocabulary List Words utensils trademark prepare awful surf ingredients seed firm stir sticky Parts of Speech n n v adj v n n adj v adj Phonetic transcription           Indonesian Equivalent alat masak merek dagang menyiapkan tidak menyenangkan berselancar bumbu biji kuat mengaduk lengket Unit 2 . 4. 3. 2. place c.9. insert 10. step b. spray a. movement c. soak b.How Do You Do It? 39 .

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UNIT 3 What A Pity!

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In this unit, you will learn how to: • understand short and simple transactional and interpersonal texts. involving giving and responding to bad news • understand short and short functional texts in the form of personal letters • read aloud short and simple personal letters responding to bad news • write short an simple personal letters responding to bad news
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Section One:
Expressing and responding to bad news

Presentation
Activity 1
From the face in the picture we can tell how he feels. How do you think the boy in the picture feels? He looks sad because he might have got bad news. When he tells you about his bad news, how would you respond it? What expressions would you use in the situation?

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Activity 2
Study the following short dialogues. Read them aloud while paying attention to the responses. Jono Joko : My uncle didn’t get the job after all. : Oh, what a pity!

Evi Yuni

: Have you heard that 300 people were killed when a plane crashed this morning? : Oh, how terrible!

Sinta Ulfa Aning Ucok Aning Ucok Aning

: My uncle’s house is drowned because of Lapindo mudflood. Now they are staying with us. The kids lost most of their school stuff. : I’m sorry to hear that. Let me know if you need anything, ok? : You look sad,Ucok. Is anything wrong? : I’ve lost my wallet. : Did you put some money in it? : That’s the problem. I put the school fee for this month. : Oh dear. That’s a pity!

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Fatimah

: Look at this news. A ship was reported to have sunk into the ocean due to a fire. Thirty passengers were killed including a three-month-old baby and two pregnant mothers. : Oh no! How dreadful.

Activity 3
The following expressions below are some of the expressions that you can use to respond to bad news. Read them aloud with the correct pronunciation and intonation. Responding to very bad news 1. How awful! 2. How terrible! 3. I’m really sorry to hear that. 4. That must’ve been awful! 5. That must’ve been terrible! Responding to less serious news 1. Oh no! 2. What a pity! 3. What a shame! 4. What a nuisance! 5. Poor you.

Activity 4
Bad news may come from people regretting for the mistakes they have done. What do you say when you regret for the things you have done and what do you say when you hear someone regrets for the things he or she has done? Study the following short dialogues and read them aloud while giving attention to the expressions in bold type. Dialogue 1 Ani : You look different,Ali. What is the matter? Ani : I don’t know why I did not study hard for the exam. I failed the exam. Ali : Don’t take it so badly. Next time better. Ali :Thanks a lot for your concern. Dialogue 2 Bambang : I really regret rushing off the house. Anita : What happened? Bambang : I knocked an old woman down. Anita : Was she injured?
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but it could happen to anyone. Luckily. After that. I rode my motorcycle carelessly and hit a tree. Simatupang : I know how you must be feeling. Don’t take it badly 2. Simatupang : Why did you say that? Is there anything wrong? Endah : Yes. Read them with the correct pronunciation and intonation. Julia : What is it? 44 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . 1. Anita : Don’t blame yourself. Practice Activity 1 Practice acting out the following dialogues. but that could be a good lesson for you to be more careful in the future. Activity 5 The following are expressions we can use for expressing regrets. Dialogue 1 (Anita and Julia are reading a newspaper in the library) Anita : Look! Oh no. Don’t blame yourself 3. It broke down. I did not get seriously injured.actually. It could happen to anyone Dialogue 3 Endah : I can’t think why I never listened to your advice. I know how you must be feeling.Bambang : Not seriously. answer the questions after the dialogues. Read them with the correct pronunciation and intonation I don’t know why I never listened to your advice I’m really sorry I didn’t listen to your advice I really regret having hurt your feeling I really regret not obeying your advice Activity 6 The following are expressions we can use for responding to regrets.

What does she mean when Julia says “It’s unbelievable”. Mr Hardi: Oh. He’s going to have an operation. Anita : Why? Are you sick? Anton : No. How are you? Anton : Not so good. Anita & Julia : We are really sorry to hear that. And I hope your father will get better soon. Hardi: That’s all right. Julia : It’s unbelievable. Sir. What is the bad news? 3. Tami. Mr.m. What does it mean when Anita says “Oh. One gives the news and the other responds to the news in an appropriate way. Anton. It is Wednesday Dialogue 1 Tami : Excuse me. Joko : ……………………………………… …………………… Unit 3 . Ani : Thousands of people were killed during the earthquake last month. He died of heart attack. most of my relatives live there. Anita : Hi. Tami? Tami : Well. the earthquake shook the land of Aceh and the tsunami burst out not long after that. What is the bad news? 3.Anita : It’s about the earthquake and the tsunami in Aceh. my father is ill. They destroyed the land 15 minutes later. (Anton joines them).What A Pity 45 . Who is Mr. Mr Hardi : Why? What’s the matter. How long will you be absent? Tami : I hope to be back next Friday. This morning I watched TV. I’m sorry to hear that. Bambang : My uncle passed away last week. dear. More than two hundred thousand people died and many were missing. At school. no”? 2. 1. How does Mr Hardi show his concern? Activity 2 Work orally in pairs with these situations. Questions: 1. I’d like to ask for your permission to be absent for a couple of days. You know. Ali : …………………………………………………………… 2. The news states that at around 8 a. It’s really terrible. Questions: 1. All the news was about the tsunami in Aceh and North Sumatra. Anton : Thanks for your concern. Hardi to Tami? 2.

: _________________ How did you do that? : I fell as I was running to get the ball. It rained hard all day. Helena : My sister hit her mouth on the car door and broke a tooth. A B A B A B : Hey! What happened to your leg? : I hurt it playing football. I’m afraid I’m not feeling well. What is the problem with Anang? 2. why don’t you buy an electric one? They go on ringing until you switch them off.. I think I’ve got the flu. I’ve got a fever and a terrible headache. : _______________________ Activity 4 Now. but I never seem to hear it. : Well. of course. a good idea. I won’t be able to play for a month. : ________________ : Yes. What kind of suggestion does Edy give to Anang? 46 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . : _______________________ : Yes. Questions: 1. Anang. 1. A B A B : I won’t be able to come to your party tonight. that ……. Ujang : …………………………………………………………… 4. their new TV set and stereo too!. up in the mornings. :………! That’s a problem. almost all their furniture had been stolen. Asep : Someone stole my mobile phone when I was sleeping on the bus. 2. How does Edy react to Anang’s problem? 3. A : Did you hear that there was a burglary at the Hasans’s house? B : ________________ What happened? A : Well.3. Maria : ………………………………………………………… 5. 3. : Yes. What’s the matter? : I can’t seem to ……. Siska : My vacation at the beach was terrible. While listening complete the dialogue and answer the questions about the dialogue. when they came back from their holiday. In pairs act the dialogues out after that. But don’t you have an alarm clock? : Yes. your teacher is going to read the complete version of the incomplete dialogue below. Edy Anang Edy Anang Edy Anang : You look worried . Susan : …………………………………………………………… Activity 3 Complete these dialogues by using suitable expressions.

This is _______. : No. Your sister calls you from a bus station and tells you that she has been waiting for an hour but you have not appeared. A B A B A B A B : Hi. You call your friend and invite him to play football together. : Don’t take it so badly. it isn’t. : You cannot have a good time then.Activity 5 Study the following dialogue about a terrible weather. Now he has to wear a cast. : You cannot ___________ : No. Activity 6 It’s your turn now to make a similar dialogue. He was hit by a car from the back. Express your regret and promise to visit him soon. : Don’t take it so badly. I’m calling from Kuta. _______. Express your deep regret for keeping her waiting and tell her to wait for some more minutes.What A Pity 47 . Your friend politely refuses because he just got a traffic accident. of course not. I regret going to Bali in the rainy season. : How’s the weather in _______? Is it _______? : No. Unit 3 . I’m having a terrible time here. It’s been rain ing for the whole week. Then present your dialogue in front of the class. 2. I’m having a terrible time here. : From ______? What are you doing in ______? : I’m on vacation. : From Kuta? What are you doing in Kuta? : I’m on vacation. I ________ I don’t know why I never listened to you. I don’t know why I never listened to you. You ___________________________ Production Now in pairs create your own dialogues based on the situations below. I’m calling from _______. and the weather is terrible. It’s been ______. 1. A B A B A B A B : Hi. of course not. This is Surya. it isn’t. Call a classmate. This is the situation: You’re on vacation. Nirina. : How’s the weather in Kuta? Is it sunny? : No. You still can have a lot to enjoy in the rainy season there.

My prayers for your health. I heard from my classmate Mila that you are hospitalized. Kiki Hi Dimas. Jakarta. I‛m so sorry to hear about your condition. Best regards. I‛ll visit you as soon as I arrive in Surabaya. what‛s up pal! Toni told me you just got an accident. I really would like to visit you but I‛m still in Jakarta and won‛t be back until the end of the month. What a pity! Don‛t worry about it friend! Get well soon! Wirman 48 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . He said you would miss our game against Diponegoro Secondary School. 2006 Dear Miss Ana. November 1.Section Two: Written news items Presentation Activity 1 Have you also written a letter responding to bad news? How do you write it? Have you also written a letter expressing regrets? How do you write it? Activity 2 Read the following letters and answer the questions that follow.

If there is anything I/we can do. What type of letters are they? Do you notice the difference between the two? Which one is more formal? How do you know? How do you analyze the structure of a letter? Could you identify the following parts in both letters? Parts Date Greetings Body Expression of sympathy Closing Salutation Letter 1 Letter 2 Activity 3 The following extract mentions steps of writing a letter responding to bad news. Step 3. May the love of family and friends comfort you.. 3. Step 2. I/we am/are only a phone call away.. Examples could be: I was sorry to hear that ……….1. However it could be used as a guide for making letters responding to bad news. Please call if there is anything I can do. Step 1. Offer Assistance But don’t make offers you can’t fulfill. I want to express my heartfelt sympathy for ……. Express Your Sympathy Examples could be: Please accept my sympathy for your ……. Read the text carefully and try to understand what you do in each of the steps. 2. I was terribly sorry to learn about ……….What A Pity 49 . Unit 3 . If there is anything I can do such just let me know. The text has been modified from the text in the internet written by Andrea Miller.. Originally the text was written for letters of condolence for someone’s death. 4. I was very upset to hear ……….. Acknowledge the sadness As a starting point you need to acknowledge the sadness..

Your friend. With love and sympathy. Affectionately yours. In fact. In fact. the letter cannot be read because it’s torn. Help Galang reconstruct the letter by filling in the missing words. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. The Ending and Sign Off. Dear Galang. Step 5. I hope your vacation is ____. Close with a thoughtful word or phrase. She got ____ _______. I‛m writing from our hotel at Pasir Putih Beach. I‛m on vacation with my family. My fond respects to you and yours.. we‛re having _________ The weather isn‛t very good. Very sincerely With my deepest sympathy. Love. Right now I‛m looking out the window. my Mom is ________ right now. and it‛s _______ very _______ Food is another problem.com/ By Andrea Miller Practice Activity 1 Galang got an email from his friend telling him that her holiday is terrible. The restaurants are ______ but the food isn‛t very good.funeral-poems.Step 4. To tell the truth. However. Tell me about it when the holiday is over. Nia 50 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . Well Galang. Cheers. it‛s ________________. Sincerely. May the love of family and friends comfort you. http://www. Yours.

but you cannot go with them because you have to leave for Jakarta this afternoon for a national speech contest.id. Try to write a short letter to respond to the following situation: The younger brother of an Exchange Program student in your class from Australia is being hospitalised for cancer. Ok. Write a letter telling your regret and wish that she/he will get better soon. d.What A Pity 51 . f. Well. I got your email. You must feel terrible there with nothing interesting to do.au) Unit 3 . Nia. c. His letter is not well-arranged. my vacation is not very good either.3 (rob@gordon. Pic. Hi Nia. Activity 3 Now write Galang’s letter in an appropriate letter style. but his English is not so good. She is now back home in Australia and has written you a letter telling about that. e. Try to write a letter to respond to the following situation One of your classmates has been sick in the hospital for a week. b. Activity 2 Work individually. Help him rearrange the letter telling Nia that he feels bad about Nia’s vacation. Production Activity 1 Work individually. 3. The class has decided to visit him/her this evening. Galang Now I have to wear a cast for at least one month. ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ a. Come back soon. g. I broke my legs when riding my bicycle.Activity 2 Galang wants to write back to Nia. What a nuisance! Cheers. You want to write her back.

how to use expressions that are used to respond to bad news (What a pity. one dialogue of people expressing and responding to bad news b.000 kilometers of forest. Dialogue 1 Hasan : What happened? You look so awful today Jufri : I was having the worst week end in my life. people burn or cut down nearly 143. I am sorry to hear that. Americans and Canadians produce 1. Steps of writing a letter responding to bad news (acknowledge the sadness. and somebody tried to steal my hand phone. one example of letter responding to bad news Summary In this unit you have learned 1. one different expression for one different situation. Each year. three expressions each. Every day. c.Homework 1. Evaluation Activity 1 Respond to the following bad news. 3.8 kilograms of garbage per person Activity 2 Fill in the following two incomplete dialogues with appropriate expressions. My brother has been hospitalized for a week for an unknown illness. Search the internet for a. 2. Hasan : _______________ 52 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . Search the internet for expressions used in each of all the steps for making letters responding to bad news. close with a thoughtful word or phrase. etc) 3. 2. the ending and sign off. offer assistance. Chemicals have destroyed ten percent of the ozone layer in Europe and North America. 1. one example of letter expressing bad news. 4. how to use expressions that show bad news (I have lost my wallet. express your sympathy. One third of the people in the world do not have enough clean water. etc) 2. Hasan : I don’t understand Jufri : I lost wallet in the bus.

5. Toni : No. If there’s anything I can do for you. With love and sympathy. I’ve just got a call from my home in Menado. Activity 3 Rearrange the following sentences into a good letter responding to bad news. Tony? Toni : I must leave the class and go home now. Irene : Was it a bad news? Tony : _________________ Irene : Please accept my condolences. If there is anything I can do just call me or send me short messages. Ir. just tell me now. 3. I was very sorry to hear that your son had a motorcycle accident yesterday and that he had to be hospitalised. Reflection 1. 2. 4. What have you learned from this unit? Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this unit Vocabulary List Words assistance terrible dreadful sympathy torn regret nuisance shame respond exchange Parts of speech n n v n adj n n n v n Phonetic Transcription           Indonesian Equivalents bantuan sangat buruk sangat jelek (cuaca) simpati sobek penyesalan penyebab masalah sesuatu yang memalukan menaggapi pertukaran Unit 3 . 4. 1. 2. but thanks anyway for your concern. Through this letter I want to accept my heart-felt sympathy for this sadness. 3.Dialogue 2 Irene : Are you OK.What A Pity 53 . May the love of family and friends comfort you.

2006) (source: Dit. And houses made of sticks.Fun Page HOUSES There are houses Made of wood. 2006) There are houses In the east.PSMP. 3. And houses in the west. PSMP. And houses made of bricks. 3. 2006) 54 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VIII . 3. There are houses Made of mud. PSMP. And houses that are low. There are houses That are single.4 (Dit. PSMP.6 (Dit. There are houses all around me – But my house is the best! Pic.5 (Dit. 2006) There are houses That are high. Pic. And houses in a row. Pic.

you will learn how to: • understand short and simple reports in the form of monologues • read aloud short and simple written reports • read short and simple written reports • write short and simple reports Unit 4 .co.What Are They? 55 .id/ In this unit.4.UNIT 4 What Are They? Pic.1 (http://images.

2006) Parts Colour Size Food Habit About parts Traits (=sifat) head. don’t you? In the following picture you see more than one mouse. … Can you mention the kinds of mice shown in the picture? 56 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .2 (Dit. He or she will also show you how to say the words correctly. Work with your friend in your group. … rice. … dark grey. sharp teeth. 4. Pic. The table below can help you find the words. climb … long. Say (not write) as many words as possible about a mouse. … cute. You see many mice. meat. PSMP.Section One: Spoken Report Presentation Activity 1 You know a mouse. … gnaw. … small. pointed. Your teacher will help you do this.

A mouse is a big eater.Activity 2 Below are some statements about a mouse. A long tongue A small nose A hard shell a short tail a long neck small ears long arms soft fur thin legs small spots big spots black and white stripes Unit 4 . 2. a long tail and pointed face. Leopards are members of the “big cat” families. you can either say: • • • A mouse is a rodent or Mice are rodents. So. Learn how to say them. you mention the physical characteristics. Do the same thing with the rest of sentences in activity 2. “Giraffes have long necks”. Cheetahs cannot draw in their claws. Activity 3 To talk about something in general. Then. 6. ducks. say the sentence. for example. you may also use the plural form. Read the following sentences aloud individually: 1. When you say “mice have long tails”. and turkeys lay eggs. Look at the pictures below and find an animal with one of the following characteristics mentioned in the table below. • • • • • • • A mouse is a rodent. A mouse runs fast. Pigeons can fly at sixty miles an hour. A mouse smells well. Chickens. A mouse has four legs or Mice have four legs. A mouse can run fast or Mice can run fast. Activity 5 Now. A mouse has four legs. A mouse is a small mammal with short fur.What Are They? 57 . Tigers like to stay near a tree to catch their preys. 5. A mouse has a tail. 4. let us see what you say about a mouse in general. Ostriches find their food in grasslands. 3. Activity 4 Here are more exercises to pronounce the plural -s.

Do gorillas like fighting? 4. people hunt and kill gorillas. (Source : Abbs. They also cut down and burn their trees. Gorillas are very strong but they do not often fight. How much can they weigh? 3. they beat their chests. Gorillas live in small family groups of about 15. p 68) Questions: 1. 2006) Practice Activity 1 Listen to your teacher read the following text about gorillas.3 (Dit. older male. et.000 gorillas left in the world. GORILLAS Gorillas are the largest of all the primates.Pic. PSMP. some young males. In fact they are peaceful animals. In some ways gorillas are very like humans. There are now only about 10.all. Unfortunately. and a few females with their babies. How tall can gorillas be? 2. When they are angry. After that read the text yourself and anwer the questions that follow. They move slowly around a large area of jungle eating leaves and bushes. In a group there is one strong. without any tears. Where do they live? 58 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . When they are sad. When they are happy. But they cry quietly. Take Off. A male gorilla can be 180 centimeters tall and can weigh 200 kilograms. Student Book 2. 4. they laugh and wave their arms. they cry. Brian.

The cheetah is also different from other cats because it cannot draw in its claws. 9. Listen and try to understand the text with your books closed. 52) Now.5. It always hunts and chases its prey on open ground. Now. powerful legs. It is now rare and is one of the animals which is in danger of extinction. This is a different way of hunting from the other “big cats. you will find that the text starts with a definition or classification of cheetahs. read the text and decide the paragraph that defines cheetahs and those that describe the animal. Brian.al. Do gorillas usually live alone? What do they eat? What do gorillas do when they are happy? Sad? Angry? How many gorillas are there left in the world? Why are not there many left? Activity 2 Here’s another text that your teacher will read. Student Book 2. and long. 7.” They like to stay in and near trees to catch their prey. read the text above. to make your description clearer you may compare the animal with other animals of the same family. Family Physical description Way of hunting Differences between Cheetahs and other big cats Activity 3 When you have a closer look at the text about cheetahs above. THE CHEETAH The cheetah is the fastest animal on land.What Are They? 59 . et. complete the following table. (Source: Abbs. It can run 100 kilometers an hour. The cheetah has a small head and ears. If necessary. Unit 4 . and while reading it. 6. Take Off. The description may cover physical. behavioural characteristics or other characteristics of the animal. This is then followed by the description of the animal. p. 8.

Activity 4
When we give descriptions of animals or other things, we may use complex sentences. Look at the following sentence which is taken from the text about cheetahs. A cheetah is one of the animals which is in danger of extinction. This complex sentence has been composed from two smaller sentences. a. A cheetah is one of the animals. b. A cheetah is in danger of extinction. The word “which” combines the two sentences. Thus, the following two simple sentences can be combined into a complex sentence. a. Robins are birds. b. The birds sing beautifully. • Complex sentence : Robins are birds which sing beautifully. Exercise Use these notes to write sentences with “which” Example: Baluran/national park/Banyuwangi, East Java Baluran is a national park which is located in Banyuwangi, East Java. 1. The American bald eagle/bird/in danger of extinction. 2. Zebra/animal/has black and white stripes. 3. Bee/insect/produces honey. 4. Greenpeace/a group/helps protect the environment. 5. World Wildlife Fund/a group/helps save animals and plants. 6. Whales/biggest mammals/live in the sea. 7. Amphibians/animals/live in both water and land. 8. Gorillas/largest primates/are very like humans in some ways. 9. “Panji Sang Penakluk”/interesting TV program/teaches us to love animals. 10. Green Turtles/giant turtles/lay their eggs on the shore.

Production
Activity 1
Now, work with a friend to describe at least three different animals. Say five expressions about each animal. Use is/are, have/has, and action verbs (e.g., run, eat, sleep, etc.). For example: • Cats are tame animals. • Cats have sharp eyes. • Cats are afraid of water.

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Then, use the information to make a dialogue with your partner. Look at the example: A : What’s special about a giraffe? B : It has a very long neck, long thin legs, and small ears.

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Prepare an outline of report text for oral presentation about one of the following pictures. Follow the structure or outline of the report text you have learnt. Definition/ Classification

Description (behaviour & qualities)

Summary (optional)

CATFISH

BUTTERFLY
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PENGUIN

Activity 3
Find a picture of an object from a magazine or postcard, bring and present it orally to the class.

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Presentation
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Look at this picture of a baby elephant below. 1. 2. 3. 4. Which parts of its body attract you the most? Tell your reasons to the class. What is this elephant doing? Is the elephant still very young? How do you know?

Parts of the elephant’s body: head, trunk, eyes, ears, tail … Label each part of its body.

Activity 2
Elephants are amazing animals. Do you agree? Complete the following sentences. Use the suitable words from the box. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Elephants are the ______ land animals. Elephants’ ______ are strong enough to pick up trees. Elephants are good swimmers and use their trunks like _____. Elephants live together in _____ groups. Elephants ______ each other when in trouble. Elephants’ trunks are _______ enough to pick up flowers. help (v) largest (adj) family (n) trunks (n) snorkels (n) sensitive (adj)

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What Are They? 63 . 4. and to draw in the dirt. 1. 5. Their trunks are strong enough to pick up trees but sensitive enough to pick up a flower. d. They use them as tools to sweep paths. 3. (Dit. Do elephants like to isolate themselves from other elephants? Why or why not? Unit 4 . b. How do they sweep paths? 6. Researchers have discovered more than 50 different types of calls that they use to communicate with each other. 2. Elephants talk to each other. Elephants: The Amazing Animals Elephants are the largest land animals on earth. Mention its parts of the body as described in the text. earth discover trunk pick up scratch swat a. answer the questions that follow. to take hold of and remove f. to find unexpectedly animal’s body apart from the limbs and head. They can communicate well with their babies. Elephants can’t take flowers. 6. They are cooperative among others. What is its brain like? 3. They are good swimmers and use their trunks like snorkels. 2006) Comprehension questions 1. They join together to care for and rescue their young. to hit or crush with a sharp blow Practice Activity 1 Read the following report text about elephants. c. to scratch themselves. b.Activity 3 Match the words with their definitions. They live together in family groups. to swat flies. c. They help each other when in trouble. Which of the following descriptions is not correct? a. They have the largest brains of any mammal. 4. PSMP. Then. 5. the planet on which we live to rub (a part of one’s body) with one’s fingernails to relieve itching e. Who discovered that elephants have different types of calls they use for communication? 7. What kind of animal is reported in the text? 2.

64 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Which of the following description is not correct? a. 1. and are able to … . Early in the morning. the whole group joins in with the twirling dance. Scientists think that this dance is purely an expression of joy at being alive! (Dit. read the report text and answer the questions provided. Why do they dance? 3. birds like to show themselves off by dancing. They … strong trunks. Vocabulary list: mate (n) show off (v) tip-toes n) ( : pamer : ujung jari : awan k outstreched adj) twirling (adj) alive adj) ( DANCING BIRDS Many birds dance to attract a mate. What kind of bird is reported in the text? 2. especially in springtime. Activity 3 Study the words in the following list. c.Activity 2 When a writer reports something. Have a look at the birds near where you live and see what kinds of dances they perform. 3. Ostriches dance without their friends. They live together and … . Descriptions of behaviours or qualities: Copy the suitable words from the text to complete the descriptions. 2. Elephants have … . 2006) : terbentang : berputar-putar cepat : idup h Comprehension questions 1. 4. the birds gather and begin to dance in circles on tip-toes with their wings outstretched. Ostriches are the only birds which dance for fun.. PSMP. From pigeons to parrots. Definition: Complete the beginning sentence of the ‘Amazing Animals’ text. Elephants e ar …. Birds may dance to attract their mates. b. The can also … . Very soon. he or she begins with some definitions and then goes on with some descriptions. and are able to … . Ostriches dance for fun. Then.

ostriches Activity 4 When a writer reports something. The whole group _____ in with ______ ______ . The snake ate a big frog and a rat. 3. tip-toes c. The writer uses a pronoun to replace a noun. When do they dance? 5. Unit 4 . rabbits. Baby snakes have to look after themselves and find their own food. 2. circles b. When you finish. Definition : Complete the beginning sentence of the ‘Dancing Birds’ text. Snakes are reptiles. they ______ and _____ to ____ in circles on ______ with their wings ______ . rats and mice. What does ‘their’ in ‘their wings outstretched’ refer to? a. Ostriches are the only birds . Descriptions: The writer shows how and why ostriches dance. Who says that the ostriches’ dancing is an expression of joy? 6. Some snakes kill animals such as frogs. fish. Early in the morning. sticky and have a bright scaly skin. The mother is not doing anything to help the babies come out of the eggs.4. and then swallowed them slowly. Snakes have a scaly skin and no legs. When the baby snakes hatch out of the eggs they are small. A female snake is laying eggs in the basket. First she killed them. They dance to express _____ Activity 5 Work in pairs. We don’t like snakes. discuss your work with your teacher. They can kill these animals in two ways. he or she begins with some definitions and then goes on with some descriptions. 1. I think the baby snakes are very small but strong. Which of the following sentences may be included in a general description or definition of a snake? Put a cross (X) in the corresponding boxes.What Are They? 65 . • • • • • • • • • • • • • • I saw a snake this morning. Copy the suitable words from the text to complete the descriptions. Female snakes lay eggs.

______ ________________. d. (Dit. They eat small insects and spiders but some big mantis eat_____________________. 66 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . c. PSMP. rewrite it by filling in the missing parts from the box.___________ ___________. the mantis eat them small frogs and birds praying mantis are a type of insect including the rainforests of south Africa some of them are very beautiful so that they cannot get away Activity 7 Work in pairs. the m antis eat them b. Follow these steps. Some mantis eat other mantis. Then. including the rainforests of south Africa e. a. Now discuss the incomplete text ‘Praying Mantis’ below with your partner. praying mantis are a type of insect d. f. Insects land on them to get food but. Then. b. Put them in your portfolios or send them to the wall magazine in your school. small frogs and birds c. They start with the head first _____________ .__________________! Mantis live for about five to seven years. 2006) Production Individual Activity Every one of you has to write a report (general description) about an animal or a thing that you are interested in about 75 – 100 words long. instead.Activity 6 Work in pairs. They live in many parts of the world. a. They come in many different colours. e. rewrite it by filling in the missing parts from the box. Now discuss the incomplete text ‘Praying Mantis’ below with your partner. The flower mantis from Africa look like flowers. some of them are very beautiful f. so that they cannot get away Praying Mantis __________________________.

Write the last draft and put this in your portfolio. They may be useful for you to improve your draft. A lot of reading will surely help you improve your writing skill! Homework Activity 1 Read these jumbled sentences carefully. Answer these questions 1. They run fast. If this is impossible. Ask them for their comments and evaluation. what is the type of the text? 3. They have furry skin. 1. 3. 4. 2. vocabulary. spelling and punctuation. observe the photo. After being correctly arranged.Step 1 Step 2 Choose a topic. 1. You may also need to come to someone or to read a book to get useful information about it. Collect information for your report. Unit 4 . The Sumatranese tiger/animal/in danger of extinction. Arrange them into a good text. Show the second draft to the teacher or to a friend. 5. Observe the real animal/plant/ object. Revise the first draft and make sure you have the right grammar. East Java Baluran is a national park which is located in Banyuwangi. you may also need to come to your friends and your teacher for help. and what to include in the description section. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 In order to write good reports. They have sharp teeth. They have black spots. Write the first draft.What Are They? 67 . Are most of the sentences declarative or descriptive? 5. Is the description of cheetahs general or specific? Activity 2 Use these notes to write sentences with “which” Example: Baluran/national park/Banyuwangi. 2. Which sentence is identified as classification? 4. East Java. What is the correct arrangement of the text? 2. Cheetahs are big cats. Plan what to include in the definition. Sharks/kinds of fish/aggressive when they smell wound.

The following are what we understand about the text: a. Summary In this unit you have learned how to respond to and produce the report text. like the oak seed. Butterfly/kind of insect/can fly. chase. b. Shimpanses/largest primates/behave like humans in some ways. 7.3. They vary in size from the small to the large one. a baby plant or an embryo. 10. The text comprises general classification or definition and description of parts and their functions. by insect. by animals and humans. Some seeds. A seed is a little plant. eat. and a seed coat. The use of the action verb: run. b. 8. grow very fast. It is a plant that has not started to grow. c. All seeds have three parts: a food store. Electric car/type of car/powered by battery Sharks/biggest wild mammals/live in the sea. 5. The use of the verb be: is and are d. “Kick Andy”/interesting TV program/teaches us to be wise. There are many different types of seeds: tree seeds. This text is factual text used to describe things as they are with reference to a whole range of natural and social phenomena in our environment. The use of the verb have and has. Car/type of vehicle/has four wheels. English/language/spoken all over the world. by birds. e. and grass seeds. sentences that contain definition or classification. such as beans. They are carried by the wind. by water. sentences that contain description. but others are slow growing. or behaviors. flower seeds. A /giant /lay their eggs on the shore. qualities. Seeds are produced from flowers of plants. 4. 68 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . 9. etc Evaluation Activity 1 Study the following report text and identify: a. 6.

no singing bird in the park near my house. 7. 10. A singing bird ….. 9. many types of flowers in the park. are. Vocabulary List Words rodent prey hunt trunk amazing discover ostrich extinction snorkel Parts of speech n n v n adj v n n n Phonetic Transcription          Indonesian Equivalents binatang pengerat buruan berburu belalai menakjubkan menemukan burung onta musnah alat bantu Unit 4 .. 3..... Your writing is about 75 words long. an embryo. 4. 2. and a seed coat... 3. A seed …. There …. What have you learned from this unit? Which part in this unit is the most interesting to you? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Have you found your English improved after doing the activities in this unit. the fastest runners on land. a food store. 6. …. a national park located in Banyuwangi. 5. sharp teeth.Activity 2 Fill in the blanks with is. so do cats.. Activity 2 Write a report about an animal or a thing that you are interested in. 2.What Are They? 69 . Reflection 1. have or has. All cheetahs …. 8. Cheetahs …. There …. much water under the ground.. a small head and small ears. a very beautiful sound. 1. Baluran …. Tigers …. 4. there any cheetah in the zoo near your house? There ….

Put down your steak and ponder this through. And chopped you in two.Fun Page Read this poem with proper pronunciation and intonation. PSMP. 2006) 70 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . potatoes and an onion or two? So sometimes at dinner when you‛re starting to chew. Fried you or broiled you or put you in a stew With carrots. How would you feel if a cow ate you? By Peter Traynor (Dit. Poetry How would you feel if a cow ate you? Caught you and bopped you.

personal letters.UNIT 5 Really? Pic.1 (Clipart. and advertisements. 5. namely leaflets.Really? 71 . Unit 5 . 2005) In this unit. you will learn how to: • express happiness to receive good news • express politeness in showing opinions • read different kinds of texts. and • write different kinds of texts.

I’ve been looking for you. Thanks for the information. Study the expressions to respond to good news in formal and informal situations. Jane. Jane. Wonderful. Jane : Really? It’s what I want to hear. 72 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . or even express that they are confused. Congratulations. They usually express their amazement on the news. express great happiness. In an informal situation In an informal situation. people respond to good news by saying that they feel happy with the news. That’s great. Study the typical expressions to tell good news and to respond to it.Section One: Responding to Good News and Expressing Opinions Presentation Activity 1 The following dialogue involves a student telling good news and the one receiving it. In the dialogue. What’s up? Manneke : I have good news for you. I can feel that you’re happy. Jane : Hi. Manneke : No problem. Manneke : Hi. Your article on the tourism in Manado won the national competition. Jane : Thank you. Jane : I want to see it. Jane responds to the good news by saying ‘Really? It’s what I want to hear’. people respond to good news in more various ways. In a formal situation In a formal situation. you find that Jane is happy with the good news. Where can I find the information about it? Manneke : I read the announcement in front of the teacher’s office. Some examples of the expressions are: Really? Wow! Amazing. I’m happy with the news. Some expressions are: I’m glad to hear that.

Responding to news That is smart. …! : What is it? : You were the winner in the speech contest. You’re joking. Thanks. I’m really fond of apples. Listen to your teacher. I’m very keen on football. Breaking news Guess what! I’ll tell you what! Have you heard the news? Look at this. You are terrific. Is that true? I can’t believe it. aren’t you? : No. I’ve just read it on the newspaper. Are you sure? : I am.Activity 2 Complete the following dialogue. Here are some expressions that you can use in breaking news and responding to it. Yeni Yuni Yeni Yuni Yeni Yuni Yeni Yuni : Hi. Guess what.Really? 73 . …! : … Thank you very much. Yuni. Activity 3 In our life we often have to express opinions about something. • • • • • I like/love cycling. I (really) enjoy reading. Repeat after him/her. Choose the right expressions provided in the box. : …. That’s true. Congratulations. : Really? …. You won’t believe it. I can’t believe it. I quite like swimming. Unit 5 .

5. Repeat after him/her. So I usually go to some of the websites to get some more materials for learning English. I don’t like some writings on it because they have a lot of mistakes. I’m very keen on football. Listen to your teacher. Nida : Great. What are Enos and Nida talking about? 2. I don’t think mountain-climbing is very enjoyable. Repeat after him/her. Questions: 1.Activity 4 In our life we often have to express opinions about something. Enos : Do you like our school library? Nida : Yes. What about you? Enos : The English Corner is not bad. I (really) enjoy reading. I like the English Corner in particular. • • • • I like/love cycling. Listen to your teacher. Dialogue 1 Enos and Nida are on the way to the library wanting to see what is on the English Corner. Activity 5 Sometimes we also have to express opinions contrary to the above examples.2 (Clipart. I also like some children’s stories from the Internet. Well. • • • • (I’m afraid) I don’t like bananas. I’m not very keen on swimming. The librarians are good too and they are very helpful. Activity 6 Study the dialogues below. I do. I really hate lamb. I love them very much. 2005) from the Internet. But I really like the information on some English learning materials Pic. Answer the questions that follow. I quite like swimming. What makes them go to the library? 74 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .

It has a good collection of novels.google. I love their music. Questions 1. Do you? : Well. I’m a real fan of the Linkin’ Park. I want to see if there are some learning resources from the internet there. Does Enos like the English Corner in the library or not? What did he say? 4. Some people just cut them out from newspaper and paste them there. And the librarians are very nice. Activity 8 Listen to your teacher reading a dialogue between school friends. Reading is more enjoyable than watching movies. 5. I prefer tea to coffee. • • • • I like apples more than bananas. I like jogging better than cycling. Dialogue 2 Asep and Lina go to the library to see what is on the English Corner. Pic. Underline the expressions that show ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’. I don’t like it very much. Lina : I love our school library.Really? 75 . Repeat after him/her. Listen to your teacher. yes. It’s very noisy. And I want to put one there. Activity 7 When we are given two or more choices. What do Asep and Lina want? 2. What makes Lina love the library? 4. I really like some funny stories available there. we sometimes have to express opinions showing a choice.co. But I’m afraid I don’t like some writings. I do. Dea? : No. Unit 5 . Tomi Dea Tomi : Do you like rock music.id) Asep : What do you like about our school library? Lina : I’m really fond of the English Corner.3. They are really very helpful. Write the expressions that tell ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’. What do you know about the girls’ school library? 3. What does Nida like very much? 5. What about you? Asep : The English Corner is not bad.3 (http://image. Tomi and Dea. It’s nice pop rock.

I’ve got good news. Who loves West Life? 5. : _________. Is West Life still popular now? Practice Activity 1 Complete the following dialogues by using the expressions below.. 5. Adi : That’ll be great. Mr Brata :_______ Thank you. Maria : ___________. I think so. 76 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . We can visit Tangkuban Perahu and Tugu Monumen Nasional. Ferias will get married next month. Fredy : _________. : Who’s your favourite group? : I’m really fond of West Life although they are not popular any more. They help me learn English a lot. Ida Asep : _________ finally I’ll have a vacation in Bali.. We’ll have a trip to Bandung and Jakarta. I cannot believe that. Laila : ______________. I’m glad to hear that. a book I’m looking for. Mr Jarwo : Finally. You can use the expressions more than once. What kind of music do you like now? : I love pop songs. Questions: 1. That’s great. 3. Thank God. 1. Putri : _____ my brother has History of Indonesia. this project succeeds. especially English songs. Does Tomi like rock music? 2. Do the scorpions play rock music or jazz? 4. We can finish our project on Indonesian history. Angelina :_________ she’ll get married. 4. 2.Dea Tomi Dea Tomi Dea : Really? Is the group still popular? : Yes. What about Dea? 3.

Make short dialogues in which you share your opinions about these kinds of transport. Ali : What about you? Bambang : … Unit 5 . 2005) Production Activity 1 Work in pairs. Example: Ali : Do you like travelling by bus? Bambang : No. people say.Really? 77 . act out the dialogues. Pic.Activity 2 What do you think of the things in the box? With your partner. (2) Student A: How do you like museums? Student B : I quite like museums because we can learn a lot of things from the artefacts in them. 5. 2005) dogs museums big cities tea Examples: (1) motor racing basket ball quiz shows computer games exams parties hard work football Student A: How do you like dogs? Student B : I’m afraid I don’t like dogs because they are not friendly to strangers. make short dialogues about them. Pic. I like travelling by train better than by bus. Then. Add any necessary information you like in your conversation. 5. Use the expressions and the model dialogue you learnt in the previous activities. It’s safer. I don’t like it very much.5 (Clipart.4 (Clipart.

I like it very much because it has many colourful flowers. • the school garden • the noise outside the school • the buildings • the school yard • the toilets • the cafeteria • other facilities 78 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . It has many benches under the shady big trees. Discuss them with your friends. Take turns to express your opinions about these.6 (Clipart. There’s too much traffic on the street outside the school. Student A: What don’t you like about your school? Student B : I don’t like the noise outside the school. It also has various flowers. 5. Examples: Student A: How do you like the school garden? Student B : Well. Give your reasons.Pic. It’s large. 2005) Activity 2 Now express your opinions about your school and its environments. Student A: What do you like about your school? Student B : I really like the school yard.

It has many toy and food stalls. Express your opinions about them. 2006) Activity 3 Make dialogues that talk about your city.Pic.7 (http://classroomclipart. Activity 4 Take turns with your partner to tell your favourite music. With your partner. Use the expressions you have learnt previously. It’s my favourite place to go on weekends. Activity 5 Work in pairs again. singer. Unit 5 . 5. get prepared to make a dialogue in which you will express your opinions about things or activities. Example 1: Student A: What don’t you like about your city? Student B: I don’t like the transportation. It has spacious green grass. Example 2: Student A: What do you like about your city? Student B : I really like the town square. There are too many vehicles and reckless drivers that make pedestrians feel unsafe. or band.com.Really? 79 .

3. What is the main purpose of holding the activity? Activity 2 Read this letter and answer the questions about it. 6. 4. 2006) Questions 1. 2. 5.Section Two: Leaflets. 80 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Anne writes a message on her Student Blog in the Internet in the form of a letter to everyone visiting her Blog. What does the text inform us? Where can we most probably find such a text? What activity is scheduled on 17 September 2006? Who might be most interested in the activity? Mention 5 of the companies that sponsor the activity. PSMP. 5.9 (Dit. and Advertisements Presentation Activity 1 Read the following leaflet and answer the questions. Pic. Personal Letters. She invites anyone reading her letter to reply and becomes her friends.

GwentWales 15 March 2008 Dear everyone. I‛m in the school swimming team.000 people. PSMP. Read carefully this personal letter. There are a lot of factories near my flat. I live about four kilometres from school. Near the school there are shops. I don‛t walk to school. What is her sport? 6. I don‛t like football. My school is in the north of the town. 2006) Unit 5 . What do her parents do? Pic. Write and tell me about your town and school. It is in the south of Wales! It has got a population of 120. After school they play football in the park near the sea. I go on the school bus. Anne Questions 1. I go to the swimming pool near the bus station after school. I live in a big town called Newport. Does she live in a house or a flat? 4. Where does she live? 3.10 (Dit. offices and cafes. On Saturday mornings I have guitar lessons in my teacher‛s house near the library and museum. My mother works in one of the factories. Cliffton SchoolNewport.Here is one of Anne’s letters.Really? 81 . She invites everyone to be her friends by mail. Love. A lot of students like football. 5. I don‛t live in England. How does she go to school? 5. My father doesn‛t work. Who did Anne write to? 2.

1. which homepage should we open? 5.id Answer the following questions.kaliurang. ***** Elegant architecture. If we want to find more information about the villas. What facilities do they have? 3.co. which telephone number should we contact? Practice Activity 1 Complete the following leaflet using the expressions in the box below. 5 bedrooms available Open 7 days a week Free pickup for viewing Call us for site viewing 0274 888 777 www. What are the villas like? 4. If we want to visit the location. environment information invited classes emphasize teachers 82 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . finest material EXECUTIVE KALIURANG VILLAS 3.Activity 3 Read the following advertisement. Where are the villas located? 2. 4.

. 2005) THE VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL YOGYAKARTA Enrolment starting now for July 2008 Interested parents are ……….…. (date) Dear ……………….….11 (Clipart. …………. ……………………………………………………………………………... to our campus at Jl. Love. For further ……………. …………………………………………………………………………….….. call or fax Yeni at: Phone : 0274 445 445 Fax : 0274 445 445 e-mail: enrol@visy.…….……..net Activity 2 Write to a reply to Anne’s letter.. Australia We …………… students’ individual learning needs..Pic.….…………………… (name) Unit 5 .visy. (Your address) …………………………. ……………………………………………………………………………. …………………………………………………………………………. Sorowajan 38 Yogyakarta From 8.00 pm on weekdays We provide students with: • Friendly …………… • Small …………… of 20 students • Some …………… from Victoria State.net Visit our website: www. …………………………….Really? 83 .….….00 am to 4. 5. ……………………………. Check the grammar with your friend. Use the information about your home and school.

Be creative. The competitions include. Activity 3 Read the following information carefully. You can use the model in Activity 1 in the presentation section. • Make sure that you write the receiver’s address and your address correctly. Colour the pictures. • Use Anne’s letter as a model for your writing. poetry reading. The phone is 022-4266004. Imagine you are going to advertise the soft opening of your business. Information The Planet Drinks at Jl. Show your ad to your teacher for necessary correction. Bandung will open on 13 October 2008 for customers who love enjoying tasty drinks from various parts of Indonesia. Then. a singing contest.Some Points to Remember: • Begin your sentences with capital letters and end them with a comma. 84 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . and sports matches. Our staff members are friendly and we have a spacious parking area. among others. • Ask your partner to give comments on your writing. A hundred kinds of drinks and various foods will be available in our cozy restaurant at low price. Write an advertisement using the information given below. Activity 2 Write a personal letter to your friend informing him/her your plan for your holiday at the end of the year. • Revise it. Pasirkaliki 9. Use a dictionary to find words related to the vocabulary. Production Activity 1 Write a leaflet telling students at your school that there will be several competitions to celebrate the school anniversary. Work in pairs or groups of three. put it on the display board. Activity 3 Work individually to write an advertisement.

’ ‘Could you …. namely leaflets. and advertisements Unit 5 . • Begin your commands with ‘Would you …. ‘Won’t you …? In this unit you also learn different kinds of texts. 5. personal letters.12 (Clipart. Homework Rewrite the lyrics of ‘Que Sera Sera’ on the fun page in your own words. 2005) Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3 Activity 4 Write an advertisement and win a prize from your teacher if your advertisement can be one of the best five.Are you interested in opening: • a burger shop (Picture 1) • a coffee shop (Picture 2) • a chicken shop (Picture 3) • or another business? Pic. Summary In this unit you have learned how to express: (1) happiness to receive good news (2) politeness in showing opinions Here are some phrases that help you be polite: • Use ‘please’ either at the beginning or at the end of your commands or requests.Really? 85 .

Ucok really dislikes cockroaches. Activity 3 Which of these expressions are meant to show politeness? Put a tick before the sentence expressing politeness. 2. 3. Activity 2 Which of these expressions show opinions about ‘dislikes’? Put a tick before the sentence showing an opinion about ‘dislikes’. 5. What a wonderful cat it is. My younger is afraid of rats. 4. 2. Sit. please? I wonder if you could lend me your book. 3. which part in this unit is the most interesting? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Which part in this unit is the most difficult? Which part in this unit is the easiest? Does this unit help you improve your English? 86 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Tina hates my pet animals. 1. Reflection Answer the following questions. My sister really loves cats. I am very fond of Oprah Winfrey Shows on Metro TV. 3. won’t you? Would you keep silence. 2. 5. 5.Evaluation Activity 1 Which of these expressions show opinions about ‘likes’? Put a tick before the sentence showing an opinion about ‘likes’. 4. Please clean the floor. My class mates are very keen on camping. 1. Some people are really crazy about puppet shows. 1. 1. 3. 5. 4. 4. Japanese like eating raw fish very much. Shut up. In your opinion. 2. My English teacher really enjoys reading novels.

“What will I be? I asked my teacher. will be. . What e ver will be will be. Que sera sera 7 2 1 6 5 1 3 . 4 5 6 5 7 1 . “What should I try? They asked their mother. QUE SERA SERA Sung by Connie Francis . 1 When When Now 2 3 5 3 5 . 3. 1.3 5. I asked my mother. 2. 1. This was her wise reply I tell them tenderly Reff: 1 7 6 4 6 . I was just a little girl I was just a child in school I have children of my own 1. 1. Unit 5 .Fun Page Study this song and answer the questions. . 2. 3. Here‛s what she said to me.0 What will be. Que Sera Sera 2 3 4 7 1 . The future‛s not ours to see 2 3 4 7 1 . 3.Really? 87 . . 2. . 3. 6 7 1 7 Will I be pretty? Will I be rich?” Should I paint pictures? Should I sing songs Will I be pretty? Will I be rich? . 5 6 5 3 5 2 5 . 6 5 3 4 .”What will I be? 7 1 2 1 7 . 3 5 3 6 5 . 2.

Did the lyric tell you that the singer was pretty? Vocabulary List Word advertise advertisement brochure dislike express expression like polite politeness prefer preference Part of Speech v n n v. kesukaan sopan kesopanan lebih suka  88 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . n v n v. what did the singer want to know about her future? 2. What are the English words for “Que Sera Sera”? 4. ketidaksukaan mengungkapkan ungkapan suka.Questions 1. When she was young. What did she really become when she was grown-up? 3. n adj n v n Phonetic transcription            Indonesian equivalent mengiklankan iklan brosur tidak suka. Did the singer get the same question when she had children of her own? 5.

2005) In this unit.UNIT 6 What is it Like? Pic.What is it Like? 89 . you will learn how to: • understand short and simple reports in the form of monologues • read aloud short and simple written reports • understand short and simple written reports • write short and simple reports Unit 6 . 6.1 (Clipart.

2. 4.2 (Clipart. 5. 2. What animals live in water? What animals live in water and on land? What is the biggest animal that lives in sea water? What is the biggest animal that lives on land? Do you keep an animal in your home? Tell your friends about the animal you keep at home. (a) 1. and then those in (b). Name of the animal 1. What kind of animal are cats? Where do they live.Section One: Spoken Reports Presentation Activity 1 Work in pairs and fill in the following table. 4. Pic. 5.3 (Clipart. Habitat Life span Physical appearance Food Activity 2 Work in pairs and ask your partner the following questions. 2005) 90 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . 4. 3. 3. 3. Take turns to use first the questions in (a). 6. in water or on land? Could you tell their body parts? What do they eat? How do they reproduce? Do they give birth to babies and produce milk for them? Pic. 2. 2005)a (b) 1. 6. 5. 6.

tuna. reptiles. There are such expressions as Right. cod. So what’s a shark? A shark is . barracuda. Do they breastfeed their babies or not? Activity 4 Let’s now talk about sharks. Do they lay eggs or have babies? e. A shark is a sea-living creature. Ask your friends the following questions. They are harmless.4 (http://www. How do they look? What are their parts. Yes. What do they eat? d. salmon. size. a. They are called fillers.petspeopleplace. up to 8 metres.What is it Like? 91 . 6. Do all sharks eat meat? No. What animals live in water? 2. Right! How long can a shark be? Yes. Good. Right. Can sharks live on land? No. Do you keep a pet at home? 4. They are commonly used in a spoken text. It’s a fish. Describe the general characteristics of your pet or any animal that you know.. Are they mammals. and No.. they don’t. Some sharks eat plankton. or amphibians? Pic.. Good! Can you mention some other fishes? Yes. Right? Does a shark breathe through lungs? No. and swordfish. Notice some expressions in the spoken text below. What animals live in water and on land? 3. Unit 6 .Activity 3 You learn a lot from your science class about animals and plants. 1. it breathes through its gills.? c.com b. etc.

Where do they live? Er … most marsupials live in Australia and New Zealand. 1. Others live in deep forests.Practice Activity 1 Your teacher will read a text about marsupials for you. Listen carefully to answer the following questions. to tell me how ‘marsupials’ protect themselves from danger 92 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . petspeopleplace. You know.com) Activity 2 Read the text describing ‘marsupials’ above. Do you think we have marsupials in Indonesia? Marsupials Do you know marsupials? Marsupials are animals that have a built-in baby carrier. marsupial mothers have a pouch on the front of their bodies. Taken from Microsoft ® Encarta Kids® 2007 Pic. answer these questions. A kind of opossum is the only marsupial that lives in North America. Then.5 (http://www. to describe ‘marsupials’ b. to tell me what happened to ‘marsupials’ in the past c. Still others live on open plains. Where do marsupials live? 3. What is the text trying to tell you? a. A few other kinds of marsupials live in Central and South America. She carries the baby around until it is ready to go out on its own. Kangaroos are one kind of marsupial. too. What kind of animal are marsupials? 2. 6. You know what? A marsupial mom puts her newborn baby in her pouch. But there are many other kinds. Some marsupials live in deserts. 1.

They go to far places on my back. Ben Allen Unit 6 .2. Is the text written as an article or a letter? 5. Then. other group members will guess what it is. In your group. petspeopleplace. Do the next paragraphs describe how ‘marsupials’ look and where they live? 4. I don’t like meat.com) Production Activity 1 This is a ‘Who am I?’ game. you will take turns making a puzzle. Who am I? : A horse? : Yes. Take 10 minutes to prepare your puzzle. How does a marsupial carry its baby around? Pic. I eat grass.What is it Like? 93 . I can run very fast. Who am I? You are…. I help people. Say up to 10 statements to describe your animal/plant/object. If you bother me. Study this example. You will make the other members guess what you are talking about. I will kick you with my hind legs. Does the first paragraph give you the definition of ‘marsupials’? 3. you are right. I have 4 legs. When you have any problem finding words in English. come to your teacher or look them up in your dictionary. Allen : Who am I? I am big and I am strong.6 (http://www. 6. I have a long tail.

. Say at least five expressions describing each of the animals. 6. work in groups of four.…………………. Describe four different animals orally so that each of you will have one to tell to the class.. Pic. sleep. you may use your biology textbook or an encyclopaedia to get information about the animals you want to describe.. etc. … 94 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .……..……………. eat.. In a monologue. Each person must contribute expressions to the group....……………….)... To prepare your spoken report. take turns to report to others the description of Pic. 6. ……………………………………………………………. some fillers are necessary..g. PSMP.. breathe.9 (Dit.Activity 2 Now. What is the animal? Define what the animal s. Here are some examples: Well.. ……………………………………. have/has Use action verbs that show behaviour (e.10 (Dit.………..… Describe its look. ……………………………………………. Use is/are. habitat. …………………………………………………………. 2006) Here are some guidelines for you to follow. etc. PSMP. … You know what? Guess what! Er… Em… You know. ……………………………………………………………. Then.. behaviour. Each member of the group will take turns to report one of the animals. …………………………………………………………….…………………. ……………………………………. ……………………………….. 2006) one thing. Follow the steps below.……………. i ……………………………………………. run..

What is it Like? 95 .You may describe these animals if you like.11 (Clipart. 6. Unit 6 . or describe animals of your own. Choose an animal that you have NOT discussed in the group. Pic. Get prepared to describe an animal of your choice. Please follow the steps in Activity 2 above. Be well-prepared because you are going to report it to the class. 2005) Activity 3 Now it’s time for you to work individually.

You can use one word more than once. It … rough skin like sandpaper. 2008) Sharks … found in all oceans around the world. some lay eggs while others … them alive. Harmless sharks eat plankton but harmful sharks eat meat. When sharks are hungry. 2008) 96 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . When the pups … born. It can … up to 8 metres. Sharks … up to forty two babies (which are called pups) at a time. A shark … to keep moving when it is asleep because it will either sink or suffocate. they … straight away because the mother shark does not have teats. Fill in the blanks with the words in the box. Pic. Some sharks … their pups in different ways. When they are born they need to defend themselves because they have no one to help them. There … over 350 species. is eat are grow have depend has breathe leave helps SHARKS A shark is a type of fish that lives in the sea. Instead of bones it … elastic cartilage which helps them to move easily. A shark is shaped like a torpedo. Some words are missing. 6. they look for food.12 (Microsoft Encarta. (Source: Microsoft Encarta. It has to keep moving because it needs to … through its gills to keep alive. Different sharks eat different food. The type of shark found will … on the water’s temperature. It … one of the largest sea creatures.Section Two: Written Reports Presentation Activity 1 Study the text about sharks below.

. and caecilians. answer the following questions in your words. you will usually use these verbs. describe amphibians d. Then.What is it Like? 97 . They get warm in the sun and cool off in the shade. salamanders. (6) legs but do not have tails. They ……………. Amphibians ……………. Frogs and toads ………………. (2) cold-blooded. tell me about frogs. 1. Amphibians An amphibian …………. Activity 4 Read the text above in pairs to answer these questions. (7) short legs and long bodies ending in tails. You can use one word more than once.(4) backbones. The three main groups of amphibians ………………. (5) very different from each other. Do this in pairs. (9) a lot like big earthworms.Activity 2 Read the text entitled ‘Sharks’ again more carefully.. Salamanders …………………. The three kinds of amphibians ………………. is are have look Fill up the blanks in the text below with one of the verbs.. tell me that frogs are different from toads Unit 6 . salamanders and caecilians b. (8) any legs.… (1) an animal that has moist. 5. (3) frogs and toads. Caecilians do not ………………. a.. which means they cannot make their own body heat. All amphibians ………………….. hairless skin. 2. persuade me to like amphibians c. The text is trying to …. What is a shark? What shape does a shark have? Why does a shark have to keep moving while it is asleep? How does a shark breathe? What are pups? Activity 3 When you describe things. 4. 1. 3.

a. a warm-blooded animal such as a human or a cow that gives birth to live babies and produces milk for them b. an advertisement b. students learning biology 3. the present continuous tense Activity 5 Match the questions with the words in the box below. warm-blooded animal with wings. a. marsupial botanist mammal computer amphibian piano reptile scientist bird What do you call …? a. a beak. The verbs in the text are written in ….13 (http://www. and a body covered with feathers d. the simple present tense b. Then. animal lovers c. com) its babies in a pocket of skin on its body e. the simple past tense c. an animal such as a frog that can live on land and in water c. somebody with an expert scientific knowledge of plants 98 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . an animal such as a kangaroo that carries Pic. The text is written as …. a letter c. The text is written for …. report it to the class. Discuss this with your partner. a. a two-legged. an electronic machine that can store and arrange large quantities of information. a message 4. biology teachers d. an article d. Botanists b. the present perfect tense d. 6.2. which can be used to do many different things f.petspeopleplace. a large musical instrument that you play by pressing a row of narrow black and white bars g.

He is a runner John is a bare-footed runner. Lizards have four legs. They are reptiles. Example: Snakes have cold blood. 5. Use a dictionary if necessary. Practice Activity 1 Read the text about an iceberg below and answer the questions in your own words. They are amphibians. google. John runs with bare feet. (noun phrase) Snakes are cold-blooded. (noun phrase) Now do these as the examples. (adjective) Then. Frogs are ………………. Crocodiles are ……………………. Lizards are ……………………… reptiles.co. around the North and South Poles. Jack does things with his left hand. Frogs have smooth skin.h. Jack is a ………………………. 6. and whose blood changes temperature with the temperature around it Activity 6 Some noun phrases can be turned into an adjective by adding –ed to the noun. He is a boxer. you can make a definition of snakes as this. They are reptiles. an animal that lays eggs. 3. WHAT IS AN ICEBERG? An iceberg is a great piece of ice floating in the sea. 4. boxer. Kangaroos are long-legged marsupials.…… amphibians. more than 300 metres deep at the centre. Pic. Crocodiles have hard skin. They are marsupials.What is it Like? 99 .’ In the coldest parts of the earth.id) Unit 6 . Snakes are cold-blooded animals. land and sea are both covered by layers of ice. 2. Kangaroos have long legs. ‘Berg’ is the German word for ‘mountain. reptiles.14 (http://images. someone who works in science i.. 1. 6.

6.Tongues of ice. Lizards are …………………………………. Why did the author write about iceberg? 9. Whales are …………………………………. 3.16 (http://witchdoctor. What happened to the Titanic? wordpress. then it rises again. and floats away as a new iceberg. read your writing to the class.……………….………. The rest is hidden under the waves. 6. Frogs are ……………………………………. Activity 2 Work in groups of four.co.. The great piece of ice sinks for a short time under the surface. 4.……. One of the world’s worst disasters at sea was in 1912 when the liner ‘Titanic’ hit an iceberg and sank on her first journey. 2.id) Questions 1. What is an iceberg? 2. Where is most part of an iceberg? 5. 5. How does the writer describe the North and South Poles? 6. Make the definitions of these animals. then the top part moves into the water with a great noise. called glaciers. 6..google. 100 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Rats are …. What is ‘liner’? Pic. Describe how an iceberg looks in your own words. Pic. What is ‘berg’? 3. The sea water melts the bottom parts of these glaciers.. The part of an iceberg which can be seen above the water is only about one-ninth of the total size. One of your group members will report the work to the class. 7. Parrots are .com) 8.petspeople place. stretch out into the open sea.17 (www. What is ‘glaciers’? 4. How is an iceberg formed? 10. and travel for thousands of miles and several years before they finally melt. killing hundreds of passengers.………………………… Pic. Then. Some icebergs are many miles long.………….com) Activity 3 Write a paragraph about one of the animals above. 1..15 (http:// images.files.

1. Some snakes kill animals such as frogs. When the baby snakes hatch out of the eggs they are small. etc. fish.petspeopleplace. Baby snakes have to look after themselves and find their own food. Snakes can wriggle and slide out of their old skin and grow a bright new one. The snake ate a big frog and a rat. or object you are going to write about. reproduces. 15. Suppose you want to write about an animal. Baby snakes look just like a tiny version of the mother. decide what animal. Report your work to the class. 7. A female snake is laying eggs in the basket. Snakes have a scaly skin and no legs.e. animal.Production Activity 1 Do the activity in groups of four.). a tree. I think the baby snakes are very small but strong. 12. and then swallowed them slowly. 8. Unit 6 . Which of the following sentences are general descriptions of a snake? Write them down in your note-book. for example. A snake slithered into my room. What would you do? 1. 3. 11. They can kill these animals in two steps. or an object. rats and mice. 14. the animal appearance (how it looks) Pic. 3. 4.18 (www.What is it Like? 101 . The mother is not doing anything to help the babies come out of the eggs. 13.com) habitat (where it lives) food (what it eats) behaviour (how it moves. First she killed them. i. Activity 2 Work in your group. or object you are going to describe. Remember to take notes of. 2. by squeezing them to death and injecting them with poison. Snakes are cold-blooded reptiles. tree. sticky and have a bright scaly skin. 5. 9. rabbits. 6. 2. First. Collect any necessary general information on the tree. 6. Female snakes lay eggs. 10.

plant. get help from your friends and your science teacher. Also consult your science book or an encyclopedia. 7.4. Step 5 Check your writing against the Checklist. write as best as you can. Step 3 Plan what to include in the definition. 6. Revise the first draft and make sure you have the right grammar. Use adjectives to describe. When you have finished with your writing. ask your partner to check your writing against this checklist. and what to include in the description. revise your writing. Step 2 Collect information for your report. Remember that when you describe something use often use ‘be’ and ‘have’ Discuss this in your group. spelling and punctuation. Step 7 Revise the last draft. if possible. Follow the same steps as in Activity 2. Give some illustrations. Activity 4 Now write a report text of your own. vocabulary. How would you make a definition or general classification of what you write in the first paragraph? 5. Write about another object. 102 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Use the verbs in the present tense. Then. Then. Observe the real animal. Step 6 Show the second draft to the teacher or to a friend for his comments. Step 1 Choose a topic you want to write. Cows Computers The heart Mangoes Umbrellas Your iting Wr uide G You need to follow these steps to write a good report text. Display your writing on the wall magazine. You may choose one of these. or object. Activity 3 Work in groups of four. Step 4 Write the first draft based on the data you collect.

have) Unit 6 . Here are some points to remember: In your first paragraph usually define or classify the thing that you describe. 2005) Homework Read aloud the poem in Fun Page on page 108 many times so that you can read it fluently. or plant should be true for the whole class of it. is. commas where necessary? To use illustration where possible? Pic. Learn by heart. are) and have (has.What is it Like? 103 . 6.19 (Clipart. Next week you are going to recite to your class.Your Writing Checklist No. full stops. Summary In this unit you learn the text type that is used to describe things as they are. Use the verbs of simple present tense. This means that your description of a thing. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Did you remember … To use general information to introduce your topic? To use verbs in the present tense? To use verbs of being/having? To use adjective to give precise information? To check spelling of any technical terms? To use capital letters. animal. Use a lot of be (am.

1. Adjectives and adverbs cannot help you to describe things. B. 5. 4. To describe things as they are. In your opinion. When you write a report text. 1. which part in this unit is the most interesting? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Which part in this unit is the most difficult? Which part in this unit is the easiest? Does this unit help you improve your English? 104 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . are) and have (has. 5. you usually use be (am. you will use verbs in the simple present tense. State whether the statements are true or false. Discuss them with your friends. have). 2. 3. 4. You begin your report text by defining the thing you want to describe. You can find a lot of report texts in your science books and encyclopaedia. is. 2. Think and Write Rewrite the stanza from the poem on the fun page from your memory.Evaluation A. 3. Reflection Answer the following questions.

Fun Page Read this poem aloud. Birds ride the sky. What did the writer tell you with his poem? 4. Who wrote the poem? 2. I race from the land In the clear morning light To rock pool and sand.What is it Like? 105 . The wispy clouds there Soft floating. Find the words that rhyme in each stanza of the poem. Pay attention to the syllables that rhyme. What is waiting for the writer? Unit 6 . Leonard Clark Read the poem entitled ‘Sea’ again to answer these questions. and I Am walking on air. Sea Over the hill First sight of the sea Lying sunlit and still Just waiting for me. 1. 3. Shells whiter than white.

binatang menyusui binatang berkantung bayi binatang. misalnya anjing. binatang yang hidup di dua alam menyusui insang mamalia. anjing laut.Vocabulary List Word amphibian breastfeed gill mammal marsupial pup n v n n n n Part of Speech Phonetic transcription       Indonesian equivalent ampibi. dan ikan hiu berkembang biak binatang melata ikan hiu kehabisan nafas reproduce reptile shark suffocate v n n v     106 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .

? 107 .? Pic..1 (Clipart..Could You . 2005) In this unit.UNIT 7 Could You .. you will learn how to: • respond to simple and short transactional and interpersonal dialogues involving politeness • express politeness in simple and short transactional and interpersonal dialogues • understand short functional texts • write short functional texts Unit 7 .. 7.

sir. Dialogue 2 Noya : Excuse me. I’ll explain it after the … time. …? I have a question. May I …? Do you think it’s OK if …? Sorry to disturb you. May I interrupt. … you. Mr Hardi : Certainly. sir. ask someone to do something. Then practise it with your friend. Noya : I wonder if you … explain the respiratory system again. Ms Ira : Yes. please? I wonder if you could … If I were you … Do you mind if …? 108 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Mr Hardi : OK. ma’am. The listening script is in the appendix.Section One: Spoken Reports Presentation Activity 1 Listen and complete the dialogues. Is it all right? Noya : OK. Noya. I’ll return it as soon as possible. please. Ms Ira : You’re …. ask permissions and give advice. but … Excuse me. Neneng. What’s the matter? Neneng : May I … your dictionary? I need to look up a new …. … you are. … I interrupt. Neneng : … you Ms Ira. Here are some polite expressions you can use when you ask something from someone. Ms Ira : Sure. Dialogue 1 Neneng : Excuse me.

The expressions below are polite expressions to show gratitude and respond to it. 2005) Clerk: Keiko: Clerk: Keiko: Clerk: Keiko: Clerk: Keiko: Clerk: Keiko: Clerk: Front desk. 7 a. I really appreciate it..Could You .2 (Clipart.m. No trouble at all. I’ll send one up with the towels. What time would you like us to call you? Umm. and could I borrow an iron? Certainly. Thanks for….. please. This is Room 2234. Certainly. Any time. My pleasure.. Sure. Oh. Thank you very/ so much. Great! Oh. 7. Thanking Thanks. would be fine. Responding to thanks You’re welcome.Activity 2 Study the following dialogue.. Thanks a lot. Thanks a million. Not at all. Pic. I’d like a wake-up call tomorrow morning. Unit 7 . May I help you? Yes.? 109 . I’ll send some up right away. May I have some extra towels please? Sure. You’re welcome.

It’s very hot here. Just turn on the power supply. I’ll repeat it slowly. Iksan : Thank you. Andreas : Thanks. Dialogue 1 Echa : … Where’s the nearest post office? Policeman : It’s over there. but I need to ask you something. Could/would you repeat that. Asking for repetition I’m sorry? I’m sorry I didn’t catch what you said. sir. What did you say? What was that again? Practice Activity 1 Complete the following dialogues with the right expressions from the box. Sorry to disturb you. on the left. practise them with your classmates. Here are other expressions to ask for repetition. Can you repeat that? Denny : Oh.Activity 3 Study the following dialogue. please? I’m sorry. Dialogue 2 Iksan :… Man : No. Do you mind if I open the window? Do you think it’s okay if I go home early today? If I were you I wouldn’t do that. please do. then the monitor. do you know how to turn on the computer? Denny : Yes. 110 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . the instruction was too fast. Then. Andreas : Denny. I’m sorry. Andreas : Sorry. Can you repeat that?’ The expressions are polite expressions used to ask for repetition. your instruction was too fast. In the dialogue above you find the expressions ‘Sorry. it’s easy. Echa : Thank you. and the CPU on.

It’s too dangerous to cross it here. : Thanks a lot. that’s easy. Example: Daniel Sarah Daniel Sarah : Will you show me how to open an email account? : Sure.. Susan : ………………………………. Activity 2 Complete the dialogues using the suitable expressions. OK. … : Why? : My father is in hospital and I want to visit him. : Thank you. Edi : ………………………………… Dialogue 2 Albar : I’m sorry. press “Send” or “OK” or “Yes”. : Excuse me. Give him my best regards. sir.? 111 .. sir. : All right. I didn’t catch what you said. Susan : Oh. Look at the example. : OK. Bambang : Wow.Dialogue 3 Dira Woman Dira Woman Dialogue 4 Jono Mr Rustam Jono Mr Rustam Jono : Excuse me. Unit 7 . ……………. Kania : Any time.Could You . What did you say? Kania : I said you should retype the code first. Santi : Thanks. After that select “Write New”/“Write Message” and then write your message. Dialogue 1 Bambang : Edi. Thank you. Just go to the main menu. And then go to phonebook and select the number you want to send it to. : Don’t mention it. When you’ve finished writing your message. and then select “Message”. Albar : Oh. … : Pardon? : This road is very busy. I’ll repeat. how do you send a short message? Edi : It’s very easy. Dialogue 3 Santi : I’m sorry. There’s a zebra cross near the bus stop. Thanks..

... Diana Siti Diana 5.. : Hidayat.. Yeni : It’s OK. I can’t catch what you said. : ……………………… ………. can you show me how to set the TV channels? : ……………………. Budi Siti Budi 2. : ………………………………. : ……………………… ………. Damanik Sally 4. 1.. Policeman : I know where it is. : I’m sorry. Then practise it with your classmate. : You’re going too fast. I don’t.. I can’t show you how to send an e-mail now. Terry Hidayat Terry : I think you forget to turn off the computer. : ……………………… ………. I don’t know how either. : That’s OK. Yuli : ………………………………. Novi : Don’t mention it. : Can you show me how to update an anti virus? : Sorry. I can’t.. Dona : ……………………………….. I have to take an English course now. Dialogue 5 Yuli : Could you repeat the last step? Novi : OK.. do you know how to change the film in this camera? Jono : I’m sorry. Example: Yeni : Jono.. : ………………………………. Shall I walk there with you? Policeman : Can I help you? 112 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .Dialogue 4 Dedi : What was that again? Dona : You missed the fourth step. … Activity 4 Arrange the following sentences into a dialogue.. Satria Narti Satria 3.. Policeman : This is BNI Bank. Activity 3 Complete the dialogues below with the suitable expressions. Dedi : Really? Thanks. : ………………………. I didn’t know.

? 113 . How does Sophie like ‘I Have a Dream. Mona Sophie Mona : Well. or I’d like to. Shopie : Thanks a lot. to be polite to her new friend b. please? Mona : Sure. I’ve got a new CD. I enjoy their songs but it’s not my favourite.” rather than just said. “Would you like to listen to …. Well. Shopie is in Mona’s home now. How does Sophie like Mona’s bedroom? 3. please. Make yourself at home.” She did this because she wanted: a. this is my bedroom. Hey. but … Unit 7 . Does Mona like the Corrs better than West Life? 4. : You have helped me a lot. It’s the Corrs.. may I go to your bathroom. Now would you like to listen to ‘I Have a Dream’ by West Life? Sophie : Oh. They try to be polite to each another. to be rude to her friend. I’m afraid I can’t …. Mona said. : Oh … er. it’s very nice. Questions 1. : That would be very good. : No. Thank you very much. It’s a beautiful song. not to be friendly c.Asep Asep Asep : Yes. It’s really very nice. Shopie is a new student and now becomes Mona’s good friend. Sophie : Do you like the group? Mona : Well. 5. I’m looking for Bank BNI. Mona. “Listen to …. yeah. Activity 5 Listen to your teacher reading the dialogue between Mona and Sophie.. Thank you. she did it very politely. 6.’ How do you know that? When Shopie asked for the permission to use Mona’s bathroom.Could You . Does Mona like her bedroom actually? 2. Write how she asked for the permission: ……………………………………… The following are some expressions to show politeness: • Please • May I …? or Could I …? • Could I have …? • Would you like …? • I’d like … • I’d rather not …. Mona and Shopie are in Mona’s bedroom. it’s not! It’s terrible! But I like it any way. I prefer West Life to the Corrs.

2. Use the expressions that you have learned.” Sasa : I’m sorry. 5. you’ll read “Requesting”. 1. Jerry : Thanks. You miss some steps. on the screen. Then press “Yes” or “Call”. First you need to press the operator number of your cell phone card. 114 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Your sister shows you how to open an email account but you can’t follow her instructions. can you show me how to check credit on our cell phone? Eli : Yes. After a while. What was the second step again? Eli : Press “Yes” or “Call”. I do know how. for example *888# for TELKOMSEL.Production Activity 1 Make dialogues in the following situations. Your sister shows you how to type with a computer. 3. Then press “Back. Jerry : Will you show me how? Wito : Sure. Example: Jerry : Do you know how to send an e-mail? Wito : Yes. you can read the information on your credit. Your father trains you to ride a motorcycle. Activity 2 Ask three of your friends how to do something that you do not know. Your friend shows you how to insert a film into the camera. You forget what to do after starting the motorcycle. Study the example. Your brother shows you how to set TV channels. Example: Eli tells Sasa to check credit of her cell phone. Dialogue: Sasa : Eli. 4. You do not understand. But Sasa misses the second step. You miss the third step. After that. Sasa : Thanks. sure.

Choose five signs. Example: Policeman : What does this sign mean? Man : It means: Don’t park in this area. When will the school hold the competitions? 3.Could You . Unit 7 .. Read the following announcement carefully and then answer the questions. Whom do the students contact for more information? Activity 2 Have you ever been to the following places? What public signs would you likely find in these places? With your classmates.Section Two: Announcements and Public Signs Presentation Activity 1 Work in pairs.? 115 . Announcement For students of grade IX The school will hold several competitions in July. Please join. For more information. Whom does the school invite to join the competitions? 2. discuss the public signs you can find there. Make a short dialogue based on the signs in the picture.. 1. contact Bambang at the Students Association office. Study the example. Zoo Library Bank Hospital Mall Activity 3 Work in pairs.

7. Activity 1) as a model.3 (http://www. Example: Jana : Can we drive through that direction? Jaka : No. Presentation.Pic. 7.signs) Practice Activity 1 Write a short announcement about a student gathering at your school.google. Several activities will be held. It says “ROAD CLOSED”.4 (http://www. 116 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Use the announcement above as a model. Activity 2 Where would you find the following signs? Pic.google. Use the announcement above (Section Two. Activity 4 Make short dialogues based on the following public signs.signs) Activity 3 Write a short announcement about the anniversary of your school.

7. Not at all. Any time. Thank you very/ so much.. Public signs Responding to thanks You’re welcome. find situations where you have to show politeness. Make some dialogues involving polite expressions. 2. Summary 1. No trouble at all. Find some public signs in public places. What did you say? What was that again? 2..? 117 . How to ask for repetition Asking for repetition I’m sorry? I’m sorry I didn’t catch what you said. Tell your classmates what they mean.5 (http://www. With your classmates.Could You .signs) Homework 1. How to thank Thanking Thanks. Unit 7 . I really appreciate it. 3. Thanks a million. Thanks for…. Could/would you repeat that.google. My pleasure.Pic. please? I’m sorry.

the power supply button off. In your opinion. 2. I forgot that we’re supposed to meet at one o’clock. Jane : I‘m sorry. The last step is “press the CPU button. don’t make me wait for you again.Evaluation A. B. “Press the CPU button.. : ………………….. I missed the last step. Erna Joni Erna Joni Erna Joni 2. Jane : You’re welcome.” Franky : ……………………. the monitor button. 1. 1. : Thank you. Complete the dialogues using the suitable expressions.. Where do you most likely find the following signs? KEEP OFF THE GRASS QUIET PLEASE NO LITTERING NO CAMPING SLIPPERY WHEN WET BEWARE OF DOG DON’T FEED THE ANIMALS DO NOT ENTER WET FLOOR QUEUE THIS SIDE TURN OFF MOBILE PHONES Reflection Answer the following questions. 5. 3. : Joni. I won’t do that. But.. I promise. ……………………… Jane : Sure. where have you been? I’ve been waiting for you an hour now. I won’t do that again. : ………………….. ………………………………. the monitor button. 4.” Franky : You’re saying it too fast. Please forgive me. : I’m very sorry Erna. Franky : I’m sorry. : What? How could you forget? I’ve reminded you. I’ll repeat slower this time. and the power supply button off. which part in this unit is the most interesting? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Which part in this unit is the most difficult? Which part in this unit is the easiest? Does this unit help you improve your English? 118 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . and then.

country roads Unit 7 . mountain momma Take me home.. mountain momma Take me home. stranger to blue water Dark and dusty. yesterday Country roads. painted on the sky Misty taste of moonshine Teardrops in my eye Country roads. take me home To the place I belong West Virginia. Country Road John Denver Almost heaven. country roads All my memories gathered round her Miners lady. take me home To the place I belong West Virginia.. country roads I hear her voice In the morning hour she calls me The radio reminds me of my home far away And driving down the road I get a feeling That I should have been home yesterday. take me home To the place I belong West Virginia.Fun Page Take me home.? 119 . mountain momma Take me home. west Virginia Blue ridge mountains Shenandoah river Life is old there Older than the trees Younger than the mountains Growing like a breeze Country roads.Could You .

mountain momma Take me home. country roads Take me home. now country roads Take me home. Taffy Nivert and John Denver Vocabulary List Word announce announcement gratitude iron politeness regard repeat repetition sign towel v n n n n n v n n n Part of speech Phonetic transcription           Indonesian equivalent mengumumkan pengumuman rasa terima kasih seterika kesopanan salam mengulangi pengulangan rambu handuk 120 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . take me home To the place I belong West Virginia. now country roads Words and music by Bill Danoff.Country roads.

Long Time Ago. Long Time Ago. 121 ...1 (Clipart.UNIT 8 Long. you will learn how to: • understand short and simple narratives in the form of monologues • read aloud short and simple written narratives • understand short and simple written narratives • write short and simple narratives Unit 8 . Pic.. 8. There Was .Long.. 2005) In this unit. There was .

When you were still a little child. PSMP. she flew on to a branch to enjoy it. Then.2 (Dit. there lived an old lady crow who was mean and ugly. So close your book. And then. 4. Jaka Tarub. 2. or Pangeran Sidang Panape? Activity 2 Listen to your teacher as he or she is telling the story. 3. 8. One day. or read story books? Have you seen the Cinderella movie? How about Rapunzel? Do you like Indonesian legends like Si Pitung. The Fox and the Crow Pic. did your parents tell you stories? What story did you like most? Now. Malin Kundang. 2006) Once upon a time. Miss Crow had stolen a big piece of cheese.Section One: Spoken Narratives Presentation Activity 1 Answer the following questions. 122 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . 5. 1. do you like to watch movies. practise reciting it without your book. Discuss the answers with your friend next to you.

2006) Practice Activity 1 Study the example below and practise the dialogue with your friend I He She It We You They What did I He She It We You They do? I He She It We You They was do? were worked A B A B Pic.On the other place. Activity 2 Study each of the pictures below and do the practice as done in the exercises above. laughing loudly. :Why? What did he do yesterday? : He cleaned his apartemen all day. 123 . He was very tired. Unit 8 . Of course. Long Time Ago. under the three. you would be the most beautiful bird in the world!” Very pleased to hear all of this about herself. the moment she opened her beak. PSMP. what lovely feathers you have! What pretty eyes! If only you could sing.Long. who wanted the cheese for himself. how beautiful you are! What a lovely beak. Miss Crow. “Oh. and Mr. Fox. came up and spoke politely to her. (Source: Dit. PSMP. Fox ran away with it. 8. There Was .. the cheese fell down. Miss Crow gave a loud croak to show that she could sing.3 (Dit. a sly creature. 2006) : Did Henry sleep well last night? : Yes he did.. Mr.

Don’t forget to use the expression to begin the story. 8. one day. just before the evening came. 1 2 3 4 Pic. there was once and long. such as once upon a time. Tell the class the story.Activity 3 Look at the following series of pictures carefully.com) 124 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . long time ago. The pictures tell us about events in one of the Indonesian legends.5 (http://www.e-smartschool.

Section Two: Written Narratives Presentation Activity 1 Listen to your teacher reading the following texts. 2006) Once there were three bears that lived in a house in the woods: a papa bear. and a baby bear. There Was . One morning they decided to take a walk before breakfast to let their porridge cool.. Goldilocks tasted the porridge in each bowl and finally ate up the porridge in the small bowl. Goldilocks took a walk through the woods and found the bear’s house. Then. PSMP.. Text 1 Goldilocks And The Three Bears Pic. Long Time Ago.6 (Dit. read it carefully on your own and answer the questions. a mama bear. 8. A little girl named Goldilocks lived with her mother nearby. Unit 8 . She smelled the porridge in the kitchen and went inside. 125 .Long.

She was always afraid that something bad happened to her. One day. she heard a little noise. It was really only an apple that fell to the ground. What did she do there? 4.Then she sat on a big chair. Why were the tree bears surprised? 7. Soon she met an old brother Chipmunk. Someone had tasted their porridge. there was a nervous little chipmunk.” “The sky is falling in?” said the old brother Chipmunk. little Chipmunk?” And the little Chipmunk answered. But the little Chipmunk was afraid and said “The sky is falling in. PSMP. There she found a small bed. she jumped out of bed and ran out of the house to her home. Goldilocks felt full and sleepy. When they went upstairs. they got very surprised. 2006) Questions 1. What would you do if you were Goldilocks? Would you come to the bear’s house again? Text 2 The Chipmunk That Ran Away Once upon a time. and it was just right. How did Goldilocks find the bears’ house? 2. they found out that Goldilocks was sleeping. After eating the porridge. Afterwards she sat on the small chair. (Source: Dit. who asked. What happened to the small chair? 5. What did she find in the bears’ house? 3. And he told the story to his brother chipmunk.” Soon the larger animals heard what the Chipmunks were saying. The Deer. “Someone has been sleeping in my bed and here she is!” Goldilocks woke up when she saw the three bears. the three bears came home. Never again did she make herself at home in anyone else’s house. “The sky is falling in. even eaten up baby bear’s porridge. She lay down on it and fell asleep. What happened when Goldilocks was sleeping? 6. What did Goldilocks do when she saw the three bears? 8. 126 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . and I am running away. ”The sky is falling in. Moreover the poor baby bear was upset when he found that his little chair broke into pieces. while they were taking a walk. “Where are you running to. While she was sleeping. because it was hard. but she didn’t like it. But while she was sitting on it she broke it. When they went into the kitchen. until at last there were a hundred brother Chipmunks shouting. Baby bear cried out.” Then she ran away as fast as she could go. and then she went upstairs.

” The Lion took her on his back.” “Well. “Now get on my back.” Then the wise Lion heard all the noise and wanted to know what was happening. “Let’s go back and tell the other animals.. What did the little Chipmunk learn at last? Text 1 and Text 2 are narratives. What did the little Chipmunk think the noise was? 3. the resolution tells the readers that the crisis is resolved for better or worse. Then. Long Time Ago. “Come with me and I will show you how something”. Did the Lion believe her? How do you know? 8. There Was . Finally. He stopped all the animals and asked. This made the noise that had made her afraid. PSMP. 2006) Questions 1. I see. “I saw it there near the tree. Unit 8 . What did the Lion ask the other animals to do? 10. 127 . “The sky is falling in.” The Lion said. “Oh. “Oh we heard it from that little Chipmunk!” And the Lion said. which shows the scene and introduces the participants. (Source: Dit. the Pig.Long.. What did the little Chipmunk hear one day? 2. the Camel. and the Elephant began to say.” So they went back.the Sheep. Did the old brother Chipmunk believe her? How do you know? 6. Both start with the orientation. The sky is not falling in. “What are you saying?” The brother Chipmunks said. At last all the animals knew that the sky was not falling in. Both texts have the same pattern. them. the complication tells the readers the crisis that arises. and asked the animals to stay where they were until they returned. She lived with her Aunt and and introduces the characters and what happened to Uncle because her parents were dead.” said the Lion. Then he showed the little Chipmunk that the apple had fallen to the ground. what made you say that the sky was falling in?” And the little Chipmunk said. What did the Lion do to show the little Chipmunk that the sky was not falling in? 9. Activity 2 Study the pattern of the story below. Did the other animals believe her? How do you know? 7. Snow White Pattern of story Once upon a time there lived a little girl Orientation sets the scene named Snow White. What did she do then? Did she meet the older brother Chipmunk? 4. What did the little Chipmunk say? 5. The little Chipmunk said. the Tiger. “Little Chipmunk.

One day. Study the expressions in italics. it starts by telling when the problem begins to occur. In telling the crisis. orientation. “If you wish. Practice Activity 1 When one wants to tell a story. Snow White did not want her Uncle and Aunt to do this so she decided it would be best if she ran away. She knocked but no one answered so she went inside and fell asleep. it reaches the climax. the Lion felt very hungry. They went inside. Then. She ran away into the woods. Then she saw this little cottage. “My name is Snow White. Meanwhile. “Oh that is resolved for better could I? Thank you. Doc. Once upon a time there was a little girl called Goldilocks who lived in the middle of a great forest with her mother and her father. The dwarfs said. The next morning she ran away from home when her Aunt and Uncle were having breakfast. based on the pattern of the story you just studied. you Resolution tells the crisis may live here with us. And finally. analyse the two stories above. he or she usually starts by using certain expressions.One day she heard her Uncle and Aunt talking about leaving Snow White in the castle because they both wanted to go to America and they didn’t have enough money to take Snow White. just before the evening came. Now. Then Snow White woke up. it increases. complication.” Snow White said. Put the parts of the stories in their right positions. 128 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . said. “what is your name?” Snow White said.” Then Snow White told the or worse dwarfs the whole story. “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and “The Chipmunk that Ran Away”. the seven dwarfs were coming home from work. 1. These expressions indicate that he or she is about to tell a story by introducing the setting of the story. and Snow White and the 7 dwarfs lived happily ever after.” Complication tells the crisis that arises. 2. or resolution. She saw the dwarfs. There they found Snow White sleeping. one of the dwarfs.

Unit 8 . long time ago. Once upon a time.7 (Dit. PSMP. There was once a very greedy dog that just ate and ate. Study the underlined parts of the sentences below. We had an examination before we finished the chapter. Sangkuriang became very angry when the woman refused his marriage proposal. There Was . when the fairies still liked to help good people. we sometimes find sentences using the following special structure. it then turned to be a mountain called Tangkuban Parahu. and the rest is the main clause. there was a little girl living with her stepmother and stepsisters. 1. Here are other examples: 1. there was a beautiful girl named Cinderella. Before I went to bed. 3. Most Indonesian patriots were caught by the Dutch after they were trapped by the colonialists. 5. 3. Pic. 2. Long Time Ago. When Sangkuriang kicked the boat out. In the sentences above. 2006) Activity 2 When we read or listen to a story. 8. Rapunzel finally got married to the Prince after she reunited his father’s and his uncle’s kingdoms. my mother told me a story.. 4. 129 . Ki Bumirejo built the town of Kebumen.3. 4. 4. Long. Bandung Bondowoso cursed the lady to be the last statue when Roro Jongrang failed to keep her words. 2. the underlined part functions as the adverb clause of time.Long. After he was kicked out from the palace..

and using the adverbs of time provided. c. …………………………………………………………………………………… 3. 3. Choose the logically connected pairs. …………………………………………………………………………………… 4. 6. after he knew that the Princess was trapped in the castle. write good sentences telling past activities by changing the verbs in the brackets. …………………………………………………………………………………… 7. …………………………………………………………………………………… 10. When the teacher (tell) us a story. The little Chipmunk felt very g. Brown took his children to the zoo when he (get) a vacation. When I got a fever. The little wooden chair was broken … 130 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . after she saw an empty bowl in the table. e. He spent most of his money for nothing when he (go) to Bali. …………………………………………………………………………………… 2. f. 5. 1. …………………………………………………………………………………… 8. when she sat on it b. after she finished cooking it. Mr. we felt satisfied. After we (watch) the movie. 1. the mice changed to be horses. a. Snow White entered the house …. …………………………………………………………………………………… 9. The Snow White wake up when the seven dwarfs (come home). he went to see Juliet. After Romeo (read) the letter. d. 2. After she ate the porridge. ….Activity 3 Now. …………………………………………………………………………………… 5. afraid … 7. we were so astonished. when she met the Bear family. when he knew that his chair was broken. The prince went to the castle …. …………………………………………………………………………………… Activity 4 Match the each of the main clauses with its adverbial clause. Mother put the porridge in the table … 4. I gave the novel back to Mary after I (finish) reading it. …. Cinderella turned to be poor lady. He kept his money in his bag before he (go) swimming. The cheese fell down right into the fox’s open mouth when the crow (open) her beak. h. …………………………………………………………………………………… 6. Abu Nawas always had a trick when he (be) about to be punished.

… 13. Pic.8. . k. There Was .8 (Dit... j.Long.. l. m. 11. Goldilocks asked for apology …. When mid night came. 10. PSMP.. Activity 5 Look at the following series of pictures. When the Fairy said the magic spell. Add more words to the list. 12. Goldilocks felt asleep. Snow White felt tired … 9. 8. The baby bear cried …. when she heard an apple fell to the ground. 2006) Unit 8 . Long Time Ago. Use a dictionary to find their meanings. after she ran from her uncle house. i. 131 . Mama Bear asked who had eaten the porridge ….. I usually took an aspirin. after she knocked at the door.

She met an old brother Chipmunk and said.” 3.Noun Phrase woods = hutan porridge = bubur bowl = mangkuk …………………… …………………… Verb Phrase tookaw alk= j alan-jalan let = membiarkan smelt = mencium bau …………………………. ………………………… Descriptive Words full = kenyang sleepy = mengantuk hard = keras ……………………… ……………………… Activity 6 Look at the following series of pictures. making the noise that had frightened her. 2.” Then she ran away as fast as she could go. Which three pictures (from left to right) show the order of the following events? 1. The Lion took the little Chipmunk on his back and showed her how the apple had fallen upon the ground. The little Chipmunk was very nervous and said in a frightened voice. and I am running away.9 (Dit. 2006) 132 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . 8. ”The sky is falling in. Pic. ”The sky is falling in. PSMP.

Activity 2 Work in groups of three. Writing Write the organized information by putting the information in sentences. Then.Production Activity 1 In groups of five. Long Time Ago.. What happened to the main character? c. 1.Long. There Was . one of you has to present it to the class. 4. discuss a legend from your surrounding. Who are the main and other characters of the story? b. Remember to follow the generic structure presented in the previous section. Choose the appropriate words. answer these: a. Follow the structure of the story. 133 . Organizing your materials Take notes according to the six question above. Why did it happen? 2. make an outline to help develop the story. When you have finished. Revising and editing Make sure that your story is alive and interesting.. Outline: Orientation: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Complication: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Resolution: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Unit 8 . Follow the steps of writing process for developing the story. Make a short fairy story or mystery consisting of 7 to 10 sentences. 3. Check for the mistakes on grammar and punctuation. Develop the sentences beautifully to make the story alive. Gathering information In order to gather information for your story writing. Organize the information based on the chronology.

Start with an outline and show it to your teacher.Activity 3 Now it’s your turn to work individually. Ask your teacher if you have difficulty.10 (Dit. Pic. You may use this picture or illustration. 8. Develop your outline to make the first draft. 2006) Outline: Orientation: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Complication: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Resolution: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… 134 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . PSMP. Compose a story or a legend from your surrounding. Use your teacher’s feedback to revise your text.

Unit 8 . Start with an outline and show it to your teacher.. There Was . You may ask your parents about the legend.Long. find a legend from your neighbourhood. Use your teacher’s feedback to revise your text. Develop your outline to make the first draft. Ask your teacher if you have difficulty. 135 . Compose the story. Long Time Ago..Final work Orientation: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Complication: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Resolution: ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Homework Now.

in the resolution. Usually you should tell the steps starting from how the problem arises up to the climax. complication. and resolution. which occurred before. you tell the listeners or readers the problem that happened in the story. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ When she (see) the three bears. Narrative Text When we tell a story. 3. • Finally. A narrative text consists of the orientation. Goldilocks (wake up) and (run away). • In the orientation. Complete these sentences using the adverbial clause by completing the words in the brackets. you tell the listeners or readers the anti-climax or the answer to the problem. you tell the listeners or readers the characters. Evaluation A. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ When Kancil (finish) counting the crocs. the place. 4. ____________________________________________________________________ ___ _________________________________________________ Diponegoro (be then put) in jail after he (be trapped and caught) by Dutch. 1. Adverbial Clause We use the adverb clauses to show the events in the past. he (run away) without saying. ____________________________________________________________________ ___ _________________________________________________ 2. • In the complication. the blood (smell) very fragrant. When Sri Tanjung (have been killed). the time (if possible) and other things to make your readers understand the story. The adverb clauses are called the adverb clauses of time. after or at the same time as other events. we use a narrative text. 136 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . B. 5.Summary A. ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Snow White (run) away from home after she (hear) her Uncle and Aunt talking about leaving her in the castle.

Long Time Ago. He is not the same as her other children. “Your last child is ugly!” “Ugly?” asks Mama Worm. 5. “You are not my child.B. and resolution). 4. my child. Let’s go home.…. how ugly I am. I find you. “Hey. There is a beautiful big butterfly and her children.” Mama Worm says. Suddenly. Analyze the following story based on the pattern of the story (orientation. The Lost Caterpillar Seven worms are walking happily. ugly!” she says.” says Butterfly. 2. Go away!” The little brown worm walks away. “Oh. In your opinion. “They may call you ugly.” he cries. One day. which part in this unit is the most interesting? Which part in this unit is the least interesting? Which part in this unit is the most difficult? Which part in this unit is the easiest? Does this unit help you improve your English? Unit 8 . “But you are the most beautiful child in the world. He is very sad. a cricket says. complication.. “You are not ugly. “Come on. you will turn into a beautiful butterfly. 1. children. Find one legend from your neighbourhood/village. Then she looks at the child. 137 . Remember to tell the complication and resolution. There Was .. They have just had their breakfast on a big tree near a river. You may start with Once upon a time. he looks into the water.Long. 3. They all look the same as he.” The worm looks around. Reflection Answer the following questions. Tell the story to your friend.” (Source: Fun Plus 01) C. “Oh. When he is near a lake.” says a voice. Their mother is leading them.

Present mirth hath present laughter. Every wise man‛s son doth know. What is love? ‘tis not hereafter. sweet-and-twenty! Youth ‘s a stuff will not endure. And folds them in for sleep. Journeys end in lovers meeting. Pay attention to the pronunciation. What ‘s to come is still unsure: In delay there lies no plenty. She feeds them on the fragrant height.Fun Page Read the following poems. 138 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX . Her dreams are innocent at night. 1564–1616 Sweet-and-Twenty O MISTRESS mine. 1850 The Lady of the Lambs SHE walks—the lady of my delight— A shepherdess of sheep. where are you roaming? O. She roams maternal hills and bright. Alice Meynell. The chastest stars may peep. She keeps them white. She is so circumspect and right. She holds her little thoughts in sight. She guards them from the steep. William Shakespeare. Though gay they run and leap. Dark valleys safe and deep. Her flocks are thoughts. That can sing both high and low: Trip no further. pretty sweeting. She walks—the lady of my delight— A shepherdess of sheep. Then come kiss me. stay and hear! your true love ‘s coming.

. 2006) You need to know the following information.11 (Microsoft Encarta. 2008) German fairy tales collected by the Grimm brothers in the 1800s are filled with far more mean-spirited. This cover is from an early collection of Grimm fairy tales published in English translation. 139 . (Source: Microsoft Encarta. Long Time Ago. There Was ..She has her soul to keep. She walks—the lady of my delight— A shepherdess of sheep. (Source: Dit. 2008) Unit 8 . Grimms‛ Goblins Pic. 8. PSMP.Long. mischief-making goblins and witches than wishgranting fairies.

Vocabulary List Word beak chipmunk n n Part of speech Phonetic transcription  Indonesian equivalent paruh sejenis tupai yang hidup di Amerika Utara bunyi seperti bunyi burung gagak atau katak burung gagak bulu rubah ketakutan legenda kikir berteriak licik mantera  croak crow n n   feather fox frightened legend mean shout sly spell n n adj n adj v adj n         140 Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas IX .

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which is a part of a sentence and has an adverbial function. The most common example of a procedural text is a recipe. romances. factual or a combination of both. reason. They can be imaginary. fables. it starts by telling when the problem begins to occur. the stories set up one or more problems. to gain and hold a readers’ interest. : a conversation. it increases. Adverbial clauses can be adverb causes of time. mysteries.Glossary adverb clause : a group of words consisting of a subject and a finite form of a verb. The information is presented in a logical sequence of events which is broken up into small sequenced steps. it reaches the climax. to change attitudes/ocial opinions eg soap operas and television dramas that are used to raise topical issues. result. : a text which tries to persuade people to buy a product or service : a part of a narrative that tells the crisis that arises. However narratives can also be written to teach or inform. science fiction. In telling the crisis. historical narratives. : a part of a narrative text that sets the scene and introduces the characters and what happened to them. : an expression to show politeness : a text of the purpose is is to tell the reader how to do or make something. ballads. a communicative event involving two or more people : an expression in speaking to show hesitation advertisement complication dialogue filler interpersonal dialogue: a conversation that is intended to establish relationship between or among people main clause monologue narrative : a group of words consisting of a subject and a finite form of a verb. Then. There are many types of narrative. Narratives sequence people/characters in time and place but differ from recounts in at through the sequencing. etc. which must eventually find a way to be resolved. horror stories. adventure stories. myths and legends. personal experience. which can stand by itself as a sentence : a speech by one person : a text of which the purpose is to entertain. These texts are usually written in the present tense. They may include fairy stories. There are different procedural texts for different purposes: Texts that explain how orientation polite expression procedure 143 . And finally. slice of life.

qualities. how to succeed. habits and behaviours of the subject) may be described. In the description.something works or how to use instruction /operation manuals eg how to use the video. the computer. facts (parts. road safety rules. : a part that tells the crisis that is resolved for better or worse resolution transactional dialogue: a conversation that is intended to get things done 144 . the fax. rules for games. science experiments. the tape recorder. Reports begin with a general statement which introduces the topic. Texts that instruct how to do a particular activity eg recipes. the photocopier. report : a text that classifies or describes something in general. Texts that deal with human behaviour eg how to live happily.

143 advertisement 12. 143 N narrative 134. 66. 142. 111. 141. 60. 59 E expression 2. 22. 127. 110. 19. 142.Index A adverb 127. 108. 50. 106. 141. 141. 73. 83. 50. 86. 141. 75. 45. 77. 143 T transactional 1. 64. 65. 107. 108. 10. 143. 105. 109. 44. 63 F filler 141. 113. 134. 141. 142. 141. 115. 78. 107. 126. 8. 102. 25. 143 monologue 92. 134. 135. 59. 80. 143. 111. 26. 131. 86. 122. 143 complication 125. 143 C clause 127. 98. 71. 17. 141. 7. 143 I interpersonal 1. 33. 105. 128. 15. 135. 30. 62. 143. 32. 126. 141. 13. 67 resolution 125. 141. 93. 96. 23. 134. 16. 134. 142. 141. 70. 39 M main 12. 62. 143 O orientation 125. 28. 141. 29. 96. 141. 14. 39 145 . 143. 100. 143 procedure . 128. 141. 135. 61. 95. 86. 143. 126. 134. 143 D dialogue 2. 35 R report 92. 121. 82. 143 P polite 83. 143.

Unit 2. Aristo : Tell me. honey. Kiki : Yeah. I had to take a rest so that I missed looking around the temple Tono : I am sorry to hear that. Aristo : You’re kidding! Bayu : No. Presentation.Kiki.Listening Transcript Unit 1. especially my favorite food. Aristo : So. What a wonderful temple! How about you? Rini : I did not really enjoyed the picnic. I love cooking. Roni : Oh…That’s good. It’s really delicious! Aristo : Ugh! I’ve never heard of that! How do you make it? Bayu : Well. and a banana. We have been walking so far. Activity 1 Roni : It’s good to see you. you know. Tio : Don’t be foolish. it’s a sandwich with peanut butter. I was not so well when we arrived there. I just remind you about the meeting after school. Presentation. Bram : I can’t remember any sign. of course. I like to eat. Class IX Section One. I’ll be there. I think this is the right path. what’s your favorite snack? Bayu : Oh. Presentation. Then pour some honey over the bananas and put the other piece of bread on top. Class IX Section One. Roni : Are you sure that Rina will come to the meeting? Kiki : I’m quite sure about that. Activity 3. Presentation. I enjoyed seeing Borobodur. Activity 2 Tio : Are you sure about this direction? Bram : Sorry. Then cut up a banana into small slices and put them on one of the pieces of bread. it was really lovely. Roni : I beg your pardon. I’m not really sure about it. I’m sorry. Kiki : She said she called me this morning. first. how do you spend your free time? Bayu : Well. She called me this morning. and I usually prepare my own dishes. you take two pieces of bread and spread peanut butter on them. Aristo : Yuck! It sounds awful! 146 . Activity 3 Rini : Did you enjoy the picnic last week? Tono : Yes.

Practice. Siti. Activity 1 Boil Let Grind Heat Put Mix Put Let the baby corn it the corn the butter the flour into the butter the butter and flour the mix it cool with a blender after it melts evenly in the powdered corn with salt. Thank you. Siti. While you are waiting for the peanuts to be ready you slice the shallots and brown them with chili peppers. We eat all these with peanut sauce.Spoken. : How do I make the peanut sauce? : It’s simple. : Great. it’s time for you to serve your gado-gado. salt and pepper and boil them with a little bit of water. I cannot wait? : Okay. : Why don’t you start it now. I cannot wait trying it soon. : Yes. Activity 3 and 4 Jane : What are we going to do with all the vegetables and ingredients you have mentioned. Practice. It’s something healthy and delicious as well : What is it? : It’s called gado-gado. Wash these vegetables while I’m cutting the chicken. I might like it. pepper and milk sit for five minutes in medium heat Section One. : You’re welcome. Now. Chicken soup. and slice them into pieces. Activity 5 Fajar Mother Fajar Mother Fajar Mother : : : : : : What’s for lunch Mom? Your favorite. : What do we do after that? : You boil the young cabbage. 147 . Great! Will you help Mom? Sure. After that boil the egg and slice it into two pieces. long beans. Siti Jane Siti Jane Siti Jane Siti Jane Siti Jane Siti Spoken. fry one egg and soyabean cake and then cut them into pieces. Mix all these with brown sugar. you are right. Fry the peanuts. Practice. lemon. First of all. What Indonesian food are you going to show us to make? It seems to be something healthy.

Mother : Wait and let the chicken get tender. Unit 7. Dialogue 2 Noya : Excuse me. Presentation. Our soup’s ready. sir. ma’am. What else? Mother : Boil some water in this pan. Ms Ira : Yes. Fajar : OK. I’ll return it as soon as possible. Will you set the table for lunch? After I clean up the kitchen. Mother : All right. Mom. sir. Here you are. and then put the chicken in. please? I have a question. Neneng. Activity 1 Dialogue 1 Neneng : Excuse me. What’s the matter? Neneng : May I borrow your dictionary? I need to look up a new word. Ms Ira : Sure. Fajar : No problem. Thank you. Fajar : It smells good. (Fajar put the vegetables into the pan). dear. May I interrupt. Mr Hardi : Certainly. (Mother prepared the seasonings and then poured it into the pan). Noya : I wonder if you could explain the respiratory system again. Fajar : Sure. Now put the vegetables in the pan. Mr Hardi : OK. Neneng : Thank you Ms Ira. Noya. Ms Ira : You’re welcome. 148 . Mother : Thanks. I’ll prepare the seasonings. Is it all right? Noya : OK.(Fajar washed the vegetables and mother cut the chicken). I’ll explain it after the break time. Fajar : Done. we can have lunch together. Class IX Section One.

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