Materi Tentang Certainty and uncertainty (Kepastian Dan Tidakkepastian)
DEFINITION OF Certainty and uncertainty
Certainty and uncertainty
Certainty is a situation that really does not have the confidence or doubt about something. However, uncertainty is when nothing is ever decided or certain.
If you believe that something will or will not happen in the future, using the expression.
Ungkapan KepastianUntuk mengungkapkan kepastian dapat menggunakan ekspresi-ekspresi sebagai berikut:
- Yes, I'm absolutely sure he will
- Yes, I'm quite sure he will
- Yes, I'm certain he will
- Yes, I'm positive he will
- Yes, definitely
- Yes, certainly
- Yes, of course
- No, I'm absolutely sure he won't
- No, I'm quite sure he won't
- No, I'm certain he won't
- No, I'm positive he won't
- No, definitely not
- No, certainly not
- No, of course not
Dialogue 1Peter : Are you sure air pollution is more dangerous for children?
Jim : Yes, I'm quite sure. It causes illnesses for them.
Anne : Are you sure all the garbage is easy to destroy?
Marry : No, I'm sure that the garbage like plastics are difficult to destroy
Dialogue 2Rini: Rina, are you sure Sani will come? We have been waiting for her for more than 2 hours
Rina: Don’t worry Rini, I’m sure)* she will come soon. Yesterday she promised to come.
Rini: I can’t say that for sure)** she will come.
Keterangan: *) Ungkapan keyakinan/kepastian, **) Ungkapan ketidakpastian/ketidakyakinan.