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Mencari Tempat Kos (Looking for boarding house)

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Voice of Indonesia presents “Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia,” a lesson in the Indonesian language on the radio. We introduce some Indonesian vocabulary and tips on how to use it in a conversation. This segment is a joint initiative of Voice of Indonesia and the Language and Book Development Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture. Today’s topic is Mencari Tempat Kos or ‘Looking for boarding house’. Read to this conversation about Mencari Tempat Kos or ‘Looking for boarding house’. Kevin asks Pak Imran about boarding house located near the campus. Kevin Pak, tempat kos yang dekat kampus ada di mana, ya? Imran Ada di jalan Pemuda. Kevin mau mencari tempat kos dekat kampus? Kevin Iya, Pak. Imran Mari , saya antar ke sana. Kevin Baik, Pak. Terima kasih. Now, I am going to introduce the vocabularies and expressions related to the topic today. Tempat kos (2X) which means Boarding house Mencari tempat kos Looking for boarding house Antar To take Tempat kos yang dekat kampus ada di mana, ya? Where is the boarding house which is close to the campus? Mari , saya antar ke sana Come on, I will take you there. Terima kasih Thank you In the conversation, Pak Imran asks for Kevin by saying: Mari, saya antar ke sana which means ‘Come on, I will take you there’. The word mari is used to ask for someone in a formal context, such as to someone who had just met, boss,or teacher, etc. The expression Mari , saya antar ke sana means that Pak Imran asks for Kevin to Jln. Pemuda (for example), to look for a boarding house near the campus. Now let’s read to other examples: -Mari makan (2X) which means let us eat -Mari belajar (2X) let us study Besides the word mari, we also can use the word ayo to ask for someone to go somewhere. Usually, the word ayo is used in an informal context between friends and younger people. For examples: -Ayo makan which means let’s eat -Ayo belajar let’s study That was “Let’s Speak Bhs Indonesia”, a lesson in Bahasa Indonesia or the Indonesian language on the radio. Hopefully, this edition will be useful for those who want to know more about Bahasa Indonesia.

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