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Taking Care of Nephews

LET'S SPEAK BAHASA INDONESIA 16.01.2017

Hello, welcome back to Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia, a segment which invites you to learn Bahasa Indonesia . Today, we feature a topic entitled “Menjaga Keponakan Laki-lakiwhich in English means “Taking Care of Nephews”.

As usual, I will introduce you to the vocabulary and expressions that relate to today’s topic of conversation. 

Menjaga

(2X) In English

To take care of

Keponakan laki-laki

(2X) In English

Nephew

Pulang kantor

(2X) In English

Office break

Mengundang

(2X) In English

To invite

Tamu

(2X) In English

Guest

Makan

(2X) In English

To eat

Di rumah kamu

(2X) In English

At your house

Tetapi

(2X) In English

But

Menginap

(2X) In English

To spend the night

Anak

(2X) In English

Child

Adik perempuan

(2X) In English

Sister

Mengapa

(2X) In English

Why

Besok

(2X) In English

Tomorrow

Hari libur

(2X) In English

Holiday

karena

(2X) In English

Because

Ibu

(2X) In English

Mother

Harus

(2X) In English

Must/should be

Ke luar kota

(2X) In English

Outside the town

Ayah

(2X) In English

Father

Tugas belajar

(2X) In English

To study

Pulang kampung

(2X) In English

To go back home

Now, we give you an example of conversation entitled “Menjaga Keponakan Laki-Laki (bag 1) or in English means “Keeping Nephew  (part 1)” . The conversation is between A.  Ani and  B. Anna at the office . I’ll say the sentence twice slowly and you can repeat after me.

A

Anna, bagaimana kalau pulang kantor kita ke supermarket ?

Saya mau membeli makanan kecil.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

Anna, why don’t we go to supermarket after the office break?

I want to buy snacks.

B

Apakah kamu mau mengundang tamu makan siang di rumah kamu?

(2X) In English

Do you want to invite guests to lunch at your house?

A

Tdak, tetapi 2 (dua) keponakan laki-laki  saya akan menginap di rumah saya.

Mereka adalah anak-anak adik perempuan saya.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

No, but my nephews will spend the night at my house

They are children of my younger sister.

B

Mengapa mereka menginap di rumah kamu?

Bukankah besok bukan hari libur?

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

Why do they want to spend the night at your house?

Tomorrow is not holiday, is it?

A

Mereka menginap di rumah saya karena ibunya harus pergi  ke luar kota,

(2X) In English

They want to stay at my house, because their mother has to go  outside the town.

B

Apakah ayahnya juga tidak ada di rumah?

(2X) In English

Is their father also not at home?

A

Ayahnya sedang tugas belajar di Filipina.

Selain itu yang menjaga mereka juga sedang pulang kampung.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

Their father is studying in the Philippines.

While, the servant who takes care of them is also going home.

B

Baiklah.

(2X) In English

 Alright .

That was today’s Let's Speak Bahasa Indonesia. Hopefully, it can be useful for those, who want to know more about Bahasa Indonesia. We'll see you again with a different topic. Thank you for your attention. See you again next week and Sampai Jumpa.

 

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