Kamis, 24 Februari 2011

Vocabs : Household Product

Look at the picture.
This is my home. I wanna explain to you Guys about what stuffs I have in my home.
One : The Garage.
In my garage I have a car and a motorcycle
Two : The Kitchen
I have a refrigerator, two stoves to cook the meal, a dining table, 5 chairs, one TV, a DVD player , a iron , 4 cupboards, and a oven 
Three : The Living Room
I have 3 couchs, 2 tables, 2 cupboards, 1 keyboard, and a tape player.
Four : The Middle Room
I have a TV, 3 cupboards, 4 emergency lamps, a phone, a laptop, a printer, and 2 chairs
Five : My room sweet room
I have 2 big cupboards and 2 small cupboards, a bed+ 1 mosquitos net,1 chair, 1 desk to study, 1 guitar, and a fan ( I don't have AC ) :D
Six : Bathroom
I have a bathtub,a closet, a mirror, and a hang wall.
And last : Yard
There's so many tree, some flowers,and 2 terace chairs
Descriptive Text

Social Function
To describe a particular person, place or thing
Significant Grammatical Features

  • Focus on specific Participant
  • Use of attributes and identifying Processes
  • Frequent use of Epithets and Classifiers in nominal groups
  • Use of simple present tense  
Significant Lexicogrammatical Features
  • Focus on Specific Participantas
  • Use of Attributive and Identifying Processes.
  • Frequent use of epithets Classifiers in nominal grups.
  • Use of simple present tense
Asking Information There are a number of formulas used when asking for information in English.

The use of WH-Questions

Simple Future Tense

Simple future is used for describing event or action that will to do (happen) at future.

1.Future tense “will”

•To assert incident/event that future and decide that incident at talking.

Example= A: Can you help me to do this homework?
B: Of course, I will do it for you.

•To offer to do something.

Example= A: I don’t have a pen to write.
B: Don’t worry.I will lend you.

•To assert an agreement to do something.

Example= A: You must come to my party.
B: I promise I will come on party.

•To ask someone to do something.

Example=A:It’s very hot in my room.
B: Certainly.

2.Future tense “shall”

•To assert a deal or gift suggestion
Example= Today, we are free.
Where shall we go?

Note: shall for subject “I, we”

3.Future tense “be going to”

•To assert an incident that will be happened and gone ever break a promise to do it.
Example=A: Did you send my letter for her?
B: Oh, I’m sorry I forgot.I’m going to send it tonight.

•To assert an incident/event that cause there are incident/event that mention that what will be next happened.

Example= A: The sky is very dark.What do you think?
B: I think it’s going to rain.

1.Positive (+):

a.Subject + shall/will + VI
Example:I shall clean the room.
We will go to school.
She will give a present.

Note: “shall” just can use for subject “I and We”

b.Subject + to be + going to + VI

Example:I am going to play tennis.
They are going to swim very fast.
He is going to write a story.

Asking if someone remembers or not

Formal expressions
  • I wonder if you remember ….
  • You remember ...., don’t you?
  • You haven’t forgotten ...., have you?
  • Don’t you remember ....?
  • Do you happen to remember it now?
Ways to respond
  • Let me think, yes, I remember.
  • I remember especially the scenery.
  • I’ll never forget that.
  • I’ll always remember.
  • I can remember it clearly

Informal expressions
  • Remember the old house we used to live in?
  • Remember that?
  • I’m sorry, I don’t remember.

Ways to respond
  • Hold on. Yes, got it!
  • I know ….
  • It’s coming back to me now.

Response if you forget:

  • Sorry, I’ve completely forgotten.
  • I’m afraid I forget.
  • I really can’t remember.
  • I’m afraid I have no memory of him.
  • Err, let me think. No, it’s gone.
  • Sorry, it slipped off my mind.

Preposition of time : On,In, and At

In preposition of time We use:
•at for a PRECISE TIME
•on for DAYS and DATES
at in on

  • at 3 o'clock in May on Sunday
  • at 10.30am in summer on Tuesdays
  • at noon in the summer on 6 March
  • at dinnertime in 1990 on 25 Dec. 2010
  • at bedtime in the 1990s on Christmas Day
  • at sunrise in the next century on Independence Day
  • at sunset in the Ice Age on my birthday
  • at the moment in the past/future on New Year's Eve

Look at these examples:

•I have a meeting at 9am.
•The shop closes at midnight.
•Jane went home at lunchtime.
•In England, it often snows in December.
•Do you think we will go to Jupiter in the future?
•There should be a lot of progress in the next century.
•Do you work on Mondays?
•Her birthday is on 20 November.
•Where will you be on New Year's Day?


Definition of Offering :

1. The act of making an offer.
2. Something, such as stock, that is offered.
3. A presentation made to a deity as an act of religious worship or sacrifice; an oblation.
4. A contribution or gift, especially one made at a religious service.

Offering to older people:

  • Would you like a cup of coffee, Mr. Green?
  • Should I get you a bottle of water?
  • Could I offer you a glass of lemonade, Mrs. Lina?
  • Would you care for some salad ?
Offering to friends:
  • Want some?
  • Have some.
  • Chocolate?
  • Glass of lemonade?
  • Grab some for yourself.
  • Would you like to have a pancake?
  • Why don’t you have some lemonade?
  • What can I get for you?
  • What will you have?

Accepting an offer:
  • Thank you
  • Yes, please
  • I’d like it very much
  • Thank you, I would
  • That would be very nice

Declining an offer:
  • No, thanks.
  • No, I really won’t. Thank you.
  • Not for me, thanks.
  • No, thanks. I’m not hungry.