Expressing Surprised in English

English Admin – Ungkapan Terkejut dalam bahasa Inggris. How to express surprise in English? Inilah pembahasan materi sepeaking English kita kali ini. Ungkapan terkejut biasanya karena adanya 3 situasi berikut:
1. Surprised
2. Shocked
3. Disbelieved

Ketiga macam situasi diatas  kemudian mengharuskan menyatak beberapa ungkapan dan frase yang cocok agar bisa mewakili perasaan speakers.

expressing surprise and amazement
beberpa ungkapan dan frase surprise terkejut amazement, shocked, dan disbelieved dalam bahasa Inggris

Surprising expressions are commonly related to disbelieve and interest expression. Native speakers of English often use short interrogatives in speech as a way to express attention, interest, or surprise. Below is the sample
The party was terrible.
Was it?
Yes, I had a horrible time! There was no music!
Gina had a nice vacation.
Did she?
Yes, she went to the Galapagos Islands.
I’ve seen that movie five times already.
Have you?
Yes, with my sister. She loves Harrison Ford.
I don’t understand the assignment.
Don’t you? Here, let me explain…

Beside the short interrogative speech, some expressions are used to talk about surprised feeling. Here are the samples:
Really?
That’s very surprising.
What a surprise!
My goodness
I find that very surprising.
I must say it surprises me.
I find it extraordinary.
Indeed?
How very surprising.
I must say it surprises me.

Some of this expressions of surprise in English are partly taken from: english-at-cec.blogspot.com/2007/06/expressing-surprise-and-interest.html

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