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Where to Go in Indonesia in 2018 Posted by on Feb 6, 2018

Where to Go in Indonesia in 2018

Composed of over 17,000 islands and stretching out over 1.9 million square kilometers, Indonesia is a tricky place to plan a trip to. The archipelago nation has just about everything you could possibly want in a trip – cities, beaches, nature, temples, mountains – the list goes on and on. We’re here to help you…

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Indonesian Prepositions Posted by on Apr 23, 2017

A preposition is a word which is placed before a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase to show its relationship with other words. Try to memorize the prepositions below, because they’re very important and used daily. Meaning Bahasa Indonesia English equivalent Example Indicating location or place di   dalam In, at, on, upon   in, within…

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Indonesian Vocabulary – Health and Health Care Posted by on Mar 9, 2017

These are lists of Indonesian health and health care vocabulary. SAKIT ATAU NYERI – ACHE OR PAIN image by   Guillaume DELLEBARRE (Guigi-Lille) Bahasa Indonesia English Sakit Ache Sakitnya seperti ditusuk-tusuk Stabbing pain Sakit kepala Headache Sakit telinga Earache Sakit migren Migraine Sakit gigi Toothache Sakit tenggorokan Sore throat Sakit pinggang Low back pain (LBP)…

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Tentang Indonesia (About Indonesia) Posted by on May 24, 2016

This blog is all about the language and culture of Indonesia, so why not learn a bit about this fascinating country in its national language? Here’s a little reading activity – in Bahasa and then in English – accompanied by some vocabulary that will teach you about the country and provide a good language lesson…

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The three different “when” in Indonesian: which one would you use? Posted by on Feb 21, 2016

Using the word ‘when’ in Indonesian is a little bit different from English. First, you have to choose which ‘when’ can be used in the context of your sentence. Second, you have to decide how you will convey your message: is it formal or informal? Third, you have to identify in what time frame you…

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Expressing yourself with the word “tasty” or “delicious” in Indonesian Posted by on Feb 4, 2016

The very first thing you learn Indonesian is that the word ‘enak’ means ‘tasty’ or ‘delicious’. However, soon enough, you will find out that ‘enak’ can mean more than just that; with it, you can do a whole lot more such as to tell about your health or to express your feelings and emotions. You could say that…

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Indonesian Lesson – My Family Posted by on Oct 5, 2015

Talking about your family is one of the most important and useful things you can do when learning a language, especially when living in that country. I’ve only been in Indonesia a few weeks, and I’ve already gone through the introduction of my family quite a few times. People are curious to learn about where…

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