1 School : SMP Negeri 1 Kebumen Subject : English Grade/Semester : VIII/ 1Competence Standard :MendengarkanMemahami makna dalam percakapan transaksional dan interpersonal sederhana untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar.BerbicaraMengungkapkan makna dalam percakapan transaksional dan interpersonal lisan pendek sederhana untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar.Basic Competence :1.1 Merespon makna yang terdapat dalam percakapan transaksional (to get things done) dan interpersonal (bersosialisasi) sederhana secara akurat, lancar, dan berterima untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar yang melibatkan tindak tutur: meminta, memberi, menolak jasa, meminta, memberi, menolak barang, mengakui, mengingkari fakta, dan meminta dan memberi pendapat.3.1 Mengungkapkan makna dalam percakapan transaksional (to get things done) dan interpersonal (bersosialisasi) sederhana dengan menggunakan ragam bahasa lisan secara akurat, lancar, dan berterima untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar yang melibatkan tindak tutur: meminta, memberi, menolak jasa, meminta, memberi, menolak barang, mengakui, mengingkari fakta, dan meminta dan memberi pendapatIndicator :Students are able to pronoun the asking for, giving, and refusing favours gambits well.Students are able to use asking for, giving, and refusing favours gambits in a dialogue effectively.Allocated Time : 4 x 40 minutes (2 meetings)Learning Objectives :At the end of the course, students should be able to perform English expressions of asking for, giving, and refusing favours properly.
2 Asking for, Giving, and Refusing Favours Rahina Larasati
3 LET’S BUILD OUR KNOWLEDGE! ASKING FOR, GIVING, AND REFUSING A FAVOURIf you are a manager, you probably ask people to do things all the time! But if you ask a friend to do something out of kindness or generosity, you are asking a favour. This is quite easy to do in English, but it's complicated slightly by the fact that we tend to be very polite when we're asking favours.
4 Shh... Listen!Listen to the audio while reading the passage given to you
5 Asking a favourNote that we tend to be very polite when we are asking favours, using longer sentence structures:Can I aska favour?Could you do meCould you possibly do meCould I ask you to do meI was wondering if I could ask you to do meExaggerate the favourWe do this to make our friend feel important:Could you do mea really bigfavour?a massivea huge
6 Thanking your friendDon't forget to thank your friend for offering to do you a favour! Thank you so muchAdd emphasis to your words by showing how important the favour is:You're an absolute life-saver! OrYou've saved my lifeAfter you've thanked your friend, you can say that you owe him / her a favour...I really owe you (one)... or you can promise a reward...I'll buy you a drink sometime (to say thanks)......or you can promise to do the same favour for your friend:I'll return the favour sometime orI'll do the same for you one day... I promise!
7 GIVING A FAVOUR Is there anything I can do for you? Here, let me do that for you.I’ll help you (carrying the luggage).Do you need help with that?
8 REFUSING A FAVOURNo, thanks.Thanks, but it is okay.Thanks, but I can do it myself.That’s not necessary.Thanks, but no thanks.
9 REFUSING TO GIVE A FAVOUR Sorry, I can’t.Yes, I do mind.I will, but I can’t.I love to, but I really can’t.
10 LISTEN AND REPEAT!Listen to the recording and repeat what the speakers say.1. Can you help me with my math?Sure. What's the problem?2. Could you bring me some coffee?I'd be glad to. How do you like it?3. Would you open the car door for me?No problem. It looks like your hands are full.4. Could I ask you a favor?It depends. What is it?
11 Modelling of Text Follow the dialogue! Informal Doni is exasperated as his scooter would not start. Tata offers to help him.Dialogue 1Doni: (Kicking his scooter) Oh, what a day! I’ve been kicking for five minutes. This scooter wouldn’t start. Oh God, I’m tired.Tata: Hi Doni! Having trouble with the scooter? May I help you?How very kind of you, Tata! Please try your hand.: (Starts it easily) Look, how easy it is to start. You’re impatient Tata. You haven’t put the keys properly.Thanks Tata!
12 Mrs. Mimin : Excuse me. May I ask you for a favour? Dialogue 2FormalMrs. Mimin : Excuse me. May I ask you for a favour?Security : Sure. Let me know if there’s anything I can do for you.Mrs. Mimin : Take care of my luggage for a moment, please. I’m going to report my arrival.Security : Okay, I’ll do that for you.Mrs. Mimin : Thank you so much.
13 LET’S WORK TOGETHER! Pair work Make a dialogue on asking or giving favours based on the situations given in the role cards. Practice it with your friend, and then perform it in front of the class.Pair workA man is driving home from work in the rain. He sees a student walking home for school without umbrella. The man then offers the student to join him in his car. What do they say?A mother is sick. She asks her son to buy medicines in a drugstore. What do they say?A girl is going to mail a package to the post office. Her mother asks her to mail her letter too. What do they say?You are at a railway station. You see an old lady carrying so many luggage. You are going to help her. What would you and the old lady say?Your neighbour’s cat is gone up the tree, and it cannot go down again. You offer a hand to get your neighbour’s cat down. What do you and your neighbour say?
14 IT’S YOUR TURN! DIRECTION After listen to the dialogue spoken by the speaker, choose the 5 words which complete each sentence.Can …?ayoutelldoaskIforCould you …?favourmemassiveI … do me a favour.couldbeenWonderingAmifwas… to say ‘thanks’.borrowI’llbuydrinkThanks mate - ….sometworeallyoweoneI promise … !givethereturnsomeday
15 Source BBC Learning English How to... – Asking a favours ESL: ENGLISH STUDY AND LEARNING MATERIALS!—Asking favorsMulyono ENGLISH WAY 2 SMP Grade VIII. Yogyakarta: QuadraMy First Flight was so Exciting” page 27.
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