Category Archives: vocabulary

Direction

West = barat
North = utara
East = timur
South = selatan
Western = kebarat-baratan
Northern = keutara-utaraan
Eastern = ketimur-timuran
Southern = keselatan-selatanan

Turn left = belok kiri
Turn right = belok kanan
Turn around = arah berputar/ putar balik
Bend left/right = serong kiri/kanan
Straight up/go straight a head = lurus
Step a side = melangkah ke samping
move a side = geser
Move to the right side = geser ke kanan
Move to the left side = geser ke kiri
Move in front/forward = geser maju / mundur
Come forward = maju dengan langkah
Move back/back off = mundur

Traffic = jalanan
Traffic light = lampu lalu lintas
Traffic police = polisi lalu lintas
Traffic sign = tanda marka
Traffic ticket = tilang
Traffic jam = macet
One way = jalan 1 arah
High way = jalan raya
Street = jalan yang kanan kirinya ada rumah
Road = jalan yang kanan kirinya tidak ada rumah
Dead end = jalan buntu
Three junction = pertigaan
Cross road = perempatan
Round about = bundaran
Bouncing street = polisi tidur / jalan bergelombang
Fly over = jalan layang
Pave street / side walk / pedestrian street = trotoar
Drainage = gorong gorong / saluran air bawah tanah
Road map = peta jalan
Gas station = SPBU

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Countries and nationalities

actually  “Nationality” word is not often used in spoken English. It is a formal word and it appears more frequently in written English. these words is usually used a lot in the travels industry and for immigration.

#GRAMMAR

to ask and answer about country

nomina:

ask: Where + to be + S + from?

ans: S + to be + from +….

verba:

ask: Where + do + S (you,they,we) + come from?

Where + does + S (he,she,it) + comes from?

ans: S (I,you,they,we) + come from …

S (he,she,it) + comes from… 

# CONVERSATION

below is short conversations about country

peter: hii, my name is peter. what’s your name?

ann: my name is ann.

peter, where do you come from?

peter: I come from norway. I’m norwegian

#VOCABULARY

Below is a list of countries with the appropriate nationality and language.

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Family tree

the first family

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Luke is Dave and Maggie’s son.
Karen is Dave and Maggie’s daughter.
Maggie is Dave’s wife.
Dave is Maggie’s husband.
Elsie and Alf are Maggie’s parents (parents = mother and father).
Dave is Paul’s brother-in-law.
Jane is Maggie’s sister-in-law.
James is Maggie’s nephew.
Karen is Paul’s niece.
Luke is Elsie’s grandson.
Jessica is Elsie’s granddaughter.

the second family

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structure of the tree family

(just click for zoom in)

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