TELL, SAY, SPEAK, AND TALK

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Published on November 19, 2019

Author: misterhadi

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TELL, SAY, SPEAK, AND TALK: TELL, SAY, SPEAK, AND TALK BY : MISTERHADI TELL – TOLD – TOLD : TELL – TOLD – TOLD to tell = to give information to a person TELL + indirect object Tell me about the movie. I told you about the party. Have you told him the news? TELL – TOLD – TOLD : TELL – TOLD – TOLD TELL + direct object to tell a lie I’ve never been good at telling lies . to tell a story She never tells the story twice. TELL – TOLD – TOLD : TELL – TOLD – TOLD TELL + preposition tell to = order/strong request I told you to buy some food. tell about = events which happened to a person Let me tell you about the man I met last night. tell that = action/permanent situation They told me that they would move to another city. TELL – TOLD – TOLD : TELL – TOLD – TOLD tell + wh The speaker told why it was difficult to prove it. tell + to infinitive = imperative meaning Tell everyone to come earlier tomorrow. SAY– SAID – SAID : SAY– SAID – SAID to say = to speak a word say (something) Dewi says she doesn’t like chocolate. say that (something) John said that he had received the document. say something to a person What did the teacher say to you when you failed the test? SAY– SAID – SAID : SAY– SAID – SAID SAY + to + indirect object He said ‘good morning’ to me. He said to me that he was sorry. SAY– SAID – SAID : SAY + preposition say + to/that I said to him that I couldn’t go. SAY– SAID – SAID He said to Jim that he was going to be late. SAY– SAID – SAID : SAY– SAID – SAID My father always said to do everything quickly. say = imperative He said (that) he was ill. say = reported speech SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN : SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN to speak = with language/talking in general I speak English . How many languages do you speak? Dwi is going to speak in front of hundreds of people. I need to speak to you about the new project. SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN : SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN speak to + indirect object My advisor spoke to me about the case. You ought to speak to me about the scholarship. SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN : SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN SPEAK + preposition speak + to/about Did you speak to him about our new project? speak + with They speak with a really strange accent. SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN : SPEAK – SPOKE – SPOKEN SPEAK + direct object Speak the truth. Speak kind words. Speak English. TALK – TALKED - TALKED: TALK – TALKED - TALKED to talk = to use spoken language/to express oneself Are you talking to me? I was talking to him about the novel. This man talks too much. TALK – TALKED - TALKED: TALK – TALKED - TALKED TALK + preposition talk + to/about I need to talk to you about last night. Did he talk to you about his trip? THANK YOU FOR WATCHING: THANK YOU FOR WATCHING

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