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Making An Appointment to Meet the Director

LET'S SPEAK BAHASA INDONESIA 27.01.2015

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.

Membuat janji

(2X)Which means

Making an appointment

Selamat pagi

(2X)Which means

Good morning

Bicara

(2X)Which means

To talk/speak

Direktur

(2X)Which means

Director

Sekretaris

(2X)Which means

Secretary

Bertemu

(2X)Which means

To see

Beliau

(2X)Which means

Him

Waktu luang

(2X)Which means

Free time

Tunggu sebentar

(2X)Which means

Wait a moment

Periksa

(2X)Which means

To check out

Jadwal

(2X)Which means

Schedule

Maaf

(2X)Which means

Sorry/excuse

Minggu ini

(2X)Which means

This week

Tidak ada

(2X)Which means

There’s no

Minggu depan

(2X)Which means

Next week

Selasa pagi

(2X)Which means

Tuesday morning

Pukul 9 (Sembilan)

(2X)Which means

Nine o’clock (9 p.m)

Diubah

(2X)Which means

Being changed

Pukul 10 (sepuluh)

(2X)Which means

Ten o’clock (10 p.m)

Karena

(2X)Which means

Because

Macet

(2X)Which means

Traffic jam

Tidak masalah

(2X)Which means

No problem

Sampai jumpa

(2X)Which means

See you

                    

Next is a conversation on  “MEMBUAT JANJI UNTUK BERTEMU DIREKTUR” or in English “MAKING AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE THE DIRECTOR”. As usual I’ll say every sentence  slowly, twice, and you can follow after me.  The conversation is between HANS (A)  and VOI Secretary   (B).

A:

Hallo,Selamat pagi.

Bisa bicara dengan

Sekretaris direktur Voice of

Indonesia ?

Saya Hans dari  Malaysia

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

(2X) Which means

Hello, good morning.

Can I speak to the secretary of Voice of Indonesia’s  director ?

I’m Hans from Malaysia.

B:

 Ya, saya  Sekretaris Direktur Voice of Indonesia.

Ada yang bisa saya bantu?

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

Yes, I’m the secretary of Voice of Indonesia’s Director.

May I help you?

A:

Saya ingin bertemu dengan

Bapak Direktur.

Kapan beliau ada waktu luang?

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

I want to see the Director.

 When  is it  convenient for him?

B:

Silakan tunggu sebentar.

Saya periksa jadwal beliau dulu.

TIDAK LAMA KEMUDIAN

Maaf , minggu ini jadwal beliau sangat padat.

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

A MOMENT LATER

(2X)Which means

Hold on, please.

I’ll check his schedule first.    

Sorry, this week his schedule is full.

A:

Bagaimana kalau minggu depan?

(2X)Which means

How about next week?

B:

Beliau ada waktu luang Selasa pagi minggu depan. 

(2X)Which means

He is free on Tuesday morning next week.

A:

Baiklah kalau begitu.

Hari Selasa minggu depan pukul 9 (Sembilan) di kantor Voice of Indonesia.

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

Alright then.

Tuesday next week at nine  a.m at Voice of Indonesia office.

B

Apakah bisa diubah ke pukul 10 (sepuluh)?

Karena saya takut kena macet.

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

Can it be changed to ten o’clock?

I’m afraid there will be traffic jam.

A

Baiklah, tidak masalah

(2X)Which means

Okay, no problem.

B

Terima kasih

Sampai  jumpa hari Selasa

(2X)Which means

(2X)Which means

Thank you.            See  you on Tuesday.

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