Penggunaan QUESTION TAGS beserta contoh Kalimat

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 - QUESTION TAGS

Apa sih QUESTION TAGS itu? Question tags kalo diartikan bermakna “Ekor pertanyaan”. Yup ekor pertanyaan ini gunanya untuk meyakinkan pernyataan yang kita tanyakan. Kalo di bahasa Indonesia contohnya gini nih sobat belajarbelajarbahasainggrisyuk.com

Penanya : SBY itu Presiden kan? Nah kata kan di sini termasuk question tags temen-temen. Sama juga seperti

Penanya : SBY itu Presideen. Bukan begitu bukan?

Penanya : SBY itu Presiden. Betul kan? dsb.

Udah paham kan intinya? Nah sekarang saatnya kita belajar question tags yuk :D

 QUESTION TAGS

Jika pertanyaan positif, maka question tags harus negatif.

Kata kerja bantu yang terdapat dalam pernyataan harus digunakan dalam Question Tags.

Do atau does dalam question tag digunakan untuk Present Tense. Did untuk past tense, Subyek question tag harus berupa kata ganti orang.

Pernyataan I am …  harus diikuti question tag : aren’t I ?  (bukan am not I)

Contoh :

This is your pen, isn’t it ? Yes, it is
That is my hat, isn’t it ? Yes, it is
Helen is reading, isn’t she ? Yes, she is
Jack is writing, isn’t he ? Yes, he is
I am handsome, aren’t I ? Yes, you are
I am clever, aren’t I ? Yes, you are
You are busy, aren’t you ? Yes, I am
We are in the right way, aren’t we ? Yes, we are
Jack was in his office, wasn’t he ? Yes, he was
Rita was at home last night, wasn’t she ? Yes, she was
They were ill last week, weren’t they ? Yes, they were
You have an umbrella, haven’t you ? Yes, I have
John had his hat on, hadn’t he ? Yes, he had
Susan has finished her work, hasn’t she ? Yes, she has
They have closed the shop, haven’t they? Yes, they have
Tomorrow will be Thursday, won’t it ? Yes, it will
We shall be late, shan’t we ? Yes we shall
You will wash the car, won’t you ? Yes, I shall
Leo is going to buy a bag, isn’t he ? Yes, he is
They go to school, don’t they ? Yes, they do
Pedro speaks Spanish, doesn’t he ? Yes, he does
You understand him, don’t you ? Yes, I do
We do our homework, don’t we ? Yes, we do
Paul bought a camera yesterday, did’t    he ? Yes, he did
Your parents came last night, didn’t   they ? Yes, they did
You can swim, can’t you ? Yes, I can
I can help you, can’t I ? Yes, you can
We must hurry, mustn’t we ? Yes, we must
I must do it, mustn’t I ? Yes, you must
There is some water, isn’t there ? Yes, there is
There are five apples, aren’t there ? Yes, there are

Jika pernyataannya negative. Maka question tag harus positif.

Jika kalimat pernyataan di awali I am not, maka question tag harus am I ?

Contoh :

This umbrella isn’t yours, is it ? No, it isn’t
That hat isn’t Helen’s, is it ? No, it isn’t
Mr Hill isn’t reading, is he ? No, he isn’t
Susan isn’t outside, is she ? No, she isn’t
I am not in right seat, am I ? No, you aren’t
I am not stupid, am I ? No, you aren’t
You aren’t busy , are you ? No, I am not
They aren’t here yet, are they ? No, they aren’t
Jane wasn’t ill yesterday, was she ? No, she wasn’t
They weren’t here, were they ? No,they weren’t
You haven’t any coffee, have you ? No, you haven’t
Peter hasn’t got any money, has he ? No, he hasn’t
We haven’t finished it, have we ? No, we haven’t
You won’t be there, will you ? No, I shan’t
The boys won’t arrive till six, will they ? No, they won’t
Benny won’t cut the grass, will he ? No, he won’t
You can’t see the sign, can you ? No,  I can’t
I mustn’t wait, must I ? No, you mustn’t
You don’t like coffee, do you ? No, I don’t
We don’t agree with him, do we ? No, we don’t
They don’t want to play cards, do they? No, they don’t
Jane doesn’t know him, does she ? No, she doesn’t
Jack doesn’t speak French, does he ? No, he doesn’t
Your cat doesn’t like cheese, does it ? No, it doesn’t
Peter didn’t come, did he ? No, he didn’t
You didn’t post the letter, did you ? No, I didn’t
We didn’t see Helen, did we ? No, we didn’t
They aren’t going to study, are they ? No, they aren’t
You are not going to read, are you ? No, I am not
We are not going to fight, are we ? No,we aren’t
Rita is not going to dance, is she ? No, she isn’t
Tom is not going to swim, is he ? No, he isn’t
There isn’t any sugar, is there ? No, there isn’t
There isn’t any butter, is there ? No, there isn’t
There aren’t any trees, are there ? No, there aren’t
There aren’t any children, are there ? No, there aren’t
There weren’t many people, were there ? No, there weren’t
There weren’t many visitors, were there ? No, there weren’t
There won’t be meeting, will there ? No, there won’t
There won’t be a party, will there ? No, there won’t

Nah ternyata gampang banget kan temen-temen :D