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Tema Greeting, Leave Taking, Introducing

The Expression
Greeting and Leave Taking
(Salam Pertemuan dan
b. Good morning.
(Selamat pagi)
Good afternoon.
(Selamat siang)
Good evening
(Selamat malam)
How are you?
(Bagaimana kabarmu?)




Good night, Mum.
(Selamat malam, Ibu.)


Good bye / bye
(Selamat tinggal.)
See you tomorrow.
(Sampai jumpa besok.)






Good morning.
(Selamat pagi)
Good afternoon.
(Selamat siang)
Good evening
(Selamat malam)
Fine, thanks
(Baik, terima kasih)
I‘m fine thank you
(Saya baik, terima kasih.)
Good night, honey.
(Selamat malam, sayang.)
Sweet dream.
(Mimpi indah.)
Bye / Bye-bye
(Selamat tinggal.)
See you.
(Sampai jumpa.)

Introducing Oneself
(Memperkenalkan Diri Sendiri)
Hello./Hi. I am Rania Putri
(Halo/Hai. Saya Rania Putri.)
Please call me Rania
(Silahkan panggil saya Rania)

Introducing Someone to Another
(Memperkenalkan Seseorang Kepada Orang Lain)
Please meet my friend Rania
(Silahkan berkenalan dengan teman saya Rania.)
Rania, this is Rio
(Rania, ini Rio)
Rio, this is Rania
(Rio, ini Rania)
Hello, Rio
- Hello, Rania


(Halo, Rio)
Nice to meet you.
(Senang bertemu denganmu.)

(Halo, Rania)
- Nice to meet you too
(Senang bertemu

You my also learn other information for introduction, such as address and age
(Kamu juga bisa mempelajari informasi lain untuk berkenalan, seperti alamat dan umur.)
- Where do you live?
(Dimana kamu tinggal)
- What‘s your address?
(Dimana alamatmu?)

- I live at Jl.Benteng 40 Sukabumi

- How old are you?
(Berapa umur kamu?)
- When were you born?
(Kapan kamu lahir?)

- I am twelve years old
(Umur saya 12 tahun.)
- I was born on April 21st, 2001
(Saya lahir pada tanggal 21 April

Read the text below!
(Bacalah Text Di bawah!)
My name is Rendy Ardiansyah. I am a student. I study in SMP 1 Sukabumi. I was born in
Sukabumi, 21st April 2001. I live at Jl. Benteng No.40, my phone number is 085759557046. I
like jogging, bicycling, and listening to music. My parent's name are Mr.Hedi Subagja and
Mrs.Yunita Amretasari. My blood type is AB. You can e-mail me at I am
in 7A. I have lot of friends. Banu Ramadani is one of my friends.
(Nama saya Rendy Ardiansyah. Saya seorang pelajar. Saya sekolah di SMP 1 Sukabumi. Saya
lahir di Sukabumi, pada 21 April 2001. Saya tinggal di Jalan Benteng No.40, nomor telepon saya
085759557046. Saya suka joging, bermain sepeda, dan mendengarkan musik. Orang tua saya
adalah Pak Hedi Subagja dan Ibu Yunita Amretasari. Golongan darah saya adalah AB. Kamu
dapat mengirim e-mail ke alamat Saya kelas 7A. Saya mempunyai
banyak teman. Banu Ramadani adalah salah satu teman saya.
Answer the questions!
(Jawab Pertanyaan!)
1. Who is in the text?
(Siapa yang ada di dalam teks?)
2. What is he?
(Apa pekerjaan dia?)

3. Where does he study?
(Dimana dia sekolah?)
4. When was he born?
(Kapan dia lahir?)
5. Where does he live?
(Dimana dia tinggal?)
6. Who are his parents?
(Siapa orang tua mereka?)
7. What are his hobbies?
(Apa hobi dia?)
8. Does he have an e-mail?
(Apakah dia memiliki email?)
9. Does he have a lot of friends?
(Apakah dia mempunyai banyak teman?)
10. Who is his friend?
(Siapa temannya?)
Jawaban :
1. Rendy Ardiansyah
2. He is a student
3. He studies in SMP 1 Sukabumi
4. 21st April 2001
5. He lives at Jl.Benteng No.40
6. His parents are Mr.Hedi Subagja and Mrs.Yunita Amretasari.
7. His hobbies are jogging, bicycling, and listening to music
8. Yes, he does
9. Yes, he does
10. His friend is Banu Ramadani

to ask someone to do something. I can‘t c. . Yes. Will you open it. sit down. most people are frightened. . Practice the dialogue.Will you open it. Workers must know what they should do. Read this passage carefully. if there is a fire. Responses for commands and requests are: .Positive responses: . Ardi : That‘s right. sorry. Ardi : Does it work? Banu : Yes. All right c. it is. If you can‘t put the fire out. Now. I‘m sorry. I‘ll try. Use foam not water near electrical appliances 4. I think it will help if we open a window. Would you switch it on? Banu : All right. Certainly b.Would you be quiet. I‘m sorry I can‘t b. {a minutes later} Ardi : Well. FIRE INSTRUCTIONS Most workplaces provide fire training for a certain number of employees. If possible. please? .Would you hold on a moment. please? Banu : Yes. Isn‘t it? Banu : Yes. d. Ok C. certainly.Negative responses: a. Sound the alarm 2. please? . . Most workplaces have written fire instructions. put out the fire yourself 3. Banu : What about using the fan? Ardi : That‘s a good idea.Could you help me please? . It will be more comfortable. listen to more examples of expressing commands and requests. Here are fire instructions to remember. Ardi : It‘s hot here. These instructions should be on the wall beside the fire extinguishers and fire exits. but I have to ….Keep quiet would you.. please? .Expressing commands and requests A. it‘s ok now. of course a. An untrained person should not try to put out a serious fire. it cooler now. FIRE INSTRUCTIONS In case of fire 1. When there is a fire. call the fire brigade. please? B.Please.

Wait at the assembly point or your name to be called 9. Do not return to the building until the fire officer say you may . Leave the building quietly by the nearest exit 8. Switch off the electrical appliances 6. Close all doors and windows 7.When you hear the fire bell 5. Do not stop to collect your belongings 10.

.. use ―please‖ at the beginning or at the end of the sentence! For Examples. Please speak slowly! (tolong bicaralah yang pelan!) Speak slowly.. they are Verbal Command and Nominal Command. . Command has two patterns.. please! (silahkan duduk!) Please save me! (aku mohon… selamatkanlah aku!) NOMINAL COMMAND KEY: place ―Be‖ at the beginning of the sentence! And use a non-verb behind it! Read more . Stand up! (berdiri!/ berdirilah!) Sit down! (duduk!/ duduklah!) Come in! (masuk!/ masuklah!) Come on in! (ayo masuk!/ ayo masuklah!) Talk to me! (bicaralah padaku!) Tell me! (beritahu saya!) Go with me! (pergilah bersama/denganku!) Love me! (cintai!/ cintailah aku!) Help me! (tolong/bantu-lah aku!) Stay with me! (tinggallah bersamaku!) Get out! (keluar!) Go to school! (pergilah ke sekolah!) Go to sleep! (tidurlah!) Buy me ‗sate‘! (belikan saya ‗sate‘!) Come in time! (datanglah tepat waktu!) Keep out! (menjauh dari sini!) To make the command more polite. please! (tolong bicaralah yang pelan!) Please sit down! (silahkan duduk!) Sit down.COMMAND & PROHIBITION COMMAND English Command is an expression to ask or to get something done by other people. VERBAL COMMAND place a bare infinitive at the beginning of the sentence! For Examples...

Or to forbide.For Examples. Prohibition also has two patterns. they are Verbal Prohibition and Nominal Prohibition. please! (tolong-jujurlah padaku!) PROHIBITION USAGE: Prohibition is an expression to warn other people not to do something. Like in Command expression. Be careful! (ber-hati-hatilah!/ hati-hati!) Be deligent! (rajin-rajinlah!) Be silent! (tenanglah!/ diamlah!) Be quiet! (tenanglah!/ diamlah!) Be a good student! (jadilah siswa yang baik!) Be at home soon! (beradalah dirumah/ pulanglah segera!) Be on time! (tepat waktulah!) Be aware of dog! (awas anjing!) Study this follows! Please be honest to me! (tolong-jujurlah padaku!) Be honest to me. Don‘t do it! (jangan lakukan itu!) Don‘t lie to me! (jangan bohong padaku!) Don‘t enter the room! (jangan masuk ke ruangan itu!) Do not follow me! (jangan ikuti saya!) Don‘t steal! (janganlah mencuri!) Don‘t go away from me! (jangan pergi dariku!) Don‘t leave me alone! (jangan tinggalkan aku sendiri!) Don‘t forget! (jangan lupa!) Don‘t move! (jangan bergerak!) Don‘t disturb him! (jangan ganggu dia!) Don‘t play truant! (jangan membolos!) Don‘t let me down! (jangan kecewakan aku!) Don‘t let him go! (jangan lepaskan dia!) Don‘t let her break your love! (jangan biarkan dia putuskan cintamu! Don‘t make me angry! (jangan membuatku marah!) Don‘t make me do it! (jangan paksa aku melakukannya!) . VERBAL PROHIBITION KEY: place ―Don‘t‖ or ―Do not‖ before a Bare Infinitive! For Examples.

Don‘t ever touch her! or. Never touch her! Beside the pattern above. please! (janganlah menangis!) Please don‘t shoot the bird! (tolong jangan tembak burung itu!) Don‘t shoot the bird. Don‘t touch her! or. Please! (tolong jangan tembak burung itu!) NOMINAL PROHIBITION KEY: Place ―Don‘t Be or ―Do Not Be‖ before a non-verb! For Examples. Don‘t be lazy! (jangan malas!) Don‘t be crazy! (jangan konyol!) Don‘t be stupid! (jangan bodoh!) Don‘t be careless! (jangan ceroboh!) Don‘t be stingy! (janganlah pelit!) Don‘t be late! (jangan terlambat!) Don‘t be confused! (jangan bingung!) Don‘t be angry at me! (jangan marah padaku!) When we would like to emphasize something forbidden to do. we can also use this follows pattern! . For Examples. use ―please‖ at the beginning or at the end of the sentence! Please don‘t cry! (janganlah menangis!) Don‘t cry.Don‘t shout! (jangan teriak!) Don‘t read loudly (jangan baca dengan keras!) Don‘t trust him! (jangan mempercayainya!) Don‘t blame her! (jangan salahkan dia!) To make a polite prohibition. we can change the main element of prohibition structure by using ―Never‖.

No smoking! (dilarang merokok!) No parking! (dilarang parkir!) This follows is included both prohibition and command although there is no an exact pattern in it we can find because it warns everybody about something important to or not to do something when they read it. Danger! (Bahaya!) Study this following sentence and translate it into Indonesian language! Speak to me! Look at me! Think it first! Put it down! Don‘t waste your time and money! Never see my daughter! Try to speak English! Keep your promise! Don‘t forget to come here immediately! Be mine. please! Turn off the light! Pray dawn on time! . shinta! Don‘t be naughty! Never be right here anymore! Close your eyes! Keep writing! Stop smoking! Start to write down! Keep your words! Keep the baby! Send this letter to the post office. like.For Examples.

how can we ever thank you? You‘ve done so much to help our boy. Mrs. It‘s part of my job. after all. yaitu: gratitude/ thanking expression (ungkapan terima kasih). ada berbagai macam ungkapan yang berbeda. Mummy. please? Her daughter : I am sorry. Piero : Well. Mom. Quitman. its look like your son going to be a Harvard man next year. tomorrow? A daughter : Don‟t mention it. Mother and a daughter in the home. 2.Apology expression Read the dialogues below carefully! 1. but I can help you to prepare our dessert.beda dalam tiap dialog tersebut. thank you again anyway.K Thank you Never mind Thank you for calling Thank you That was very kind of you Not problem . Piero : No need to thank me. Piero. asking and giving information ( menanyakan dan memberi informasi) Study this explanation carefully! 1. apology expression (ungkapan permintaan maaf).school principal. Mrs. I have to finish my homework‘s. Perhatikan ketiga dialog di atas dengan seksama. Mrs. Ungkapan – ungkapan tersebut. Thanking/ Gratitude expression (ungkapan terima kasih) Thanking Thanks Responding It‘s O. Quitman : Dr. Mother : Can you help me to cook our dinner. A woman is talking with her son‟s high. Quitman : Well. We really appreciate the time and interest you‘ve taken. Mother : Can I show my appreciation by buying you an ice cream.

Apology expression (ungkapan permintaan maaf) I‘m sorry Apologizing Forgiving Forget about that I apologize Don‘t worry about that Sorry about that No problem I beg your pardon I forgive you I apologize for saying that I accept your apologies I must apologize for my son‘s rudeness You don‘t have to apologize Please forgive me for having thrown your book There‘s no need to apologize away. Tidak harus semua variasi digunakan dan jangan terlalu fokus untuk belajar menguasai grammar bahasa inggris dalam melatih conversation sebagaimana yang telah dijelaskan di modul belajaringgris. Posted by Admin at 8:42 PM Expression of Apologizing Ditulis oleh Imam Khanafi · 1 Comment Expression of Apologizing adalah suatu cara menyampaikan ekspresi ungkapan permintaan maaf dalam bahasa inggris yang tentunya banyak variasi kalimatnya sesuai dengan konteks dan situasinya. That‘s quite all right Can I show my appreciation by buying you some of junk No need to thank me foods? It was my pleasure Thank much you very .It was very nice of you to help me That‘s all right How can I ever thank you? You‘re welcome I can‘t thank you enough Don‘t mention it I really appreciate what you‘ve done for my family.

Gisel : Alright. Gilang : Thank you. Ari : Pardon me. Gilang? Gilang : I‘m going to hide her lunch box and she will really be in panic when seeing her lunch box is missing. Gilang? Gilang : Oh! Mr. good luck then. what is your idea. Sir. I‘ll do it by myself then. Gilang : Oh. And that is going to be so funny. I‘m sorry for interrupting your talk. let‘s play a prank on her! Gisel : Guys. Ari! I‘m terribly sorry. do you come with me. Sir. I‘m really sorry. Can I ask what time it is now? When will the break time end? Robi : It‘s 1. I think I‘ll pass. that‘s too bad. So. Robi.(Inside the classroom) Gilang : Hey. what‘s wrong with her lunch box? Gilang : I have a good idea. Ari : That‘s alright. Gilang : (Gilang immediately grabs Mita‘s lunch box and goes out of the class but suddenly he bumps into a teacher outside the class) Mr. thanks Robi. Mr. I have to finish it now before math class starts.15 PM. I forget doing my math homework. Robi : Well. Where is Mita? Robi : Mita? I think she is meeting her friend at another class Gilang : Is that her lunch box on her desk? Robi : I think so. I think we will have another class in 30 minutes. what makes you so in a rush. Sir! I was going to give this lunch box to my friend. Robi? Robi : Um… I am sorry. Robi : No problem. Mita : Gilang? What are going to do with that lunch box? Gilang : Huh?…… Oh! Mita! I didn‘t notice you! (Gilang gets startled seeing Mita stand before him all of a sudden) . Please be careful on your way. Gilang. Robi : Well. okay.

Mita : Yes? Gilang : Oh… I think I‘m busted. forgive me Mita. Startled = terkejut adj. = noun / kata benda Play a prank on (someone) = Menjahili. maafkan saya .I am sorry… = Saya minta maaf. I am very sorry. Desk = meja n. Break time = waktu istirahat n. Gilang : Please. Just don‘t let this happen again Gilang : Alright. All of a sudden = tiba-tiba busted = ketahuan (berbuat sesuatu dsb) adj. Gilang : What?! Vocabularies Expression of Apologizing Adj. Basic Sentences Expression of Apologizing Cara umum mengucapkan permintaan maaf . Forget it. that‘s not my lunch box.Please. Mita! Mita : For you information. I was going to play a prank on you by hiding your lunch box.I am terribly sorry . Stand before = berdiri di depan v. Thank you. In panic = menjadi panik adj. In a rush = terburu-buru notice = melihat. Mita.I am extremely sorry . menyadari v. I think I came in the right time. Actually. Mita : Well. I‘m sorry Supaya permintaan maaf terlihat lebih mendalam . That‘s too bad = sayang sekali …by myself = seorang diri (diri sendiri) Bump into = menabrak v.I am very sorry = saya sungguh/sangat minta maaf . Lunch box = kotak makan siang n. = adjective / kata sifat v. Missing = menghilang. I will pass = aku tidak ikut v. Mita : What? Oh my. hilang adj. I was only planning on playing a prank on you. mengerjai (seseorang) v. = verb/ kata kerja n.Sorry… = Maaf .

Excuse me Permintaan maaf secara formal dan sopan .I am sorry for disturbing (Maafkan saya karena menganggu) .Please accept my apologies for everything = Mohon terima permintaan maaf saya atas segalanya .That‘s okay = Tak apa .It doesn‘t matter = Tidak apa-apa .That‘s alright .I apologize for my bad manners = Saya meminta maaf atas kelakuan buruk saya .I beg your pardon for… .Forget it… = Lupakan saja .Pardon me for… .I apologize for my attitude = Saya meminta maaf atas sikap saya .Don‘t worry about it = Jangan khawatir .I am sorry for interrupting (Maafkan saya karena menyelak) .Forgive me for… = Maafkan saya atas… Menerima Permintaan maaf orang lain .Permintaan maaf di suatu situasi terntentu .

4. 07 Juni 2013 | 03. Phrases 5 and 7 are more informal if you say them with out the part in () brackets. By using phrases 1 to 10. 7.. 8.. 9 and 10 are polite and are good to use if you are asking a stranger or you are asking at a public information desk... 7.. Phrases 1 .10 are all followed by indirect questions. 6.. (Got / Have you) any idea.. Okay guys. it's time to learn about asking and giving information.. 5. 5. So 'What's the time?' becomes 'Can you tell me what the time is?'.? 10.? 8. how do you express the expression of asking and giving information? Now. Phrase 4 is more informal. Phrases 9 and 10 are very formal and in an informal situation some people may react strangely if they think that you are being sarcastic... Could you tell me. Who is she? Can you tell me where you live? Can you help me to find my spectacle? Giving information She is my mother I live at Saraswati street number 10 I saw it in the living room an hour ago . I don't suppose you (would) know. For this reason we have a number of phras Ten Expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing 1. 3... I wonder if you could tell me.. Asking information Excuse me..? 2. Phrase 2 is a little more formal and polite than phrase 1. I'd like to know. 2.? 7.. Can you tell me.Asking for information Sometimes you want to ask English people for information. 6.? 9. In English it is not very polite to start a conversation with a direct question.. Could anyone tell me.? 6.. D'you know.? How To Use These Phrases In Your English 1. I wonder if someone could tell me. 4..30 Hey guys how are you? How about your life? It's a happy day I can meet you again in this forum. i will tell you the expression of asking and giving information. If you want to know about something or you are really curious about something..? 3. Asking and giving information Written By Istiqomah Ilmi on Jumat. (Do / Would) you happen to know. we make it easier for the listener to say 'Sorry I don't know'. Phrases 3..

but do you know where my bag is? Do you happen to know where Mr. 10. I don’t understand it yet. Thanks. Oyip : Do you understand this English journal? A student : I am very sorry. Ten Expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing 1. 9. 8. 6. A students: Thank You very much sir. Thank you very much. . I have some books that may help you. A student : Can you tell me where I can get all the reference related of this journal? Mr. Mr. Cheers. Kukuh is? Do you see my new purple diary? There is any car accident Don‘t you remember that you‘ve left it in my table He goes to the post office Here it is. We would like to express our gratitude. Sir. Mr. I really appreciate it. 3. 5. Thanking people The British have a great variety of ways to thank people and showing appreciation for a gift or an act of kindness. 2. That's so kind of you. How thoughtful. 4. Oyip : You don’t have to apologize. I have found it in yard Read the conversation bellow: Teacher and a student are in front of class. Here are ten of them. 7. You've made my day. Oyip : Oh yeah.Could anyone tell me what happen there? Sorry to trouble you. You shouldn't have. I am most grateful.

Phrases 9 and 10 are more formal. but also about using the right body language and selecting the right words! Have a look at the various options below. Phrases 1 and 2 are fairly informal. 3. We are saying thank you to the other person for thinking about you and deciding to give a present. and pick the right one for the occasion… . It‘s not just about expressing verbal gratitude. We use phrase 6 when somebody gives you a present. 4. and how they would differ in a number of situations. People often say them without really thinking about it. You are saying that the other person is too generous. 2. We use them when somebody does something small to help you. To a friend or to a colleague.How To Use These Phrases In Your English 1. 112 Phrases for Saying Thank You in Any Situation What is the best way to say thank you? How to say thank you? This is a very popular question that many of our students often ask. In fact. so say it the right way. There‘s a whole variety of phrases you can use! Everyone wants to be appreciated. Phrase 7 is also for receiving a present. Whether you need to say it formally or informally. We use these when somebody has done something quite large or important to help you. rather than seeming as if you are just saying thank you out of obligation. and show that you mean it by being sincere. we will look at the various ways of saying ‗thanks‘. Phrase 10 is especially formal and is only used in business letters and formal speeches. Phrases 3 and 4 are more formal. It does NOT mean that the person speaking is angry or annoyed. there are several ways to express your gratitude! In this article. For a gift or for someone‘s help. 5.


How can I ever thank you enough. Thank you. The way you say it would depend on what you are saying thank you for. and be remembered for years to come. I have learnt so much. Teachers like you are not easy to find. You‘re so helpful. I want you to know how much I value your support. teachers are generally helpful. Thanks a lot. Your lessons have been very insightful and fun! . I cannot thank you enough for helping me. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with me. As we know. I am eternally grateful for everything you‘ve taught me. I‟m fine at the moment.” SAYING THANK YOU TO YOUR TEACHER This can be done in many ways. I am grateful for the positive learning environment you provided me with. Just writing a simple ‗thank you‘ note. encouraging. you look so beautiful!” – “Thank you very much.    “I love your dress. Thank you for coming here today. Thank you for your guidance and support. I really appreciate all the hard work you‘ve done to help me. That‘s very kind of you. thanks to you. thanks. Thanks for your kind words. and forthcoming towards their students. or saying a few special words will go a long way. Thank you very much. I would love one.SOME BASIC PHRASES         Thank you Thanks.” “Can I help you with anything?” – “No. Thank you for helping me improve. Thank you. considerate. I am very thankful that you are my teacher. Even recommending your teacher to others is a great way to show that you really enjoyed studying with them! Phrases with examples:               Thank you I really appreciate your help.” “Would you like a sandwich?” – “Oh. yet they tend to be regrettably under-appreciated. thank you. Teachers are some of the most influential and inspiring people that we come across in our lives.

. and I wholeheartedly appreciate everything you‟ve done for me. I wholeheartedly appreciate everything you‘ve done for me. You‘re the best teacher ever!  “I just want to say how grateful I am that you were my teacher. gave a generous monetary gift. Thank you for sharing this special day with us. We appreciate you sharing our celebrations with us. so thank you. Maybe they bought an extravagant wedding present. Your guidance and support has been amazing! Thank you for helping me improve” “I really appreciate all the hard work you‟ve done to help me. Phrases with examples:                Thank you for coming. or simply turned up to join in the special celebrations! It could even be that you were the wedding guest. We really appreciate your presence here. I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful gift. and I‟m eternally grateful for everything you‟ve taught me. Thank you for being patient and helping me improve. You‟re the best teacher ever!     SAYING THANK YOU AT A WEDDING There are various reasons why people would want to express thanks to wedding guests. Your lessons were very insightful and interactive. What would we have done without your help? Thank you so much. I‘m very happy to be a part of your celebrations. and helping me improve! Teachers like you are hard to find. and would like to thank them for the invite! Pick the right words and remember to make everyone feel like you really appreciate what they‘ve done for you. Thank you for inviting me to share your special day. I have learnt so much.     I have had so much fun learning with you! Your approach to teaching inspires me. We will remember this day and your contribution forever.” “I had so much fun learning with you. Thank you for joining us today.” “Thank you for being so patient. and it‟s all thanks to you!” “You were there for me every step of the way. You were invaluable today. we‘re very grateful. Thank you for the gift. (Rhetorical question) Thank you ever so much for your generous gift. Words cannot describe how grateful we are. It was a pleasure to be a part of your special day. thank you for all your help. helped with the preparations.

Thank you for inviting me. It‟s been such a wonderful day.. such as extended holiday time.” SAYING THANK YOU TO YOUR BOSS Managers. Your strong leadership skills along with your support has earned you much deserved respect. and that you‘re not just saying thanks because they‘re your boss and you have to…. and other people in superior positions to you at work can be quite hard to speak to on a regular day. Thank you ever so much.      “Thank you for coming today.” “Words cannot describe how grateful we are for your generous gift. let alone when having to say ‗thank you‘ for something! Especially if they have given you something you really needed. It means a lot. and sharing your happiness. As a supervisor. professional support or even a promotion! Using the right words is very important.” “It was a pleasure to be a part of your special day. if you want them to really understand how grateful you are. and we really appreciate you sharing it with us. supervisors. you are truly inspirational to your staff. What would we have done without you?” (Rhetorical question) “Thank you for all the lovely gifts. and we‟re really glad you were her. and for being here with us. and for joining us today. It‟s been so special.! Phrases with examples:    Thank you for extending compassion and flexibility when I needed it. .” “Thank you so much for everything you did to help make this day perfect.” “Thank you for the gift.

“I would like to sincerely thank you for such a fantastic opportunity. I am eternally grateful for the trust you have put in me and will work hard to maintain it. and we would like to express our appreciation. I appreciate your faith in my abilities and will certainly do my very best to meet your expectations.” Read more: 70 Remarkable Sports Idioms You Can Use In Business And Daily Life . I want to thank you for the expression of faith in my abilities.” “Allow me to express my sincerest gratitude for this opportunity you have given me. As a supervisor. Allow me to express my sincerest gratitude for this opportunity you have given me. If there ever was a boss who deserves praise and adulation. Thank you for your support.” “Thank you for extending compassion and flexibility when I needed it. Thank you very much for putting your trust in me and agreeing to my extended holiday request. and appreciate you allowing me to have this time off work. We are grateful for your kindness. you are truly inspirational to your staff. I am eternally grateful for your trust. and for having faith in me. The workers have seen your dedication. Thank you for the opportunities you provided. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks for giving me this opportunity. I am thankful to be a part of your team. I would like to sincerely thank you for this gesture. I value the trust you have put into me and will work hard to maintain it. that person is you! Thank you for providing us with such a great working environment. loyalty and commitment to all of us.                  Your support and dedication to your team has earned you much deserved admiration. guidance and encouragement.

I was so pleased to hear from you. Thank you very much. I am most grateful for your support. Many thanks for your letter/email. sometimes it is important to express thanks to people other than your boss too. Most of these can be used for direct contact or email communication. I greatly appreciate your kind words. How kind you are to help me.SAYING THANK YOU IN FORMAL BUSINESS In the business world. I do appreciate it. or even partnership. is important. such as colleagues. Thank you for your consideration. Thank you for all your assistance. . Here is how you can say it well. your support is greatly appreciated. Phrases with examples:                  Thank you very much. providing support. other firms. Thank you for spending time with me. We would like to express our gratitude. Thank you for your kind co-operation. Thank you for taking the trouble to help me. Thank you once again for everything you‘ve done. or even clients! Showing that you appreciate them placing their business with you. Thank you for providing the requested information. Many thanks for your assistance in our project. Thank you for raising your concerns. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Not at all. Thank you for taking the time to help me. The pleasure is all mine. I appreciate your co-operation and will respond to your query very soon. You‘re welcome.” – “No problem. Finishing with Closing Phrases! ACCEPTING THANKS           That‘s all right. I couldn‟t have managed without your help.” “Thank you so much. you‟re very kind. It‘s nothing. and am very thankful that you‟re considering my problem. You‘re very welcome.” „Thanks a lot for looking after the children.” – “Don‟t mention it.  “I was so pleased to hear from you. I love children. I am most grateful for your support.” “I am very thankful that you are considering my application.” “Thank you for raising your concerns. Thank you for your kind consideration.     “Thanks a lot for your help. I really do appreciate it.” . Don‘t mention it. I appreciate your response and look forward to hearing from you again soon. It‘s my pleasure. My pleasure.” – “It‟s my pleasure. It wasn‘t a problem at all.”    Read more: Formal and Informal Email Phrases Starting with Greetings.” – “You‟re very welcome.” “Thank you for such a wonderful gift.” “I would like to express my gratitude for all that you have done. Thank you for your attention to this matter.  I am very thankful that you are considering my problem.

. In my case ….. Opinion dialogue is a dialog consists of two persons or more who have opinion each others. such as in my opinion... Argument dialogue is a dialog that states the arguments or reasons.ASKING & GIVING OPINION    Opinion includes the words of opinion and argument/ reasons. I would ….? What do you think about………? What is your opinion? Why do they behave like that? Do you think it‘s going? How do you like? How was the trip? How do you think of Rina‘s idea ? How do you feel about this dicition? Giving opinion Informal Formal :        I personally believe …. in my view.? What are your views on………. I think that awful/ not nice/ terrible………… I don‘t think much of it. I think it‘s good/nice/terrific……. What I‘m more concerned with …. I would rather………. I don‘t think I care for it.              I think I like it.? What are you feeling about…………. I think etc. I hold the opinion …. I personally think /feel …. I personally consider …. I think that……. It can use the words such as first.? What is your reaction to …… What is your opinion about………. Asking opinion : Formal : Informal:          Have you got any comments on ….? Please give me your frank opinion?          What do you think of……. To my mind …. My own view of the matter is …… Well.. If I had my view. What I have in my mind is……… The way I see is that………… No everyone will agree with me. In my opinion. second etc for arranging arguments.. but …. . personally ……. Do you have any idea? Do you have any opinion on …… Would you give me your opinion on………. It can use the expressions..

Oh you have many novels in your new house.Do you have any idea? . Argument dialogue is a dialog that states the arguments or reasons. in my view. It can use the expressions. such as in my opinion. EXPRESSING OF ASKING AND GIVING OPINION | di 23.What are your views on………. Dialog Example Mr. Zoe : I feel they are great novels. Shane : Yes. .Have you got any comments on ….What do you think of……. No clouds there.? .. Mr. From my point of view ….What do you think about………? . Shane : But I watched the weather forecast yesterday.? . Shane : How do you feel about Andrea Hirata‘s novels ? Mr.Do you have any opinion on …… . Zoe : Yeah. It can use the words such as first. Zoe : What do you think of my new house? Shane : It is beautiful.? .What are you feeling about…………. Mr.16 EXPRESSIONS OF ASKING AND GIVING OPINION (Meminta dan Memberikan Pendapat) Opinion is including the words of opinion and argument/ reasons. Zoe : I don‘t think so. second etc for arranging arguments. I think it is going to rain.Please give me your frank opinion? Informal . Opinion dialogue is a dialog consists of two persons or more who have opinion each others.What is your opinion about………. Zoe see you. It said that today is going to rain. Asking opinion : Formal : . OK Mr. you are right. I think. I like Andrea Hirata‘s novels.What is your reaction to …… .? .? . some.Would you give me your opinion on………. I think etc. Look outside at the sky! It‘s so clear.

Sorry.How do you feel about this dicition? Giving opinionFormal : . I think you may have missed the point there .Absolutely ……… AGREIING AND DISAGREEING FOR AN OPINION Agreeing Yes. .In my case …. ..I think I like it.No everyone will agree with me. .What I have in my mind is……… .How do you like? .I think that awful/not nice/terrible………… .Do you think it‘s going? ..How do you think of Rina‘s idea ? . . but I can't agree with John. I'll go along with that.The way I see is that………… . I agree with John. but ….Why do they behave like that? .If I had my view. ... personally ……. ...I think it‘s good/nice/terrific……. I would …. I feel ….I don‘t think I care for it. .What I‘m more concerned with ….I personally think /feel ….If you aks me. . . . . . I can't go along with that. .I don‘t think much of it. .I personally consider …. I would rather………. .My own view of the matter is …… .How was the trip? .I hold the opinion ….Well. .From my point of view ….To my mind ….I think that……. .. Yes. I think that's a good point. .What is your opinion? ..I personally believe …. --> Note : Disagreeing I'm sorry.In my opinion.. Informal .

Shane : Yes... The expressions usually respond to something that you discuss in an informal situation. ? a... Zoe : I feel they are great novels. I think. Exercises Choose A.. some.. you are right.. Look outside at the sky! It‘s so clear... such as in the office or school between the teacher and students Think about is used when a person is occupied with something or somebody Example : I can‘t stop thinking about her think of is used to imagine something. Zoe see you. Zoe : What do you think of my new house? Shane : It is beautiful. Zoe : Yeah... Shane : But I watched the weather forecast yesterday. or D as the best answer. C. Shane : How do you feel about Andrea Hirata‘s novels ? Mr. Oh you have many novels in your new house.      Informal Expressions are used in a situation where you are talking between friends or close friends. B. Formal Expressions are used in a situation where you are talking in a formal situation. It said that today is going to rain. Going to the beach . What do you thimk of . Go jogging c.. No clouds there. I think it is going to rain. 1. Mr. You can actually replace the word think of with the word imagine... I like Andrea Hirata‘s novels. Zoe : I don‘t think so. Mr.. Dialog Examples: Mr. Play tennis b.. OK Mr.

.. I don‘t think b. My brother very diligent . It useless 3. What do you d. Go jogging is good c.. In my opinion 5. The film great c......d.. I am thinking of c.. It‘s very interesting d.. I know it b...... a.. Eric : I think our city is very hot at the moment. a..... What your opinion 4... ...... Practising English every day is very good b.. I think ... I don‘t c..... Eric : I don‘t think so . He forget it d....... a. the boys are polite...... A : What do you think about the film ? B : I think ................. Our city is much cooler than other cities in this country........ It good b....... a... Read books every day is very important d.... Swim 2.

. the latter is put in the -ing form....Talking about likes and dislikes Expressing likes and dislikes To talk about your likes and dislikes. you can use these expressions. I hate… I abhor… I can‘t bear. I loathe. but I can’t bear ice hockey.." Things to remember about likes and dislikes: 1. I adore… I ‗m crazy about… I‘m mad about… I enjoy… I‘m keen on… Expressing dislikes:         I don‘t like… I dislike. Expressing likes:        I like… I love. When these expressions are followed by a verb.. I can‘t stand… I detest.. but I loathe doing the housework.. Examples: .. Examples of likes and dislikes : I'm mad about basketball. I adore reading poetry.. If you neither like nor dislike something: "I don't mind doing the housework.

." "I hate wearing sunglasses.." I like I detest VERB+ING I don't mind 2."I like listening to music. darling. How about going out instead.) Dialogue: Steve is at home. no thanks. His girlfriend comes in." Examples: "Do you mind playing football?" "No." 3. Be careful when you use "I don't mind. no. Well I really love it. Do you like eating at the new Chinese restaurant? I don't mind. I don't really feel like watching a film tonight.Notice how they express their likes and dislikes Steve: Girlfriend: Steve: Girlfriend: Steve: Girlfriend: Hello.. The Chinese cuisine is alright. I don't mind. NOT" I like very much/a lot basketball. Let's go. OK."(Although it's in a negative form. when you fail to understand what has been said to you) and seek clarification from the person you are talking to. Examples: "I like basketball very much/a lot. it means that it's ok for me.. Do you feel like going to the theater? Oh. I hate it. I neither love it nor hate it. . Note that" very much" & " a lot" always come after the things you like. Expressing lack of understanding and asking for clarification Here is a list of useful English phrases you can use to express lack of understanding (that is. Do you fancy watching a film tonight? Oh.

Let me explain that in more detail... Could you put it differently. please? Could you be more explicit? Could you explain what you mean by. I'm not sure I got your point...? Could you say that again. Let me put it in another way. How yo ask for clarification When you don't understand what someone has said. To put it differently.. I didn't quite hear what you said.. you can ask for clarification using the following expressions:             What do you mean by... please? Could you repeat please? Could you clarify that... To say this differently... but I don't quite understand.? Could you give us an example? I wonder if you could say that in a different way. I don't quite see what you mean. I'm not quite sure I know what you mean.. I'm not quite sure I follow you. I don't quite see what you're getting at..? Do you mean... please? Would you elaborate on that . In other words. Sorry let me explain.. .. I didn't get your point.How to express lack of understanding When you fail to understand what has been said to you you can use these expressions:          I beg your pardon? I beg your pardon.. Sorry.. please? Could you be more specific. please? Clarifying one's point or idea To clarify your idea you can use the following expressions:        Let me explain that. Sorry.

? · Do you think you could repeat the part about. Ada beberapa contoh ungkapan ekspresi berikut yang dapat digunakan untuk meminta dan memberi penjelasan atau uraian (clarification).once again please? Informal · I didn't / don't get that..Asking for and giving clarification Asking for and giving clarification adalah ekspresi ungkapan meminta dan memberi penjelasan/uraian.. · Excuse me. but what did you say about. but I'm not sure I'm following you. · Can / Could / Would you repeat that again. · What was that? · You lost me. 1.... Asking for clarification Formal · I beg your pardon but I don't quite follow / understand. but I didn't catch the last part / the part about. · What did you say? . · I'm sorry. · Pardon me.. please? · I wonder if you could say that in a different way? Normal · Do you think we could / Can we / go over that again? · Would you mind repeating that? · Would you mind saying that again? · Sorry.

please. · Say that again. · Well. · I don't get it. what I m trying to say is that … · What I mean is … · The point is … · Let me say in other words. · I'm lost / confused. · What? · Huh? 2. .· Again. Giving clarification · This is what I mean.

to the question: "Will John follow a career in business?" you may respond as follows: . However. use the following expressions. certain positive No. Expressing certainty When you are sure that something will or will not happen in the future. or absolutely sure quite sure I'm he won't. certain positive Yes. definitely.Expressing certainty and uncertainty Certainty and uncertainty Certainty is the state of being completely confident or having no doubt about something. uncertainty is when nothing is ever decided or sure. For example to the question: "Will John pass the exam?" you may respond as follows: absolutely sure quite sure I'm he will. of course not. of course. definitely not. use these expressions. For example. certainly not. certainly. Expressing uncertainty When you are not sure whether something or someone will or will not happen.

it's doubtful. it might be. I can't tell you for sure. it's possible. It's highly / very unlikely. I doubt it. but I have my own doubts. I'm not sure it's impossible. no one can know for certain.I wouldn't like to say for certain. it might not be. . it could happen. you never know of course. I suppose. Well.


I certainly believe that he was in the wrong way. Your sub-conscious mind will do that job. I have no doubt about it. He doesn‘t stand a chance of winning. your job is just to read these word groups aloud several times. They must have left by now. I‘m sure she‘s done the right thing. I‘m certain that she‘s the one who did it. Expressing certainty. There‘s no doubt that she comes from a royal family. Obviously. I feel quite sure that it was John. I‘m sure of it. Yes. I‘m convinced we are not to trust him. I‘m convinced of it. she is against this proposal.Expressing certainty & uncertainty Read the following word groups aloud several times. Obviously… There‘s no doubt about… There‘s no doubt about it in my mind. It‘s impossible that he could have seen her there. She‘ll be here in time. B. and rush onto your tongue whenever required. he‘s one of the best singers we have. He‘ll come. I can‘t make up my mind. I know what she‘s going to do. I don‘t doubt that he wanted to help her. Please don‘t try to learn by – heart. It‘s quite certain she was trying to fool you. A. I‘m absolutely sure that he is from the United States. Expressing uncertainty. I‘m sure of it. even without your knowledge. . I‘m sure. She will only start tomorrow. I‘m certain about that. I‘m quite sure that they had met earlier. Without doubt. I‘m certain about that. We were at fault. I don‘t think so. It‘s clear that she knows him. I‘m sure she‘s right. I‘m sure. She‘s innocent.

Yes. I don‘t know what to do. may be I won‘t. Do you think I should call him? Perhaps the answer is to leave it to chance. I can‘t decide whether to take it back or not. I can‘t decide what to do. I don‘t believe that he can do it. I must say I find that very odd. I‘m not sure about it. I haven‘t a clue. C. of course. I suppose so. I can‘t believe it.I can‘t decide if I should invite them. I‘m not sure. I‘m in two minds about doing it. I don‘t know what to tell them I don‘t know whether to accept it or not. I‘ll possibly be able to do it. I‘m not sure what to do next. Oh. I‘m a bit uncertain about this. Perhaps I should write to his Secretary first. Look. Asking about certainty and uncertainty. I‘m not sure whether he knows it. I don‘t believe this is true. I don‘t think you‘re right. I don‘t know. It‘s up to you. I feel in such a muddle. may be. May be I shouldn‘t do it. I‘m in two minds whether to accept it or not. He‘s possibly one of our best workers. May be I‘ll buy it. I can‘t decide whether to invite him or not. If only I knew what to do. Well. He can‘t do it. Are you quite sure? . Well. Oh. Tell me a way out. I‘m just not sure. He can‘t have known about it. I don‘t know whether to do it or not. I‘m in two minds whether or not to do it. I don‘t believe him. I really can‘t. I think.

Are you absolutely sure? Are you sure that he‘s her brother? Are you absolutely certain it was Mary? Do you think so? Do you believe that he did it? Do you think he‘ll come? Do you suppose that he‘s right? How do you know? So you‘re quite sure. really? How sure are you? Posted by Venkateswararao Yellamelli at 9:50 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook . are you? You couldn‘t have been mistaken. could you? Was it.

I'm afraid I agree with James. (weak) I suppose so.. Stating an opinion       In my opinion... Absolutely.. According to Lisa.. (strong) No way. As far as I'm concerned. That's exactly how I feel. If you ask me.Expressions for Agreeing and Disagreeing This page is about words and phrases that we use when we agree or disagree with someone in English.. If you want my honest opinion.. . That's for sure. (agree with negative statement) Me neither. Exactly. I was just going to say that./I guess so. Expressing disagreement   I don't think so. I couldn't agree with you more. (slang) Tell me about it! You're absolutely right. You have a point there. I have to side with Dad on this one..... Asking for an opinon        What's your idea? What are your thoughts on all of this? How do you feel about that? Do you have anything to say about this? What do you think? Do you agree? Wouldn't you say? Expressing agreement                 I agree with you 100 percent. The way I see it. That's so true... No doubt about it.

(explain your reason .   Disagreeing I don‟t agree! I totally disagree! Absolutely not! That‟s not right! I‟m not sure about that..   Agreeing That‟s right! Absolutely! Exactly! Me too! Yes... That‟s partly true. Not necessarily. That's a good point. That's not always true. but .. but . but . I see your point...        I'm afraid I disagree... Don‘t just say ‗I agree‘... but say ‗I agree because I think that . I'm not so sure about that. OR Sorry. you were saying.    Partly agreeing I agree up to a point.. I agree! I totally agree! I couldn‟t agree more! I see exactly what you mean! You're right. No. That's not always the case.. Here are some expressions you can use to agree and disagree.. (after accidentally interrupting someone) Sorry. (strong) I totally disagree. (strong) I'd say the exact opposite. Interruptions         Can I add something here? Is it okay if I jump in for a second? If I might add something. but. Can I throw my two cents in? Sorry to interrupt. You will need to use these expressions in a discussion activity. (after being interrupted) You didn't let me finish. I beg to differ. go ahead. I'm not so sure about that..  It is always a good idea to justify your opinions.

..No problem ..Would you mind to bring this book to the class? Giving a help Example : .Ok ..I'm sorry.I'm afraid I can't .Could you clean up the blackboard....Of course Refusing to give a help Example : .Not now. please? . Offering a help Example : ..Can I help you? ..Sorry.. I can't ... please? ..Asking. but I can't. I'm busy .With pleasure ...May I help you? . and Refusing a Help Asking for help Example : .I would love to. Offering..Do you need some help? .Certainly . Giving... Because ...Would you please clean up this room? . I don't have time .Can you help me to bring my bag to the class.Sure ..

No.That's very kind of you . really Dialog : 1.Need some help? Accepting an offer of help Example : .. thank you for offering . Cindy : Would you please tidy up your class? Vira : Not now.Just like what I needed Refusing an offer of help Example : . Well. I can manage . ma'am. Cindy : Do you need some help? Aurel : Just ike what I needed. Could I help you with your bags? Guest : Of course. please? Vira : Sure Aurel : Thanks 3. Can you help me to clean this room. really.Yes. Thank you for your offer Staff : You're welcome 2.No. Aurel : Excuse me. please .What can I do for you? . I'm busy 4. Can you help me to bring this book? Cindy : No problem .No. don't bother. Staff : Excuse me.

? May I offer you some…? Would you like me to get you some. The following phrases are commonly used when accepting an offer:      Thank you. ACCEPTING & REFUSING OFFER OFFERING. 1.  Offer can be in terms of food. Yes. host people at your home or work. OFFERING THINGS Offering things in English is important for every time we want to be polite. . Informal Dialogue Person 1: Are you up for some dinner? Person 2: Hey. friendship or a bargain  Offer means to give help. We have to make sure to thank our host to show our politeness. What‘s on the menu? ——————————————Person 1: What about something to drink? Person 2: Sure.. thanks. do you have any coffee? 2. I would. please.OFFERING. It can be taken or refused.. solutions. ACCEPTING AND REFUSING OFFER  Offer means to give something physical or abstract to someone which can be taken as a gift or a trade. that would be nice. ACCEPTING OFFER Accepting offers is as important as we offer something. Thank you. I‘d like it very much.? Informal:  How about some?  What about some?  What do you say about some?  Are you up for some? Contoh Dialog:     Formal Dialogue Person 1: Can I get you something to drink? Person 2: Yes. Thank you ———————————————Person 1: May I offer you some tea? Person 2: Thank you. etc. That would be very nice. money. We can use the phrases below which is about how to accept offers graciously if we want to treat our guests generously Here are some of the most important phrases used to offer something : Can I get you some…? Would you like some.

thank you. I’d love to get some tea. Not for me thanks. I‘d like to. ————————————————————— Person 1: Would you like me to get you some food? Person 2: That would be nice. No. That‘s very kind. No. but I‘m on a diet. I really won‘t. thanks. Unfortunately. I‘m not hungry. Thank you. be sure to politely refuse. but… . thanks. Offering an excuse is also a good idea in order not to offend your kind host. REFUSING OFFER If we don‘t want to accept an offer.Contoh Dialog: Person 1: May I get you some to drink? Person 2: Yes. Thank you. Politely refusing offers:       No. 3.

Declining invitation · I‘m very sorry. we have to make an invitation for our guests. The situation will be divided into formal and informal. they may come or accept the invitation and they may not come or decline the invitation. we have a situation and have to also invite some of friends to come. graduation party etc. Making in vitiation · Would you like to…? · I would very happy if…? · We would be delighted if you…? · Would you care to. There is differences expression that is use in the different context of situation.? · We would be pleased if you could…? · Would you care to…? Accepting invitation · That‘s very kind of you · We‘d like very much to…. I don‘t · Think I can. birthday party. accept or decline in vitiation in formal situation. . of course. Expression to make. · What a delightful idea · With the greatest pleasure · Thank you very much for inviting me · It‘s delightful to…. such as meeting. There will be two answers for them who are invited by us.. There are many situations that probably happened in our daily life.Expression of making accepting and declining invitation Sometimes.

but …. I can‘t. . but … · I don‘t think I can. · Sure. · Unfortunately . I am coming Declining invitation · Sort. accept or decline in vitiation informal situation Making invitation · Why don‘t you come to… · Like to come to … · Come and … · Shall we come to … · You must come to … Accepting invitation · I would/will … · That would be very nice · OK. · I‘d love to. · I‘m afraid I‘ve · Already promised…. but …. · All right. I can‘t….· I‘d like to. Expression to make.I will be there ! · I‘d like love to come. · Thank you for asking me.

I don‘t think I · Can‘t make it · I‘m so sorry I can make it . but I can‘t · Sorry. may be next time · Thank you. I am very busy · Sorry. but … · Sorry.· In wish I could.

  Happy graduation. like graduating from school. How do you express your best wishes to someone who is experiencing one of these happy moments? Using Congratulatory Expressions and Its Responses. wish you happily ever after. you got the first rank. getting promotion or getting engaged. I know you can do your best.  I know you will win the game.  Please accept my heartiest congratulations  You have done such a wonderful job. congratulation wish you all the best. Some Short Conversations Thanks . EXPRESSIONS RESPONSES  Congratulation!  I congratulate you in getting  Thanks so much  Thanks a million  Thanks a lot  Thank you for your kindness the scholarship  Congratulation for your successes. and now you are the winner.  Congratulation. congratulation.Expression of Congratulation Many good things can happen to people. congratulation  Congratulation for your new baby.

Come to the engagement party... the 3rd.I'm so happy because I got scholarship.. I'm just waiting this for a long time. Congratulations! You did it! Bob : Thanks a lot! Asti : What are you going to do next? Get a job? Bob : No. I am going to the States next moth to get my Master’s. Dialog 2 Asti : I heard you graduated with honors.. I am happy for you. I know you deserve to accept that.i'm happy to hear that.How about you. Eko : I hope I can make it. How are you? : i'm fine.Dialog 1 You : Hey. will you? Eko : When is it? Fitri : It’s on March.congratulation. Congratulations! I know he is a real nice guy. But in case something comes up.? friend : i'm very good..whats up? friend you : Nothing much. Asti : That’s great! Go for it! Good luck! Bob : Thanks! Dialog 3 Eko : Hi. friend : thank you. You : Wow. Tri. I heard you and Anto are getting engaged next month.. ....and you know.. Fitri : Thanks a lot. I wish you all the best.

a classmate in senior high. Is that true? Bob : Yeah. Adi : Gee. ________________________. I _________________________________ Bob : thanks! But don’t just wish me the best.Completing the Dialog Adi : Good morning Uncle Bob.. I will send you an invitation. Who’s the lucky woman? Bob : Carol. You have to come to the wedding party. Adi : Well.. Adi : When is the big day? Bob : The 13th next month. Please do come! Adi : Sure thing! _____________________________ Bob : I can see you are! Thanks again. . My parents say that you are getting married.

Jadi ungkapan pujian atau kekaguman diberikan oleh seseorang kepada orang lain apabila ia merasa heran atau merasa seseorang telah memiliki sesuatu yang luar biasa. Definition of Expression of Compliment Expression of Compliment is an expression that we say to express or give praise to someone else. bagus. (Expression of Compliment adalah ekspresi yang kita katakan untuk mengungkapkan atau memberikan pujian kepada orang lain). Entah itu sobat yang memberikannya (pujian/compliment) atau yang mendapatkannya dari sahabat sobat atau keluarga. Karena emang orang indonesia ini selain baik hati. juga memiliki kelebihan lain yaitu suka memuji lawan bicara untuk menyenangkan hati orang lain. for example :(pujian digunakan untuk menyanjung seseorang untuk meningkatkan niat baik.. Oke langsung saja kita penjelasan dibawah ini untuk mendapatkan penjelasan lebih. Orang barar mengatakan ―compliment is used to ―butter up‖ somebody or to flatter in order to increase good will.EXPRESSIONS OF GIVING & RESPONDING COMPLIMENTS Sebagai orang indonesia pasti sudah tidak asing lagi dengan yang namanya pujian (compliment). Sobat pasti pernah kan mengalaminya. indah atau melakukan sesuatu yang dianggapnya diluar kemampuan normalnya. ramah. misalnya) . dan santun.

. – Thanks. suits me. – It‘s nice of you to say so. – How beautiful flower is. – Really? I‘m not sure about it.– On his/her general appearance – If you notice something new about the person‘s appearance – When you visit someone‘s house for the first time – When other people do their best Asking for Compliments – What do you think of my new ……. (then)? – I think …. is/are nice.? Expressing Compliment – Well done! – Fantastic! – That‘s great! – I like …. Don‘t you? – Do you like my (new) …. actualy. look/looks nice on you. . What a clever girl. I need that. Responding to a Compliment – Thank you/Thanks. – You have a beautiful hair. – You have a nice voice.. – Do you really think so? – It‘s very kind of you to say that. – That/Those …. – You‘ve my day. – Mary got nine for English. – What a beautiful flower. – You do look nice in …. – ….

Contoh Dialog Tentang Complimenting Dialog 1 Harsya: What a great Motorcycle you have. Harsya: You mean this is the old motorcycle that you used to drive to school? Pandu : Yes. Harsya: It looks a lot different. Harsya. it is. Pandu : Thank you. . I just finished modifying it. I had it paint with a brighter colour and add some new accessories. Harsya: Great job! Pandu : Thanks. What did you do to it? Pandu : Not much. Pandu.

Example: "I advise you to learn English. "Advise" is a verb. You ought to/should avoid eating sweets. I'm afraid. I wish I could help. Have you thought about seeing a dentist. "Advice" is a noun. Things to remember about asking for and giving advice: 1. What do you suggest? What do you advise me to do? What should I do? What ought I to do? What's your advice? If you were me what would you do? Giving advice         If I were you.Asking for and Giving advice Expressions Asking for advice:       I've got a bad toothache. you'll go to the dentist. "Ought to" has nearly the same meaning as . but I can't. Example: "My father gave me this piece of advice when I was young: never give up" 3. I advise you to brush your teeth on a regular basis. Declining to give advice     I don't know what to advise. I wish I could suggest something. Why don't you go to the dentist? You'd better brush your teeth regularly. I would go to the dentist. I'm afraid I can't really help you. You will undoubtedly need it in your higher studies" 2. If you take my advice. It might be a good idea to brush your teeth on a regular basis.

Then. Student: I've heard about it. ." "You should stop smoking. Example: "You ought to stop smoking. The only difference is that "ought to " refers to a moral or external obligation but should is more of an advice. It's a fantastic website for beginners. but what do you think I should start with? Teacher: You'd better start with the lessons. "You'd better" is the short form of "you had better" Example: "You'd better see a doctor!" = "You had better see the doctor" Study the dialogue: Student: I'm terrible at English and I think I should do something about it."should"." 4. try the exercises. What do you advise me to do? Teacher: I think you should try this website.

Asking For And Giving Permission
Asking for and giving permission:
When you ask for permission to use something that belongs to someone else you have to do your
best to be polite. It is desirable to use the word "please."
Asking for Permission:

Can I go out, please?

May I open the window, please?

Please, can I have a look at your photo album?

Please, may I taste that hot spicy couscous dish?

Do you mind if I smoke?

Would you mind if I asked you something?

Is it okay if I sit here?

Would it be all right if I borrowed your mobile Phone?
Giving Permission:

Yes, please do.
Sure, go ahead.
No problem.
Please feel free.

Refusing to give permission:

No, please don‘t.

I‘m sorry, but that‘s not possible.

I'm afraid, but you can't.
Liza, eight years old, is asking her mother for permission to use the computer...


Please mum, can I use the computer?

Her mother:

No, dear you can't. It's time to go to bed.


May I read a story before I sleep?

Her mother:

Sure! But try to sleep early.


Thanks a lot mummy.

Asking and Response for Repetition
Asking and Response for Repetition. There are many waysto ask someone in order to
repeat his or her statement orquestion, and there are also many ways to give response for
someone request to

repeat. We ask

for repetition in

order someone repeats

his words because we don‘t hear clearly or we don‘t catch what he or she said.

Below are some Expressions of Asking for Repetition


Could you repeat again, please?

Would you mind repeating that?

I beg your pardon, please.

Would you be louder, please?

(I‟m) Sorry, what did you say?


I‟m sorry, I couldn‟t understand you…

her or

I didn‟t catch that…. I didn‟t get that… I‟m sorry. What was that? Can you repeat that? What did you say? Pardon me? Pardon? What‟s that again? Say that again? What? And below are some expressions of the Response “Directly repeat sentences” . I‟m sorry. I didn‟t hear you.I‟m sorry.

Budi : Agus Santoso Receptionist : Your address? Mr. Here are two Examples of dialogues consist of Asking Repetition and the Responses.…. Agus : Agus Santoso Receptionist : I beg your pardon. I just wanna say that…. Let me repeat my words… Well. Monginsidi no. Sir? Mr. Budi : Jl. 24 Bogor. Agus : I‘d like to book two rooms.I said. please Mr. Receptionist : Your name please? Mr. Dialogue 1 Receptionist : What can I do for you. .

anyway. Fahmi. Dialogue 2 Nico : You look very happy. congratulation on your big achievement . you get room 405 Mr. Budi : Thank you. Nico : Sorry.Receptionist : Okay. Nic0 : What a surprise! But. Could you repeat what you just said? Ferdy : I said I got 100 on the last English test. I got 100 on the last English test. Finally. What has happened? Ferdy : Guess what? Today is the happiest day in my life? Nico : Really? Ferdy : Yes.

Uh-huh. . (person‘s name)? What are you thinking. Um-hmm. can I talk to you for a minute? Can I ask you for something? Can I talk to you for a moment? Bring in other people What do you think (person‘s name)? What‘s your opinion? Don‘t you agree with us? You‘re quiet today.Starting a conversation Starting a conversation Hi. my name is _____. I‘m not following you. Asking for repetition / clarification I didn‘t catch that. I‘m with you. I missed that. Showing understanding Now I‘ve got it. I understand. I didn‘t hear you. Excuse me. (person‘s name)? Checking another person’s understanding Do you follow me? Have you got it? Are you with me? Be sure to ask if you have any questions.

I‘ve got to go now. but I thinkk I should be going now. but … Sorry. It won‘t happen again. Speak to you soon. . Ending conversation I‘d love to continue this conversation. Well. Would you mind saying that again? Responding criticism Please accept my apology. I apologize. Thanks for the information. See you later. Take care. I don‘t want to take up any more of your time. I don‘t see what you mean. Take it easy. Please forgive me. Saying goodbye It was nice talking to you.Sorry.

but … Responding to news Responding to good news                 Wow... how wonderful! I can‘t believe that! Responding to bad news    I‘m awfully sorry that… I‘m sorry to hear that. but … I‘m sorry to have to say this. I've got some good / brilliant / great / wonderful / splendid news for you.. You know what! I've got a bit of great news for you.. I'm afraid I've got some bad news for you. I‘m sorry to hear such terrible news. I really don‘t know how to say it.. Great news for you.Giving and Responding to Good and Bad News Giving news There are different ways to give news: Giving good and bad news           I'm really pleased to tell you. I've got a bit of good news to tell you....... that sounds exciting ! That‘s great ! How fantastic ! What fantastic / good / brilliant / great / wonderful / splendid news! That's good / brilliant / great / wonderful / splendid news! That sounds like great news! Congratulations! That‘s wonderful / fantastic! I‘m glad to hear that! Great news! Incredible! Superb! Sounds great! Lucky you! Oh. but … I really feel bad to have to say this.. I'm sorry I've got a bit of bad news to tell you. ..

. Please. I know how you must be feeling.          My goodness! I can‘t believe it! Poor you! I do sympathize with you. dear ! Too bad ! That‘s awful / a pity / unfortunate. accept my deepest sympathy. That must be awful Oh.

Just a second (informal) . Extending.This is Mr.Who is speaking? (informal) .Is Rebecca in? (informal) .This is Sam calling for Sinta. Smith residence . sometimes you are asked to hold so that the person who receives the call can get the person you want to talk to. Closing And Finishing Telephone Or Hendphone Calls] Posted by EB Dialogue : Making and answering telephone calls Answering a telephone call: .Can I talk to Jack? (informal) .Who am I speaking to? Introducing yourself: . Robinson.Who is this? (informal) .This is Amy speaking. please? When you make a telephone call.May I ask who‘s calling? .Could you please hold? .Is Danny there? (informal) .May I speak with Mr. (formal) .Who is talking? (informal) .This is Nina (informal) .Hello (informal) .Making And Answering Telephone Calls [Starting.Hang on a second! (informal) .This is 444-5769 Asking for the caller‘s identity: .Wait a minute! (informal) . (informal) Asking to talk to someone: . Here are some phrases to ask somebody to hold: .

Could you tell me the cost of a single room per night? HR : Certainly. The rate of a single room is $ 40. . When would you like to have them? C : From the 25th to 28th of February HR : Arriving on the 25th. Good morning…Leo‘s speaking C : Ah yes. three nights? C : That‘s right HR : Just a moment please. leaving on the 28th.One moment. I want to book 2 rooms for myself and my father.I‘ll get him/her. please? . Contoh dialog: Situation: Making reservation for booking a hotel room Hotel Receptionist = HR The caller = C HR : Plaza Hotel.. C : Alright.