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Asking for and Giving Information

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Asking for and Giving Information- ‘Ask for’ sebagai judul dituliskan dalam bentuk –ing menjadi ‘asking for’memiliki arti ‘meminta’. 

Sedangkan ‘give’ menjadi ‘giving’ artinya ‘memberi’. Materi ini berkisar tentang ungkapan/kalimat yang digunakan untuk menanyakan/meminta dan memberi informasi.

Dalam ungkapan/kalimat yang digunakan untuk menanyakan/meminta dan memberi informasi biasanya digunakan:

Modal auxiliary (kata bantu modal) misalnya can/could, will/would, shall/should, must/had to, may/mightQuestion words (kata tanya) misalnya who, what, where, when, why,how  dan lain sebagainya. Berikut ini contoh ungkapan asking for and giving information :

Asking for Information

Hi, I’m Nita. What’s your name? And how do you spell it?

Where are you from?

Excuse me, could you tell me how to get the nearby post office?

How are you today?

Who is the man standing over there?

Where did you get this book?

When does the library open?

What’s your favorite color?

you finished the assignment?

Do you have any sisters or brothers?

How much does it cost?

Diatas adalah pertanyaan sedangkan jawabannya secara urut ada dibawah ini:


Giving Information

Dani. D-A-N-I


Sure, just go straight about a kilometer. It is on the right side.


He is my teacher.

I borrowed it from the library.

The library usually opens at seven thirty.

Green is my favorite one.

Yes, I have.

Yes, I have a brother and two sisters.

It is two hundred thousand rupiahs.


Contoh dialog asking for and giving information

Dialogue 1: Post Office

Stranger: Excuse me. Could you tell me the post office please?

Local people: Sure. It is on Jenderal Soedirman Street.

Stranger: How do I get there?

Local people: You may take Trans Jateng or taxi.

Stranger: Is it far?

Local people: It takes about ten minutes.

Stranger: Well, thank for the information.

Local people: You‘re welcome.


Dialogue 2: At the restaurant

Waiter: Good evening. Have a sit, please!

Customer 1: Thank you.

Waiter: What would you like to eat?

Customer 2: What do you have?

Waiter: Here is the menu. We have local food, other Indonesian and Japanese food.

Customer 1: We prefer Indonesian food.

Customer 2: I like hot-plate curry and satay.

Waiter: What’s your order?

Customer 1: Gudeg Jogja

Waiter: What would you like to eat?

Customer 3: The same as mom, curry and satay.

Waiter: Anything to drink?

Customer 1: Lemon tea for all.

Waiter: All right, please wait.

Customer 4: Well, do you like Indonesian food?

Customer 1: Yes, I like it very much.

Customer 4: Mrs. Jane, do you like it too?

Customer 2: Yes, it’s so tasty.

Customer 4: Isn’t it so spicy?

Customer 2: I like spicy food.

Customer 1: May I have the bill, please.

Waiter: Here you are. Please pay at the cashier.

Customer 1: Thank you.


Dialogue 3: At Borobudur Temple

Tourist: When was this temple built?

Tour Guide: In the eighth century.

Tourist: Is there any other temple here?

Tour guide: Yes, Pawon and Mendut.

Tourist: Where is Prambanan?

Tour guide: In Yogyakarta.

Tourist: Where is the biggest stupa located?

Tour guide: At the top.

Tourist: What is depicted on the temple walls?

Tour guide: The depiction of Budha’s life.

Tourist: Is this made of stone?

Tour guide: Right.

Tourist: What is the size of the stupa?

Tour guide: About 120 meters wide and 35 meters high.

Itulah ringkasan materi dan contoh percakapan tentang asking for and giving information. 

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