Materi Offering Help

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By the way, pernahkah kalian menawarkan jasa atau batuan kepada orang lain?

Jika pernah, kepada siapa?

Apakah teman, adik atau orang yang umurnya diatas kalian?

Apakah ungkapannya sama?, tentu tidak. Ada sedikit perbedaan pada saat berbicara dengan orang yang lebih tua dan orang yang umurnya dibawah dari kita.

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Offering Help Definition

Well, sebelum kita membahas tentang ungkapan offering help,  sebaiknya perhatihan defenisi tentang materi ini :

Offering help used to offer help to others. Offer means you offer something to others, you ask if they would like to use it or to have it.

Offering Help Expressions and Responses

Here are some formal and informal offering help expressions:

Formal expressions. (It used when you speak to people who are younger than you, friends, etc)

  • Can I help you?
  • May I help you?
  • What can I do for you?
  • How can I assist you?
  • How can I help you?
  • Let me help you?
  • Let me do it for you.
  • Do you want me to help you?
  • Shall I do something for you?
  • Do you need a hand?
  • Is there anything I can do for you?

Responses:

  • When you accept the offering
  • Thank you
  • Thanks
  • Why not?
  • Good idea
  • Certainly
  • Sure
  • When you refuse the offering
  • No, thanks
  • Thank you, I can handle it
  • Please don’t bother

Informal Expressions. (It used when you speak to people who are older than you and the ones who just known)

  • Could I help you?
  • Would you like me to help you?
  • I could help you, if you don’t mind.

Responses:

  • When you accept the offering
  • Thank you
  • Thank you very much
  • Yes, please.
  • When you refuse the offering
  • Thank you, I will do it myself.
  • I’d love to, but …….
  • That’ s great, but ……
Example :
  1. Mr. Waibu is repairing the car. He can not lift the tire, because it’s too heavy for him. Sesa is offering a help.

Sesa : What are you doing?

Mr. Waibu : I am repairing my car. The tire is flat and the brake is locked.

Sesa : The tire looks heavy, Could I help you?

Mr. Waibu : Sure. Please hold it and I’ll loose the bolts and fix it.

  1. Mrs. Fakdawer visits her old friend Mrs. Rumbiak, But she is not at home. She is out at the moment. Mrs. Fakdawer waits her and Yakomina, Mrs. Rumbiak daughter offers her a drink and cake.

Mrs. Fakdawer : Any body home?

Yakomina : Yeah, a moment, please? Mrs. Fakdawer. I am happy you are here.

Mrs. Fakdawer : Me too, sweety. Is your mom home?

Yakomina : No she isn’t. She is out, but she’ll be home soon. Please, come in and have a seat.

Mrs. Fakdawer : Thank you

 Yakomina : Would you like some coffee or tea?

Mrs. Fakdawer : Tea, please.

(a few minutes later, Yakomina comes and serves tea and some cakes)

Yakomine : Please, help yourself to your tea and cakes

Mrs. Fakdawer : Thank you.

Yakomina : Look, Mom is coming.