At School: Expression and Conversation

At School: Expression and Conversation

Halo Scholars . . .
Saat menjalani kegiatan belajar di sekolah, kalian pasti akan saling berinteraksi, baik dengan guru, atau teman. Seperti menanyakan sesuatu, meminjam barang, dan lain sebagainya. Kali ini, kita akan membahas tentang beberapa kalimat atau ungkapan (expressions) serta contoh percakapan (conversation) yang biasa digunakan di dalam kelas. Expression ini perlu digunakan setiap hari untuk meningkatkan kelancaran berbahasa Inggris

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

1. Expression

Talking to friends (berbicara kepada teman)

Berikut beberapa ungkapan (expression) yang dapat digunakan ketika berbicara dengan teman:

  • Can I sit here? (Bolehkah saya duduk disini?)
  • May I borrow your pencil? (Bolehkah saya meminjam pensilmu?)
  • Why were you absent yesterday? (Mengapa kamu tidak hadir kemarin?)
  • What did I miss yesterday? (Saya ketinggalan pelajaran apa kemarin?)
  • Can you show me how to count it? (Dapatkah kamu menunjukkan kepadaku bagaimana cara menghitungnya?)
  • Could you please explain it again? (Dapatkah kamu menjelaskannya lagi?)
  • Which page are we on? Which line? (Halaman berapa? Baris ke berapa?)
  • Would you like to lend me your book? (Maukah kamu meminjamkan bukumu padaku?)
  • Do you want to go to the library? (Maukah kamu pergi ke perpustakaan?)
  • Let’s go to the cafetaria (Mari pergi ke kantin)

Baca juga: Expression of Greeting: Formal and Informal

Talking to The Teacher (berbicara kepada guru)

Berikut beberapa ungkapan (expression) yang dapat digunakan ketika berbicara dengan guru:

  • Excuse me! (Permisi)
  • May I come in? (Bolehkah saya masuk?)
  • Present/here! (Hadir (menjawab kehadiran))
  • I’m sorry for coming late (Maaf, saya datang terlambat)
  • I’m so sorry, I overslept (Mohon maaf, saya ketiduran)
  • I’m sorry, I got a traffic jam (Maaf, saya tadi terkena macet)
  • I still can’t understand it (Saya masih belum bisa memahaminya)
  • Sorry, could you please explain it again? (Maaf, bisakah anda mengulangi penjelasannya lagi?)
  • I forgot to bring my homework (Saya lupa membawa PR saya)
  • I have a question (Saya ada pertanyaan)
  • May I wash my hand? (Bolehkah saya ke belakang?)
  • Would you please let me go to the toilet? (Bolehkah saya pergi ke toilet?)

Baca juga: At Restaurant: Expressions and Conversation

2. Conversation

Berikut contoh percakapan Bahasa Inggris di dalam kelas:

  • Talking to friend

Student I: Hi, do you mind if I sit beside you?
Student II: No problem
Student I: Thanks; do we have any homework today?
Student II: Yes, Mr. Stark wanted us to do Exercise 5 and 6 of the previous chapter
Student I: He did? I mean, Exercise 6 too?
Student II: Yes
Student I: May I copy your homework, then?
Student II: No, sorry… but I’ll help you do it
Student I: Sure, thank you
Student II: Don’t mention it.

  • Talking to teacher

Teacher: Hello, class. Good morning
Students: Good morning, Sir
Teacher: Okay. What am I teaching now?
Students: You are teaching grammar.
Teacher: Well, look at the board. See the word! “Grammar” is the spelling correct?
Students: Yes, Sir. The spelling is correct.
Teacher: I am now going to teach you about nouns. What is a noun?
Mala: A noun is the name of a person, a place, or a thing.
Teacher: Kolkata is a big city. Here are two nouns.
Mala: Sir! What are they?
Teacher: Kolkata and city.
Mala: What kind of nouns are they, Sir?
Teacher: Kolkata is a proper noun and City is a common noun. The time is going to be over, then I will give more explanation next week. See you
Students: See you, Sir and thank you.

Baca juga: Macam-Macam Narrative Text: Contoh dan Penjelasannya

References:

The new expression concept – Mukhtar Wijaya, M Teh (Pare, Agustus 2012)
https://www.eslbuzz.com/classroom-language-for-teachers-and-students-of-english/
https://www.sederet.com/tutorial/kata-kata-kalimat-percakapan-murid-di-kelas/
http://www.english-for-students.com/Easy-English-Conversations.html
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.sederet.com/tutorial/kata-kata-kalimat-percakapan-murid-di-kelas/

Siti Khomairoh
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