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General Elections

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Voice of Indonesia presents Let’s Speak Indonesian, a program that introduces the Indonesianvocabulary and guides you to speak in the language. Mari Berbahasa Indonesia or Let’s Speak Indonesian is a joint initiative of Voice of Indonesia and the Language Development Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture. Today’s topic isPemilu” which means “General Elections”. Stay tuned.

Read to this conversation aboutPemilu” which means “General Elections”.

In a sidewalk shop, Kevin and Rama are enjoying cold drink amid the scorching heat.

Kevin

Hai Rama, apakah kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu tahun lalu ?

Rama

Iya, aku ikut berpartisipasi.

Kevin

Bagaimana cara kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu?

Rama

Pertama , kita daftar. Setelah itu, kita bawa surat suara ke bilik suara..

Tinggal coblos, deh.

Having listened to the conversation, now I am going to introduce somevocabulary andexpressions related to the topic of the day.

Apakah kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu tahun lalu?

(2X) which means

Did you participate in the general elections last year?

Bagaimana cara kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu?

(2X) which means

How do you participate in the general elections?

Pertama , kita daftar.

(2X) which means

First, we register.

Setelah itu, kita bawa surat ke bilik suara.

(2X) which means

After that, we take the ballot to the voting booth.

Tinggal coblos, deh.

(2X) which means

Then, you just mark the ballot.

Bagaimana cara kamu..?

(2X) which means

How do you?

Seperti apa...?

(2X) which means

How do you?

     

If you want to ask how to do something, you can use a question word bagaimana (2x) which means how. In the dialog, Kevin asks Rama how to participate in the general elections. Bagaimana cara kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu ? (2x) which means How do you participate in the general elections? Additionally, you can also use the question word Seperti apa (2X) which means how do you? to ask how to do something. For example: Seperti apa cara kamu berpartisipasi dalam Pemilu? (2X) which means How do you participate in the general elections?

That was “Let’s Speak Indonesian for today. Hopefully, this edition can be useful for those of you who want to know more about Indonesian language.  

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