Pengertian, Generic Structure Spoof Text Beserta Contoh dalam Bahasa Inggris Dilengkapi Latihan Soal
Sahabat SBI (Study bahasa Inggris), Kali ini kita membahas tentang pengertian spoof text, general structure of spoof text, features (kebahasaan) of spoof text, dan contoh spoof text.
Spoof text adalah jenis text yang termasuk dalam golongan narasi seperti Narrative Text, Recount Text dan juga Anecdote Text. Akan tetapi yang membedakan spoof teks disini adalah mengambil latar di masa lalu dan menceritakan kejadian yang lucu. Posisi bagian lucu yang ada di spoof teks hadir dengan tak terduga sehingga pembacanya bisa benar – benar terhibur.
- Orientation, awal yang memperkenalkan cerita.
- Events, detil dari cerita tersebut.
- Twist, bagian lucu atau bagian yang tidak sesuai diprediksi dari cerita tersebut.
- Focus pada manusia, binatang, ataupun benda tertentu.
- Menggunakan action verb (material processes).
- Menggunakan saying verb.
- Menggunakan adverb of time and place.
- Menggunakan simple past tense.
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Talk To The Wall
Someday in noon, there was a man named Gilang where occupied at his working in the workplace. He was writing all the information on the table to his reports for one month from now meeting.
(Suatu hari di siang hari terdapat seorang pria bernama Gilang dimana ia sedang sibuk dengan pekerjaannya di dalam kantor. Dia sedang mengetik semua data laporan diatas meja untuk rapat bulan depan).
He has a secretary named Berti, and request that her go to his room. “Berti, I require your assist, please with going to my room?!” “alright” she addressed and came.”It would be ideal if you make the databases of the of hardware which is softened up this month, and offer it to me?!” “Yes sir”.
(Dia memiliki seorang sekertaris bernama Berti, ia memintanya datang keruangannya. “Berti, aku butuh bantuanmu, tolong datang keruanganku?! “Ok” jawab Berti.(“tolong buatkanku database dari peralatan yang rusak bulan ini, dan berikan ke saya datanya?! “Baik pak”).
Following one working day passed she didn’t make it yet. Gilang was getting furious and said “It is one and only paper database of hardware, yet you had not done it yet.” She didn’t answer anything, Gilang was getting irate and furious. “Berti I am conversing with you, on the off chance that you didn’t comprehend what I mean converse with the divider!” Gilang went, and following 10 minutes went to the can, all of a sudden he stunned that Berti conversed with the divider alone.”What are you doing?” “Conversed with the divider like what you asked!” she reply. Gilang was astounded ” Oh my gosh, I implied that in the event that I conversed with you, you need to reply, not keep quiet and I said conversed with the divider which means you make me insane on the grounds that I talked alone without answer!”
(Setelah seharian bekerja Berti belum membuat databasenya. Gilang menjadi marah dan berkata “Itu hanya 1 halaman database, tetapi kamu belum menyelesaikannya. Berti tidak menjawab. Gilang semakin marah.“Berti saya sedang bicara kepadamu, jika kamu tidak mengerti, bicara pada tembok!”) (Gilang pergi, dan 10menit kemudian dia pergi ke toilet, tiba-tiba dia terkejut melihat Berti berbicara sendiri dengan tembok.) (“Apa yang kamu lakukan?”“Ngomong sama tembok seperti perintahmu!”Jawab Berti.) (Gilangh sangat terheran – heran dan diam “Aduhh, maksud saya, kamu harus menjawab kalau saya Tanya,jangan diam saja dan bicara sama tembok seperti yang kamu lakukan, saya kesal dengan kamu! ).[/su_box]
Soal Latihan !
The text for question number 1 – 6 !
The Blonde and the Lawyer
A blonde and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from LA to NY. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game.
The blonde, tired, just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks.
The lawyer persists and explains that the game is easy and a lot of fun. He explains, “I ask you a question, and if you don’t know the answer, you pay me $5.00, and vise versa.”
Again, she declines and tries to get some sleep. The lawyer, now agitated, says, “Okay, if you don’t know the answer you pay me $5.00, and if I don’t know the answer, I will pay you $500.00.”
This catches the blonde’s attention and, figuring there will be no end to this torment unless she plays, agrees to the game. The lawyer asks the first question. “What’s the distance from the earth to the moon?” The blonde doesn’t say a word, reaches into her purse, pulls out a $5.00 bill and hands it to the lawyer. “Okay” says the lawyer, “your turn.”
She asks the lawyer, “What goes up a hill with three legs and comes down with four legs?” The lawyer, puzzled, takes out his laptop computer and searches all his references, no answer. He taps into the air phone with his modem and searches the net and the library of congress, no answer. Frustrated, he sends e-mails to all his friends and coworkers, to no avail. After an hour, he wakes the blonde, and hands her $500.00.
The blonde says, “Thank you”, and turns back to get some more sleep.
The lawyer, who is more than a little miffed, wakes the blonde and asks, “Well, what’s the answer?” Without a word, the blonde reaches into her purse, hands the lawyer $5.00, and goes back to sleep.
1. The story tells us about …
a. A plane which a blonde and a lawyer took.
b. A lawyer who played a game with a blonde.
c. A lawyer who bet on something with a blonde.
d. A blonde who was tricked by a lawyer.
e. A blonde who lost her money.
2. What did the lawyer want to play with the blonde?
a. hide and seek
b. chicken limbo
c. jump rope
d. guessing game
3. What was the rule of the game finally?
a. If the blonde could not answer the lawyer’s question, she paid him $5.00, and vise versa.
b. If the blonde could not answer the question, she should pay $5.00. If the lawyer could not answer her question, he should pay $500.00.
c. If the blonde could not answer the lawyer’s question, she paid him $500.00, and vise versa.
d. If the blonde could not answer the lawyer’s question, she paid him $500.00. If the lawyer could not answer her question, he paid her $5.00.
e. If the lawyer could not answer her question, he paid her $500.00. If the blonde could not answer his question, she did not have to pay him.
4. How much money did the blonde benefit from the game?
5. Who was cleverer, the blonde or the lawyer?
a. the blonde
b. the lawyer
c. none of them was clever.
d. Both were clever.
e. They were the same.
6. The word “miffed’ in the last paragraph has the similar meaning to…
The text for question number 7 – 9 !
Last week I took my five-year old son, Willy, to a musical instrument store in my hometown. I wanted to buy him a set of junior drum because his drum teacher advised me to buy him one. Willy likes listening to music very much. He also likes asking me everything he wants to know. Even his questions sometimes seem precocious for a boy of his age. He is very inquisitive.
We went there by car. On the way, we saw a policeman standing near a traffic light regulating the passing cars and other vehicles. He blew his whistle now and then.
Seeing the policeman blowing his whistle, Willy asked me at once, “Dad, why is the policeman using a whistle, not a drum?”
Hearing his unexpected question I answered reluctantly, “Because he is not Phil Collins!”
7. What does the text talk about……..
A. Willy and his new drum.
B. Phil Collins and his drum.
C. A policeman and his whistle.
D. Willy’s drum private teacher.
E. The writer’s five-year old son.
8. From the text above we know that Willy is a/n…….. boy.
9. Which sentence makes the text a funny story ……..
A. He is very inquisitive.
B.”Because he is not Phil Collins”.
C. He blew his whistle now and then.
D. He also likes asking me everything he wants to know.
E. “Dad, why is the policeman using a whistle not a drum?”
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