Jakarta Great Sale

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.

 Rencana

(2X) In English:

 Plan

Besok

(2X) In English:

 Tomorrow

Mulai

(2X) In English:

 To start

Sabtu

(2X) In English:

 Saturday

6 (enam) Juni

(2X) In English:

 6th  of June

Berakhir

(2X) In English:

To end

12 (duabelas) Juli

(2X) In English:

12 th of July

Kurang lebih

(2X) In English:

 More or less

788 (tujuh ratus delapan puluh delapan)

(2X) In English:

 788

Pusat perbelanjaan

(2X) In English:

 Shopping center

Ribuan

(2X) In English:

Thousands

Toko

(2X) In English:

 Shop/store

10 (sepuluh)

(2X) In English:

 10

Pasar tradisional

(2X) In English:

Traditional market

Televisi

(2X) In English:

 Television

Surat kabar

(2X) In English:

 Newspaper

Membuka

(2X) In English:

To open

Gubernur

(2X) In English:

Governor

Diadakan

(2X) In English:

To be held

1 (satu) tahun sekali

(2X) In English:

Annually

Ulang tahun

(2X) In English:

Anniversary

Ke 488 (empat ratus empat puluh delapan)

(2X) In English:

The 488th

Diskon

(2X) In English:

Discount

70% (tujuh puluh persen)

(2X) In English:

70 %

Tujuan

(2X) In English:

To aim

Meningkatkan

(2X) In English:

To increase/develop

Pariwisata

(2X) In English:

Tourism

Perekonomian

(2X) In English:

Economy

Jam 9 (sembilan)

(2X) In English:

 9 o’clock

Makan

(2X) In English:

To eat

Bakmi

(2X) In English:

Noodle

                            

Next, is a conversation on  is “ JAKARTA GREAT SALE”.  As usual I’ll say every sentence  slowly, twice, and you can follow after me.  The conversation is between   ANNA(A)  and ERNA  (B).

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A:

Apakah besok kamu ada acara?

(2X) In English:

Do you have  a plan tomorrow? 

B:

Tidak. Kamu ada rencana apa?

(2X) In English:

 No. what’s your plan?

A:

Bagaimana kalau besok kita ke mall?

Di banyak mall di Jakarta sedang ada Jakarta Great Sale mulai Sabtu  6 Juni.

Dan akan berakhir  12 Juli.

(2X) In English: 

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

 How about going to the  mall tomorrow?In many malls in Jakarta there is the Jakarta Great Sale  starting  Saturday, June 6th. And it will last until July 12th.

B:

Oh ya, kabarnya pesta diskon Jakarta diikuti oleh

kurang lebih 78 mall, pusat perbelanjaan,

ribuan toko dan 10 pasar tradisional.

Saya tahu kabarnya dari televisi  dan beragam  surat kabar.

Yang membuka Pesta Diskon Jakarta adalah Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Gubernur DKI Jakarta.

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

 Oh yes, it is said that the discount program is followed by 78 malls, shopping centers, thousands of stores dan 10 traditional markets. I know that from television and some newspapers. The  discount party was opened by Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, The DKI Jakarta Governor. 

A:

Ya Jakarta Great Sale diadakan 1 (satu) tahun sekali

dalam rangka menyambut ulang tahun Jakarta.

Diskonnya bisa sampai 70%.

Tahun ini adalah ulang tahun Jakarta yang ke 488.

Selain dalan rangka Ulang tahun Jakarta, Jakarta Great Sale juga bertujuan untuk  meningkatkan pariwisata dan perekonomian Jakarta.

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

 Yes, Jakarta Gtrat Sale is held annually to celebtaye Jakarta’s anniversY. The discount can be up to 70%. This year is Jakrta’s 448th anniversary. Besides  celebrating Jakarta’s anniversary, the Jakarta Great Sale is also aimed  at increasing/developing   Jakarta ‘s tourism and economy.

B

Baiklah, besok saya jemput kamu kira-kira jam 9.

Kita makan bakmi dulu, baru ke mall.

Sampai jumpa besok

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

(2X) In English:

Ok, I’ll pick you up tomorrow around 9 o’clock.  We have some noodles first, then to the malls.  See you tomorrow.

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