Giving Opinion 1

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Opini atau pendapat adalah hasil pemikiran akan sesuatu yang dirasakan atau difikirkan dan kebenaranya belum tentu valid. Hal serupa juga dikatakan oleh maxmanroe.com bahwa opini adalah suatu pendapat, tanggapan, pandangan, atau hasil pikiran seseorang dalam menjelaskan atau menyikapi suatu hal tetapi sifatnya tidak objektif dan belum pasti kebenarannya.

Pada setiap kesempatan dalam berkomunikasi dengan orang lain, terkadang kita harus memberikan opini yang sesuai dengan hal yang pernah dilihat, didengar atau dirasakan. Opini tidak selamanya sama dengan pemikiran orang lain. Biasanya beda orang beda cara pandang, namun terkadang misi dan misinya sama.

Dalam pembelajaran Bahasa Inggris kelas XI SMA/SMK dan sederajat, siswa akan dihadapkan dengan suatu pernyataan, lalu siswa (i) dituntut untuk bisa memberikan pendapat secara langsung dan tidak lansung. Dalam memberikan pendapat, siswa diharapkan bisa memberikan alasan untuk mendukung opini. Entah itu setuju atau tidak setuju, alasan dalam memberikan pendapat sangat dibutuhkan, agar Guru bisa melihat sejauh mana kemampuan siswa (i) menilai sebuah fenomena.

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Materi Giving Opinion pertemuan pertama, pelajaran Bahasa Inggris kelas XI SMA/SMK dan sederajat, siswa akan mempelajari ungkapan awal sebelum memberikan pendapat. Baik ungkapan setuju, maupun tidak setuju sebagai berikut:

Personal Point of View

  • Personally, I think …….
  • In my experience ………..
  • According to me ……….
  • I strongly believe that …….
  • As far as I Concerned ………
  • From my point of view……
  • In my opinion ………..
  • As I understand ……..
  • I reckon ………….
  • In my humble opinion ………….
  • What I mean is ………….

General Point of View

  • Almost everyone ……..
  • Some people say/believe that ………..
  • Generally, it is accepted ……….
  • Majority agree/disagree with ………

Agreeing With an Opinion

  • This is absolutely right.
  • Of course
  • I couldn’t agree more
  • I agree with this opinion
  • I agree with what you are saying that, but have you ever ……
  • I agree, I never thought of that
  • That’s a good point

Disagreeing With an Opinion

  • I am sorry, I don’t agree with you
  • I am not sure I agree with you
  • I disagree with you
  • I am afraid I have to disagree with you
  • I can’t say I agree with this, and here is why …..

Example of How To Agree and Disagree With an Opinion

StatementAgreeDisagree
Study from home is not effectiveI totally agree that Study from home is not effective, because ………I a sorry, but I tend to disagree with you on this, because …..
The Government should facilitate students study from homeI think so too, The Government should facilitate students study from home, because …..I think it would be wrong, because …..
Parents have right to give score to their children through the pandemicYes I agree, Parents have right to give score to their children through the pandemic, because……It is not justified to say, because ……..
In New normal, students should be back  be school This is absolutely right, because……I disagree with you, because ……
Technology helps Pandemic managementI couldn’t agree more with you.I am afraid I have no disagree with you
School fees should be free during the Corona Virus Lock down period in the countryAbsolutely right. School fee should be free during the Corona virus lock down, because …..I disagree with you, because ……