Adverbials at The Beginning of a Sentence: Aturan Penulisan dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Adverbials at The Beginning of a Sentence: Aturan Penulisan dan Contoh Kalimatnya

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Dalam bahasa Inggris, terdapat beberapa kata keterangan yang dapat diletakkan di awal kalimat. Jika terdapat kata keterangan di awal kalimat, maka grammar pada kalimat tersebut akan berbeda dengan biasanya.

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

Baca juga: Kursus Bahasa Inggris Basic, TOEFL 600+ IELTS 8.5

Contoh kalimat:

  • Juan hardly remembers the accident that took his sister’s life.
  • Hardly does Juan remember the accident that took his sister’s life.

Perhatikan kedua contoh kalimat di atas, kalimat pertama adalah contoh kalimat dengan adverbialnya terletak di tengah kalimat. Sedangkan contoh kedua dengan adverbialnya terletak diawal kalimat. Aturan penulisan untuk penggunaan adverbial di awal kalimat pun berbeda.

Aturan penulisan:

[Hardly, rarely, seldom, never, dan only] + auxiliary + subject + verb ….

Baca juga: Collocations: Pengertian, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Contoh kalimat:

  • Never have so many people been unemployed as today.
    (So many people have never been unemployed as today.)
  • Hardly had he fallen asleep when he began to dream of far-away lands.
    (He had hardly fallen asleep when he began to dream….)
  • Rarely have we seen such an effective actor as he has proven himself to be.
    (We have rarely seen such an effective actor….)
  • Seldom does class let out early
    (Class seldom lets out early.)
  • Only by hard work will we be able to accomplish this great task.
    (We will be able to accomplish this great task only by hard work.)

Nah jadi dapat disimpulkan jika penggunaan adverb di awal kalimat maupun di tengah kalimat sama-sama benar ya, hanya aturan penulisannya saja yang sedikit berbeda.

Baca juga: The Pronouns One and You: Aturan Penulisan dan Contoh Kalimat

Reference:

Pyle, M. A., & Page, M. E. (1995). Cliffs TOEFL Preparation Guide. USA: Cliffs Notes Inc.

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