EXPRESSIONS OF CERTAINTY AND HESITATION

EXPRESSIONS OF CERTAINTY AND HESITATION

EXPRESSIONS OF CERTAINTY AND HESITATION

EXPRESSIONS OF CERTAINTY AND HESITATION
EXPRESSIONS OF CERTAINTY AND HESITATION

Expression of certaintydigunakan untuk menunjukkan bahwa kita yakin terhadap suatu hal.

CERTAINTY

Asking Certainty

Responding Certainty

Are you certain?

I’m quite sure…

Are you sure?

Certainly/definitely/absolutely

Really?

I’ve no doubt about…

Is that right?

Of course

Are you really certain about that?

I’m very certain

Expression of hesitationdigunakan untuk menunjukkan bahwa kita tidak yakin terhadap suatu  hal.

HESITATION

Showing Hesitation

Responding Hesitation

I’m not too sure…

I’m a hundred percent certain…

I couldn’t say…

You can be sure about…

I couldn’t really be sure about…

There’s can’t be any doubt…

There’s some doubt in my mind that/about

I’m quite convinced/that…

I’m afraid I can’t be certain about…

I’m fairly sure…

I’m not convinced about…

I don’t think there can be any doubt about that

There’s surely some doubt about…

There’s no/very little doubt in my mind…

Dialogue

Aji       : Have you done the homework to record English news from the radio?

Wisnu  : Yes, I have. How about you? Have you done it?

Aji       : Not yet. I couldn’t really be sure about how to record news from the radio. Can you tell me the steps to record it?

Wisnu  : Okay, first, choose the radio station that broadcast English news. Second, insert a blank cassette into the cassette compartment. Third, set the function switch to the tape position. Next, press the record button. The play button is depressed automatically. Then, adjust the sound level with the volume controls t your preference. After that, to stop recording completely, push the stop or eject button.

Aji       : Are you sure?

Wisnu  : Yes, I’m sure.

Aji       : Thank you, Wisnu. I’ll go home and record the English news. See you!

Wisnu  : Bye.

Jawablah pertanyaan berikut dengan tepat!

  1. Has Aji done his English homework? Why?

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  1. What is the first step to record newa from the radio?

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  1. Where should Aji insert the blank cassette?

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  1. What will happen if Aji push down the record button?

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  1. What does Aji say to ask for certainty?

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Identifikasi pernyataan berikut berdasarkan dialog diatas dengan tepat! Tulis T (true) jika pernyataannya sesuai, dan F (false) jika pernyataannya tidak sesuai dengan dialog!

No.

True or False

Statement

1

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Aji has ever recorded news from the radio before.

2

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Wisnu knows the ways to record news using tape recorder.

3

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The first step to record news is inserting a blank cassette into the cassette compartment.

4

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We can stop the recording process by pushing stop or eject button.

5

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Wisnu is certain that his steps to record news are right.

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