Describing Location - GOLD

Chapter 9 – Describing Location (Asking and Giving Direction)

Learning Material

Baca dan ingatlah kata – kata berikut sebelum melanjutkan ke topik berikutnya.

Next to

(disebelah/

disamping)

Across

(diseberang)

Between

(diantara)

Around the corner of …

(disekitar sudut ….)

Intersection

(Persimpangan)

T-Junction

(simpang 3/pertigaan)

Behind  

(dibelakang)

Infornt of

(di depan)

Asking and answering about Family

Asking for location

  • Where is the bank? (Dimana banknya?)
  • Sorry, I am new here, is there gas station nearby? (Maaf, saya baru disini, apakah ada pompa bensin dekat-dekat sini?)

Giving/answering for location

  • It’s next to the police office. (Itu di sebelah kantor polisi)
  • Yes there is, there is a gas station on Imam Bonjol Street. (Ya ada, ada pompa bensin di Jalan Imam Bonjol).

Listening

Direction :

Dengarkanlah percakapan dalam video dan cobalah mem-pause kemudian ulangi percakapan tersebut minimal satu kali. Anda juga dapat menonton dan mendengarkan percakapan dengan mengklik video diatas.

Listening transcript

Part 1: short conversation

Conversation 1

A : Where’s the restaurant? (Dimana restorannya/tempat makannya?)

B : It’s next to the bank. (Itu di sebelah bank).

 

Conversation 2

A : Where’s the supermarket? (Dimana supermarketnya?)

B : It’s across from the movie theater. (Itu di seberang bioskop)

 

Conversation 3

A : Where’s the school? (Dimana sekolahnya?)

B : It’s between the library and the park. (Itu di antara perpustakaan dan taman)

 

Conversation 4

A : Where’s the post office? (Dimana kantor posnya?)

B : It’s around the corner from the hospital. (Itu di sekitaran ujung dari rumah sakit)


Conversation 5

A : Excuse me. Is there a Laundromat in this neighborhood? (Permisi. Apakah ada tempat cuci pakaian di lingkungan ini?)

B : Yes, there is a Laundromat on Main Street, next to the supermarket. (Ya, ada tempat cuci pakaian di jalan utama dekat dengan supermarket)

A : Thanks very much. (Terima kasih)

B : You’re welcome. (Sama-sama)

Learning exercises

Exercise 1: Isilah titik – titik berikut sesuai dengan rekaman yang ada pada video detik 1:02 samapai detik terakhir.

Conversation 6

A : Excuse me. Can I ask you a question?

B : Sure.

A : I’m new here. Is there a post office nearby?

B : Yes, there is. There’s a post office on Jefferson Street (1) . . . . . . from the police station.

A : I see. And where is the police station?

B : It’s (2) . . . . . . the school and the movie theater.

A : Oh. Is there a movie theater in this neighborhood?

B : Yes! There’s a wonderful movie theater here.

A : And where is it?

B : It’s next to the (3) . . . . . .

A : And the police station is across from the post office, right?

B : Yes, that’s right!

A : And it’s on Jefferson Street.

B : Uh huh…

A : Hm… Where’s Jefferson Street?

B : Haha, you are new here.

A : Yes, I am.

B : Jefferson Street is (4) . . . . . . from this building.

A : Oh…

B : Tell you what. I’m on my way to the library. Just come with me.

A : Oh, thank you.

B : No problem.

A : So there’s a library in this neighborhood?

B : Yes. There’s a fantastic library in this neighborhood.

A : Where is it?

B : It’s across from the (5) . . . . . .

A : Oh, is there a bakery nearby?