Announcement 4: Listening Practice

By | April 6, 2018

You will hear a short anouncement. Listen very carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. You would hear this type of talk at an airport. T/F The announcement is made for passengers who are catching a connecting flight to Hong Kong.… Read More »

Announcement 3: Listening Practice

By | April 5, 2018

You will hear a short announcement. Listen very carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. You would hear this type of talk in a travel agent office. T/F You hear the woman’s voice because your call doesn’t get through. T/F You… Read More »

Announcement 2: Listening Practice

By | April 4, 2018

You will hear a short announcement. Listen very carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. The event that the speaker is talking about is held once a year. T/F According to the speaker, the event has been held three times so… Read More »

Announcement 1: Listening Practice

By | April 4, 2018

You will hear a short announcement. Listen to the announcement very carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. A tour guide is speaking to the group that she is guiding. T/F She is speaking to the people in the dock. T/F… Read More »

Let’s Crowdfund To Raise Money!

By | April 1, 2018

Tahun 2011 yang lalu, ada kata baru yang secara resmi masuk ke dalam perbendaharaan kata bahasa Inggris: crowdfund. Kata ini termasuk dalam kategori verba atau kata kerja. Bentuk nominanya adalah crowdfunding. Kamus etimologi menyebutkan bahwa kata ini berasal dari dua kata, yakni nomina crowd yang berarti kerumunan dan verba fund yang berarti mendanai. Kamus online Collins Dictionary mendefinisikan kata ini sebagai berikut: Crowdfunding is when a… Read More »

Are You Using A Burner Phone?

By | March 25, 2018

Perkembangan teknologi yang masif akhir-akhir ini mempunyai pengaruh terhadap perkembangan kosakata bahasa Inggris. Tentu bisa dipahami karena sebagian besar produk teknologi canggih lahir di negara-negara berbahasa Inggris. Tulisan sederhana ini akan membahas satu frasa yang terkait teknologi telepon seluler: burner phone.  Apakah sobat sudah pernah mendengar frasa ini? Di Jepang, Amerika Serikat, Canada, dan barangkali negara-negara lain, sobat… Read More »