Contoh Percakapan Bahasa Inggris Dasar
FreeEnglishCourse.Info – Ada 3 bidang kaajia utama dalam belajar bahasa Inggris terutama di tingkat sekolah menengah, yaitu jenis-jenis teks essay, short converstation atau percakapan, serta gramar dan structure. Tkes essay atau jenis tek tertulis sudah banyak kita bahas, pun demikian dengan pelajaran grammar and structure. Untuk melengkapinya, Kali ini kita akan membahas beberapa contoh percakapan bahasa Inggris dasar yang yang biasanya dipakai dalam percakapan sehari hari. Topik yang paling sering dalam dialog-dialog seperti itu adalah percakapan Introduction, expression of sympthy, thanking, invitation, dll.
Nmaun bagi yaang masih merasa kurang dan butuh contoh-contoh topik yang lain, bisa lihat kumpulan percakapannya disini. Bagi yang ingin menulis sendiri, ada cara termudah membuat percakapan bahasa Inggris sebagaimana artikel terdahulu. Baiklah langsung saja kita lihat beberapa contoh percakapan untuk aktivitas sehari-hari
Percakapan Bahasa Iggris: Introduction
Topik pertama adalah tentang cara memperkenalkan diri (Introducing self) dan memperkenalkan orang lain (Introducing others) dalam bahasa Inggris.
Today is the first day at school for Dian. She meets Rian. Then, they introduce each other.
Dian: Good morning. Allow me to introduce myself .I’m Dian.
Rian: Good morning. My name is Rian. Nice to meet you.
Dian: Nice to meet you too. We are in the same class, right? I saw your name in the students’ list of my class.
Rian: Yeah, right. By the way, what book is that?
Dian: This is a book about cooking, Mari Memasak Sendiri.
Rian: Oh, so you like cooking? I like cooking too.
Dian: Really? Good, so I have a friend to share
with. Anyway, I must go now. Bye.
Rian: Bye. Take care.
Lina is reading a book in the city park. There is someone approaching her.
A girl: Excuse me. Do you mind if I sit beside you? I’m waiting my friend.
Lina: No. It’s OK. My name is Lina.
A girl: Hi, I’m Fany.
A girl is coming over to Lina and Fany. She interrupts them.
Santi: Hi, Fany. I’m sorry I’m late.
Fany: That’s O.K. Let me introduce you to
Lina. Lina, this is Santi. Santi, this Lina.
Lina: Hi, Santi. How do you do? Pleased to meet you.
Santi: Hi, Lina. How do you do? Pleased to meet you, too.
Fany: Well, Santi and I have to go right now. See you later.
Lina: See you.
Mirna: Hi, Toni, nice to meet you again after long holiday.
Toni: Hello. Mirna, nice to meet you too.
Mirna: Anyway, where did you go on the last holiday?
Toni: Well. I went to Bali. It’s a wonderful place with beautiful beaches and sceneries.
Mirna: Wow. It sounds great. What did you do there?
Toni: My family and I spent four nights there in a bungalow in Kuta beach. I had a great vacation there. I swam and surfed on the beach. I also played football and sand with my brother.
Mirna: What else did you do there?
Toni: The next morning I visited another small island around Bali on a boat. It was a great experience to see many beautiful places and have a talk with tourists there.
Mirna: What did you do before you left Bali?
Toni: On the last day, I went to the merchandise shops and bought some stuffs there. I bought shirts, Shorts, and also traditional clothes. Unfortunately I couldn’t afford to buy a surfing board because it was too expensive.
Mirna: Well, it’s nice to hear your story. I hope that I can also visit Bali someday.
Percakapan Bahasa Inggris: Expressing Pride
Contoh percakapan pendek berikut adalah tentang rasa bangga. Ungkapan bangga sering diberikan oleh orang tua baik bapak atau ibu terhadap anaknya yang sedang mendapatkan prestasi yang baik seperti nilai tinggi di laporan hasil belajar, memenangkan suatu lomba, dll. Penggunaan kata “pride” dan “proud” sering terdengar dalam situasi sepeti itu. Ingat jangan keliru ya dalam pemakaian kedua kata tersebut. Berikut adalah “expression of pride” olehh seorang ibu:
Mother: My dear daughter, your father said that he would take you to the department store.
Hani: Hooray! That’s great. When do we go there, Mom?
Mother: Perhaps after dinner. Father will buy a new pair of shoes for you. Frankly we both are so proud for your performance at school.
Hani: Thanks for your praise, Mom. I am also happy to have parents like you both.
Mother: You are a wonderful daughter for us. I’m so blessed to be your Mom.
Hani: Thanks Mom.
Percakapan Bahasa Inggris: Expressing Sympthy
Expressing sympathy sering kita lakukan ketika mendengar kabar yang kurang baik terhadap teman atau anggota keluarga. Berikut contohnya:
Deni: Hi, Andi. Did you hear that Rudi fell off when he was riding his motorcycles?
Andi: Oh really? How awful! What happened?
Deni: He was riding in a big storm. He must have skidded in the rain.
Andi: Oh that’s too bad. Was he badly injured?
Deni: Sure, he was such in pain.
Andi: He wasn’t, was he?
Deni: He was. He couldn’t even stand up. He broke his legs.
Andi: That’s terrible. Where is he now? Is he in the hospital?
Deni: He is still in the Emergency Unit of Sumber Waras Hospital.
Andi: I’ll see him in the hospital right away.
Percakapan Bahasa Inggris: Thanking
Boni: Hi, Panji. What can I do for you?
Panji: Hello, Bon. I’m looking for some books for my assignments. But i don’t know where to find them.
Boni: Let me help you. What I don’t know where to find them.
Panji: Thank you. I need some books about folk tale.
Boni: Folk tale books … hmmm … These are the books that you need. All of them are folk tale books.
Panji: Thank you very much. That’s very kind of you.
Boni: Don’t mention it. It’s my job to help everyone who needs books in this library.
Percakapan Bahasa Inggris: Invitation
Arief and Rita are fond of literature. They enjoy reading stories, novels, and watching drama. On the way home, Arief and Rita have a chat.
Arief: Do you have a plan for tomorrow holiday?
Rita: Too bad. I have nothing to do.
Arief: I’ve got a plan for tomorrow. Would you like to come to my house?
Rita: Really? Tell me, please. Then, I’ll decide to come or not.
Arief: I’ve got a new interesting novel and VCD of a drama performance.
Rita: Wow, great. What are they about? Are they interesting?
Arief: If I tell you now, it won’t surprise you. Now, decide. Would you come to my house to enjoy them?
Rita: I’d love to. I’ll be at your house at 8.00 in the morning.
Begitulah beberapa contoh percakapan bahasa Inggris yang sering ditemui dalam dialog sehari hari. Topik topik diatas dapat digunakan untuk bermain peran (Role Play) sehingga bisa meningkatkan kemampuan speaking English.
Source: Doddy, Achmad. Developing english competencies 1: for Senior High School (SMA/MA)
grade X. Jakarta : Pusat Perbukuan, Departemen Pendidikan Nasional, 2008.