Pengertian Showing Expressions Politeness dan Contoh Percakapan

Post On: April 13, 2016
By: Tantri Yuliana

Sahabat SBI (Study bahasa Inggris ), Pernahkah kalian bertemu dengan orang yang di kenal,  apa yang akan kalian lakukan ? Tentunya kalian akan menyapa nya dengan penuh etika kesopanan.. lalu buat apa kita menjaga kesopanan di depan orang lain ? Pastinya, kita hidup di dunia ini sebagai makhluk social,, tidak hanya saling menghargai tetapi juga kita harus menjaga kesopanan untuk menunjukkan cirri khas kita sebagai warga Negara yang baik …. Yuk kita simak penjelasan lengkapnya mengenai bagaimana kita menunjukkan ekspresi kesopanan dalam materi “Showing Politeness”.

Expressions to show politeness ( Agar ungkapan kita terkesan santun, maka awalilah ungkapan itu dengan kata-kata berikut : )

  • May I help you…………
  • Would you mind ………
  • Shall I ……………
  • Would you please………
  • All right, Sir/Ma’am………
  • Could you please……………
  • That will be fine………..
  • Thank you very much for …………

 

Expressing politiness                                                   Response

Clean the blackboard, please                                     Okay, miss.
Please write your name on the paper                       Yes, sir.
Will you open the window, please                          No problem

Below is the dialogue for making a hotel reservation.

Receptionist    : Good evening, Sir. May I help you ?
Guest                : Yes, please. My name’s Anderson. I reserved two rooms for my wife and family.

Receptionist    : Ah yes, Mr. Anderson. Shall I complete the registration form for you ?
Guest              : Oh, thank you. The name’s Anderson. A-N-D-E-R-S-O-N.

Receptionist    : And what is your first name, Sir ?
Guest               : Morgan. M-O-R-G-A-N.

Receptionist    : And your private address, Sir ?
Guest               : 20 Flamboyant Street, Daventry, England.

Receptionist    : I’m sorry, Sir. Could you please spell that address for me again ?
Guest               : 20 Flamboyant, F-L-A-M-B-O-Y-A-N-T Street. Then D-A-V-E-N-T-R-Y, Daventry England.

Receptionist    : Could you please tell me your passport number, Sir ?
Guest               : Sure. One moment. Ah, it’s 6 oh 5, 5-7-1-T.

Receptionist    : And finally, Sir. How do you intend to pay ?
Guest               : By credit card. American Express.

Receptionist    : That’ll be fine, Sir. Now, we’re putting you in room 265 and 266. You’ve arrived today, the6th March. How long are you going to stay with us, Sir ?
Guest               : Five days.

Receptionist    : All right, Sir. I’ll get the porter to show you the room now. I hope you and your family enjoy staying with us.
Guest               : Thank you very much.


Soal Latihan !

1. Kamu ingin meminta seseorang untuk melakukan hal-hal berikut. Ucapkanlah dengan santun. Nomor 1 adalah contoh.

  1. Turn up the fan.
    Could you turn up the fan, please?
  1. Turn on the computer
    …………………………………………………….
  1. Turn off the television
    …………………………………………………….
  1. Switch off the cell phone
    …………………………………………………….
  1. Switch on the computer
    …………………………………………………….
  1. Speak loudly
    …………………………………………………….

2. Bacalah dialog berikut dengan suara nyaring, kemudian jawablah pertanyaan yang mengikutinya!

Ara              :  Good afternoon Mrs.Tina.
Mrs. Tina    :  Good afternoon Ara. What are you doing?

Ara              :  I’m looking for a book. Could you do a favor for me
Mrs. Tina    :  What is it?

Ara              :  I need a book about science. Would you mind showing me it?
Mrs. Tina    :  No, of course not. Can you look for it on the shelf over there?

Ara              :  Umm… I have searched it but I haven’t found it. Would you please look for it together?
Mrs. Tina    :  I have two books of science. Both of them are “My body science” and “A Philosopher looks al science”. Do you like both of them?

Ara              :  Really? Can you lend me the second one, please?
Mrs. Tina    :  I’ll lend you if you give it back soon.

Ara              :  Certainly. I’ll return it immediately. Thank you.
Mrs. Tina    :  You’re welcome.

Questions:

  1. Where does the conversation take place?
  2. What is Ara looking for?
  3. How many books does Mrs. Tina have?
  4. Which book does Ara borrow?
  5. “I have searchedit…..” What does the underlined word mean?
  6.   “Would you mind showing me it?” What does the underlined word refer to?

Kunci Jawaban :

  1. Library
  2. Ara looking for a book.
  3. Tina have two books.
  4. Ara borrow a book “A Philosopher looks al science”
  5. Mencari
  6. A book about science.

Nah sahabat Study Bahasa Inggris sudah jelas kan tentang penggunaan expression politeness yaitu di gunakan sebagai ungkapan kesantunan/kesopanan dalam berbicara maupun bertindak dengan orang lain. Semoga bermanfaat ya dan jangan bermalas-malasan untuk belajar “Tidak ada mata pelajaran yang sulit, kecuali kemalasan akan mempelajari mata pelajaran tersebut.”

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