Penggunaan Kata Penghubung So that, In Order to, dan To Untuk Menyatakan Tujuan

Hai sobat, selamat bertemu kembali di infobelajar.com. Pada kesempatan ini akan dibahas materi tentang conjunction (kata penghubung). Kata penghubung yang akan dibahas yaitu so that, in order to dan to yang memiliki arti yang sama yaitu agar/supaya (untuk menyatakan tujuan). Walaupun ketiga conjunctions tadi memiliki arti yang sama tetapi penggunaannya dalam kalimat tetap perlu diperjelas.

Berikut adalah Penggunaan Conjunctions so that, in order to dan to.

1. So that

Setelah conjunction so that, harus diikuti subject (I, you, they, we, she, he, it)

Examples:

  • You need to drink a lot of water so that you will not get dehydrated.(Kamu harus minum banyak air supaya kamu tidak dehidrasi.)
  • Please turn off the light so that I can get to sleep. (Tolong matikan lampu supaya saya bisa tidur.)
  • You must study hard so that you can pass the examination. (Kamu harus belajar sungguh-sungguh supaya kamu dapat menyelesaikan ujian.)

2. In order to

Setelah conjunction in order to harus diikuti be/V1.

Examples:

  • We have to study hard in order to be smart. (Kita harus belajar sungguh-sungguh supaya pintar.)
  • My mother does exercise three times a week in order to keep fit. (Ibu saya berolahraga tiga kali seminggu supaya sehat.)
  • The students woke up early in order to do homework. (Murid-murid bangun lebih awal agar mengerjakan PR.)

3. To

Setelah conjunction to harus diikuti be/V1.

Examples:

  • She is using her handphone to send a message to her friend. (Dia menggunakan telepon genggamnya untuk mengirim pesan kepada temannya.)
  • I must study hard to pass the national examination. (Saya harus belajar sungguh-sunggung untuk menyelesaikan ujian nasional.)
  • They wake up early to be on time to work. (Mereka bangun lebih awal supaya tepat waktu bekerja.)

Notes:

  1. The conjunction to and in order to always are followed by a phrase. (Kata penghubung to dan in order to selalu diikuti oleh frasa atau kelompok kata)
  2. The Conjunction so that is followed by a clause. (Kata penghubung so that selalu diikuti oleh klausa atau sekelompok kata yang mengandung subyek dan predikat.)

Itulah Penggunaan Conjunctions so that, in order to dan to. Mohon maaf bila ada kesalahan dalam penulisan. Semoga bermanfaat.

Referensi: Bahasa Inggris. 2015. Think Globally Act Locally. Jakarta. Kementrian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.

Untuk lebih mengukur pemahaman ilmu tentang kata sambung “to, in order to dan so that” silahkan kerjakan latihan dibawah ini.

Latihan 1

Pilihlah jawaban kata sambung yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat dibawah ini dengan menggaris bawahi jawaban yang benar.

  1. My friend study hard (in order to / so that) he can make it to the top rate in his school.
  2. I save my money (so that / to) buy a sophisticated handphone.
  3. I go to school on feet (to / so that) save my money
  4. He drives carefully (in order to / so that) he can reach home safely.
  5. Dad works out every day (in order to / so that) stay healthy.
  6. She wears her sweater (to / so that) she won’t get cold.
  7. Shinta got a part-time job (in order to / so that) she earns some pocket money
  8. I read news online regularly (to / so that) know what’s happening in the world.
  9. Aisyah works out every day (in order to / so that) stay healthy
  10. My mother needs some butter (so that / to ) make a cake

Latihan 2

Gabungkan kalimat-kalimat dibawah ini dengan menggunakan to, in order to, atau so that

  1. He woke up early. Go to school on time
  2. I wear a raincoat. I won’t get drenched.
  3. She asks for his number. She can keep in touch with him.
  4. She goes to the library. Reads and borrows books.
  5. Alifia and Anna learn Korean. They can study in Korea
  6. Adella joins the cooking class. Cooks deliciously at home.
  7. He learns a piano. She can be a musician someday.
  8. You need to watch a comedy movie. You can laugh and cheer up.
  9. He applies to the art major. Be a professional artist.
  10. Hunta comes home early. Help her mother doing the chores

Silakan lanjutkan ke latihan soal berikutnya.

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