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5 Contoh Percakapan Inggris: Greeting & Leave Taking / Parting / Farewell

Ketika bertemu seseorang, hal pertama yang dilakukan adalah menyapa atau greeting.

Setelah itu ngobrol sebentar, dimulai dengan basa-basi, dilanjutkan dengan ngobrol serius.

Walaupun tidak harus didahului dengan ngobrol serius, percakapan selanjutnya diakhiri dengan salam perpisahaan atau farewell atau leave taking atau parting.

Berikut adalah beberapa contoh percakapan bahasa inggris greeting & farewell / leave taking / parting. Percakapan berikut diambil dari buku DIALOGS FOR EVERYDAY USE (Short Situational Dialogs for Students of English as a Foreign Language) by JULIA M. DOBSON,DEAN CURRY. [link]


Greetings A. (Acquaintances)

Matt: Good morning.

Maxine: Good morning.

How are you today?

Matt: Just fine, thanks. How are you?

Maxine: Wonderful. Things couldn’t be better.

B. (Good Friends)

Dotty: Hi. What’s up?

Vivian: Nothing much. What’s new with you?

Dotty: Not too much. I’ve been pretty busy.

Vivian: Me too. Seems like all I do is eat and sleep.

Dotty: Gotta go. Call me tonight. Vivian: Okay. Check you later.

C. (Family)

Mother: Good morning.

Son: Morning. What’s for breakfast?

Mother: The usual. Eggs, toast, and cereal. Coffee, if you want.

Son: I think I’ll just have cereal for a change.

Mother: Help yourself. The cereal and sugar are on the table. The milk’s in the refrigerator.


Formal Greetings and Farewell

Paul: Hello. How are you?

Don: Fine, thank you. How are you?

Paul: Fine, thanks. (bus sound­effect) Oh, excuse me—here’s my bus. Good­bye.

Don: Good­bye.


Informal Greetings and Farewells

Dick: Hi! How are you?

Helen: Fine, thanks—and you?

Dick: Just fine. Where are you going?

Helen: To the library. Dick: O.K. I’ll see you later. So long

Helen: So long.


Informal Greetings and Farewells

JANE: Hi, Helen! How’s it going?

HELEN: Fine, thanks — and you?

JANE: Just fine. Where are you off to?

HELEN: To the library. I’ve got a history exam next week and need to start studying. Ugh.

JANE: Oh, no. Well, I’ll see you later then. Good luck!

HELEN: Thanks. See you later


Formal Greetings

JAMES: Good morning, Professor Austin, how are you doing?

PROFESSOR AUSTIN: Good morning, James. I am doing well. And you?

JAMES: I’m great, thank you. This is my friend Emma. She is thinking about applying to this college. She has a few questions. Would you mind telling us about the process, please?

PROFESSOR AUSTIN: Hello, Emma! It’s a pleasure to meet you. I’m more than happy to speak with you. Please stop by my office next week.

EMMA: It’s a pleasure to meet you, professor. Thank you so much for helping us.

PROFESSOR AUSTIN: Don’t mention it. Hopefully, I will be able to answer your questions!