Clauses of Concession: Penjelasan, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Clauses of Concession: Penjelasan, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Hi Scholars!!

Dalam bahasa Inggris, terdapat yang namanya clauses of concession yang fungsinya untuk menunjukkan perbandingan diantara dua hal;. Clauses of concession dapat menggunakan prepositions atau conjunctions berupa although, even though, though, despite, atau in spite of.

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

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

Despite/In spite of

Prepositions tersebut dapat digunakan secara bergantian. Secara makna, artinya sama dengan although. Namun, penggunaannya secara grammatikal berbeda. Despite atau in spite of dapat terletak di awal atau di tengah kalimat.

Aturan Penulisan:

[despite/in spite of] + noun phrase

Contoh kalimat:

  • Despite his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.
  • In spite of his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.
  • Jane will be admitted to the university despite her bad grades.
  • Jane will be admitted to the university in spite of her bad grades.

Baca juga: Know/Know How: Penjelasan, Aturan Penulisan, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Although/even though/though

Subordinate conjunctions berupa although, even though, dan though dapat digunakan untuk menghubungkan dua klausa. Perhatikan aturan penulisan dan contoh kalimat berikut ini:

Aturan penulisan:

[although/even though/though] + subject + verb + (complement) ….

Contoh kalimat:

  • Although he has a physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman.
  • Jane will be admitted to the university even though she has bad grades.

Contoh kalimat yang menggunakan frasa dalam kalimat clause of concession:

  • In spite of the bad weather, we are going to have a picnic.
  • The child ate the cookie even though his mother had told him not to.
  • Although the weather was very bad, we had a picnic.
  • The committee voted to ratify the amendment despite the objections.
  • Though he had not finished the paper, he went to sleep.
  • She attended the class although she did not feel alert.

Nah bagaimana teman-teman, sekarang sudah paham bukan terkait aturan penulisan clause of concession. Yuk, sekarang coba buat kalimat kalian sendiri menggunakan clause of concession. See you!!

Baca juga: Inclusives: Penjelasan, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Reference:

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

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