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Skill 11 (Listen for Expressions of Agreement)


Perhatikan pernyataan orang kedua.

Jika pernyataan orang kedua adalah bentuk persetujuan atau ketidaksetujuan, maka jawaban biasanya berupa pernyataan persetujuan atau ketidaksetujuan juga. Jadi, kita mengulangi apa yang dikatakan orang pertama.

Expressions of Agreement

Agreement with positive statements

Agreement with negative statements

So do I

Me, too.

I’ll say!

Isn’t it!

You can say that again!

Neither do I

I don’t either


1. Man : I’d like to take a trip down the coast this weekend

Woman: Me, too.

Narrator: What does the woman mean?

A. The trips would cost too much

B. She doesn’t think that a trip would be a good idea

C. She would like to take two trips rather than one

D. She would also like to take a trip


2. Woman: I would like to see Matt elected to the town council next month.

Man     : So would I.

Narrator: What does the man mean?

A. He would like to see the elections for town council

B. He agrees that Matt should be elected

C. He thinks the elections should take place next month

D. He disagrees with the woman


3. Man : I’m not sure if I should take beginning or intermediate French next semester.

Woman: Neither am I.

Narrator: What does the woman mean?

A. She is not sure which course she should take

B. She’s not sure if she should take a trip to France

C. She knows that she is not ready for intermediate French

D. She wants to take neither beginning nor intermediate French


4. Man : The food in the cafeteria is not exactly the best food I’ve ever tasted.

Woman: You can say that again!

Narrator: What does the woman mean?

A. The man should repeat what he said

B. The man said something foolish

C. She thinks that the food is the best she has ever tasted

D. She agrees that the food is pretty bad


5. Woman: This party certainly has been fun!

Man     : I’ll say!

Narrator: What does the man mean?

A. This party hasn’t been any fun at all

B. He wonders if the woman enjoyed herself

C. He wants to know what she said

D. He’s enjoyed himself tremendously


6. Man : I’m not about to condone what she did!

Woman: I’m not either.

Narrator: What does the woman mean?

A. She condones what happened

B. She does not like what the man said

C. She agrees with the man about what happened

D. She says that she did not do it


7. Woman: Those people upstairs always have such loud parties.

Man     : Don’t they!

Narrator: What does the man mean?

A. He thinks the parties aren’t loud.

B. He says that the neighbors don’t have many parties.

C. He agrees that the upstairs neighbors are noisy.

D. The loud parties don’t bother him.

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