Asking for and Giving Attention | Bahasa Inggris Kelas 8

Attention is the process that a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others. Attention is a general interest that leads people want to know more. There are two kinds of attention expressions, namely asking for attention and showing attention. (Perhatian adalah proses dimana seseorang konsentrasi pada beberapa fitur lingkungan terhadap pengecualian (relatif) orang lain. Perhatian adalah kepentingan umum yang membuat orang lain ingin tahu lebih banyak. Ada dua macam ungkapan perhatian, yaitu meminta perhatian dan menunjukan perhatian.)

1. Showing Attention (Menunjukan Perhatian)

  • Oh, I see. -> (Oh, begitu.)
  • Is that all? -> (Apakah itu semuanya?)
  • Tell me more about it. -> (Katakan padaku lebih banyak tentang itu.)
  • Oh my God! What happens next? -> (Oh Tuhanku! Apa terjadi selanjutnya?)
  • What’s next? -> (Apa selanjutnya?)

2. Asking for Attention (Meminta Perhatian)

  • Attention, please! -> (Mohon perhatian!)
  • May I have your attention, please! -> (Bolehkah saya meminta perhatianmu!)
  • Your attention, please! -> (Mohon perhatian!)
  • Excuse me! -> (Permisi!)
  • Sorry to trouble you. -> (Maaf mengganggumu.)
  • Sorry to bother you. -> (Maaf mengganggumu.)
  • Look, what I’ve got here. -> (Lihat, apa yang saya dapatkan disini.)
  • Look! -> (Lihat!)
  • Hey! -> (Hey!)
  • Hey, listen! I have a good news. -> (Hey, dengarkan. Saya mempunyai berita bagus.)
  • Hi, guess! I got an interesting news. -> (Hai, tebak. Saya mendapatkan kabar menarik.)
  • Listen! I have something to tell you. -> (Dengar! Saya mempunyai sesuatu untuk diceritakan kepadamu.)

Formal situation:

  • Excuse me Please
  • May I have your attention, please?
  • Can I get the attention
  • Excuse me
  • Attention please!
  • Sorry to trouble you

Informal situation :

  • Hey
  • Look!
  • Look at me!
  • Listen!
  • Listen! I have something to tell you.

Jika ada seseorang meminta perhatian, maka jawaban yang bisa diucapkan adalah sebagai berikut: Response / Showing attention: (Respon / menanggapi jawaban)

  • Yes, please -> (Ya)
  • All right. -> (Baiklah)
  • Certainly. -> (Pasti)
  • What’s that? Tell me, please. -> (Apa itu? Tolong katakan padaku.)

Contoh dialog :

  • Mrs. Alni : Don’t be noisy. Attention please!
  • Students : Yes, Ma’am
  • Mrs. Alni : Okay, next week we will do mid-examination.
  • Students : What !
  • Mrs. Alni : Listen to me!
  • Students : Yes, Ma’am
  • Mrs. Alni : The material that should be learned is from Chapter 1 until chapter 4. Don’t forget to enrich you vocabularies with exercise!
  • Students : Yes Ma’am
  • Mrs. Alni : Okay, that’s all for today. Good luck then!

Tulisan di atas menjelaskan tentang Asking and Giving Attention serta contoh dialog nya. jika masih banyak kekurangan dari tulisan ini mohon untuk di koreksi dengan jawaban yang positif. Terima kasih Semoga Bermanfaat. Keep Health n Good Luck..

Warm Regards
Alni Novianti Wijaya

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