24September2017

BELANJA ON-LINE

This is RRI World Service VOI in Jakarta with Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia.  A lesson in Bahasa  Indonesia or the Indonesian language on the radio, which introduces   some  Indonesian vocabulary and  guides  you to use them in a conversation. Let's Speak Indonesia is a collaboration between  Voice Of Indonesia, RRI Foreign Broadcasting Station and the Agency for Language Development and Development Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. Today’s topic is "BELANJA ON-LINE" or in English, “ON LINE SHOPPING”.

 First, here is some Indonesian vocabulary and idioms related to the topic today.

Belanja

(2X) In English

To shop

Mengapa?

(2X) In English

Why?

Bingung

(2X) In English

Confused

Besok

(2X) In English

Tomorrow

Teman

(2X) In English

Friend

Ulang tahun

(2X) In English

Birthday

Mencari

(2X) In English

To look for

Kado

(2X) In English

Gift

Memilih

(2X) In English

To choose

Mau

(2X) In English

To want

Perlu

(2X) In English

Need

Aman

(2X) In English

Be safe

Masalah

(2X) In English

Problem

Istirahat

(2X) In English

Rest

Bantu

(2X) In English

To help

Traktir

(2X) In English

To treat

Makan siang

(2X) In English

Lunch

Next is a conversation on "BELANJA ON-LINE" or in English ON-LINE SHOPPING. As usual I’ll say every sentence  slowly, twice, and you can follow after me.  The conversation is between ANI (A)  and  MARRY(B) at the office.

A

Marry, mengapa kamu tampak bingung?

(2X) In English

Marry, why do you look confused?

B

Besok teman saya ulang tahun.

Saya tidak ada waktu mencari kado.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

My friend will celebrate her birthday tomorrow

I have no time to to look for gifts

A

Beli saja lewat on line.

Kamu bisa memilih apa yang kamu mau dan kamu perlukan.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

You can buy it through online

You can choose what do you want to buy and you need

B

Apakah aman?

(2X) In English

Is it safe?

A

Selama ini saya tidak ada masalah.

(2X) In English

There has no problem so far

B

Nanti pada waktu istirahat apakah kamu bisa membantu saya?

(2X) In English

Can you help me after the break?

A

Baiklah, tapi kamu traktir saya makan siang ya.

(2X) In English

But you have to treat me for lunch,  ok..

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

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