Category Archives: Grammar

Gerund: Apa Sih Itu?

By | August 12, 2017

Apa sih gerund? Yang disebut gerund adalah kata kerja bentuk -ing yang melakukan fungsi kata benda. Jadi, karena melakukan fungsi kata benda, kata kerja ini bisa menduduki posisi-posisi dalam kalimat sebagaimana halnya posisi yang bisa diduduki oleh nomina: sebagai subject, object, dan subject complement. Untuk mudahnya, coba bandingkan dengan kalimat dalam bahasa Indonesia berikut ini: Merokok itu tidak… Read More »

Present Perfect Tense vs Simple Past Tense

By | November 6, 2015

Simple past tense (Subyek + kata kerja bentuk ke 2) dan present perfect tense (Subyek + has/have + kata kerja bentuk ke 3) adalah dua tenses yang sering dipakai dalam percakapan sehari-hari. Kedua tenses tersebut dalam konteks tertentu sama-sama digunakan untuk membicarakan kejadian di waktu lampau. Coba sobat pembaca perhatikan dua kalimat berikut ini: I have seen the… Read More »

Pronouns: Exercise 3

By | November 3, 2015

Instruction: Fill out the blank space with the correct form of possessive determiner. 1. I have a sister. … name is Widya. 2. … name is Lusia. I am from Indonesia. 3. My brother is a writer. This is … latest novel. 4. Rita is a charming young girl. … hair is black and … eyes are beautiful.… Read More »

Pronouns: Exercise 2

By | November 3, 2015

Instruction: Fill out the blank space with the correct form of object pronouns. 1. A: Who gave this pen? B: Boby A: I should thank … . 2. A: Have you heard the news? B: Yes, I heard … yesterday. 3. Jessica visited … yesterday. I was so happy. 4. A: Where did you buy this book? B:… Read More »

Pronouns: Exercise 1

By | November 1, 2015

Complete the following sentences with the correct form of personal pronouns. 1. Jono and Maria play tennis everyday. … love tennis very much. 2. Arif is a bright student. … is studying in the classroom right now. 3. Magie likes to travel around the world. … has visited six countries so far. 4. The Ferrari is awesome. …… Read More »

Pronouns

By | October 31, 2015

Pronoun merujuk pada kata-kata seperti  I, Me, My, Mine, We, Us, Ours, You, Yours, He, Him, His, dan lain-lain, yang dipakai untuk menggantikan orang atau benda yang sedang kita bicarakan. Ada beberapa jenis pronoun: personal pronoun, possessive pronoun, possessive determiner, dan reciprocal pronoun. Kita menggunakan pronoun ketika berbicara langsung dengan orang yang sedang kita ajak bicara (misalnya, you),… Read More »

All Tenses: Review Exercise

By | October 30, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the simple present tense, the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, the present perfect continuous tense, the simple past tense, the past continuous tense, the past perfect tense, the past perfect continuous tense, the simple future tense, the future continuous tense, the future perfect tense, the future perfect continuous tense.… Read More »