• Teacher

    Advantage and Disadvantage of Dictation

    Advantage and Disadvantage of Dictation Advantage and Disadvantage of Dictation       There are four skills to be expected when we learn English as our second language in Indonesia, they are listening skill, speaking, skill, reading skill and writing skill. To get that four skills, in the old technique is by using Dictation technique. For this, in this occasion we want to share the Advantage and Disadvantage of Dictation. (Also read : Lembar Kerja Siswa Kelas 7 tentang Introducing Oneself) Disadvantages of Dictation       As we know that dictation is one of the old techniques in language teaching learning activities. However, this technique has been recently neglected…

  • Speaking

    Expression of Daily Activity

    Expression of Daily Activity       Every we have routines activity. These activities start from getting up in the morning up to going to our bed in the evening. These activities can be happened at home, at work, at school or other places. (also study : Expression of Hope or Wish and Its Response)       To improve our English, especially our speaking skill, we will share some Expression of Daily Activity. These activities consist of daily routines or our habits everywhere. Below are some Expression of Daily Activity: I get up. She gets up. I wake up. I go to bathroom. We go to the bathroom. I take…

  • Story

    Abunawas and Six Speaking Donkeys

    Abunawas and Six Speaking Donkeys Abunawas and Six Speaking Donkeys         Once upon a time in Persia there was wise king named king Harun Al-Rasyid. He was very loved by all his people at his kingdom. Meanwhile in the village in the area of the kingdom there was a smart man named Abunawas. (also read : Mysterious Illness King Harun Al-Rasyid)         One day, King Harun called Abunawas. He wanted to put another test Abunawas’ smartness. He assigned him to do impossible mission.         “Abu, I want to have six speaking donkeys with beard. You have to find them and bring to…

  • Speaking

    Tips Speaking English Fluently

    Tips Speaking English Fluently         In this session I want to give you some Tips Speaking English Fluently. If you want to speak fluently, there is nothing can help you better except you practice speaking with others. It doesn’t matter your vocabulary is lack, you can improve your ability in speaking just doing practicing in speaking. For supporting you to speak well, in this occasion we would like to share some Tips Speaking English Fluently. However, some tips below are just as support, and for making you are capable in speaking fluently depends on yourself. (also read : EXPRESSION AND RESPONSE OFFER) Below are some Tips Speaking English…

  • Speaking

    Reservation Check-in and Check-out the Hotel

    Reservation Check-in and Check-out the Hotel         After sharing about Expression of Conversation at Hotel, now we want to share Reservation Check-in and Check-out the Hotel.  This post is implementing of Expression of Conversation at Hotel and being shown in three dialogues, they are Making Reservation, Checking-In and Checking-out the hotel. Here is the dialogue about Reservation Check-in and Check-out the Hotel: Making Reservation Receptionist: Good afternoon. Welcome to The Bumi Hyat Hotel. Guest: Hi, good afternoon. I’d like to make a reservation for the fourth weekend in July. Do you have any vacancies? Receptionist: Yes sir, we have several rooms available for that particular weekend. And…

  • Speaking

    Expression of Conversation at Hotel

    Expression of Conversation at Hotel         Everywhere we are, we need to communicate, in the airport, bus station, bank, hotel or other place. For this in this occasion we want to share some Expression of Conversation at Hotel. This topic will be divided into three sub topic, they are common expression used by guest, expression used by hotel receptionist and example in conversation. (also read : Expression of Conversation at Restaurant) Below is the topic of Expression of Conversation at Hotel: Common expression used by guest There are many expressions usually used by guests of a hotel, some of them are: I’d like a room for …. I’d…

  • Speaking

    Expression of Belief and Disbelief

     Expression of Belief and Disbelief. After sharing about Expression of praise and some other expressions in the previous post, now I want to share about another expression related to speaking area. In this case I want discuss about Expression of Belief and Disbelief.         Expression of Belief and Disbelief is used when we want to give belief or disbelief response of someone’s statement or idea.         There are some expressions related to Belief and Disbelief. Below is the explanation about the Expression of Belief and Disbelief: Expression of Belief : Do you think he is honest ? Do you believe…

  • Speaking

    Asking and Expressing Capability

     Asking and Expressing Capability. Speaking is one aspect of language skills. For this I have shared some topics related to speaking guide. And now I want to share about asking and expressing capability. Below is the explanation.        An expression of capability is used for expressing of our ability to do something. There are three points of topic will be discussed. They are asking for capability, expressing capability and showing incapability. Asking for capability / ability do you think you are capable of…..? Do you think you’re able to . . . .? Do you think you can , , , ,? are you capability…

  • Speaking

    How to be Confident in Speaking English

     How to be Confident in Speaking English. Speaking is one way in improving someone’s English skill, but sometimes, if it can’t be said most of us, we find feeling ashamed to express our idea by speaking, especially for those who start studying English. For Indonesian, especially Javanese people tend to worry too much about other’s opinion. That’s what? For example, makes students keep their mouth shut, although their teacher always encourages to speak up. The students are afraid others would find that their English is bad; that their pronunciation is not really good; that their grammar is so awful, and so on, and so on. And in…

  • Speaking

    Expressing and Responding Sympathy

     Expressing and Responding Sympathy. Have a nice meeting again to our beloved visitor, Great Friends.     This is another article related to speaking after introducing someone’s self and asking for repetition.       When we hear someone being sad or in tears, we usually express our sympathy to him/her. Sympathy expression is used to express our sympathy to his/her grief.        There are many expressions to show our sympathy to other people. Some of the examples are shown below. I am sorry to hear that. I know how your felling is. Be patient, It would be Ok soon. I sympathize about the situation that happened…