Looking for an Apartment - GOLD

Chapter 10 : Looking for an Apartment (Mencari tempat tinggal)

Learning Material

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

House

(Rumah)

Apartment

(Apartemen)

Rented house

(rumah sewa)

Boarding house

(Kos-kosan/Asrama)

Building

(Bangunan)

Looking for

(Mencari)

Cheap

(Murah)

Expensive

(Mahal)

 

Asking and answering about Family

Asking for availability of Apartment

  • I am looking for an apartment/a house, is there any?
    (Saya sedang mencari sebuah apartemen/rumah, apakah ada?)
  • Is there any hotel nearby?
    (Apakah ada hotel terdekat?)

Giving/answering for Apartment description

  • There is a large window in the living room. And there is a big TV in the bedroom and there is a great kitchen
    (Ada sebuah jendela besar di ruang tamu. Dan ada sebuah TV di kamar tidur dan sebuah dapur yang bagus)

Simple Structure (There is dan There are)

  • There is a …… (1 Benda saja)

    Contoh : There is a Motor bike at the yard.
    (Ada sebuah Motor di halaman)
  1. There are …….(Jumlah lebih dari 1) (Benda)Contoh : There are two small beds in the room.
    (Ada dua buah tempat tidur di kamar tidur)

 

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 ini.

Listening transcript

Part 1: short conversation

Conversation 1

A : Are you still looking for an apartment.

B : Yes, I am. I’m still looking.

A : Well, there is a very nice apartment for rent in my building now.

B : O really? Tell me about it.

A : There is a large window in the living room.  And there is a big closet in the bedroom and there is a great kitchen.

B : Is it large?

A : Yes, there is a room for a nice big table.

B : Is there an elevator in the building?

A : No, there isn’t

B : But get this. There is Jacuzzi in the bathroom.

A : You are kidding.

B : No, I’m serious. Are you interested in the apartment?

A : Yes. I’m very interested.

 

Conversation 2

A : Is there a stove in the kitchen?

B : Yes, there is. There is a very nice stove in the kitchen.

A : Oohh Good.

 

Conversation 3

A : Is there a refrigerator in the kitchen?

B : No, there isn’t.

A : Oohh I see.

 

Conversation 4

A : Tell me how many bedrooms are there in the apartment?

B : There are two bedrooms in the apartment.

A : Two bedrooms?

B : Yes, that’s right.

A : And tell me are there many closets in the apartment?

B : Yes, there are three very large closets.

A : Oo Good. And are there washing machines in the building?

B : No, there aren’t but there’s lot of Laundromat in the corner. Are you interested in the apartment?

A : Yes I am.

Learning exercises

Exercise 1: Isilah titik – titik berikut dengan jawaban yang tepat sesuai di video dari detik 1.01 sampai detik 1:45

Conversation 5


A : Tell me about the apartments on Elm street.

B : It’s nice but it isn’t ___ ______(1). That’s a brand new style in the kitchen. That’s a ___ ______(2) in the floor. And there are three large ________(3) in the living room and a bedroom has a sliding glass door.


A: The bedroom has a sliding glass door?

B: Yes, the bedroom has a sliding glass door

A: Tell me about the apartments on Main Street.

B: It’s cheap but it isn’t very nice. There isn’t tab in the ______(4). There aren’t any lights in the hall. There is a broken window in the dining room.  There are ____ ____ ____(5) in the wall


A: There are ten big holes in the wall?

B: Yes, there are ten big holes in the wall.

Exercise 2: Isilah titik – titik dibawah ini dengan jawaban yang benar sesuai dengan satu lokasi dan tulislah arah menuju ke tempat tersebut

Positive Sentence
Pilihlah “there is” atau “there are” untuk melengkapi kelima kalimat dibawah ini.

Negative Sentences
Pilihlah diantara “there isn’t” atau “there aren’t” untuk melengkapi kelimat kalimat dibawah ini.

Questions
Pilihlah diantara “Is there” atau “Are there” untuk melengkapi kalimat dibawah ini.