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#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 :)

  1. Old town/Old city: kota tua.
  2. Square: alun-alun, lapangan.
  3. Monument: monumen atau tugu peringatan.
  4. Parliament building: gedung parlemen (see “note” below).
  5. Palace: istana. This includes the president’s palaces as well.
  6. Port: pelabuhan. It can also be “harbour.”
  7. Market: pasar. This includes traditional market (pasar tradisional).
  8. National Art Gallery. galeri seni nasional.
  9. Museum: museum.
  10. Town Hall: balai kota.
  11. Library: perpustakaan, including local library (perpustakaan daerah).

 

NOTE for no. 4:

Question: do fellas think Gedung DPR, MPR, DPRD are also parliament buildings?

“Yes, I think so.” – @nurulnisautami

“No.” – @sherly_ariesta

Why “yes” @nurulnisautami? And why “no” @sherly_ariesta?

“May be because DPR and MPR are national parliament institution.” – @nurulnisautami

“I think its house of commons.” – @sherly_ariesta

“House of Commons is the elective, lower house of the Parliament of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Canada, and various other countries in the Commonwealth of Nations.” @sherly_ariesta

So, do fellas think Gedung DPR, MPR, DPRD are also parliament buildings?

 “They are.” – @Ulllyyyy @nurulnisautami,

 

So that’s it for today fellas :) I hope you had good fun with the #EngVocab :D

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Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4u on Saturday, March 14, 2015.


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#GRAMMARTRIVIA: Verb + Preposition (IN or INTO)

Howdy, fellas! How’s everything going? I hope it’s going really nice! :D

Anyway, I’d like to talk about grammar, which is ‘Verb + Preposition (IN or INTO)’. Here we go! #GrammarTrivia

 
1) Verb + IN >> Believe IN, specialize IN, succeed IN. Study the following examples. #GrammarTrivia

Believe IN: “Do you BELIEVE IN God?” (=do you believe that God exists?) #GrammarTrivia

Believe IN: “I BELIEVE IN saying what I think. (= I believe it is right to say what I think) #GrammarTrivia

Specialize IN: “Helen is a lawyer. She SPECIALIZES IN company law.” #GrammarTrivia

Succeed IN: “I hope you SUCCEED IN finding the job you want.” #GrammarTrivia

 
2) Verb + INTO >> Break INTO, crash/drive/bump/run INTO, divide/cut/split INTO. Study the following examples. #GrammarTrivia

Break INTO: “Our house was BROKEN INTO a few days ago but nothing was stolen.” #GrammarTrivia

Crash/drive/bump/run INTO: “He lost control of the car and CRASHED INTO a wall.” #GrammarTrivia

Divide/cut/split something INTO: “The book is DIVIDED INTO three parts.” #GrammarTrivia

Divide/cut/split something INTO: “CUT the meat INTO small pieces before frying it.” #GrammarTrivia

Therefore, that’s how we use ‘Verb + Preposition (IN or INTO)’. I hope this discussion helps you. #GrammarTrivia

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Source: English Grammar in Use (Raymond Murphy, Cambridge University Press).

Compiled by @aditriasmara at @EnglishTips4U on September 8, 2014.

#EngVocab: Words Beginning with “in-“

Afternoon fellas :) Hope you are having a great Tuesday! There will be some #EngVocab shared soon! Stay tuned!

So the #EngVocab shared today are random vocabs beginning with “in-” from The New Webster’s Dictionary :)

Can you guess them? Well there are a lot of them so fear not hopefully it will add up your #EngVocab :D

So here they are!

1. Infinitesimal : adj. Too small to be measured

2. Infirm : adj. physically weak || morally weak

3. Ingenue or ingénue : n. A naive young woman, especially in a stage role

4. Inimitable : adj. Too good to be successfully imitated

5. Iniquity : n. Great wickedness or injustice

6. Innocuous : adj. Not actively harmful || calculated to give no offense || lacking in force

7. Insensate : adj. Lacking moral or emotional perception, insensitive || foolish

8. Intercostal : adj. Between the ribs

9. Intramural : adj. Occuring within the limits of specific groups

10. Intricate : adj. Complicated

That’s it fellas! Hope those #EngVocab are useful! And hope you are having a great Ngabuburit and Iftar :)

Source:  The New Webster’s Dictionary

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4U on July 16, 2013