23November2017

Community Service

LET'S SPEAK BAHASA INDONESIA 23.06.2015

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.

Kerja bakti

(2X) In English

Community service

Hari minggu

(2X) In English

 Sunday

Lingkungan

(2X) In English

 Surroundings/neighborhood

2 (dua) minggu sekali

(2X) In English

 Every two weeks

Jam 7 (tujuh) pagi

(2X) In English

 7 a.m

Jam 10 (sepuluh) pagi

(2X) In English

10 a.m

Membersihkan 

(2X) In English

To clean

Tetangga

(2X) In English

 Neighbor

Selokan

(2X) In English

 Sewer

Membakar

(2X) In English

To burn

Sampah

(2X) In English

 Garbage

Menyapu

(2X) In English

 To sweep

Tempat pejalan kaki

(2X) In English

Pedestrian way

Memotong

(2X) In English

 To cut/prune

Tanaman

(2X) In English

 Plants

Minum the hangat

(2X) In English

To drink hot tea

Makanan kecil

(2X) In English

Snacks

Ngobrol-ngobrol

(2X) In English

To chat

Menyenangkan

(2X) In English

nice

                    

Next, is a conversation on  ” KERJA BAKTI” or in English “community service”.  As usual I’ll say every sentence  slowly, twice, and you can follow after me.  The conversation is  between Tono  (A)  and  Budi (B) at the office.

A:

Apakah besok kamu ada acara?

(2X) In English

 Are you busy tomorrow?

B:

Ya, besok hari minggu saya ada kerja bakti di lingkungan saya.

(2X) In English

 Yes, on Sunday tomorrow I’ll  join a community service in my neighborhood.

A:

Oya? Apa saja yang dilakukan selama kerja bakti?.

(2X) In English 

 Really? What are you doing during a community service?

B:

Kami membersihkan lingkungan bersama-sama tetangga yang lain.

Kami juga membersihkan selokan.

Membakar sampah

Menyapu tempat pejalan kaki dan memotong tanaman.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

 We clean our surroundings  along with other neighbors.  We’ll also clean the sewer. Burn the garbage. Sweep the pedestrian way and prune the trees./plants.

A:

Kapan biasanya kerja bakti dilakukan di lingkunganmu ?

(2X) In English

 When is  the    community service usually  held in your neighborhood?

B.

Biasanya setiap 2 minggu sekali kami melakukan kerja bakti.

Kami mulai jam 7 pagi sampai dengan jam 10 pagi.

Setelah selesai,  kami menikmati minuman teh hangat dan makanan kecil sambil ngobrol-ngobrol.

Sangat menyenangkan.

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

(2X) In English

Usually we hold a community service  every two weeks.  We start at 7 a.m until 10 a.m.           After it is finished  we’ll enjoy some hot tea and snacks while chatting.      It’s very nice.

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