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Review Materi Expressions (1)


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Suggestion (Saran)


Kata “suggestion” memiliki bentuk dasar “to suggest” yang artinya adalah “memberi saran”. Ada 3 (tiga) hal yang berkaitan dengan ungkapan “suggestion” yaitu:


Asking for Suggestion (Meminta Saran)

Contoh:

What shall we do after school?

Shall we have a meeting on Saturday afternoon?

Shall we go now?


Giving Suggestion (Memberi Saran)

Contoh:

Let’s go to the cinema.

Why don’t you finish your homework right now?

How about going to the library first and then to the canteen?

I think you should see the doctor.


Responding to Suggestions (Menanggapi Saran)


Accepting Suggestion (Menerima Saran)

Yes, let’s go.

Ok, I will.

That’s a good idea.

Ok, if you say so.


Declining Suggestion (Menolak Saran)

No, thanks.

Sorry, I think I can do it later.

No, let’s just go to the canteen.

Sorry, I just need an aspirin.


Pada contoh diatas, ungkapan saran/ suggestion dalam bentuk pertanyaan (question) dengan menggunakan modal “Shall”. Selain itu, ungkapan saran/suggestion juga bisa dalam bentuk pernyataan (statement).  Kata bercetak tebal berikut digunakan dalam kalimat suggestion & diikuti klausa “that”.


The teacher suggests that the students clean the classroom.

The director recommends that the staffs attend the seminar.

The manager proposes that a report should be sent immediately.

I put forward that we discuss to solve the problem.

We advise that he study hard.

The leader advocates that we support the programs.


Making Offers (Membuat Tawaran)

What can I do for you?

May I help you?

Would you like something to drink?

I will do it for you, if you like.

Shall I help you with your assignment?


Responding to Offers (Menaggapi Tawaran)


Accepting Offers

Yes, please

That’s very kind of you.

Yes, please. That would be lovely.

I really appreciate it.

A lot of thanks.


Declining Offers

No, thanks

It’s okay,I can do it myself.

Don’t worry, I will do it myself.

That’s alright, I will manage on my own.