B I O D A T A NAMA : Y.BAMBANG TRIYONO, M.Pd. PANGKAT/GOL : Pembina-IV/a JABATAN : Widyaiswara ALAMAT : Jl.Karonsih Timur V No.101 Ngaliyan, Semarang.
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B I O D A T A
NAMA : Y.BAMBANG TRIYONO, M.Pd.
PANGKAT/GOL : Pembina-IV/a
JABATAN : Widyaiswara
ALAMAT : Jl.Karonsih Timur V No.101 Ngaliyan, Semarang.
50181. Telp. 024 7620305
Mobile: 08122801382 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
PENDIDIKAN : Strata-2 Kajian Bahasa Inggris, Universitas
Negeri Semarang (UNNES)
PENGALAMAN KERJA : ◊Penyiar Radio Siebra Smg, 1983-1986
◊ Penyiar RRI Semarang, 1986-1990
◊ Penyiar/Reporter/Redaktur Bhs Inggris RRI
◊ Konsultan Seksi Indonesia Radio Korea
Internasional (RKI-KBS) Seoul Korea Selatan,
◊ Staf Seksi Masalah Aktual RRI Semarang,
◊ Widyaiswara, Puslitbangdiklat LPP RRI
ENGLISH SPEAKING PRACTICE
English Teknik Studio
21 April to 2 May, 2009
PUSLITBANGDIKLAT LPP RRI
Radio is all about intimacy, the human voice reaching the airwaves and engaging with a single person.
THREE UTTERANCES FOR GETTING SUCCESS
Good morning every body!
How are you?
First of all I would like to introduce myself
My complete name is …
I am married and I have got two children
I am a civil servant
I have been working for RRI Gorontalo since 1994
Phonetic symbols for English
This is the standard set of phonemic symbols for English
A Bad Hijacker (æ)Hostess Bradley : Alice ! Perhaps that passenger is a hijacker !Hostess Allen: Which passenger, Anne? That sad man with the camera? He is wearing black slacks and a jacket.Hostess Bradley : No. That fat lady with the big black handbag in her left hand.Hostess Allen : Is she standing next to the lavatory?Hostess Bradley : Yes. She is traveling to AmsterdamHostess Allen : You’re mad, Anne, I don’t understand.Hostess Bradley : You see, when she went to the lavatory she didn’t have that handbag in her hand, and now she is …Fat lady : (clapping her hands) EVERYBODY STAND ! I’m a hijacker. And in this handbag I have a …Handbag : BANG !
At a party (ɑː)
Martha and Charles are dancing in the dark.
●Practice the dialogue below to train our speech organs.
At the railway station (eɪ)
(Mr.Grey is waiting at the railway station for a train)
Mr.Grey: Hey! This train’s late! I’v been waiting here for ages.
Porter: Which train, sir?
Mr.Grey: The 8.18 to Baker Street.
Porter: The 8.18? I’m afraid you’ve made a mistake, sir.
Mr.Grey: A mistake ? My time table says: Baker Street
Porter: Oh no, sir. The Baker Street Train leaves at 8.08.
Mr.Grey: At 8.08?
Porter: You see, sir, they changed the timetable at the
end ofApril. It’s the first of May today.
Mr.Grey: Changed it ? May I see the new timetable ? What
does itsay ?
Porter: It say: Baker Street train-8.08.
Mr.Grey:Hm ! So the train isn’t late. I’m late.
●Practice the dialogue below to train your speech organs with English position
A Mouse in the House (aʊ)
We don’t want a mouse in our house. Ours is the
cleanest house in the town!
●Practice the following dialogue to smoothen your
You think she’s lovely and I’m ugly.
out for lunch. You mustn’t worry. I like
you company much… than Sunny’s.
Sport reports from Channel 4
Announcer: This morning the Roarers football team arrived
back from York. Paul Short is our sports reporter,
and he was at the airport.
Paul Short: Good morning. This is Paul Short. All the
footballers are working towards me. Here is
George Ball, the goalkeeper. Good morning
George Ball: Good …. Are you a reporter?
Paul Short: Yes. I’m from channel 4. Please tell our audience
about the … match with York.
George Ball: Well, it … awful. We lost. The score was four,
fourty-four. But it wasn’t my fault.
Paul Short: Whose fault was it?
George Ball: The forwards.
Paul Short: The forwards?
George Ball: Yes. The forwards. They were always falling down
or losing the ball!
When we learn a language, there are four skills
that we need for complete communication. When we learn our native language, we usually learn to listen first, then to speak, then to read, finally to write. These are called ‘the four language skills’:
● Skill 1: Listening
● Skill 2: Speaking
● Skill 3: Reading
● Skill 4: Writing
Speaking is the productive skill in the oral mode. Like the other skill, it is more complicated than it seems at first and involves more than just pronouncing words.
● Partially interactive
Practice this dialogue and fill in the blank with your own words
A. How did you spend your holiday?
B. I went to …
A. Was is very expensive?
۞Tips to Good Conversation
● Talk in the other persons’ background
Most of us are more concern about ourselves than about other people. We
like to talk about our jobs, schools, families, hobbies, like, dislikes, and
achievement. You ought to find out what other people are interested in and
give them chance to talk, not about you but about them. All people have
something interesting to say.
● Speak with our ears
A good conversationalist is a good listener. To be considered interesting, you
must be willing to do your part as a listener without having to talk too much.
● Be yourself
It is foolish to be different from what you are. Just be natural!
● Be Alert
Conversation is a give-and-take affair, like a verbal ping-pong game in which
the ball bounces from one player to another. You must do your part to keep the
ball bouncing back and forth by contributing your opinions, ideas, and
experiences, and by asking questions for information or to clarify in your mind
what others have said. To keep conversation lively, you must do your share by
being comfortably alert and attentive. There is no need to feel tense and
nervous. Be at ease-but alive.
● Be Courteous
Courtesy simply means consideration for the feeling of other people. Most of
the rules of etiquette are based on kindness and an understanding of human
۞What to Converse about
Your choice of conversational topics depends on the situation and the
interest of the participants. Much conversation is small talk.
It has to do with happening of interests to
the persons with whom
you are talking.
● “How are you doing in your job?”
● “Do you watch the latest TV-mini series?”
● “How’s your new job?”
● “What are your plans for the holiday?”
Small talk is important because it creates a friendly climate. It builds common bonds between you and others.
How good a conversationalist are you?
After having read and discussed the above, list down the
areas where you consider yourself weak. Follow it up with your strong points. Stand up, face the class and reveal your strength and weaknesses as far as being conversationalist is concerned
You will tell the class why English is important
and what you expect to get out of it.
You are given 5 minutes to
discus your reasons
۞Confidence Building Exercise
1. Focus on your potentials instead of your limitations.
2. Distinguish between who you are and what are you
3. Find something you like to do and do it well
4. Replace self-criticism with regular, positive self-talk
5. Replace fear of failure with clear picture of yourself
functioningsuccessfully and happily.
6. Cultivate people who help you grow
7. Accept challenges as motivation for you to dig your
۞Getting to Know You
Ask a friend to tell you …
“Could you tell me…”
Interview can take a variety of different formats, with reporters interviewing or experts being interviewed. Interviewers should prepare the questions beforehand and should record the interview through video/audio recording and the interview should take place in a suitable place. Interviewing your partner: You ask your partner if he would be willing to be interviewed. You may ask him what his job entails, and what he likes or dislikes his job (see the sample questions for reference)
Ask you partner to tell you ….
Your own language
● Give a brief description of your native language.
● How many different languages or dialects of your country’s official
language are spoken in your country?
● How well do you know these languages or dialects?
● How difficult would be for an English speaker to learn your language?
● Has your language ‘borrowed’ any English words and expressions?
Your language goal
● What aspects of the English language give you the most trouble: listening, comprehension, speaking, learning new words, understanding grammar, or writing?
● How quickly do you want your English to improve?
● What level of fluency are you aiming for?
Your learning style
● Do you learn best by listening to a teacher, or by studying on your own?
● Are you good at memorizing?
● Do You like to take tests?
●What was the best learning experience you ever had?
Telephoning in a language which is not you own is not easy. You should be aware
the person you are speaking to may have difficulty too. Therefore, keep the
following points in mind:
•Speak clearly. Use clear articulation and try to avoid difficult words and long
sentences if it is not necessary to use them.
•Do not speak too fast. Keep in mind that many people tend to speak too fast
when they are nervous. Hardly anyone ever speaks too slowly.
•Confirm what you have understood. This is especially important if
the other person gives addresses or dates.
•Be polite. Start and end the conversation politely. Try to avoid being too direct. In
English, this is often done by using ‘would”, example, ‘I would like to have some
•Be efficient. Make sure that you have prepared the call and know what you want
to say and how you want to say it in advance.
•Know the telephone alphabet. This is particularly important if you have to spell
names and addresses.
•Know frequently used expressions.
•Listen carefully, so that you do not need to ask the other person to repeat
۞COMMUNICATION VIA TELEPHONE
him, it’s urgent.
○Introducing yourself: ‘This is Edy Sukarsa’ or Edy ‘Sukarsa speaking’
○Asking who is on the telephone: ‘Excuse me, who is this?’ or ‘Can I ask
who is calling , please?
○Asking for someone: ‘Can I have extension 321?’ or could I speak to ?
○Connecting someone : ‘I’ll put you through” or ‘Could you hold the line?
○How to reply when someone is not available: ‘I’m afraid he is not
available at the moment’ or ‘he isn’t in at the moment’
○Taking a message: ‘Can I take a message?’ or ‘Could I tell him whois calling?’ or ‘would like to leave a message?’
○Introduction: ‘Hello, this is Julianus’ or ‘My name is Julianus’
○State the time of the day and the reason for calling:
‘This is ten in the morning, I am calling to let you know that…
○Make a request: ‘Could you ring me back?’
○Leave your phone number: ‘My number is…’ or ‘You can reach me at …’
○Finish: ‘Thanks a lot, bye’ or ‘I will talk to you later, bye’
Here is an example of message:
○Mr. Zulhaqqi: Hello Mr.Palsono. This is Zulhaqqi. It’s about noon and I’m
calling to see if you are busy this afternoon. Could you call
me back? You can reach me at 08122801382 until five this
afternoon. I’ll talk to you later, bye.