Percakapan dengan Menggunakan Degree of Comparison



Ketika dihadapkan oleh sesuatu yang memiliki kelebihan, biasanya kita akan membandingkan beberapa hal atau benda. Hal tersebut merupakan penggunaan dari Degree of Comparison. Sebelumnya kita pernah mempelajari penggunaan Perbandingan atau Degree of Comparison. Mulai dari penggunaan As...as, More hingga Most.

Bagaimana jika kita gunakan secara lisan? Mungkin belum banyak orang yang mengetahui hal ini. Padahal perbandingan bisa dibicarakan ketika kita memilih barang yang diinginkan. Buat yang belum memahami cara berkomunikasi dengan menggunakan perbandingan, yuk simak contoh percakanpannya berikut ini!

Contoh Percakapan:

· Vivy: Rahma, Do you want to go shopping with me?
Rahma: Oh, sure. I am not busy now. Let’s go.
(They go to the center of soaps in the city.)
Vivy: Hey, Rahma. Look at those soaps. This store gives big discount. I can
save more money if I buy them.

Rahma: Wait! We need to see the other stores first to compare the price. I am
not sure that those are cheaper.

Vivy: Well, okay. Let’s see.
Rahma: Here, Vivy. See it. It is cheaper than the soaps that we found in the
previous store and I think its quality is better. Hmm, I love the scent. I
think I am going to buy it. How about you?

Vivy: I don’t know. I haven’t decide yet.
Rahma: Let’s see the others.
Vivy: Rahma, look at this. It is more expensive than the first soap we found but the quality is worse. I think I love the first one even though yours is cheaper.
Rahma: It’s okay, vy. Choose the one you love.
Vivy: Alright. I like your words.
Rahma: I know I’m good at words.

· Mutia: Aji, do you remember when we were kids? Who is taller?
Aji: I do remember it. Of course I’m taller than you.
Mutia: Is that true? I don’t think so. See this picture. It was our childhood. This is me and that is you. Absolutely, I am taller than you. I am smarter than you. I am better at playing soccer than you.
Aji: That condition was when I was a kid. Now, I am handsome, I am a captain of soccer team at school, and I am taller than you. Now is more important than past.
Mutia: Justification never ends. You always beat what I say. It’s fine since you are my younger brother. Please be my guardian forever.
Aji: Don’t worry. I will always do that no matter what.
Mutia: Thank you, my little big brother.

Oleh: Albert S.

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