Describing People, Places and Things - GOLD

Chapter 6 – Describing people, places and things (Simple present tense)

Learning Material

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

Tall

(tinggi)

Short

(pendek)

Young

(muda)

Old  

(tua)

Fat

(gemuk)

Skinny

(kurus)

Beautiful

(cantik)

Ugly

(jelek)

Rich

(kaya)

Poor

(miskin)

Large

(besar)

Small

(kecil)

Noisy

(ribut)

Quite

(sepi)

Single

(sendiri)

Married  

(telah menikah)

New  

(baru)

Cheap

(murah)

Expensive

(mahal)

Subjek

I = saya berpasangan dengan am

You = kamu berpasangan dengan are

They = mereka berpasangan dengan are

We = kami berpasangan dengan are

He = dia (laki-laki) berpasangan dengan is

She = dia (perempuan) berpasangan dengan is

It = itu/benda berpasangan dengan is

Cara mendeskripsikan

Orang (S + TO BE + kata sifat)

  • He is short (dia pendek)
  • She is beautiful and tall (dia cantik dan tinggi)
  • They are rich (mereka kaya)
  • We are married (kami telah menikah)

Tempat

  • The beach is beautiful (pantai itu indah)
  • The park is so fresh (taman itu sangat sejuk)
  • The office is so tidy and clean (kantor itu sangat rapid an bersih)

Sesuatu

  • My car is new (mobil saya baru)
  • The phone is expensive (telepon itu mahal)

Listening

Instruksi :

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 : Is Bob tall or short?

B : He is tall.

A : Is Bill tall or short?

B : He is short

 

Conversation 2

A : What’s your name?

B : My name’s Lenny Thomas

A : OK Lenny Thomas, Let’s see what you can do. I’m going to give you some adjectives and you gonna   act them out. You got it?

B : Yes! I understand.

A : Good. Let’s begin. Tall. Short. Young. Old. Heavy. Thin. Handsome. Ugly. Rich. Poor. Large. Small.    Noisy. Quiet.  Alright, that’s all for today. Thank you Benny .

B : Excuse me,  It’s Lenn. Lenny Thomas.

 

Conversation 3

A : Are you married?

B : No, I’m not. I’m single

 

Conversation 4

A : Tell me about your car. Is it large?

B : No, it isn’t. It’s small.

 

Conversation 5

A : Tell me about your neighbor. Are they quiet?

B : No, they aren’t. They are noisy.

 

Conversation 6

A : Are you busy?

B : Yes, I am. I’m washing my hair.


Learning exercises

Exercise 1: fill the blanks with the correct expressions

Conversation 7: Cobalah menjawab titik – titik berikut sesuai dengan percakapan di video (putarlah video mulai dari detik 02:30 sampai detik 04:06)


A : Hello (Hello)

B : Hi Niel, It’s Mom. (Hai Niel, ini Ibu.)

A : Hi Mom, how are you? (Hai Ibu, apa kabar?)

B : We are fine. Dad and I are thinking about you. We’re wondering how you’re doing there. (Kami baik - baik saja. Ayah dan Ibu kepikiran tentang kamu. Kami ingin tahu bagaimana kabar kamu disana.)

A : Everything is fine Mom. Everything is (1) ______ (Semuanya baik - baik saja Bu. Semuanya ______)

B : Tell me about your apartment. Is it large? (Ceritakan tentang apartemenmu kepada Ibumu ini. Apakah besar?)

A : Well, it isn’t very (2) ______ but it isn’t very small. It’s a really great apartment. (Nggak terlalu _______ sih, namun nggak kecil - kecil amat. Bisa dibilang okelah apartementnya.)

B : Is it new? (Apakah apartemenmu baru?)

A : No. It isn’t new Mom. In fact, it’s a very very old but it’s really nice and very (3) ______ (Nggak kok bu. Malahan udah tua banget namun tinggal disana sangat nyaman dan  ______.)

B : That’s good and how about your neighbors? (Wah bagus dong, trus bagaimana dengan tetanggamu nak?)

A : My neighbors? (Tetangga saya???)

B : Yes, are they noisy or quiet? (Ya, apakah mereka berisik atau sunyi?)

A : They are very quiet. It’s a very quiet building. (Mereka sangat sunyi. Disini sangatlah sunyi.)

B : That’s nice and tell me about your new job. (Baguslah kalau begitu, ceritakan tentang pekerjaan barumu dong nak.)

A : My new job is great. (Saya senang dengan pekerjaan baru saya.)

B : Is the work easy or difficult? (Apakah pekerjaanmu mudah atau sulit?)

A : It’s difficult but very (4) ______ (Sulit sih tapi sangat ______ )

B : Are you happy there? (Apakah kamu senang disana?)

A : Very (5) ______ (Sangat ______)

B : I’m glad to hear that. Well Niel, I say good bye now. Just remember your dad and I are thinking about you. (Ibu senang mendengarnya. Baiklah Niel, Ibu mau pamit dulu. Cuma mau meningatkan bahwa Ibu dan Ayah selalu memikirkanmu disini.)

A : Thanks for calling. Speak to you soon. (Terima kasih sudah menelepon bu. Sampai jumpa.)

B : Good bye. (Selamat tinggal.)

A : Bye Mom.

 

 

Conversation 8

WHAT’S THAT WORD

Thank you, thank you, thank you ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another______  what’s that word. Let’s meet our two contestants. First, let’s say hello to Lisa Long. Hi everybody. Lisa welcome to what’s that word.

A : Tell us where are you from?

B : I’m from Long Beach, California.

A : and now let’s meet our another contestant, let’s say hello to Larry Little

B : Hi Rich, hello everybody.

A : Larry Welcome to what’s that word. Tell us where are you from?

B : I’m from Little _________

A : Ok Lisa and Larry. It’s time to play What’s that Word. I’ll say word; you press your button and say the opposite. The contestant which is the most opposite correctly.

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