Expressing Concern
Is something the matter?
Is everything OK?
Are you all right?
What’s the matter?
Take care of yourself.
Take care, huh?
I ‘m worried about all of you
I’m concern about …
I care about you
I care about what you do
Asking for Care/Concern
Does it really matter of you?
What do you care?
Do you really care?
What does it matter to you?
Doesn’t anyone care about me?
Nobody cares about me anymore.
Do you care if I live or die?
Telling One
I can take care of myself
It’s nothing
Don’t worry about me
Keep your nose to yourself
Stay out of my business
It’s none of your business
This is not your concern
Don’t bother yourself about me.
Expressing Unconcern
Who cares?
I don’t care.
Screw it/screw you
The hell with it.
So what?
What does it matter?
What difference does it make?
Who gives a damn?
Contoh Dialog Expression of Showing Concern/UnconcernText 1
Bambang : Are you all right, Dina? You look so upset.
Dina : Don’t bother yourself about me.
Bambang : Come on. You can tell me.
Dina : Don’t worry about me. I can take care myself.
Bambang : Dina, I’m your closest friend at this class.
Dina : Keep your nose to your self.
Bambang : O.K. If that’s how you feel about …
1. Who are they?
2. How does Bambang show that he cares about his friend?
3. Does Dina tell her problem to Bambang?
4. Does Dina want Bambang to help her solve her problem?
5. Does Bambang insist to help?
Text 2.
Mother : Susi! Adrian is waiting for you in the living room. Come out!
Susi : Who cares?. I don’t care him anymore.
Mother : Susi, he says he wants to apologize…
Susi : So what? What difference does it make?
Mother : What happened? Did you have a fight or something?
Susi : It is more than a fight. He betrayed me. He made a date with another girl, Mom. I decided to break him up. I don’t want to meet him anymore.
1. What’s wrong with Susi’s relationship with her boy friend?
2. What caused the problem?
3. Does Susi care about the boy’s visit?
4. What expression does she use to show it?
3 3 3
A:She's adorable!"
A:"How are you feeling?"
B:"I feel a little is healthy"
"If there is anything I can do for you, let me know."
B:"I think no , thank you for caring"'
A:"I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your father"
B:"Yes, no problem"
A:'He"s so cute"
B:"Thank you"

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