Presentation on theme: "1 Pertemuan 22 Expressions of Time and preference Matakuliah: G0134 – Grammar III Tahun: 2005 Versi: revisi 1."— Presentation transcript:
1 Pertemuan 22 Expressions of Time and preference Matakuliah: G0134 – Grammar III Tahun: 2005 Versi: revisi 1
2 Learning Outcomes Pada akhir pertemuan ini, diharapkan mahasiswa akan mampu : Menganalisa ungkapan yang menyatakan ‘time’ dan ‘preference’
3 Outline Materi It’s time Would rather Would sooner Would prefer
4 It’s time It’s time is used to talk about what should happen now or in the immediate future using it’s time… in the following patterns: 1.it’s time + to-infinitive: It’s time to go to bed. 2.It’s time + prepositional phrase: It’s time for bed. 3.It’s time + for sb + to-infinitive: It’s time for you to go to bed.
5 It’s time In the following patterns, a Past tense refers to things that should be done now or very soon: 1.it’s time + sb/sth + Past Simple: Hurry up. It’s time we left. 2.It’s time + sb/sth + Past Continuous: It’s time we were leaving.
6 It’s high time, it’s about time It’s high time + sb/sth + Past Simple or Past Continuous for emphasis: It’s high time we left – we’ve been here too long. It’s high time you were earning your own living. it’s about time + Past Simple / Past Continuous for emphasis, often suggesting criticism: It’s about time we took global warming seriously.
7 Would rather We can express a present or future preference using would rather in two patterns: 1.Would rather + bare infinitive: I’d rather stay in this evening (than go out). 2. Would rather + sb + Past Simple (+than): We’d rather you stayed a little longer. Would rather + sb + Past Perfect: I’d rather you had asked me before you bought me the shirt. (=but you didn’t).
8 Would sooner, would prefer Would sooner = would rather: I’d sooner stay in than go out. Would prefer can take the following patterns: 1.Would prefer + to-infinitive or –ing: She’d prefer not to watch the film 2.Would prefer + to-infinitive + (rather) than + bare infinitive: I’d prefer to stay in (rather) than go out.
9 Would prefer 3. Would prefer + sb + to-infinitive or –ing: We’d prefer you to stay. 4. Would prefer it if + sb + Past Simple: She’d prefer it if you didn’t come.