Giving Instruction and Its Response

Giving Instruction and Its Response

Giving Instruction

Giving Instruction and Its Response

       Instruction is used when we want someone to do something for us. In giving instruction, we should pay attention to someone whom we are speaking to. So to learn how to give a good instruction, we can follow the following explanations. (Also read : Expression of Compliment and Its Response)

Actually instruction is a kind of expression consists of imperative sentence in grammar so the main form of instruction is

(+) Verb 1 + ! (or can be Verb 1 + Complement + !)


Open the book!

Clean the board!

Amir, close your book!

(-) Don’t + Verb 1 + ! ( or can be Don’t + Verb 1 + Complement + !)


Don’t close the window!

Don’t speak loudly, Tina!

Bayu, don’t sit here!

And below are other expression of giving instruction and its response

Giving Instruction Response
Open the door!

Sit down!

Stand up!

Give me that box!

Be quiet!

Don’t smoke here!

Stop it, I tell!

Don’t disturb me!



All right



Thank you

Of course



However, we can make our instruction more polite by adding “Please” before or after instruction. (Also read other article at : Sebuah Puisi Untuk Ibu)


Don’t disturb me, please!

Go out, please!

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