Category Archives: Reading

Hear vs Overhear: Sama atau Beda?

By | May 13, 2022

Sobat barangkali pernah bertanya-tanya, apakah dua verba ini dapat saling menggantikan atau masing-masing digunakan dalam konteks berbeda. Jawabannya adalah, kata hear bermakna lebih umum, sementara overhear dipakai dalam konteks yang spesifik. Dengan kata lain, kata overhear adalah bagian dari hear. Mari kita bahas masing-masing kata. HEAR Kata ini dipakai ketika sobat mendengar (bukan mendengarkan) sesuatu tanpa bermaksud melakukannya.… Read More »

Save vs Salvage: Memang Beda Ya?

By | April 21, 2022

Sobat pembaca setia, dua verba yang menjadi pokok bahasan kali ini sering diartikan menyelamatkan dalam bahasa Indonesia. Tetapi, masing-masing kata digunakan dalam konteks yang sangat berbeda. Verba save sudah pernah di bahas dalam tulisan sebelumnya. Silakan membaca ulang pembahasan tentang verba ini di link ini. Mari kita bahas masing-masing kata. SAVE Dalam bahasa Indonesia, kata save sebenarnya punya beberapa padanannya:… Read More »

The Doll and the White Rose: Reading Practice 5 (recount)

By | December 11, 2017

I was walking around in a store, when I saw a cashier give some money back to a a five-year old boy. The cashier said,”I’m sorry but you don’t have enough money to buy this doll.” Then the little boy turned to the old woman standing next to him and said,”Granny, are you sure I don’t have enough… Read More »

The Elephant: Reading Practice 5 (report)

By | December 5, 2017

The elephant is the largest and strongest of all animals. It is a strange looking animal with its thick legs,huge sides and backs, large hanging ears, a small tail, little eyes, long white tusks and above all it has a long nose, the trunk. The trunk is the elephant’s peculiar feature, and it has various uses. The elephant… Read More »

My School Day: Reading Practice 4 (recount)

By | December 11, 2017

My mother got me ready for school then I had to wait for her to brush my hair and place every strand in just the perfect position. I had to show her my shoes that I had cleaned the night before and my school bag had to be neatly put on my shoulder before I could get near… Read More »

Save the Earth, Mr. President!: Reading Practice 3 (hortatory exposition)

By | December 5, 2017

I am a sixth-grade student at Liberty Middle School in Morganton, North Carolina. I think the first thing you should do, Mr. President, is take specific action to protect our environment. I am concerned about the natural wonders of our nation and of the world being preserved both for my generation and for future generations. There are many… Read More »