2020-11-04

Contoh Soal Essay – Thanking and Apologizing

Summary / Rangkuman Materi Thanking and Apologizing.

These are some expressions to thank

·   Thank you.

·   I’d like to thank you for . . .

·   Thanks a lot

·   Thank you for . . .

·   Thanks.

These are responses to thank;

·   Don’t mention it.

·   Not at all

·   Any time

·   My pleasure

·   You are welcome 

Baca juga | Thanking andApologizing Expressions

Expressions to apologise.

·   Forgive me for . . .

·   I’m sorry for . . .

·   We apologise for . . . 

And these are the responses to apologise;

·   That’s alright.

·   Never mind.

·   It’s OK.

Here are what people usually, say to respond to an apology.

·  That’s all right. I forgive you

· There's no need to apologise. Let’s forget it.

·  I accept your apology, so don’t worry.

·  Well, let’s just forget it.

·  Yes. We should let bygones be bygones.

Answer these following questions briefly.

1.      When do you say ‘sorry’?

Answer: _________________________________________

2.      What expressions can be used to apologise?

a.       _________________________________________

b.      _________________________________________

c.       _________________________________________

3.      Besides saying ‘sorry’, what do you do to apologise?

a.       _________________________________________

b.      _________________________________________

c.       _________________________________________

4.      Name several informal ways of saying sorry.

a.       _________________________________________

b.      _________________________________________

c.       _________________________________________

5.      Saying ‘Oops, sorry.’ May sound sarcastic. Why?

_________________________________________

 

Complete the following dialogue with the sentences in the boxes.

My bad
Oh, too bad
Are you sure?
Some pages are dirty.
Did you bring my comic

 

 

Hendy

: Hi Silma!

Silma

: Hi, Hendy

Hendy

: (1) ____________________________

Silma

: Yeah. Here is the comic, but . . .

Hendy

: What’s wrong?

Silma

: (2) ____________________________ . I’m really sorry.

Hendy

: How come>

Silma

: I don’t know, I guess my little sister made them dirty.

Hendy

: (3) ____________________________ . This is my favourite.

Silma

: (4) ____________________________. I’ll buy you a new one.

Hendy

: No. That’s all right.

Silma

: (5) ____________________________

Hendy

: Yes, but next time you have to be more careful.

Silma

: I will. Thank you very much, Hendy.

 

How would you express gratitude in the following situations?

Example

Someone has given you a gift for your birthday.
Thank you very much. I really like it.

1.      Someone has just bought you dinner.

______________________________________________

2.      Someone has returned your lost wallet.

______________________________________________

3.      Someone has helped you carry your grocery bags.

______________________________________________

4.      Someone has just paid you a compliment on your necktie.

______________________________________________

 

Works in paris. Practise expressing gratitude and apology, and responding. Use the following situations.

Example

You forgot to return your friend’s book on time.

A:
I’m sorry for forgetting to return your book on time. I’m really sorry.
B:
That’s all right.
A:
Thanks


1.      Your friend has given you a birthday present.

2.      Your father has given you some money.

3.      The headteacher has given you a reward for your achievement.

4.      You didn’t attend your friend’s birthday party last night.

5.      You cannot answer your teacher’s question.

6.      You broke your friend’s racket.

 

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