Jumat, 18 November 2011

Just For Reading

English Reading

Here's our latest English reading article. Read the story first, then take a look at the vocabulary notes at the bottom if you need to.

Too much rubbish in outer space

          A 182-page report by the United States National Research Council warns that the amount of debris in space is reaching "a tipping point", and could cause damage to satellites or spacecraft.The report calls for regulations to reduce the amount of debris, and suggests that scientists increase research

Question Tags

Question Tags in English

How do you pronounce person B’s part in this conversation?
A: Hello. I’m here for a meeting with Mr Banks.
B: Oh, you’re David Jones, aren’t you.
A: Yes, that’s right.

It’s a trick question! There are

Asking And Giving opinion

Giving your opinions
There are many ways to give your opinions when speaking English. The exact English expression you use depends on how strong your opinion is.

Senin, 31 Oktober 2011

Worship for The Lord

Stirve to enter in at the strait gate : for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able. (Luke 13 : 24)

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven  :)

Posted by ; Chiisai Inori (Heni Paramita Indraswari)
Source ; FG (Future Generation) book series

Selasa, 25 Oktober 2011

Wise Words. ^^

Remember! Doubts and fears will only appears if we do not have spirit.

God always give the best for you, may be not the best for what you want, but its definitely the best for what you need.

Sometime we need mistakes to make us wise enough, because from a mistake we get the best learning about life.

Rabu, 05 Oktober 2011

Jenis - jenis Text Bahasa Inggris "Summary in Kinds of Text"

Based on generic structure and language feature dominantly used, texts are divided into several types. They are narrative, recount, descriptive, report, explanation, analytical exposition, hortatory exposition, procedure, discussion, review, anecdote, spoof, and news item. These variations are known as GENRES.

The Differences between Report and Descriptive Text

Some text types are quite difficult to differ. Such report and descriptive text have the similarity in the social function and generic structure. However if they are analyzed carefully, the slight difference between the two text types will reveal.

Selasa, 27 September 2011

Contoh Narative Text 2

 The Purse of Gold

A beggar found a leather purse that someone had dropped in a market place. Opening it, he discovered that it contained 100 pieces of gold. Then he heard a merchant shouted, "A reward! A reaward to the one who find my leather purse!"

Being an honest man, the beggar came forward and handed the purse to the merchant saying, "Here is your purse. Will you keep your word to give a reward now?"

Contoh Narative Text

A candy maker in Indiana wanted to make a candy that would be a witness, so he made the Christmas Candy Cane. He incorporated several symbols for the birth, ministry, and death of Jesus Christ.
He began with a stick of pure white, hard candy. White to symbolize the Virgin Birth and the sinless nature of Jesus, and hard to symbolize the Solid Rock, the foundation of the church, and firmness of the promises of God.

Report Text

Teks report adalah teks yang menyampaikan informasi tentang sesuatu (objek, makhluk hidup, kejadian alam) secara apa adanya, sebagai hasil pengamatan yang sistematis dan berdasarkan fakta.

Ciri yang membedakan teks report dan teks descriptive adalah

Senin, 19 September 2011

Past Tense

Dalam bahasa Inggris ada Past Tense, sedangkan bahasa Indonesia kalaupun ada tak perlu dipelajari, karena kata kerjanya tidak berubah. SepertiPresent Tense, makaPast Tense ini pun terbagi 4: Ada yang Simple Past atau disebut Past Tense saja, ada yang Past Continuous Tense, Past Prefect Tense dan Past Perfect Continuous Tense.
Inti dari Past Tense adalah untuk menyatakan peristiwa yang telah “Lampau”. Lampau disini tak harus sudah lama-lama amat juga, pokoknya sudah berlalu, sudah lewat. Itulah penekanannya. Mungkin kemarin,

Selasa, 13 September 2011

Contoh Descriptive Text

My Cat Gregory
Gregory is my beautiful gray Persian cat. He walks with pride and grace, performing a dance of disdain as he slowly lifts and lowers each paw with the delicacy of a ballet dancer. His pride, however, does not extend to his appearance, for he spends most of his time indoors watching television and growing fat.