#EngClass: Participial adjective – Comparative and superlative

Hello hey ho, fellas! Still following our previous discussion on ‘participial adjective’, we will talk about stating degrees of comparison. Degrees of comparison are used when we compare one thing/person with another. There are three degrees of comparison: positive, comparative, and superlative. Comparative degree of comparison Let’s start with the comparative degree. The comparative degree is … Continue reading #EngClass: Participial adjective – Comparative and superlative

#EngQuiz: Participial adjective

In short, participial adjectives are present and past participles which are used as adjectives. Present and past participles adjectives are used in slightly different ways. One talks about something that causes of the feeling , and the other talks about how someone feels. Find a recap on that session here: #EngClass: Participial adjective (3) Moving … Continue reading #EngQuiz: Participial adjective

#EngClass: Participial adjective (3)

One of our followers asked the question above on Twitter. Do you have a similar question? Do you get confused as to when you should use present or past participle adjective? Kalau kamu masih tulis/bilang: “I’m interesting” saat mau menyatakan “Saya tertarik,” yuk baca lagi artikel ini sampai selesai. Participle adjectives are verbs, often ends … Continue reading #EngClass: Participial adjective (3)

#EngClass: Participial adjective (2)

Hi, Fellas! Apakah kalian sering terbalik saat menggunakan kata surprised/surprising, excited/exciting, interested/interesting, dsb, di dalam kalimat? Kali ini kita akan membahas mengenai participial adjective. Semoga membantu. Kita tahu bahwa adjective adalah kata sifat dan fungsinya untuk menjelaskan kata benda. Contoh: kuku tebal, apel merah, pintu lebar. big house, pretty girl, soft pillow, sweet peaches, crunchy crackers,wide grin, dll. … Continue reading #EngClass: Participial adjective (2)

#EngClass: Participial adjective

Kali ini kita akan membahas participial adjective. Apakah itu? Kalian pasti pernah mendengar kata “boring” dan “bored” kan? Participial adjective adalah kata sifat yang diambil dari the past participle (-ed) dan the present participle (-ing). Seringkali terdapat salah penggunaan antara the past participle dan the present participle dalam sebuah kalimat, seperti: “I’m interested in English.” | “I’m interesting in English.” “English is … Continue reading #EngClass: Participial adjective

#GrammarTrivia: Possessives with Gerunds

  We all have that one friend who sings beautifully, albeit never considering singing as a professional career. What should we say to compliment him/her? Do we say, “I love you singing,” or do we say, “I love your singing?” Which one is correct, fellas? @ghaniginanjar: The second one. I love your singing. @KushalRJoshi: Second … Continue reading #GrammarTrivia: Possessives with Gerunds

#EngVocab: Adjectives That Describe Personalities (2)

We know that English is very rich in expressions. We can describe anyone and anything with so many ways; idioms, phrases, and words amongst many others. We will discuss one of them. Before you continue reading, you might want to check our previous article on this subject: #EngVocab: Adjectives That Describe Personalities. Anhedonic = unable … Continue reading #EngVocab: Adjectives That Describe Personalities (2)

#EngGame: Describe your holiday with an adjective!

Hello, fellas. What’s up? ‘Mudik’ is an annual event here in Indonesia, especially near big holiday such as Lebaran. Those who left their hometown to work and look for a better and more prosperous life would go home for the holiday. Usually around a week after the holiday, they would race back to town to … Continue reading #EngGame: Describe your holiday with an adjective!

#EngClass: Degree words

Coba perhatikan contoh percakapan di bawah ini. You: Hey, how was the movie? Was it any good? A friend: It was absolutely perfect! Apa maksud dari “absolutely perfect“? Apakah kalian suka menggunakan frasa ini untuk menjelaskan sesuatu? Kata “absolutely“ merupakan salah satu contoh dari degree words. Apa itu degree words? Pengertian degree words Degree word digunakan untuk menjawab pertanyaan “How“ (Bagaimana), … Continue reading #EngClass: Degree words

#EngClass: Order of Adjectives OSASCOMP

Howdy fellas! Have you ever heard of “Order of Adjectives”? “Paired Adjectives”? “OSASCOMP”?  Let’s discuss that today. In English, it is common to use more than one adjective (kata sifat) to describe a noun (kata benda). Have a look at this picture. How would you describe this pair of earring? For example: This is a … Continue reading #EngClass: Order of Adjectives OSASCOMP

#EngTips: ‘Stay tuned’ vs. ‘Stay tune’

Which one is correct: “Stay tuned.” or “Stay tune.”? The correct one is “Stay tuned.” NOT “Stay tune.” ‘stay’ is a linking verb; dalam penggunaannya diikuti oleh adjective (kata sifat). ‘tuned’ is a participial adjective (Verb 3 atau Past Participle yang berfungsi sebagai adjective). Read about linking verb. Read about participial adjective. Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at … Continue reading #EngTips: ‘Stay tuned’ vs. ‘Stay tune’

#EngClass: Parts of speech

Di kesempatan ini, kita akan bahas sesuatu yang mendasar; sesuatu yang sederhana tapi sering terlupakan. Apakah kalian pernah mendengar istilah “parts of speech“? Sebelum belajar lebih jauh tentang grammar atau tenses, ada baiknya kita mengetahui maksud dari istilah ini. Parts of speech bila di terjemahkan ke  dalam bahasa Indonesia berarti jenis kata. Istilah ini sendiri berarti sistem … Continue reading #EngClass: Parts of speech