Ini adalah pembahasan perdana mengenai soal cerita untuk pelajaran bahasa Inggris. Di dalamnya akan terdapat sebuah cerita berjudul “Timun Mas” dalam bahasa Inggris yang akan diikuti dengan soal-soal tentang cerita tersebut.
Tahu kan, kalau bicara mengenai soal seperti ini maka sudah tentu kita akan disajikan dengan sebuah cerita bahasa Inggris. Ya, kita harus membaca cerita tersebut baru nanti kita disuruh mengerjakan soalnya.
Soalnya diambil dari teks cerita yang disediakan. Jadi, ya mau tidak mau kita harus membaca dan memahami cerita yang diberikan tersebut. Paham kan, pastinya paham dong?
Intinya, semakin paham kita dengan teks cerita yang diberikan maka akan semakin mudah mengerjakan soalnya. Dengan soal cerita ini sobat dapat belajar untuk mengerjakan soal berdasarkan teks bacaan, silahkan langsung dicek berikut!
A. Teks Soal Cerita Berjudul Timun Mas
Silahkan baca dengan seksama teks yang akan ditampilkan berikut ini untuk menjawab soal-soal yang ada. Read the story carefully .Study the structure of the text. Answer the questions below.
Orientation Long long time ago, there was a farmer couple. They were staying in a village near a forest. They lived happily.
Complication 1 Unfortunately, they hadn’t had any children yet.
Resolution 1 Every day they prayed to God for a child. One day a giant passed their home. He heard what they were praying. Then the giant gave them a cucumber seed.
“Plant this seed, then you’ll get a daughter,” said the giant. “Thank you, Giant,” said the couple. “But in one condition, in her 17-th birthday, you must give her to me,” said the Giant. The couple wanted a child so much that they agreed without thinking first.
Then the couple planted the cucumber seed. Each day they took care the growing plant so carefully. Months later, a golden cucumber grew from the plant. The cucumber was getting heavier and bigger each day. When it was ripe, they picked it. Carefully they cut out the cucumber and how surprised were they when they found a beautiful baby inside. They were so happy. They named the baby Timun Mas, or Golden Cucumber.
Complication 2 Years were passing by and Timun Mas had grown into a beautiful girl. Her parents were very proud of her. But their happiness turned to fear when her 17th birthday came. The giant returned to ask for their promise. He was going to take Timun Mas away.
Resolution 2 The farmer tried to be calm. “Just a moment, please. Timun Mas is playing. My wife will call her,” he said. Then the farmer came to his daughter. “My child, take this,” as he was giving her a little bag to Timun Mas. “This will help you from the giant. Now, run as fast as you can,” he ordered. So Timun Mas ran away.
Complication 3 The couple was very sad about her leaving. But they didn’t want the giant to eat Timun Mas. Meanwhile, the giant had been waiting for too long. He became impatient. Somehow he knew that the couple had lied to him. So he destroyed their house and ran for Timun Mas.
The giant was chasing Timun Mas and he was getting closer and closer. Timun Mas then took a handful of salt from her little bag. She spread out the salt behind her. Suddenly a wide sea appeared between them. The giant had to swim to reach her
Resolution 3 Timun Mas was still running, but now the giant almost caught her. Then she took some chilly and threw them to the giant. The chilly suddenly grew into some trees and trapped the giant. The trees grew some thorns as sharp as a knife. The giant screamed painfully. At the mean time, Timun Mas could escape again.
Complication 4 But the giant was very strong. Again he almost caught Timun Mas. So Timun Mas took the third magic stuff, the cucumber seeds. She threw the seeds and suddenly they became a wide cucumber field. The giant was very tired and hungry so he ate those fresh cucumbers. He ate too much that he felt sleepy and fell asleep soon.
Resolution 4 Timun Mas kept on running as fast as she could. But soon she was very tired herself. To make things worse, the giant had woken up! Timun Mas was so scared. Desperately she then threw her last weapon, terasi (a kind of shrimp pasta). IT did a miracle again. The pasta became a big swamp. The giant fell into it but his hands almost reached Timun Mas. Suddenly the lake pulled him to the bottom. The giant panicked and he couldn’t breathe. At last he was drown.
Re-orientation Timun Mas was very relieved. She was safe now. Then she returned to her parents’ house. Her parents were of course very happy to see their daughter safe and sound. “Thanks God. You have saved my daughter,” they cried happily. From then on, Timun Mas lived happily with her parents with no fear anymore. (Taken from : Kumpulan Cerita: Mahayana: 2005)
B. Soal Cerita Pelajaran Bahasa Inggris
Setelah membaca teks di atas, silahkan langsung uji pemahaman sobat mengenai teks tersebut dengan menjawab soal-soal pelajaran bahasa Inggris berikut ini.
- What is the purpose of the text?
- Is the story useful for you?
- What can you learn from the story?
- Who were the characters of the story?
- Where did the story happen?
- Why did the farmers pray to the God?
- How did he get the farmers get their daughter?
- What was her name?
- Why did the giant come again to the farmer’s house?
- What things brought by Timun Mas when she escaped?
- What did those things use for? How?
- How did the giant die?
Demikianlah pembaruan soal dan jawaban kali ini khusus bagi sobat semua yang sedang belajar bahasa Inggris melalui Soal Cerita Timun Mas Bahasa Inggris. Pastikan sobat semua bisa memahami cerita yang diberikan.
Jadi, baca lebih dulu ceritanya dan pahami. Kalau kurang begitu paham maka sebaiknya didalami lagi apakah itu karena kosa kata yang sulit atau karena susunan kalimat dan lain sebagainya.
Baru setelah itu coba kerjakan lagi. Sampai disini dulu pembahasan kita kali ini. Lain waktu akan kita ajak sobat untuk berlatih dengan cerita - cerita lain yang tak kalah seru. Silahkan dilanjutkan, semoga bermanfaat.