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Conversation Going to Traditional Market

Conversation Going to Traditional Market

Conversation Going to Traditional Market

Conversation Going to Traditional Market

      This is another material of speaking corner. It is about Conversation Going to Traditional Market that we can share for this occasion so that we can be able having more understanding about variety of conversation situation and purpose. (Also read : Conversation at the Bus Stop)

      One day Mrs. Rasya and her little daughter, Nesya are going to a traditional market. On the way on going to the market, they are having conversation. 

This is the conversation:

Nesya : Ehm Mommy, why are we going to a traditional market? Why don’t we go to a supermarket? Supermarket sells vegetables and fruits too, doesn’t it?

Mrs. Rasya: That’s right, my dear. But supermarket generally doesn’t give us too many foodstuffs to choose, meanwhile traditional market is much more complete than supermarket.

Nesya : But in this market is hot, smelly, muddy, and dirty compared to the supermarket that’s clean and cool. (Also read other article at : Light Lantern Illuminates Darkness) read more

Speech about Corruption In Indonesia

Speech about Corruption In Indonesia

Speech about Corruption In Indonesia

Speech about Corruption In Indonesia

      When we want to be able to have skill to speech, one of ways to have this is by doing exercising to do speech, of course we have to prepare our topic of what we want to say. For helping you who want to practice, we will share one topic about the material we want to say. It is Speech about Corruption In Indonesia. (Also read : Giving and Responding Prohibition)

Let’s practice to the topic of Speech about Corruption In Indonesia:

Assalamualikum wr.wb

Good morning,

      I would like to express gratitude to God for giving the opportunity to attend this event. I also would like to thank to the audience who served the time and the place for me in this pulpit.

Ladies and gentlemen,
      Indonesia is a huge country and absolutely rich. We have millions of different natural resources from the sea, forest, mining, and many more. Indonesia is predicted to be one of the developed countries which are able to take over the world. In fact, European countries often made ??the calculation that if the Indonesian people unite and work together to develop this country, Indonesia will become a superpower country like America or Russia. read more

Conversation at the Bus Stop

Conversation at the Bus Stop

Conversation at the Bus Stop

Conversation at the Bus Stop

      Everywhere we are, we need to communicate, at school, in the office, in the airport, bus stop, bank, hotel or other place. For improving our speaking skill, in this occasion we want to share an example of Conversation at the Bus Stop. The topic of conversation we share below is about someone who need to get information about the next bus turn bus. So, Let’s go to the example of conversation. (Also read : Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification)

Here is the example of Conversation someone at the Bus Stop

Robby: Excuse me, I need some information. Could you help me, please?

Suzanne: Sure. What is it?

Robby: Could you tell me which bus goes to Rawamangun Street?

Suzanne: Trans Jakarta Corridor Three.

Robby: When this bus will be here? (Also read other article at : Beautiful Sunshine In The Morning)

Suzanne: It’ll be here in about ten minutes. You look to be in a hurry.

Robby: Yeah, I have an interview at the bank on that street. Are you sure the bus will be on time?

Suzanne: It must be. It never gets late. read more

Report Text about Banana Tree

Report Text about Banana Tree

Report Text about Banana Tree

      Bananas are a common name given to large giant leafy terna plants extending from the Musaceae tribe. Some species produce fruit of consumption called the same. The fruit is arranged in clusters with groups composed of fingers called combs. Almost all bananas have yellow skin when ripe, although some are orange, red, green, purple, or even almost black. Banana as a food is a source of energy (carbohydrates) and minerals, especially potassium. (Also read : Asking Permission Letter)

      The energy value of bananas is about 136 calories for every 100 grams which overall comes from carbohydrates. The value of banana energy is twice as high as apples. Apples of the same weight (100 grams) contain only 54 calories.

      Banana carbohydrates provide energy a little slower than sugar and syrup, but faster than rice, biscuits, and some kind of bread. Therefore, many athletes at intervals or breaks consume bananas as energy reserves.

      Banana energy content is an instant energy that is easily available in a short time, so it is useful in providing the need for instantaneous calories. Banana carbohydrates are moderate-level complex carbohydrates and are available gradually, so they can provide energy in not too fast. Banana carbohydrates are excellent energy reserves used and can be quickly available to the body. (Also read : Wise Words from Reader) read more

Conversation at the Bus Station

Conversation at the Bus Station

Conversation at the Bus Station

      When we go somewhere by bus, usually we get in or get out via bus station. Meanwhile sometimes we need to talk to someone there for having communication. For this, in this occasion we want to share about an example of Conversation at the Bus Station. 

Below is the example of Conversation at the Bus Station:

STEVANIE: “Has Bus 47 come yet?”

ROBBY: “No. I think it is late today.”

STEVANIE: “Do you ride this bus every day?”

ROBBY: “Yes, I do. What about you?” (Also read : Conversation at the Bank)

STEVANIE: “Not every day. Only a couple of times a week.”

ROBBY: “Well, I think the bus is late today because of the rain.”

STEVANIE: “Oh. Does the weather make a difference?”

ROBBY: “Yes. The bus is usually several minutes late when it rains.”

STEVANIE: “Is it because of bad traffic?”

ROBBY: “Yes and probably because of car accidents.”

STEVANIE: “That makes sense. I must have picked the wrong day to ride the bus.”

ROBBY: “Actually, I think riding the bus on rainy days is better.” read more

Speech about Obey to Our Parents

Speech about Obey to Our Parents

Speech about Obey to Our Parents

      When we want to be able to have skill to speech, one of ways to have this is by doing exercising to do speech, of course we have to prepare our topic of what we want to say. For helping you who want to practice, we will share one topic about the material we want to say. It is Speech about Obey to Our Parents. (Also read : Speech about Avoid Using Drugs)

Let’s go to the topic of Speech about Obey to Our Parents:

Assalamu’alaikum wr.wb

      All the praise be to Allah the Lord of the universe. Blessing and peace may everlastingly be upon a prophet with no prophet after him, Prophet Muhammad Saw, and upon all of his families and companions.

      Everyone has parents. There is no single person who was born into the world without parents. We all realize that our parents are always covered with sweats, day and night to work hard physically and mentally with everything on their power to strive for their children so that they could live like other children do. Therefore, on this time, allow me to convey about how important to devote to our parents. read more

Speech about Avoid Using Drugs

Speech about Avoid Using Drugs

Speech about Avoid Using Drugs

      When we want to be able to have skill to speech, one of ways to have this is by doing exercising to do speech, of course we have to prepare our topic of what we want to say. For helping you who want to practice, we will share one topic about the material we want to say. It is about Speech about Avoid Using Drugs. (Also read : Common Expression Used in Giving Direction)

Let’s go to the topic of Speech about Avoid Using Drugs:

Assalamu’alaikum Wr Wb
Peace for us all
         First of all , let us praise pray that Allah SWT has bestowed His favor so that we can gather here.
       To Mr / Ms appraiser teacher honored practice exams . I’m proud of the participants . On this day I will deliver a speech about drugs .
            As we all know , that in Indonesia the number of drug users is so large , due to weak enforcement of international dealers in Indonesia can cooperate with Indonesian citizens and gain huge profits . Narcotics Abuse and other additives that would impact a broad and complex . As a result , among others, changes in behavior , health problems , decreased work productivity drastically , crime and other violence . (Also read other article at : Revolution of Leader)
           Drug abuse can be prevented through such programs follow social activities , do not hang out with drug users or dealers , not easily influenced solicitation or seduction to use drugs . Drug users are usually dominated by the youth and school children .
        For that let us avoid and stay away from as well as participate eradicate drug use . Such is the speech that I can say if there is an error in speech, I apologize . For the attention I thank you and I end .
Wassalamu’alaikum WrWb read more

Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification

Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification

Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification

      There are some expressions we can use when we don’t understand what someone has said, so that someone will clarify what he/she has said. So in this occasion we will share a material about Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification in which the material will be divided into three topics, they are Expression of Asking for Giving Clarification, Expression of Giving Clarification and some examples in dialogue. (Also study : Expression of Giving Appreciation)

The explanations about Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification are as below: 

A. Expression of Asking for Giving Clarification

Some Expression of Asking Clarification can be shown as below:

  • Could you clarify that, please?
  • Could you explain that, please?
  • What do you mean by that?
  • Could you repeat, please?
  • Could you put it differently, please?
  • What do you mean by…?
  • Do you mean…?
  • Could you say that again, please?
  • Would you elaborate on that, please?
  • Could you be more explicit?
  • Could you explain what you mean by…?
  • Could you give us an example?
  • I wonder if you could say that in a different way.
  • Could you be more specific, please?
  • Sorry, Could you ……?

B. Expression of Giving Clarification

There some Expressions to clarify our idea as below:

  • Let me clarify it for you…
  • Let me explain that…
  • Let me explain that in more detail…
  • Let me put it in another way…
  • Sorry, let me explain…
  • In other words …
  • To say this differently…
  • To put it differently…

C. Examples of Expression of Asking and Giving Clarification in dialogue:

Dialogue 1 (Also read other article at : Twilight Beautiful Night)

Teacher    : Why do you come late?

Student    : I’m sorry, Mum. I come late because i must drop at a shop

Teacher    : What do you do that for? read more

Expression of Giving Appreciation

Expression of Giving Appreciation

Expression of Giving Appreciation

      There are many expressions we can use when we want to appreciate someone’s achievement or we feel gratitude towards someone. This could include thanking someone for a gift, a favor, or just being a friend. And in this occasion we’d like to give some Expression of Giving Appreciation of someone’s achievement. (Also read : Question and Answer of Interview)

Here are some common Expression of Giving Appreciation:

  • Very good!
  • Good job!
  • Brilliant job!
  • Perfect!
  • I truly appreciate your…
  • I appreciate what you did.
  • You have my gratitude
  • We appreciate your innovative thinking.
  • We are so fortunate to have an innovator like you.
  • Thanks
  • Thank you
  • I am so grateful for…
  • I am indebted to you
  • Dinner was delicious
  • I appreciate you
  • You are an inspiration
  • I am grateful
  • You are a blessing
  • You are a true friend
  • You’re great
  • This is great
  • You light up my life
  • Sincere thanks
  • You’re the best
  • You make me happy
  • You’ve been very helpful
  • I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
  • You are one of the most generous people I know.
  • Are there no limits to your generosity?
  • You are so thoughtful and generous in your gift giving.
  • Thank you for the delightful gift.
  • You must have read my mind, because your gift is exactly what I wanted.
  • You picked the perfect gift for me.
  • Thanks for being so thoughtful.
  • Your gift means a lot to me.
  • If you could see my face right now, you’d see a look of gratitude.
  • Thank you for showering me with gifts for the baby.
  • You made my birthday a special day.
  • I am grateful for you and your generosity.
  • Thanks for thinking of me; you made my day.

Response of Expression of someone’s Appreciation

Below are some expressions we can use when someone appreciate us: (Also read other material in Indonesian version at : Pidato Bahasa Inggris tentang Berbakti pada Orang Tua)

  • Don’t mention it
  • It was my pleasure
  • You’re welcome
  • No big deal
  • I am glad that I can help you
  • My pleasure
  • Forget it
  • That’s what friends are
  • It’s all right
  • Yaps, never mind.
  • It’s a pleasure
  • That’s all right
  • Etc.

Example in dialogue

Ratih : happy birthday to you Rara. This flower is special gift that I can give to you

Rara : I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Ratih : It’s a pleasure.

      That’s all the speaking material about Expression of Giving Appreciation we can share for this occasion. We hope the post about Expression of Giving Appreciation above can help us to improve our speaking skill. (Also read other article at : Problems that occur in the modern world) read more