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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Part 4): Listening Practice 10 (narrative)

By | August 17, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called the Legend of Sleepy Hollow written by Washinton Irving. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Legend of Sleepy Hollow Part 4. Listen to the story carefully and then decide whether the following… Read More »

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Part 3): Listening Practice 9 (narrative)

By | August 14, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called the Legend of Sleepy Hollow written by Washington Irving. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Legend of Sleepy Hollow Part 3. Listen to the story carefully, and then decide whether the following… Read More »

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Part 2): Listening Practice 8 (narrative)

By | August 12, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called the Legend of the Sleepy Hollow written by Washington Irving. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Legend of Sleepy Hollow Part 2. Listen to the story carefully, and then decide whether the… Read More »

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Part 1): Listening Pratice 7 (narrative)

By | August 11, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called the Legend of Sleepy Hollow written by Washington Irving. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Legend of Sleepy Hollow Part 1. Listen to the stroy carefully, and then decide whether the following… Read More »

35 Clipped Words Paling Populer

By | August 10, 2018

Dalam morphology bahasa Inggris, cabang ilmu yang mempelajari bagaimana kata terbentuk dalam bahasa, dikenal istilah clipped word, yakni versi pendek suatu kata yang lebih mudah untuk diucapkan dan dieja daripada versi panjangnya. Pengguna bahasa mempunyai kecenderungan untuk memendekkan kata-kata yang panjang. Berikut adalah 30 clipped words paling populer dan paling sering digunakan, beserta artinya. Ad: Advertisement – iklan Bike:… Read More »

I Can’t Tell Which Is Which

By | July 22, 2018

Sobat pasti pernah kan bertemu atau bergaul dengan dua orang bersaudara yang tampak sangat mirip satu sama lain, alias kembar? Mereka begitu mirip sehingga sulit dibedakan. Kalau sobat kebetulan ketemu dua-duanya di jalan, pasti sobat sulit membedakan, yang mana si ini, yang mana si itu. You can’t tell which is which. Ungkapan idiomatik which is which sangat lazim digunakan dalam… Read More »

Which vs What: Pahami Bedanya!

By | July 25, 2018

Sobat pembaca, dua kata yang kita bahas kali ini – which dan what – kadang-kadang membingungkan, mana yang harus dipakai. Keduanya termasuk question words, kata yang lazim digunakan untuk menanyakan sesuatu. Which diartikan ‘yang mana’ dan what diartikan ‘apa’, meskipun kadang-kadang juga diartikan ‘mana’, tergantung konteksnya. WHICH Kata ini, sebagaimana disebutkan sebelumnya, berarti ‘yang mana’. Kata ini masuk… Read More »

Chance vs Opportunity: Sama atau Beda?

By | July 20, 2018

Sobat pembaca, dua nomina ini – chance dan opportunity – memang kadang membingungkan. Dalam konteks tertentu berarti sama, identik, dalam konteks lain tidak. Kata chance mempunyai makna lain yang tidak dipunyai kata opportunity. Itu berarti keduanya tidak bisa begitu saja dipertukarkan. Mari kita bahas satu per satu. CHANCE Kata ini bisa diartikan kesempatan atau kemungkinan, tergantung konteksnya. Kamus… Read More »