Soal Bahasa Inggris Congratulating and Complimenting – SMK Kelas 10 tentang ucapan selamat dan pujian kepada orang. Agar ketika kita berkomunikasi tentang materi ini, ini bisa dipraktekkan diluar jam belajar kita disekolah.
Complete the blanks in the following dialogs using the words in the box. As an example see number 1. The answer for number 1 is wonderful.
- Good luck
- What’s new
- It’s good
- Thanks a lot
- Popular business
- I’m glad you think so
- New hair cut
Dina : Hi, Yuni. What’s your daughter doing these days?
Yuni : Oh, she’s in college. In fact, she plans to graduate this June.
Dina : That’s________________! (1) You must be very proud of her.
Fuad :Hi Abdel. _________________? (2)
Abdel : Oh, I’m going to take the driving test tomorrow.
Fuad : That’s great, Abdel _________________! (3)
Tuti : How is your business, Ria?
Ria : ________ (4) I’ve sold 100 items these two days.
Tuti : Congratulations! That’s a ___________________ (5) right now.
Rudi : You look gorgeous in this wedding dress! __________________ (7).
Ian : Thank you very much, ______________ (8) so.
Ihsan : You look so cute in the________________(9)
Ali : Oh, thanks for ________________ (10) that. By the way, congratulations for the 1st prize. Great job, Man!
Ihsan : Thanks.
Complete the following conversations with your own words.
Rani : Hi, Anisa.
Anisa : Hi, you look great in that pink head scarf. What a nice scarf!
Rani : _________________ (1) to say that.
Anisa : I’ve never seen you in that hat. Where did you buy it?
Rani : My mom bought it for me when she went to the market.
Anisa : I see.
Rani : Look. The teacher is coming!
Anisa : Pak Sultoni.
Mr. Sultoni : Hi, how are you?
Rani : We’re good. Thanks.
Anisa : Excellent.
Rani : _________________ (2) hair cut, Pak Sultoni.
Anisa : Yes, you’re looking good with your hair style.
Mr. Sultoni : Thanks a lot. Rani, I heard you won the Math Olympiad. Is it true?
Rani : Yes, I won the second prize last week.
Anisa : ________________ (3)
Mr. Sultoni : ____________ (4) to hear that.
Rani : Thank you very much for saying so.
Rudi : Hi Ben. How are you?
Ben : Hi, you look great in that black jacket.
Rudi : _______________________ (1) saying so.
Ben : I’ve never seen you in that outfit. Is it new?
Rudi : My sister bought it for me when she went to Singapore.
Ben : Oh, I see.
Rudi : Look. What a nice new hair style! Where did you have a haircut? I like it a lot.
Ben : _____________________ (2) think so. My brother did it. I can ask him to do yours if you want to.
Rudi : Yes, please. Look! Andi is coming.
Ben : Hi Andi, I heard you won the Speech Contest last month. Congratulations! _________________ (3)
Rudi : Fantastic! It’s a great job, bro!
Andi : Oh, thanks. It’s ____________________ (4) actually.
Please note that at the end of the word ‘congratulation’ there must be an ‘s’ attached to it. So, never say ‘congratulation’ without an ‘s’. You must say, “Congratulations.”
Read text 1 carefully. Pay attention to the expressions used to congratulate people (in this case, Alif). Pay attention also to the responses.
After a long struggle and hard work, Alif is finally appointed as the director of a national company where he works. Many of his friends who work at the same company congratulate him.
Samuel : Alif, congratulations. You deserved it, Man.
Alif : Thank you very much. This is because you always help me.
Sinta : I am very happy for you, Alif. Now, that you are the director of the company, I believe the company will develop even faster.
Alif : (replies with a happy tone) Thank you. I cannot forget your collaboration with me, and I will still need your help.
Other friends shake his hands and congratulate him too.
Deni : That’s wonderful, Alif.
Alif : Oh, thanks.
Santi : Good for you. Good luck.
Alif : Thank you very much.
Bejo : Well done.
Alif : Thank you for saying so.
Ivan : That was great. You must be very proud of your achievement.
Alif : Thanks. I’m glad you think so. But I still have to learn a lot.
His staff also congratulate him.
Eny : Please accept my warmest congratulations, Sir.
Alif : It’s very kind of you to say so. Thank you.
Bintari : I must congratulate you on your success.
Alif : Thank you very much for saying so.
They all celebrate Alif’s success by having lunch together in a simple food stall next to their office. Every body is happy.
Answer the following questions.
- Why do all of those people congratulate Alif?
- What expressions do they use to congratulate Alif?
- How does Alif respond to their congratulating expressions?
- What is the social purpose of congratulating people?
- When do we congratulate people?
- What are the expressions commonly used to congratulate people?
Read the dialog silently. Pay attention to the expression used to congratulate people. Discuss the meaning with your classmate. After that read aloud the dialog in pairs. One of you become Cita, the other becomes Ditto. Then, discuss the answer to the questions.
Cita has won the first winner of the story telling competition in her school. Her best friend congratulated her.
Ditto : Cita, congratulations for being the first winner of the
school story telling competition! Excellent. You really did it well.
Cita : Thanks, Ditto.
Ditto : I heard that you will be the representative of our school in the story telling competition of our regency. Is it true?
Cita : Yes, you’re right.
Ditto : I hope you will win as well in the next competition.
Cita : I hope so. But I’m nervous.
Ditto : Don’t worry, you’re a very good story teller. Good luck.
Cita : Thanks. I’ll do my best. Wish me luck.
Answer the following questions:
- What good news about Dita does Ditto know?
- What does Ditto say to Dita related to the news?
- What do the expressions mean?
- What is Ditto’s purpose of saying that to Dita?
- How does Dita respond to what Ditto says?
- When do you think you will say ‘congratulations’ to other people?
(Sumber: Bahasa Inggris SMA/MA/SMK/MAK Kelas X, Kementerian Pendidikan dan kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, Kurikulum 2013 Edisi revisi 2017. 2017)