English Grammar: Contoh Question Forms pada Reported/Indirect Speech Dalam Bahasa Inggris
– Setelah sebelumnya KBI membahas tentang direct dan indirect speech. Kali ini KBI akan memberikan contoh penggunaan direct dan indirect speech dalam question forms (pertanyaan). Untuk itu marilah kita simak Contoh Question Forms pada Reported/Indirect Speech.
Urutan kata yang normal digunakan dalam reported question, yaitu, subjek berada sebelum verb/kata kerja , dan tidak perlu menggunakan ‘ do ‘ atau ‘ did’.
"Where does Peter live?" "Where are you going?" "Why is she crying?"
She asked him where Peter lived. She asked where I was going. He asked why she was crying.
YES / NO QUESTIONS
Pada jenis pertanyaan ini rumus yang digunakan adalah ‘ask’ + ‘if / whether’ + clause
"Do you speak English?" "Are you British or American?" "Is it raining?" "Have you got a computer?" "Can you type?" "Did you come by train?" "Have you been to Bristol before?"
He asked me if I spoke English. He asked me whether I was British or American. She asked if it was raining. He wanted to know whether I had a computer. She asked if I could type. He enquired whether I had come by train. She asked if I had been to Bristol before.
Jenis pertanyaan ini dapat menggunakan rumus ‘ask’ + question word + clause. Klausa berisi pertanyaan , di urutan kata normal dan dengan perubahan tense diperlukan .
"What is your name?" he asked me. "How old is your mother?", he asked. The policman said to the boy, "Where do you live?" "What time does the train arrive?" she asked. "When can we have dinner?" she asked. Peter said to John, "Why are you so late?"
He asked me what my name was. He asked how old her mother was. The policeman asked the boy where he lived. She asked what time the train arrived. She asked when they could have dinner. Peter asked the John why he was so late.
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