Making Polite Requests 2: Listening Practice

By | September 21, 2018

You will hear a conversation between Anna and Ingle, a warehouse manager. Listen carefully, and then answer the questions below. You may listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Making Polite Requests 2. 1. The male voice suggests that Anna use … expression when talking with Mr. Ingle. A. unknown B. polite C. softer D.… Read More »

Crazy vs Insane: Cermati Bedanya!

By | September 16, 2018

Sobat pembaca setia, kali ini kita akan bahas dua kata yang dalam bahasa Indonesia sering diartikan gila. Makna pokok kedua kata ini sama, yakni gila dalam pengertian secara mental sakit. Tetapi, kata insane lebih lazim dipakai dalam konteks formal, sementara crazy lebih biasa digunakan dalam situasi informal. Nah, persoalannya baik crazy maupun insane mengalami perluasan makna, seperti halnya makna… Read More »

Making Polite Requests 1: Listening Practice

By | September 12, 2018

You will hear a conversation that takes place in an office of a sports shoe company. Listen carefully, and then answer the questions below. You may listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Making Polite Requests 1. 1. What does Paul ask Anna to do? A. print out a document on CBL B. find a… Read More »

Making Suggestions 2: Listening Practice

By | September 11, 2018

You will hear a conversation that takes place in an office. In this conversation, you will hear Anna using different expressions to make suggestions. You may listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking Making Suggestions 2. Listen carefully, and then answer the questions below. 1. What is the topic of the conversation? A. Job interview for fresh… Read More »

Making Suggestions 1: Listening Practice

By | September 5, 2018

You will hear a conversation that takes place in a marketing office of a company. In this conversation they make suggestions to each other at the table. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking Making Suggestions 1. Listen very carefully, and then answer the questions below: 1. What is the topic of the conversation?… Read More »

Kidnap vs Abduct: Ini Dia Bedanya!

By | August 31, 2018

Sobat pembaca setia, kali ini kita bahas dua verba yang dalam bahasa Indonesia diartikan “menculik”. Bentuk nomina untuk kidnap adalah kidnapping, dan nomina untuk abduct adalah abduction. Perbedaan antara kidnap dan abduct juga berlaku untuk bentuk nominanya. Dalam percakapan sehari-hari keduanya sering dipertukarkan, meskipun harus dipahami juga bahwa dalam situasi tertentu verba yang satu lebih sering digunakan ketimbang… Read More »

Saudi Arabia Ends Ban on Women Drivers (Part 2): Listening Practice 7 (news)

By | August 24, 2018

The following questions are based on a news story about Saudi Arabia ending ban on women drivers. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Saudi Arabia Lifting Ban on Women Drivers. Listen to the news story carefully, and then decide whether the… Read More »