Materi Bahasa Inggris: Greeting, Introducing and Closing

Materi Bahasa Inggris: Greeting, Introducing and Closing

Materi Bahasa Inggris: Greeting, Introducing and Closing
Materi Bahasa Inggris: Greeting, Introducing and Closing

REETING

Greeting is a words or movement to welcome someone for showing attention to.

Dialogue 1

Debby  : How’ve you been?

Becky  : Pretty good

Debby  : What do you want to go?

Becky  : I want to go to a traditional market.

Debby  : What will you do there?

Becky  : I will buy fruits. They have many kinds of fresh fruits.

Debby  : Okay, I see.

Dialogue 2

Mr. Peter: Hi William!

William            : Hello, Sir!

Mr. Peter: Long time no see.

William            : Long time no see. Why are you here, Sir?

Mr. Peter: It’s because I have to meet my son.

William            : Oh, what was happen?

Mr. Peter: I don’t know. He asked me to meet up here yesterday.

Greeting

Response

1

Good morning (01.00-12.00 WIB)

Good morning

More formal

2

Good day (11.00-13.00 WIB)

Good day

3

Good afternoon (12.00-18.00 WIB)

Good afternoon

4

Good evening (18.00-00.00 WIB)

Good evening

5

How do you do?

How do you do?

6

Hello

Hello

Formal

7

How are you?

I am fine, thanks.

8

How nice to see you

Yes, it’d been so nice.

9

How are you doing?

I’m doing well.

10

Hi

Hi

Less formal

11

How have you been?

Pretty good

12

How are things?

Pretty well

13

How’s life?

Very well

14

How have you doing?

Not bad

15

How’s your day?

Alright/ Fine/ Good

16

What’s up?

Nothing

17

What’s new?

Not much

18

Yo!

Yo!

Slang

19

Are you OK?

OK

20

Alright, mate?

Yeah, fine

21

Howdy!

Howdy!

22

Sup? Whazzup?

Nothing

23

Hiya!

Hey

Exercise

Fill in the blank with appropriate words!

  1. Bob: How do you do?

   John  : …………………………………… (1)

  1. Hannah: Good morning, Mam!

   Mrs. Selly     : …………………………… (2)

  1. Mark: Hi Ann, how are things?

   Ann  : …………………………………… (3)

  1. Adam: …………………………………… (4)

   Sue   : I am very well. How about you?

   Adam            : …………………………………… (5)

  1. Rebecca: ……………………………………  (6)

   Mr. Thomas  : Hi Becca!

   Rebecca        : ……………………………………  (7)

   Mr. Thomas  : Nice to meet you too

  1. Sara: What’s going on, Steve?

   Steve : …………………………………… (8)

  1. Daniel: …………………………………… (9)

   Charles         : Quite well, thank you.

  1. Billy: It’s been awhile. How are you?

   Frank            : …………………………………… (10)

INTRODUCING YOURSELF

Introducing yourself is making something known for the first time about your name, age, address, job etc.

Dialogue 1

Thomas            : How do you do? My name is Thomas.

Tony    : How do you do? My name is Tony.

Thomas            : Nice to meet you, Tony.

Tony    : Nice to meet you too.

Thomas            : Is it your first time for visiting this zoo?

Tony    : Yes, it is my first time to visit here.

Thomas            : What kinds of animal do you want to see here?

Tony    : I want to see horses. Where is the mews?

Thomas            : It is out there. You also can ride a horse.

Dialogue 2

Mr. Jacob         : May I introduce myself, my name is Jacob.

Mr. Ron                       : I’m delighted to meet you, Mr. Jacob.

Mr. Jacob         : Me too. Please take care of me.

Mr. Ron                       : Of course, Sir. Here your room.

Mr. Jacob         : Thank you. This place is comfortable for working

Mr. Ron                       : Yes, it is. I hope you like it.

Mr. Jacob         : I like it so much, thanks for your hard work!

Mr. Ron                       : Don’t mention it, Sir.

Introduction

Response

1

May I introduce myself, my name is…

I’m delighted to make your acquaintance.

Formal

2

First, let me introduce myself, my name is…

I’m delighted to meet you.

3

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is…

4

I’d like to introduce myself, my name is…

5

How do you do? My name is…

How do you do?

Neutral

6

Excuse me, my name is…

Pleased to meet you.

7

Excuse me … (shake hand)

I’ve been waiting to meet you.

8

Hello, I’m…

Hello

Informal

9

Hi, I’m …

Hi

Nice to meet you.

Glad to meet you.

Glad to see you.

Exercise

  1. Mel: …………………………………… (1)

   Lee   : Pleased to meet you. My name is Lee.

  1. Gale: Hello, I’m Gale.

   Garry            : …………………………………… (2)

  1. Kate: I’m Kate.

   Dianna: …………………………………… (3)

  1. Mona: Excuse me, …………………………………… (4)

   Ryan             : …………………………………… (5)

  1. Mrs. Debby: I’d like to introduce myself, …………………………………… (6)

   Mr. John       : …………………………………… (7)

  1. Julian: …………………………………… (8)

   James                        : Glad to see you.

  1. Sharon: May I introduce myself, my name is Sharon.

   Peter             : …………………………………… (9)

  1. Eli: …………………………………… (10)

   Dave : How do you do, my name is Dave.

INTRODUCING OTHERS

Introducing others is telling two people or more about who the other person is for the first time.

Speaker A

Speaker B

Speaker C

1

This is my friend, C.

Hi, C!

Hi, nice to meet you

2

I’d like to introduce you to my roommate, C.

Good to meet you, C.

You too.

3

I’d like to meet my classmate, he is C.

Pleasure to meet you

Same here

4

Let me to introduce you to my friend, C.

Hello C, how nice to meet you.

Nice to meet you

Dialogue

Joe       : Hi Frank! How nice to meet you.

Frank   : Hi Joe! Me too.

Joe       : Frank, this is my friend, David. David, this is my neighbor, Frank.

David   : Good to meet you, Frank.

Frank   : You too, David. Where do you live?

David   : I live on Greenday Street. That is my grandmother’s house.

Joe       : Yeah, he is my new classmate from Canada.

Frank   : When were you born?

David   : I was born on July 19th 1995. How old are you, Frank?

Frank   : I am 16 years old. What do you do for fun?

David   : I like fishing and playing football.

Joe       : We will go fishing today. Do you want to join us, Frank?

Frank   : That’s sound nice. But, I’m sorry I can’t.

Joe       : Why? You like fishing too, right?

Frank   : Yes, but I have to finish my homework.

David   : Alright, I hope we will go fishing next time.

Frank   : I hope so. By the way, do you know Charles? He lives on Greenday Street too.

David   : Unfortunately, I don’t. Who is he?

Frank   : He is my friend. He joins football club at school

David   : Oh really? I hope you will introduce him to me.

Frank   : of course I will.

Exercise 1

  1. Who are the speakers from a dialogue above?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Who is David?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Who is Frank?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Where does David live?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. When was David born

 ……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. How old is Frank?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. What is David’s hobby?

 ……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Why does Frank can’t join them for fishing? ……………………………………………………………………………………………
  2. Who is Charles?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Does David know about Charles?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

Exercise 2

Make dialogue with your partners about introducing others!

  1. Introduce your friend to your mother.
  2. Introduce your new neighbor to your friend.
  3. Introduce your sister to your teacher.
  4. Introduce your nephew to your classmate.
  5. Introduce your father to your friend.

CLOSING

Closing is telling people for parting in a conversation.

Closing

Response

1

It’s been a pleasure.

Yes, I’ve enjoyed it.

2

Really, I must go now.

Thank you for coming.

3

I must be off now.

Okay, thank you.

4

Until the next time.

Good bye

5

Good bye

Good bye

6

Good night

Good night

7

See you later

See you

8

See you next time

See you

9

See you soon

See you

Dialogue

Laura   : Hi, Nora!

Nora    : Hi! It’s been awhile. How are things?

Laura   : Pretty good. How about your school?

Nora    : My new school is so good. Everything is fine.

Laura   : I miss you so much, Nora.

Nora    : Me too. Did you change your phone number?

Laura   : Yes, I changed it two months ago. I lost my phone at a market.

Nora    : Oh poor you. Why didn’t you tell me about it?

Laura   : I don’t have any contact lists because it saves on my phone. But I sent you an e-mail.

Nora    : E-mail? Oh God. Unfortunately, I forgot my e-mail password. So I can’t check it.

Laura   : Okay, so here is my number. 021 346 778.

Nora    : Thank you. I will call you later.

Laura   : I’ll be waiting for it. So, where will you go now?

Nora    : I will visit my grandmother. She called me last week.

Laura   : She must be missing you, Nora.

Nora    : Yeah, I think so. She didn’t agree when I move to London. She is so sad before.

Laura   : Really? I’m sad too.

Nora    : I know, but I have to move for getting my scholarship in London.

Laura   : I see. That’s a good chance for you. Well, it’s been a pleasure.

Nora    : Yes, I’ve enjoyed it. Good bye.

Exercise 1

  1. Who are the speakers from a dialogue above?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. How about Nora’s new school?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Did Laura change her phone number?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Why did Laura change her phone number?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Who did send an e-mail to Nora?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Why did Nora can’t check her e-mail?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. What is Laura’s phone number?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Where will Nora go?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Did Nora’s grandmother agree about her moving to London?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Why did Nora move to London?

……………………………………………………………………………………………

Exercise 2

True

False

1

Nora is Laura’s friend.

2

Nora always meets Laura every day.

3

Nora changes her phone number.

4

Laura lost her pocket at a market.

5

Laura forgot her e-mail password.

6

Laura’s e-mail password is 021 346 778.

7

Nora will visit her mother.

8

Nora’s grandmother called her last week.

9

Nora’s grandmother was sad because she move to London.

10

Nora’s grandmother got a scholarship in London.

TEST

  1. You meet your teacher in the morning, you greet her …

A. ”Good afternoon, Mam”

C.”Good morning, Mam”

B.”Good morning, Sir”

D.”Good afternoon, Sir”

  1. You meet your close friend at mall, you greet her …

A. “Hi, Debby!”

C.”Hello, this is my friend”

B.”I’m fine, thanks”

D.”How do you do?”

  1. Your friend greet you “How’s life?” in the morning, you answer …

A. “Good morning”

C.”Nice to meet you”

B.”How’s life?”

D.”Very well”

  1. You will go to bed, you say to your mother …

A. “Good evening, Mom”

C.”Good day, Mom”

B. ”Good night, Mom”

D.”Good sleep, Mom”

  1. Your friend greet you “Whazzup!”, you answer …

A. “Good night”

C.”Howdy”

B.”Nothing”

D.”What’s happen?”

  1. You will introduce yourself to your teacher, you say …

A. “I want to introduce my friend, Dave”

C. ”Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Dave”

B. “Excuse me, I’m Dave”

D.  “Hi, I’m Dave”

  1. You will introduce yourself to your new classmate, you say …

A. ”How do you do? My name is Ann”

C. “First, let me introduce my friend, Ann”

B. “Hello, she is Ann”

D. “Long time no see, I’m Ann”

  1. Your new neighbor introduce himself “Excuse me, my name is Billy”, you answer …

A. ”Pleased to meet you”

C. “This is my friend, Billy”

B. “Yes, Billy”

D. “Thank you, Billy”

  1. You will introduce your sister to your friend, you say …

A. ”Hi, this is my sister, Cindy”

C. “This is Cindy, who are you?”

B. “I want to introduce myself, I’m Cindy”

D. “Pleasure to meet you, Cindy”

  1. Your friend introduce her uncle to you “I’d like to introduce you to my uncle, Joe”,

you answer …

A. ”This is my uncle, Joe”

C. “This is uncle Joe”

B. “Nice to meet you”

D. “How are things, Joe?”

This dialogue is for questions number 11-15!

Jacob   : Hi, ……………. (11)

Joanna : Hi, where will you go, Jacob?

Jacob   : I will go to ……………. (12) There’s a novel I want to buy.

Joanna : That’s sound good. What kind of novel do you like?

Jacob   : I like …………… story (13) such as Harry Potter, The Hunger Game, Twilight.

Joanna : That’s nice.

Jacob   : What will you do?

Joanna : I will read a book at ………… (14). I must be off now, good bye.

Jacob   : …………… (15)

11.

A. How are you?

C. Thank you very much

B. It’s been a long time

D. Good bye

12.

A. The market

C. The pet shop

B. The school

D. The bookstore

13.

A. Fantasy

C. Romance

B. Horror

D. Science

14.

A. Library

C. Shop

B. Market

D. Street

15.

A. Good bye

C. What’s wrong?

B. Hello

D. Good job

  1. Make a dialogue about greeting, introducing and closing!

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