Expressing Admiration : Pengertian, Rumus dan Contoh Kalimat

Post On: March 28, 2016
By: Tantri Yuliana

Hello guys ! dimanapun kalian berada, senang sekali saya bisa menyapa lewat SBI (Study bahasa Inggris), rasa rindu karena terbayang kalian yang selalu setia membaca postingan saya di sini akan kembali membuat semangat hari-hari untuk selalu ceria …..

Kali ini saya akan memberikan penjelasan mengenai ekspresi untuk ungkapan rasa kagum ? pastinya kamu pernah kagum dengan seseorang atau sesuatu hal kan,, bingung cara mengungkapkannya dalam bahasa Inggris ? yuk kita merapat, belajar expressing admiration pada artikel berikut :

Expressing Admiration

Mengungkapkan kekaguman atau yang juga di kenal dengan exclamatory remark adalah suatu pernyataan yang dipakai untuk menyatakan keadaan kekaguman (admiration) atau keterkejutan (suprising) akan sesuatu hal yang sedang dihadapi saat itu. Terdapat dua pola (pattern) dari pengggunaan exclamatory remark atau exclamation :

Rumus / Pola Exclamatory Remark “WHAT”

What + a/an Noun/Noun Phrase + S + P 1  or

(atau)

What + a/an Noun/Noun Phrase 1

Note :
The noun phrase typically functions as subject, object, complement of sentences, and as a complement in prepositional phrases. Example : crafty mouse

  1. The mouse
  2. The crafty mouse
  3. The crafty mouse in the corner
  4. The crafty mouse that felt hungry

Examples :

  • What a beautiful woman she is !
  • What a beautiful woman !
  • What a nice person he is !
  • What a nice person !
  • What a different student you are !
  • What a different student !

Rumus / Pola Exclamatory Remark “HOW”

How + Adjective + S + P ! or

(atau )

How + Adjective + the …. + P !

Examples :

  • How sad he is !
  • How sad the boy is !
  • How big they are !
  • How big the children are !
  • How clever she is !
  • How clever the girl is !

Pelajarilah Contoh Percakapan Expressing Admiration

Dona : Look ! What a big plane it is !

Mother: Yes, that’s right. Father told me that it was also comfortable.

Dona   : Will it take us to Bali ?

Mother: I think so.


Rere : I got 10 for Mathematics yesterday

Tati      : Really ? How clever you are ! I’m sure your parents must be proud of you.

I wish I were you.

Rere     : Thanks a lot.


Tedy : Sandra, look at this flowers ! this is for you.

Sandra : Wow, how beautiful it is ! I love it, thanks Tedy.


Aan : Looks, is she Rita ? What is she doing ?

Toni     : Yes, she is helping an old lady cross the road.

Aan     : What a kind lady ! Does she often do this ?

Toni     : Yes, of course. She likes to help others.


The underlined expression shows how to admire someone/something.

  • “How beautiful it is !” or “ What a beautiful flower !”
  • “What a kind lady!” or “How kind she is !”
Expressing Admiration

Contoh Dialog Percakapan Expressing Admiration

  • Tofa :
    Excuse me, Sir. I’m making a new style of  football shoes. I want to know your opinion these shoes. What do you say ?
  • Mahmud  :
    Wow. What a comfortable shoes ! I like it. We will use them for our next competition.
  • Tofa :
    Well, thank you.
  • Mahmud :
    You’re welcome.

Latihan Soal Expressing Admiration

Feni :
Mother, what do you think of my dress ?

Mother :
Wow !…………. You look so pretty.

Feni  :
Thanks, Mum.

  1. That’s really awful.
  2. I don’t like it.
  3. What a beautiful dress.
  4. How terrible it is !

Nah, bagaimana sudah kalian siapkan kata-kata untuk mengungkapkan ekspresi kekaguman kalian? Semoga bermanfaat ya sahabat SBI (Study bahasa Inggris), BAHASA AKAN MEMBUATMU KUASAI DUNIA..  keep gotcha to study English !

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