24April2017

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR

First, I’ll introduce some Indonesian vocabulary and idioms related to the topic today. I’ll say each word slowly, twice. You can follow after me.

Tahun baru

(2X) In English

New year

Liburan

(2X) In English

 Holiday

Sekeluarga

(2X) In English

The whole family

Naik mobil

(2X) In English

 By car

Suami

(2X) In English

Husband

2 (dua) anak perempuan

(2X) In English

Two daughters

Istirahat

(2X) In English

To take a rest

Menginap

(2X) In English

To stay/spend the night

Banyak

(2X) In English

Many

Tempat

(2X) In English

Place

Pergantian tahun

(2X) In English

Change of  the year

Di pantai

(2X) In English

On the beach

Makan

(2X) In English

To eat

Jagung bakar

(2X) In English

Roasted corn

Menyaksikan

(2X) In English

To watch

Kembang api

(2X) In English

Fireworks

Indah

(2X) In English

Beautiful

Bahagia

(2X) In English

Happy

Sehat

(2X) In English

Healthy

Lancar

(2X) In English

Successful

Lebih baik

(2X) In English

Better

Daripada

(2X) In English

Than

Tahun lalu

(2X) In English

Last year

Next is a conversation on  “MERAYAKAN TAHUN BARU”  or  in English “CELEBRATING THE NEW YEAR”.

As usual I’ll say every sentence  slowly, twice, and you can follow after me.  The conversation is between ANNA (A) and  ANNI (B) at the office.

A

Hai Anni, selamat tahun baru.

(2X) In English

Hi Annni, happy New Year!

B

Selamat tahun baru Anna.

(2X) In English

 Happy New Year, Anna.

A

Bagaimana liburan kamu?

Saya dengar kamu liburan ke Padang?

Dengan siapa saja?

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

How  was your holiday?

 I heard you spent it  in Padang? Who went with you?

B

Ya, kami sekeluarga ke  Padang naik mobil.

Saya , suami dan dua anak perempuan saya.

Kami juga  istirahat dan menginap di banyak tempat.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

Yes, my  family  all went  to Padang by car.

I, my husband, and our two daughters . We took a rest and stayed in many places.

A

Pada waktu malam tahun kamu di mana?

(2X) In English

Where were you in the New Year’s eve?

B

Pada waktumalam tahun baru kami sudah di Padang.

Kami di pantai  makan jagung bakar sambil menyaksikan kembang api.

Indah sekali.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

 In the new year’s eve we were  in Padang.

We were on the beach eating roasted corn and watched the fireworks.

It was so beautiful.

A

Wah senangnya.

Semoga di tahun baru ini kita semua bahagia, sehat, dan semua lancar.

(2X) In English

Wow, how nice. Hopefully in this new year we all will be happy, healthy and successful.

B

Ya. Semoga tahun yang baru ini lebih baik daripada tahun yang lalu.

(2X) In English

Yes, may this new year is better than last year.

 

That was Let’s Speak Bhs Indonesia. A lesson in bahasa Indonesia or the Indonesian language on the radio. Until tomorrow with another topic. Sampai berjumpa lagi. 

 

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