• Poem

    Confession of My Sins

    Confession of My Sins Dear God, I am sorry for sinning, Sorry for disobeying You, Sorry for not doing those good Deeds which I was supposed to do. I’m sorry, God, for being weak. As I am weak, to You I’ve come, To let You know that I’m sorry For the sins I brought with their outcomes. I’m sorry, Dear God, please forgive. Forgive my mistakes that I have done, And forgive me please, O’ Allah, Those good deeds that I used to shun For every wrong thing that I had whispered, For any sin I said aloud, For every sin my hands have chosen While I was feeling lost…

  • Recreation

    Holiday in Prigi Beach

     Holiday in Prigi Beach. The Beauty of Prigi Beach has not been in doubt for the visitors who have ever gone there. Whether visitors around Trenggalek or out of this place I think they agree of my opinion.     This beach is located about 48 km southern of Trenggalek. The exactly place is in Tasikmadu village, Sub-District of Watulimo, Trenggalek district. Prigi beach is one of the favorite beaches for recreation place in East Java Province. This beach can be reached about two hours thirty minutes driving from Madiun, or about two hours driving from Ponorogo (the reog city).       It is between Trenggalek…

  • Poem

    Allah the Most Merciful

    Allah the Most Merciful Dear Allah, the Only True God, The God Who hears, and sees all things, The All-Knowing One, the Most Near, The only to You, all my living   Dear Allah, the Only True God The Most Merciful, who listens The only to You, I beg everything,   Here I am, begging You again, Allah, the Most Kind and Loving, I beg Thee, to please forgive me, While You are the Most Forgiving.   Forgive me for all that I’ve done, Forgive my sins -the big and small- The ones done in public, and the Hidden ones -Please forgive them all   The mistakes I did on…

  • Grammar

    Function of Present Continuous Tense

     Function of Present Continuous Tense. Present continuous Tense is also called Present Progressive Tense. We use the present continuous tense to show we are in the middle of an activity that is in progress at this moment. The activity started in the past and will go on in the future. Example: I am praying.       So when we use the present continuous tense we are talking about something that is still not yet finished or complete at the time of speaking. Pattern ( + ) Subject + am/is/are + Ving              They are playing football. ( – )  Subject + am/is/are + not + Ving             …

  • Speaking

    Asking for and showing attention

     Asking for and showing attention. When we tell something, for example information, explanation or a story, we need our listener pay attention our information. For this we can use questions to attract your listeners’ attention. Whereas when we listen to information, explanation or a story, we can use several expressions to show that we are paying attention to what is being talked about.        For this occasion I want to share about the expression of Asking for and showing attention. Below are the expression of asking for attention and showing attention. Asking for attention Can I have your attention, please? Excuse me, I wonder if…

  • Story

    Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son

    Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son Malin Kundang the Prodigal Son       Hello my beloved visitor. How are you going? Here I am going to share about Malin Kundang. It is folklore that originated from Padang, West Sumatra, one of the islands located in the State of Indonesia. Below is the story. (Also read : Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend)        Once upon a time, there lived a widow named Mande Rubayah. She just had a son named Malin Kundang. She was very fond of Malin Kundang because his father had passed away since Malin was a child.       Malin Kundang was a smart kid but…

  • Speaking

    Asking and Response for Repetition

     Asking and Response for Repetition. There are many ways to ask someone in order to repeat his or her statement or question, and there are also many ways to give response for someone request to repeat. We ask for repetition in order someone repeats her or his words because we don’t hear clearly or we don’t catch what he or she said. Below are some Expressions of Asking for Repetition Formal Could you repeat again, please? Would you mind repeating that? I beg your pardon, please. Would you be louder, please? (I’m) Sorry, what did you say?   Informal I’m sorry, I couldn’t understand you… I’m sorry,…

  • Recreation

    Recreation to Sarangan Lake

     Recreation to Sarangan Lake. After working or doing all days in a week, the body needs to be refresh. One way of getting refreshing is having picnic to somewhere that it can be cooling down the frazzle of the body. For doing this we recommend you who stay around East Java or Central Java to go to Sarangan Lake for refreshing destination.        Sarangan lake is also known as Telaga Sarangan located on the border between East Java, Central Java, exactly in Plaosan district, Magetan regency, East Java. Located about 16 kilometers west of the city Magetan, Sarangan is having 30 acres and and 28…

  • Speaking

    Asking and giving direction

    Asking and giving direction Asking and giving direction       If you’re in a new town, city or place and you want to know where a place or building is, these are useful phrases to ask for (and get) directions to a particular place. (Also read : The Way to Express Gratitude) Asking for Direction         When we start asking for direction, don’t forget to say “Excuse me” because this expression is always the most polite way to begin your request for directions. And then continue with the following expression of asking direction. Below are some Expression to ask for direction Could you tell me the…

  • Reading

    Generic Structure of Narrative Text

    Generic Structure of Narrative Text. As we know there are many kinds of text so in this occasion I want to share about Narrative Text. In this case I want to share about the function, generic structure and example of Narrative Text. The explanation is below. <>  Function : Narrative text is an imaginative story to entertain people (imaginative narrative text is a story that aims to entertain people). If you look at the English dictionary, literally meaningful of narrative : a spoken or written account of connected events of a story. the narrated part of a literary work, as distinct from dialogue. the practice or art of narration.  So it can be concluded that a…