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Learning English :OFFERING HELP

OFFERING HELPING

MENAWARKAN BANTUAN

Offer means to give something physical or abstract to someone, which can be taken as a gift or a trade.

Menawarkan berarti memberikan sesuatu secara fisikatau abstrak kepada seseorang, yang bisa berupa hadiah atau jual beli.

Offer can be given in term of food, money, solutions, friendship or bargain. It can be taken or refused.

Penawaran bisa diberikan dalam bentuk makanan, uang, solusi, pertemanan, atau tawaran. Boleh diterima atau di tolak.

Social function: to facilitate interpersonal communication between different people.

Fungsinya : untuk memfasilitasi komunikasi antar pribadi diantara orang yang berbeda.

For example :

-          Shall I take you home?

-          Do uou want help with your homework?

When making offers, we can use the following expressions:

-          May I ...?

-          Can I ...?

-          Shall I ...?

-          Would you ...?

-          How about I ...?

Example

-          May I give you a had?

-          Can I help you?

-          Shall I bring some tea?

-          Would you ike anoter piece of cake?

-          How about I help you with this?

-          Can I clean the car for you?

-          Shall I help you with your homework?

-          I will do the washing if you like

 

There is two kinds of offering help, they are formal and informal.

 FORMAL

NO.

PATTERN

EXAMPLE

1.

Can I ...

 Can I help out?

2.

May I ...

May I be of assistant?

3.

Might I ...

Might I help at all?

 4.

Perhap I could ...

Perhap I could assist in some way ?

5.

If you need any assistance,..

If  you need any assistance, please call me?

6.

Would you like

Would you like to help

7.

How about ..

How about I help you with this ?.

8.

I will ...

I will do the washing, If you like .

INFORMAL

NO.

PATTERN

EXAMPLE

1.

Can I...

Can I help you?

2.

Do you need ...

Do you need some help?

3.

Let me ..

Let me help you?

4.

Shall I ...

Shall I help you?

5.

Do you need...

Do you need a hand ?

6.

Need a hand ?

Need a help?

7.

Want a hand?

Want a help?

8.

What can I do to help?

What can I do to help ?

9.

What can ...

What can I do for you?

10.

Would you like ...

Whould you like any help?

11.

Is there anything  I can..

Is there anything I can do ...?

 

Responses

Yes, please

I really apreciate it

It’s ok. I can do it myself

No, thank

No , thanks I don’t want another helping

Don’t, worry. I willdo it myself

That’s alright, I willmanage on my own

 

Note:

Buku paket bahasa Inggris kurtilas 

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