Saat menjelaskan sesuatu kepada orang lain biasanya kita ingin tahu apakah lawan bicara kita sudah paham dengan apa yang kita jelaskan. Atau, ketika kita ditanya apakah kita mengerti tentang sebuah penjelasan maka kita akan menjawabnya sesuai dengan tingkat pemahaman kita, apakah kita paham atau kurang paham. Dalam bahasa Inggris ini dapat dilakukan dengan frase-frase berikut.

    Checking for understanding

(menanyakan kepahaman)

(semua pernyataan berikut berarti “apakah Anda mengerti”)

(Do you) know what I mean?
Do you know what I’m saying?
Do you understand?
Are you following me?
Are you with me (so far)?
Have you got it?
Any questions?
Got it?

Showing Understanding (menyatakan pemahaman)

(semua pernyataan berikut berarti “saya mengerti”)

I see.
I understand.
I get it./I got it.
Gotcha. (Informal)

Expressing Lack of Understanding (menyatakan kurang paham)

(semua pernyataan berikut berarti “saya tidak/kurang mengerti”)

I don’t get it.
(I’m sorry.) I don’t understand.
What do you mean?
I’m not following you.
I don’t quite follow you.
I’m not sure I get what you mean.
What was that again?

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