farmers 9. _____ (help / helps) each other.


There are two types of farming, they 1. _____ (is / are) traditional and modern farming. A traditional farmer usually 2._____ (use / uses) simple farming tools, such as an axe, a watering can, a sickle and a pickaxe. He 3. _____ (dig/ dogs) the land with a pickaxe and a hoe. He 4. _____ (plough / ploughs) the land with a plough that is drawn by one or two buffaloes. He 5. _____ (harvest / harvests) the crops with a sickle. He 6. _____ (work / works) very hard but 7. _____ (do / does) happily. When the harvesting time 8. _____ (come / comes), farmers 9. _____ (help / helps) each other. Before they _____ (start / starts) to harvest the crops, they usually 10._____ (hold / holds) a traditional ceremony.

A modern farmer 11. _____ (use / uses) modern equipments, such as tractor and a harvested. A tractor 12. _____ (is/are) very useful because it 13. _____ (replace / replaces) the energy of animals. A harvested is used to harvest all types of grains and seed crops. It is useful to replace the energy of men. Otherwise they have to help each other and work harder.

Number 9

Jawaban: help

Soal meminta untuk melengkapi bagian rumpang nomor 9.

Kalimat rumpangnya adalah “When the harvesting time 8. _____ (come / comes), farmers 9. _____ (help / helps) each other.” yang berarti “Saat panen 8. _____ (datang/datang), para petani 9. _____ (membantu/membantu) satu sama lain.”

Dilihat dari opsinya, kalimat di atas berpola Simple Present Tense, yaitu tense menyatakan rutinitas, sesuatu yang umum, atau suatu kebenaran.

Rumusnya: S + V1 / V1 (s/es) + O.
V1: subjek I, you, they, we, plural (jamak)
V1 + s/es: subjek he, she, it, singular (tunggal)

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Subjek kalimat adalah “farmers” (para petani) yang bersifat plural (jamak). Sehingga, verb yang digunakan pada kalimat adalah “help”.

Jadi, jawaban yang benar adalah “help”.