Jumat, 05 Juni 2009

Gaining Attention

Gaining attention is the way to follow attention to some one.
* cara untuk meminta perhatian / respon seseorang.

- Showing Attention:

  • look at you!
  • how beautiful!
  • That's wonderful
  • What's the matter?
  • Is every thing all right?
  • Oh, really? is it true?
  • Oh, my God. What happens?
  • Wow... really? That's incredible

- Gaining Attention:
  • Attention, please
  • May / can I help you attention, please?
  • Excuseme
  • look here
  • listen to me, please
  • Waiter?
  • I'm sorry, but...
  • Wow, really?
  • I'm listening

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Expressing Simpatihy

Expressing Simpatihy:
Menyatakan simpati yang merupakan kompetensi untuk menyatakan perasaan iba dan turut prihatin pada hal yang buruk yang menimpa seseorang.

-awfull (kasihan)
-a shame (memalukan)
-a pity
-a terrible
-too bad

-a shame




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Expressing Happiness

Expressing Happiness:
-I'm happy...
-I'm (very)pleased / (really) delighted (about)...
-I can't say how pleased / delighted I'am about it


I'm very happy because how I can get together with my old friends.
Oh, how I miss them... I see that their appearances have not changet. Anton, the Winner Of The Piano Competition, is playing us romantic music.

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Jumat, 29 Mei 2009


1. Making an appointment

  • I'd like to make an appointment with...
  • I want to make an appointment to see...
  • I'd like to make an appointment to see...
  • I'd like you to come and see me
  • Can I come and see you?
  • I'll be there
  • What about...?
2. Accepting an appointment (menerima sebuah janji)
  • All right, see you there (sampai berjumpa disana)
  • No problem, I'm free on (tidak masalah, saya sedang tidak sibuk)
  • Be there on time
  • I'll wait for you there
  • It's a deal
3. Canceling an appointment (menolak janji)
  • I'm sorry. I'm very busy (saya minta maaf, saya sedang sibuk)
  • I'm terrible sorry I have to put of my appointment
  • I'm afraid I have to postpone my appointment with

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(Introducing your self, introducing others, and ending conversation)

1. How do you greet other people?

  • good morning
  • good afternoon
  • good evening
  • good night
  • Hi, Ardi....
  • Hello Arman....
  • how are you?
  • I'm fine thanks, and you?
2. How do you introduce your self?
  • how do you do?
  • hello I'm, David
  • I'm sue washington. Please to meet you
3. How do you introduce other people?
  • I'd like to introduce Andre
  • nice to meet you
  • nice to meet you too

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Rabu, 27 Mei 2009

News Item

A news item text is a factual. The text which informs readers of daily newspapers about events and the day which are regarded as newsworthy or important

The structure of the text consist of three parts :

  1. Newsworthy event : Recounts the events in summary form
  2. Background event : Elaborate what happened, to whom and in what circumstances
  3. Source : Comments by participants in, witnesses to, and authorities expert on the event

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