Lesson 5


About English Language


ABOUT ENGLISH LANGUAGE

I. English is unique

Huruf apa ini ?? … A

 [ A ]
father
village
man
small
apple
[ U ]
put
cut
burn
building

II. The history of Great Britain (scotland, england, wales, ireland)

Ancestor –> briton (celtic)

Penyerbuan bangsa-bangsa ke tanah bangsa Inggris

Roman
Jutes
Anglo
Saxon
Norman French

Nb. ANGLO-SAXON saham 70% pada bahasa Inggris saat ini

I love SHE ( I love her)
You love HE (you love him)

III. Periods of English

A Old English (Punah abad 11)
b. Middle English (Punah abad ke 15)

Yusuf Ali
Bible

pengucapan Middle English :

name
sweet
son
(contoh canterbury)
Modern English


IV. Welcome to America

(colony)

Spanish
French
Dutch
Others
– TEXAS
– CANADA
– MANHATTAN
– Little Italy, Little Tokyo, Harlem, Bronx

V. Differences between AE and BE

a. Pronunciation

teacher, four, father, brother, car
AE [r] BE [ ]

ask, class, glass, mask, last, answer
AE [æ ] BE : [ a ]

believe, beyond, before, between
AE [ ə ] BE [ i ]

b. Spelling

AE

BE

 

color
– favorite, armor, parlor, harbor
colour
center
– theater, meter, saber
centre
dialog
– catalog, prolog
dialogue
travel
– marvel, jewely
travel
critisize
– memorize, critisize
critisise
plowplough

c. Vocabulary

AE

BE

truckslorry
candiessweets
vacationholiday
elevatorlift
soccerfootball
moviesfilms
fallautumn

d. Grammar

  • AE – Do you have any siblings?
    BE – Have you got any brothers or sisters?
  • AE – It is important that she be told. *
    BE – It is important that she is told.
  • AE – The jury has not yet reached its decsion.
    BE – The jury have not yet reached their decision.
  • AE – Go get your book.
    BE – Go and fetch your book.
  • AE – He dove into the water.
    BE – He dived into the water.
  • AE – You must come visit me real soon.
    BE – You must come and visit me really soon.

two kinds of questions


TWO KINDS OF QUESTIONS

1. Yes/No Questions

is your name Carlo?
are you a doctor?
do you love me?

2. W-H Questions

what’s your name?
what’s your full name?
how old are you?



Practice 1

1. what’s your name?
2. what’s your full name?
3. what’s your middle name?
4 what’s your surname ?
5. what’s your nickname?
6. how old are you?
7. what’s your job?
8. what’s your position?
9. what’s your home address?
10. what’s your office address?
11. what’s your school address?
12. what’s your hobby?
13. what are your hobbies?
14. how do you spell it?
15. how do you spell OBAMA ?
16. what’s your zodiac?
17. what’s your phone number?
18. what’s your postal code ?
19. what’s your religion?
20. what’s your marrital status?
21. what’s your favorite food?
22. what’s your favorite film?

KESIMPULAN PENTING !!

Sekarang jika diantara orang inggris sendiri tidak memiliki kesepakatan yang sama dalam GRAMMAR, dalam pengucapan, dalam kosakata. Bahkan mereka sendiri sampai saat ini bicara dengan bahasa yang menurut Grammar adalah SALAH !! .. kenapa kita harus merasa TAKUT SALAH !! … hajar saja. ..gunakan bahasa Inggris sejak awal kursus ini, praktekan sampai otomatis tanpa berpikir. Urusan Grammar belakangan saja .. itu nomer 10001 …

Okey ??


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