Life, Love and Laugh

Embedded Question

Embedded question adalah suatu bentuk pertanyaan yang di sisipkan pada kalimat atau pertanyaan lainnya.
Pola embedded question tidak seperti pertanyaan lazimnya – polanya adlh
[Subject + verb + question word + subject + (auxiliary) verb]
Ingat – ingat pola berikut!
Question: where will the meeting take place?
Embedded question: she asked where the meeting will take place.
Question: why did the plane land at the wrong airport?
Embedded question: the authorities can‟t figure out why plane landed at wrong airport.
2.10 Elliptical Construction
Elliptical construction adalah bentuk kalimat majemuk gabungan setara,dimana ada perhilangan bagian predikat yang sama dengan kalimat:
1. Gabungan setara
Gabungan setara menggunakan kata hubung „and‟
Gabungan kalimat setara di bagi menjadi dua:
a. Positive
Too dan so digunakan untuk menggabungkan kalimat positive. Untuk mudahnya kalimat kita golongkan menjadi dua:
1. Ber – auxiliary
[S1 + auxiliary + V + O dan S2 + Auxiliary + too]
Atau
[And so + Auxiliary + S2]
My father will be interested in going to cinema this weekend. My mother will be interested in going to cinema this weekend.
Example:
– My father loves going to the cinema
– My mother loves going to the cinema
My father will be interested in going to cinema this weekend and so will my mother / my mother will too
– Anton is a student
– Rob is a student
Anton is a student and Rob is too / so is Rob
2. Tidak ber-auxiliary
[S1 + V1 + O dan S2 + do/ does + too/ so + do/does + S2]
[S1 + V1 + O dan S2 + did + too / and so + did + S2]
– Your sister likes fried chicken
– I like fried chicken
Your sister likes fried chicken and I do too/ so do I
– You often miss the bus
– They often miss the bus
You often miss the bus and they do too/ so do they
Exercise for Elliptical Construction
1. Pioneer men and women endured terrible hard ship, and ___
(A) so do their children (D) so did the children
(B) neither did he children (E) the children didn‟t either
(C) also did the children
2. The chairman of the organization did not attend the meeting, and ___.
(A) the secretary didn‟t either (D) not the secretary did
(B) the secretary did too (E) so did the secretary
(C) neither didn‟t the secretary
3. Ani‟s mother can‟t speak English well ___.
(A) also my mother
(B) and so can may mother
(C) my mother doesn‟t too
(D) but my mother can‟t
(E) and my mother can‟t either
4. His shop was burnt down ___ his car that was parked nearby.
(A) and either did (D) and so was
(B) also was (E) so did
(C) but neither was
5. Viny is interested in literature, and so is Selvi.
This sentence can be rewritten as:
(A) Viny is interested in literature, but Selvi is not.
(B) Selvi is interested in literature, but Viny is not.
(C) Both Viny and Selvi are interested in literature.
(D) Viny is interested in literature, and Selvi too.
(E) Neither Viny nor Selvi is interested in literature.

Sumber : http://cilad.unissula.ac.id/download/ModuleTOEFL.pdf

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