MATERI BAHASA INGGRIS SMP KLS IX (SPEAKING)

MATERI BAHASA INGGRIS SMP KLS IX (SPEAKING)

 

CONTEXTUAL DIALOGUES
SPEAKING MATERIALS FOR
THE NINTH GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP

SECTION 1
EXPRESSING CERTAINITY AND UNCERTAINITY

Are You Sure about….?
Dialogue 1
Ahmad : It’s good to see you. I just remind you about the meeting after school.
Umar : Yeah, Of course. I’ll be there
Ahmad : Are you sure that Ririn will come to the meeting?
Umar : I’m quite sure about that. She called me this morning.
Ahmad : Oh…, Okay.

Dialogue 2

Siti : Are you sure about this direction?
Aminah : Sorry, I’m not really sure about it.
Siti : Don’t be foolish. We have been walking so far, you know.
Aminah : I can’t remember any sign. I think this is the right path. I’m sorry.
Siti : Well, we have to continue our walk. Don’t worry, It’s all going to be okay.

• Learn the following expressions

Asking for certainity Showing certainity
1. Are you sure….?
2. Are you certain about….?
3. Are you certain….?
4. Are you quite sure about….?
5. Are you really certain about….? 1. I’m sure….
2. I’m quite sure….
3. I’m absolutely/fairly sure….
4. I’m no doubt….
5. I’ve no doubt about….
6. I’m certain….
7. I’m quite/really certain….

Showing Doubt Responding to Doubt
1. Sorry, I’m not sure….
2. I’m not certain….
3. I’m not really sure about….
4. I’m not too sure about….
5. I doubt that…. 1. I think….
2. Everything will be fine….
3. It’s all going to be OK….
4. It doesn’t matter

Complete the following short dialogues with appropriate expressions!

1. You and your friends are discussing the football match before watching it on television.

Your friend : Are you sure that Arsenal will win the game?
You : ……………..

2. You and your friend have arranged to meet a guest,but he has not arrived.

Your friend : Do you think he’s forgotten to come?
You : ………………
3. Your mother has been taken to hospital. Your friend rings you for news.

Your friend : Sorry to hear about your mother, is it serious?
You :…………….

4. Your friend is saying goodbye to you as you are about to go off on a short holiday. You are not convinced you are going to enjoy yourself.

Your friend : ……………
You : I certainly hope so, I’ll tell you when I get back.

SECTION 2
ASKING AND GIVING SUGGESTIONS USING SHOULD

You should….

Read the following dialogue!
Doctor : Well, Anita. I’ve completed my examination and I’m happy to say that it’s nothing serious.
Anita : Don’t you think I should have an X – ray?
Doctor : I don’t think X – rays will be necessary for this illness
Anita : Will I need a blood transfusion?
Doctor : No, Anita. You won’t need a blood transfusion.
Anita : it’s a contagious disease, isn’t it?
Doctor : I don’t think so.
Anita : Should I stay in bed for the rest of the week?
Doctor : No, you should get outdoors more and get plenty of exercises.
Anita : Can I be cured?
Doctor : If you listen to my advice, I’m certain you’ll be fine.
Anita : Thank you, doctor.
Doctor : You’re welcome.

Answer the following questions orally!
1. Is Anita seriously ill?
2. Does She need an X – ray? Why?
3. What does the doctor suggest her?

• Learn the following situation and then response.

A : I’ll have a test tomorrow.
B : You should study tonight!

Give your responses to the following situation.
1. A : I don’t know how to spell some words.
B : ……………………………………………

2. A : I don’t feel good. I think I’m catching a cold
B :……………………………………………..

3. A : My room is mess
B : …………………………………………….

4. A : I want to go out but it’s raining
B : ……………………………………………..

5. A : I can’t see the blackboard when I sit in the back row
B : ………………………………………………

6. A : My library book is due today
B : ………………………………………………

7. A : I need to improve my English
B : ……………………………………………….

SECTION 3
EXPRESSING SORRY

What a Pity…..

Practise the following dialogue. Learn how each speaker responds to sad news!
Dialogue 1
Anita : Look! Julia, Oh no.
Julia : what happened?
Anita : It’s about the earthquake and the tsunami in Aceh. It’s really terrible.
Julia : It’s unbelievable. What happened then?
Anita : The news stated that at around 8 a.m. the earthquake happenend and the tsunami burst out. They destroyed the land 15 minutes later. More than two hundreds thousands people died and were missing.
(Anton joined them) Hi, anton. How are you?
Anton : Not so good.
Anita : Why? Are you sick?
Anton : No, this morning I watched TV. All the news was about the tsunami in Aceh and North Sumatera. You know most of my relatives live there
Julia : We are really sorry to hear that.
Anton : Thank you.

Dialogue 2
At school, it is Wednesday.
Siti : Excuse me sir. I’d like to ask for your permission to be absent for a couple of days.
Mr. Udi : Why? What’s the matter, Siti?
Siti : Well, my father is ill. He’s going to have an operation.
Mr. Udi : Oh, dear. I’m sorry to hear that. How long will you be absent?
Siti : I hope to be back next Friday.
Mr. Udi : That’s all right. And I hope your father gets better soon.

• Have you ever heard the following news items?
1. One third of the people in the world do not have enough clean water.
2. Chemicals have destroyed ten percent of the ozone layer in Europe and North America.
3. Each year, people burnt or cut down nearly 143,000 kilometers of forest.
4. Every day, American and Canadians produce 1.8 kilograms of garbage per person.

How do you react when you hear such news? What expressions do you use to show your reaction?

Responding to very sad news Responding to less serious news
1. How awful!
2. How terrible!
3. I’m really sorry to hear that!
4. That must’ve been awful!
5. That must’ve been terrible! 1. Oh no!
2. What a pity!
3. What a shame!
4. What a nuisance!
5. Poor you!

SECTION 4
EXPRESSING LIKE AND DISLIKE

I like….

Study the dialogues below!

Dialogue 1
Adi : Do you like our school library?
Susi : Yeah, I like the English corner. What about you?
Adi : The English corner is not bad. There are different kinds of learning resources so that we can enjoy studying. The librarians are good too, and I love the computer room.

Dialogue 2
Adi : What do you like about our school library?
Santi : I’m really fond of the English corner. What about you?
Adi : The English corner is not bad. There are many kinds of learning resources so that the students can enjoy studying, the librarians are good too, and I really love the computer room.

Here are some important phrases to express like:
• I like / love….
• I quite like….
• I (really) enjoy….
• I’m very keen on….
• I’m really fond of….
And there are also how to express dislike:
• (I’m afraid) I don’t like….
• I really hate….
• I’m not very keen on….
• I don’t think….is very enjoyable / pleasant

What do you think of thesse things?

Dogs motor racing exams museums
Tea basket ball hard work loud music parties
Big cities TV quiz shows playing PS computer games

1. I’m afraid I don’t like dogs 7. ………………………………
2. ………………………………. 8. ………………………………
3. ………………………………. 9. ………………………………
4. ………………………………. 10……………………………….
5. ………………………………. 11. ………………………………
6. ………………………………. 12. .,……………………………..

Rearrange the sentences below become a good dialogue!

Tomi : What’s your favourite jazz singer?
Tomi : Do you like rock, Dea?
Tomi : Yes I think so. What kind of music do you like?
Tomi : Well, Yes I do. I’m a real fan of the Scorpions. It’s nice pop rock

Dea : No, I don’t like it very much.. Do you?
Dea : I like our national Jazz singer Syaharani so much.
Dea : I like soft Jazz.
Dea : Really? Is the group still popular?

SECTION 5
EXPRESSING HOT/INTERESTING NEWS

I predict that….
I guess that….

Dialogue 1
Usman : Ahmad, What’s the matter?
Ahmad : I’m upset. I have to saty in after school.
Usman : Why?
Ahmad : Miss. Aminah got mad at me this morning.
Usman : What for?
Ahmad : I was late
Usman : Why were you late?
Ahmad : My Dad saw me smoking in my bedroom. He was very angry. I couldn’t leave my house until he left for work.
Usman : But you told Miss Aminah that you overslept.
Ahmad : I know. I didn’t want her to know that I’m a drug addict.
Usman : I think that you should stop it before your parents know.
Ahmad : I think that you are right.

Possible expressions used in telling or discussing hot/interesting news.

I am sure that…. Have you ever noticed that….
I believe that…. I should have told her that….
I assume that…. Do you have any idea how ….
I can prove that…. Do you think that….
I predict that…. Could you tell me what….
I guess that…. I discovered that….
I suppose that…. I don’t know if….
I suspect that…. I’ve heard that….

SECTION 6
PROPOSING IDEAS

Let’s……

Dialogue 1
Joko : We’ll have a long holiday next week. What we gonna do?
Budi : Let me think. What about going travelling?
Seno : Oh no,I’m afraid, It’ll cost a lot of money.
Joko : Do you have any idea, Seno?
Seno : I don’t know, but in my opinion going camping is a good one.
Budi : Terrific! But Where to?
Joko : How about Cibodas campsite. It has a beautiful view.
Seno : Great! Let’s discuss it with class!

Possible expressions which are used in proposing ideas

– What about ………..(Verb + ing)
– How about…………(Verb + ing)
– Let’s……………( Verb I )
– In my opinion…………
– I think…..

Positive responses:
– Great!
– Terrific!
– That’a a good idea!
– I hope so
– What a good idea…..

Negative responses:
– Oh no – I’m afraid……
– I don’t think so – Sorry…….
– That’s not good idea – I don’t agree
Give responses to the expressions below!
1. Amir : Siti will have a birthday party. She invites us.
Rima: ………………………………….
Amir: (Negative response)…………..

2. Siti : My father will buy me a present. What do you suggest?
Seto : …………………………………..
Siti : (Positive Response)……………

3. Diki : We will get a final examination soon.
Deni : …………………………………..
Diki : (Positive response)…………….

4. Asti : I want to improve my English
Sita : ………………………………….
Asti : (Negative response)……………

5. Dian : My little brother likes to buy unuseful things
Dani : ……………………………………
Dian : (Positive response)………………

SECTION 7
AGREEMENT AND DISAGREEMENT

I agree……
I disagee….

Dialogue 1
Lukman : I think learning computer is very helpful, It makes us easier to do the typing work.
Hakim : I agree with you. It also makes our calculation work more simple.
Lukman : I think so. And in my opinion we must be allowed to bring calculator to the class in order to make the math lesson more easier.
Hakim : I disagree, it will makes us lazy!

Dialogue 2
Aminah : What do you think about the English test we get?
Siti : I think it is very confusing.
Aminah : Do you agree with Siti, Zahra?
Zahra : No, I don’t agree. Maybe Siti didn’t prepare for the test.
Aminah : Yes, I agree with your opinion.

Study the expressions below
The suitable expressions for asking someone’s agreement and opinion.
• Do you agree with….?
• Don’t you think that….?
• What do you think about….opinion?
• Don’t you agree with….?

Study the expressions below!
Expressing Agreement Expressing Disagreement
– I agree with…..
– I think so
– I have the same opinion with…
– You are right / It’s true – I disagree with….
– I don’t agree with….
– I don’t think so….
– That’s wrong/It’s not true

Complete the dialogues based on the situation given!
1. Santi : In my opinion joining an English course is good for students.
Sinta :……………………….
2. Rido : I think playing play station is a good habit
Rudi : ………………………
3. Umar : Mirna says that we should practise English a lot.
Usman : ………………………
4. Ahmad : Before we begin the lesson we must pray in God first.
Bakri : ……………………….
5. Gina : Budi thinks that Mathematic is a difficult subject
Heru : ……………………….

SECTION 8
EXPRESSING ADMIRATION

What a/an……
How…………..

Study the dialogue as follow!
Dialogue 1
Firda : Have you got a math test?
Farid : Yes I have, I got nine for the test
Firda : Oh, What a good mark you got!
Farid : Thanks

Dialogue 2
Aliffa : Did you meet Nino yesterday?
Arinal : yes, he has cut his hair.
Aliffa : Yes, I like his hair style. How handsome he is with his hair style!
Arinal : I think so that.

Possible expressions when we admire someone or something
1. What + Noun Phrase
e.g What a beautiful house!, What an impressif game!, What smart children!,

2. How + Adjective
e.g How beautiful the house is!, How impressif the game is!, How smart the children are!.

Give response to each dialogue below!
1. Gunadi : Taufik Hidayat won the All England championship
Endah : …………………..
2. Hendra : My sister always come to school at 6.15 every morning
Dian : …………………..
3. Gugun : Look at the painting on the wall. It’s very beautiful
Nina : …………………..
4. Puji : Do you like my new watch?
Puja : …………………..
5. Muri : My brother caught a big snake yesterday
Kiki : …………………..

SECTION 9
PERMITION

May I…
Do you mind if I….

Study the dialogues below!
Dialogue 1
Jaka : I left my dictionary at home, May I borrow yours , Shinta? I have to translate some reading texts.
Shinta : Will it take long time? I need it too.
Jaka : I don’t know, perhaps it will.
Shinta : Alright, if you really need it, you can use it.
Jaka : Really? Don’t you mind?
Shinta : It will be alright, my table mate have one. We can use the dictionary she has together.

Study the expressions as follows!
– May I…….?
– Do you mind if I…..?
– Don’t you mind if I…?
– Can I…..?
– Is it bother you if I….?
– Please permit me to…!

Make questions and answer based on the situations given!

1. Andi Wants to meet his friend Galih who is studying Math in the class. Now Andi is talking to Galih’s teacher to get his permition.

Andi :……………..
Galih’s teacher :………………..

2. Gina will visits her grandparents with her mother tomorrow. Now, she is talking to her teacher to get her permition.
Gina : …………….
Her teacher : ……………..

3. Joko wants to see the movie with Didi. Now he is talking to Didi’s father to get his permition to go.
Joko : ……………..
Didi’s father : ……………..

SECTION 10
INVITATION

I’d like you to….
Please, come to….

Dialogue 1
Hani : My sister will get married day after tomorrow. My family want you to come to my sister’s wedding party!
Gita : Really ? What a surprising news!. I promise I will come.
Hani : Great, my family will be glad to hear that. By the way, if you have time I also invite you to join dinner with my family tonight!
Gita : I’d love to, but I’ve had a promise with my aunt tonight. I’m so sorry.
Hani : It’s okay.

Possible expressions.
– I’d like to invite you to…..
– I invite you to…..
– I want you to come to…..
– Please, come to….
– Please join us in…..
– I’d like you to come to…..

Some kinds of responses
– Great, it will be pleased/fun
– Really? I can’t wait!
– I promise, I will
– I’d love to
– I am sorry I can’t…..
– I can’t promise it
– I’d love to but….
– I doubt I can….

Translate the Indonesian dialogue into English!
Omar : Minggu depan adik saya akan ulang tahun. Saya ingin kamu datang pada pesta ulang tahun adik saya.
Kurdi : Saya suka, tetapi saya harus pergi ke Bandung minggu depan.
Omar : oh sayang sekali. Bagaimana kalau besok, saya ingin kamu datang ke rumah saya untuk makan siang bersama
Kurdi : Saya senang sekali mendengarnya, saya pasti akan datang

SECTION 11
CONGRATULATING SOMEONE

Congratulation on your…!

Dialogue 1
Ahmad : I’ve heard that you won the badminton championship last week, is it true?
Umar : Yes, it’s true
Ahmad : Congratulation! I hope you got a good price
Umar : Beside the trophy, I got ten million rupiahs as the first price
Ahmad : I am so proud of your success
Umar : Thanks

Dialogue 2
Siti : Aminah told me that you have got a promotion
Farida : Yes, that’s right
Siti : It’s a beautiful news, I’d like to congratulate you on your promotion.
Farida : Thank you

Possible expressions
– Congratulation on ….! I’m proud of you!
– I’d like to congratulate you on….!
– Let me congratulate you on…..
How do you speak in English?
Komar : Saya dengar kamu mendapat beasiswa, apakah benar?
Osman : Ya itu benar
Komar : Selamat atas keberhasilanmu

SECTION 12
EXPRESSING POSSIBILITY AND IMPOSSIBILITY

It’s possible that….
It’s impossible that….
Perhaps…

Dialogue 1
Henri : We’ve been waiting for two hours, but Ninin hasn’t came yet. It’s impossible she will come.
Juki : Maybe she has something more important to do.
Henri : Do you think so?
Juki : Yes, It’s possible. She never break her promise.
Henri : Perhaps she is ill.
Juki : It’s impossible. She looked healthy yesterday

Dialogue 2
Alwi : The National examination is only a few weeks left. It’s possible for us to prepare more intensively
Diah : Perhaps we should join the study club
Alwi : Yes, it’s one of the best way to do but it’s impossible for me to join the study club
Diah : Why is it impossible for you?
Alwi : It will cost much fare and I have no enough money.
Diah : Maybe I can help you.
Alwi : Is it possible? How can you help me?
Diah : I will lend you some money.
Alwi : Thank you, how kind you are

Possible expression
Expressing Possibility Expressing Impossibilitiy
– perhaps
– maybe
– it’s possible
– there is no reason for…
– there are many possibilities, one of them is… – It’ impossible…
– How could it happen…
– There is a reason…

Give responses to each situation with possibility and impossibility expressions!!
1. Ema : Nani will come late, It’s almost 7.00 o’clock
Nunik : ………………..

2. Kosim : The weather is very hot today
Jaja : ………………..

3. Lukman : The headmaster looks very angry
Munir : ………………..

4. Irma : Look, there is a crowd in front of the office!
Kiki : ………………..

5. Gani : Something happens on the street. Do you know what is it?
Farid : ………………..

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