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LESSON I

SELF INTRODUCTION
A. Introduction
Dalam pelajaran ini, anda diharapkan mampu untuk menggunakan kosakata dan
ungkapan bahasa inggris dalam memperkenalkan diri, berkenalan dengan orang lain,
mengeja nama dan meminta klarifikasi. Menurut kebiasaan penutur bahasa inggris,
apabila mereka bertemu satu sama lain dan saling berkenalan, maka biasanya mereka
saling bertukar informasi tentang identitas diri masing-masing.
Untuk mampu melakukan hal diatas maka anda akan mempelajari dan berlatih
menggunakan beberapa ungkapan bahasa inggris yang digunakan dalam dialog. Selain
anda akan mengetahui tentang tata bahasa khususnya penggunaan kalimat tanya (whquestion) dan penggunan be atau auxiliary do atau does. Untuk itu, praktekanlah dialog
dan pelajarilah ungkapan dan pengetahuan bahasa berikut ini.
B. Presentation
1. Read and practice the following self-introduction expressions
Dialog 1. Asking somebodys activity
Mr.Hunt : Hello. Im Mr.Hunt. this id my wife, Sarah
Mrs.Hunt : Hello. Im Sara Hunt, Im English, Im forty and Im a housewife
Mr. Hunt : This is my daughter
Jane : Hello. Im Jane, Im eighteen, I am a student and I am English, too.
Questions:
a. What is Mr. Hunts wife name?
b. Where is Mr.Hunt from?

c. How old is she?


Dialog 2. Asking somebodys activity 2
Andi : Hello. My name is Andi. Whats yours?
Betty : Hi. My name is Betty
Andi : You are a commerece administration student, arent you?
Betty : Yes, I am
Andi : Whats your study program?
Betty : I am studying business administration studies, what about you?
Andi : I am in the Accounting Department. Nice to meet you, Betty!
Betty : Nice to meet you, too.
Questions:
a. Who are Betty and Andi?
b. What are Andi and Betty studying?
c. Do they know each other well?
Dialog 3. Asking somebodys activity 3
Noriko : Hi. My name is Noriko Sato. I am from Osaka Japan. Whats your name?
Chuck : Im Chuck OBrien.
Noriko : And where are you from, Chuck?
Chuck : Im from Austin, Texas.
Noriko : Oh really? Nice to meet you.

Chuck : Nice to meet you, too.


Noriko : By the way, what do you do?
Chuck : Im a sales manager. And how about you?
Noriko : I am a dance instructor
Chuck : Hi Noriko, can I join your class?
Dialog 4. Asking somebodys activity 4
Teacher : Excuse me! Whats your name, please?
Student : My name is Danny Sahroni
Teacher : Can you tell me how to spell your name?
Student : Yes, my first name is Danny. It is spelled D-A-N-N-Y. And my last name is
Sahroni. It is spelled S-A-H-R-O-N-I
Teacher : Okay. Thank you Danny Sahroni!
Student : Youre welcome, madam!
2. Language focus
a. Untuk menggunakan nama seseorang, pekerjaan dan alamat. Sebelum bertanya,
kalimat biasanya diikuti kata excuse me
Contoh:
Excuse me, whats your name?
Excuse me, whats your job?
Excuse me, whats your address?
b. Jika be diikuti benda jamak, maka be berubah menjadi are:

Contoh:
Excuse me, what are their names?
Excuse me, what are their jobs?
Excuse me, what are their addresses?
c. Jika be diikuti kata keterangan (adverb of place), maka hal tersebut untuk
menanyakan asal
Contoh:
Excuse me, where are you from?
I am from Osaka
Excuse me, What part of Osaka are you from?
Where about in Japan are you from?
What city are you from?
What province in Indonesia are you from?
d. Untuk menyatakan pekerjaan, atau status jabatan seseorang, kita dapat
menggunakan be atau auxiliary does, do. Lihat contoh berikut
What does the young lady do? She is a model
What do you do? I am sale manager
What are you? I am a student, I go to Kansas University
What is your occupation? I am a secretary. I work for Ajax motor
e. Untuk membuat pernyataan negative (nehative statement), kita tinggal
menambahkan not setelah be, yang kemudian dipendekkan menjadi: nt

My father is not from Jakarta. He is from Makassar


Is your brother an actor? No, he isnt. He is a singer
Are the two ladies teachers? No, they arent. They are secretaries.
f. Dalam kalimat tanya (questions), jika kita menghendaki suatu jawaban Yes atau
No, maka anda meletakkan be tersebut pada awal kalimat sebelum subject,
seperti pada contoh berikut:
Is Michael Jackson from U.S? Yes, he is American singer
Is that young man a businessman? Yes, he is good businessman.
Subject + predicate
Full verb {transitive verb}
{intransitive verb}
Be (am, is, are, was, were) + (adjective, adverb, and noun)
Auxiliary + be
Grammar
Examples:
Statement : the woman is a nice secretary
Wh-Question : who is a nice secretary?
Statement : the story is very interesting
Wh-Question : what is very interesting?
Statement : the guests are in the hotel lobby
Wh-Question : where are the guests?

Examples:
Statement : Julia Roberts is a beautiful actress
Yes-No Question : Is Julia Roberts is a beautiful actress?
Yes, She is. No, She isnt
Statement : The girls are very attractive
Yes-No Question : Are the girls are very attractive?
Yes, they are. No, they arent
Yes-No questions with be
C. Excercises
Exercise 1. Fill in the blanks with the following
I he she am do
My his her is does
1. How old is Ani?..............is twenty five
2. What does John do? ..........is an engineer
3. Benni is still young. .........age is 15
4. How is your father?..............fine, thank you.
5. What is your sisters name? ...........sisters name is Tini
6. ...........he study engineering?
7. Do you belong to the commerece department?, Yes, I................
8. Is Anna still in her teens? No, ..........age is 23

9. Hello. I ..........Tanto. How do you do?


10. Dick, do you live around here? Yes, ............I
Change these sentences into yes-no question with be
1. The rose flowers are beautiful
2. Keanu reeves is handsome
3. The young ladies are very sweet
4. The orchids are very fragrant
5. The students are in the yard
6. Krisdayanti is a good singer
7. Father is in the living room
8. The secretary is very nice
9. The party is very great
10. The clowns are very funny
11. The boys are very naughty
12. The guests are in the lobby
13. The story is very boring
14. Celine Dion is from Canada
15. The manager is a kind man