#EngTalk: Spelling Noises? (2)

Anyone remember our session on Spelling Noises by David Crystal that has been discussed previously? ->  https://englishtips4u.com/2015/04/14/engtalk-spelling-noises/ I have left you with the first half of the chapter last time, so let’s continue learning #EngTalk spelling noises :D  So last time we ended with spelling noises that used a lot of consonants in their words … Continue reading #EngTalk: Spelling Noises? (2)

Further #EngTalk: Penggunaan Bahasa Inggris di Indonesia

(Conversations along #EngTalk: English words as Bahasa Indonesia slang) Denger-denger, Presiden ke-enam SBY suka menggunakan kata2 b. Inggris, ada yang tahu kata-kata apa saja yang beliau gunakan? Dua trending topic Indonesia sekarang adalah #NovemberWish dan #JilbabInLove, kira-kira kenapa ya…. Kenapa bukan “Harapan November” daripada “November Wish”? Kenapa judul sinetronnya Jilbab In Love? Apakah telalu sulit … Continue reading Further #EngTalk: Penggunaan Bahasa Inggris di Indonesia

#EngTalk: English Words as Bahasa Indonesia Slang (2)

Fellas, bagi yang sudah membaca buku kami Chapter 2 tentang English Words as Bahasa Indonesia Slang atau pernah baca post ini https://englishtips4u.com/2012/08/03/engtalk-english-words-as-bahasa-indonesia-slang/ … ..apakah menurut fellas ada yang lebih baru? Indonesia memiliki beberapa slang dari B. Inggris, seperti yang dibahas di buku kami/bahasan sebelumnya (link di atas) Berhubungan sesi ini dilaksanakan 2 tahun yang lalu, menurut … Continue reading #EngTalk: English Words as Bahasa Indonesia Slang (2)

#EngVocab: Wall-E vocabulary

I was randomly looking for some cool #EngVocab to share today. So, I started to Google the movie Wall-E – and went for the search engine suggestion “Wall-E vocabulary.” It’s interesting how this movie seemed to be used in English learning classes, to learn vocabularies and so on. What’s more interesting, they are related to … Continue reading #EngVocab: Wall-E vocabulary

#EngVocab: London skyscrapers

Did you know that City of London has unusual names for their buildings? Don’t worry this is what the short #EngVocab will be :) This one is called the cheesegrater. This one is called the Gherkin. This is known as the walkie talkie. So, London has a somewhat particular uniqueness in calling their skyscrapers. Unlike … Continue reading #EngVocab: London skyscrapers

#EngVocab: Little picture story on time

It’s just about to be midnight in Jakarta, while the spring sun still shines in London…   Everyone seem to enjoy their afternoon in the park…   Oh, but is it afternoon? It’s 6.20 pm? I guess this is evening already… You start to stop to look at the time by spring here, let alone … Continue reading #EngVocab: Little picture story on time

#EngTips: English – Indonesian Translations (Fellas’ questions answered)

To fill in your Saturday evening, admin is going to give some #EngTips based on fellas’ questions :) Beberapa kata-kata bahasa Indonesia ataupun bahasa Inggris tidak bisa diterjemahkan langsung begitu saja Dengan kata lain, tidak ada “direct translate” dari kata-kata tersebut Mari kita simak contoh-contoh berikut ini: “@windymiracle: min bahasa inggrisnya ‘lesung pipi’ apa? thanks.” … Continue reading #EngTips: English – Indonesian Translations (Fellas’ questions answered)

#EngVocab: Places in town

For your Saturday bitesize, and inspired by the city walk I am going to do with my class, here are some #EngVocab on places in town :) Old town/Old city: kota tua. Square: alun-alun, lapangan. Monument: monumen atau tugu peringatan. Parliament building: gedung parlemen (see “note” below). Palace: istana. This includes the president’s palaces as well. Port: pelabuhan. It can also … Continue reading #EngVocab: Places in town

#EngTalk: The Launderette Fun Facts

So.. let’s discuss something fun today :) Does anyone know the Mr Bean episode when he went to the launderette (doing laundry)? If you haven’t you can watch it here: “@MHErSYA: yesss I know that part” “@9typo: He drunk a cup o detergent” “@berurinberurin: yes I know exactly that part.. :)” “@sehunajongin: yes i know … Continue reading #EngTalk: The Launderette Fun Facts

#EngTrivia: About Pun

Pun pronunciation “@rehaneta: by the way, how do you pronounce ‘pun’?” It’s [puhn] / secara Bahasa “pan” seperti kata panci tanpa ci-nya You can hear the pronouncatiation here http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pun  @rehaneta   Pun salah satu jenis joke “@Portuguesamava: maksudnya joke gitu yah ?” Iya, puns adalah bagian dari ngelucu jadi ya salah satu jenis joke juga … Continue reading #EngTrivia: About Pun

#EngTalk: School and Education Related Puns

Since some of you liked the coffee related pun session last week, admin decided to do another one this week :) This time – related to school and education :) Let’s entertain ourselves with some puns this Saturday :D Seperti yang dijawab @mgibrann11 minggu lalu, pun adalah plesetan kata atau diketahui sebagai “play of word(s)” … Continue reading #EngTalk: School and Education Related Puns