English Conversations

A passenger is at Oxford train station to buy a ticket.

belajar bahasa inggris at train station

  • Passenger: Good morning. I'd like to buy a ticket to London for tomorrow, please. Could you tell me which train I should take? (Selamat pagi, saya ingin beli tiket ke London. Bisakah Anda kasih tau saya kereta mana yang harus saya naiki?)
  • Booking-clerk: Are you planning to leave in the morning or in the evening? (Anda berencana berangkat pagi atau malam hari?)
  • Passenger: In the morning. (Pagi hari.)
  • Booking-clerk: There is 8.10 a.m. train you can take. (Ada kereta jam 8.10 pagi yang bisa Anda naiki.
  • Passenger: Do I have to change anywhere? (Apa saya nanti harus pindah kereta di suatu tempat?)

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Zahra, a young business woman,  is looking for some shoes at the shoe shop.

belajar bahasa inggris shoe shop

  • Shopkeeper: Good afternoon, miss. Can I help you? (Selamat siang, nona. Bisa saya bantu?)
  • Zahra: Yes, I'm looking for some shoes. (Ya, saya sedang mencari sepatu.)
  • Shopkeeper: What kind of shoes, miss? (Sepatu yang seperti apa, nona?)
  • Zahra: Some fancy shoes. (Sepatu yang mewah.)
  • Shopkeeper: Alright. We have some newest collection here. Do you have any specific color or style? (Baik. Kami punya beberapa koleksi terbaru di sini. Apakah Anda punya warna atau model spesifik?)
  • Zahra: Well, there will be a party that I'd like to join next week, and I'm planning to wear my black dress. (Well, nanti akan ada pesta yang saya hadiri, dan saya berencana memakai gaun hitam saya.)
  • Shopkeeper: So, black fancy shoes will match your dress I guess. (Kalau begitu, sepatu mewah warna hitam akan cocok dengan gaun Anda, saya rasa.)
  • Zahra: Exactly. (Tepat sekali.)

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Emily lives in New York, and she's now at the airport to pick up her best friend, Emma, who is visiting from French.

belajar bahasa inggris change money

  • Emma: Emily, I'm so happy to see you again! (Emily, aku sangat bahagia sekali bisa ketemu kamu lagi!)
  • Emily: Me, too Emma. Long time no see! (Aku juga Emma. Sudah lama ndak ketemu!)
  • Emma: Let's go get some food first. My car isn't far from here. (Ayo kita cari makan dulu. Mobilku tidak jauh dari sini.)
  • Emily: Wait, Emma. I don't have any US dollars. I'd like to change some money. I need to buy some things here. Do you know where the nearest money changer is? (Tunggu, Emma. Aku ndak punya uang US dollar. Aku mau beli beberapa barang di sini. Apa kamu tahu dimana tempat penukar uang terdekat?)
  • Emma: Actually, there are some places in this airport. But I wouldn't recommend them. The exchange rate is high and so are the fees. It's better to go to banks. Come on, I'll take you to a bank. (Sebenarnya ada beberapa tempat di dalam airport ini. Tapi aku ndak merekomendasikannya. Kursnya tinggi dan ada biayanya juga. Lebih baik ke bank. Ayo, aku antar kamu ke bank.)

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A woman is new in town and asking for directions.

belajar bahasa inggris menanyakan arah

  • Woman: Excuse me. Can you tell me how to get to the nearest bookstore? (Permisi. Bisakah Anda memberitahu saya menuju toko buku terdekat?)
  • Man 1: I'm sorry, I don't know. I'm from out of town. (Saya minta maaf, saya tidak tahu. Saya dari luar kota.)

One minute later (satu menit kemudian)

  • Woman: Excuse me. Do you know where the nearest bookstore is? (Permisi. Apakah Anda tahu dimana toko buku terdekat?)
  • Man 2: Yes. It's not far from here. Walk straight ahead until you get to Main Street. Then turn left and walk one block to Avenue Street. Then.. (Ya. Tempatnya tidak jauh dari sini. Jalan kaki lurus saja sampai Anda sampai di Main Street. Lalu...)

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