This is ENGLISH USA, on VOA. Now, Lesson 41, Part 2. ENGLISH USA SUARA AMERIKA, Pelajaran Ke 41, Bagian Ke 2.
Dalam pelajaran ini, Anda akan mempelajari kata-kata lain untuk memberi deskripsi orang usia lanjut. Martin Learner melanjutkan kunjungannya ke klinik, di mana ia bercakap-cakap dengan direktur klinik itu dan beberapa pasien.
MARTIN: May I talk to some people?
HAROON: Yes. Come with me.
HAROON: Good morning, Mrs. Ely.
ELY: Who is he?
HAROON: This is Martin Learner.
ELY: Is he a doctor?
HAROON: No, he isn’t. He’s a reporter.
ELY: What does he want?
MARTIN: I want to ask some questions. May I?
MARTIN: May I ask some questions?
MARTIN: I want to ask about the people in this clinic.
ELY: They’re old and sick.
MARTIN: Are they all sick?
ELY: No. They’re all old.
MARTIN: Are you sick?
ELY: No. But I’m old.
MARTIN: How old are you?
ELY: I’m not going to say.
MARTIN: I’m sorry.
ELY: I’m more than seventy.
MARTIN: You look like my grandmother.
ELY: Do you like your grandmother?
MARTIN: Of course. I love my grandmother.
ELY: What does she look like?
MARTIN: She’s beautiful. She’s tall.
ELY: Does she have gray hair?
MARTIN: Her hair is brown.
ELY: My hair is gray. It was brown.
HAROON: Mrs. Ely comes here with her brother.
MARTIN: You’re not sick.
ELY: No. I’m not sick. I’m healthy and strong.
HAROON: That’s right. Excuse me. I’m going to see my patients.
ELY: I like the doctor. He’s very nice. He’s handsome too.
MARTIN: Where is your brother?
ELY: He’s outside. Come here. Do you see that man with the newspaper?
ELY: That’s my brother.
MARTIN: He’s very handsome.
ELY: He’s very smart too. He was a teacher.
MARTIN: What did he teach?
ELY: He was a mathematics teacher. Do you want to talk to my brother?
MARTIN: May I?
MARTIN: Your sister is very interesting Mr. Riggings.
REX: Call me Rex. She likes to talk. She said I was smart.
MARTIN: Yes, she did.
REX: She always tells people. I was a teacher. A mathematics teacher.
MARTIN: You’re not sick?
REX: No, no. WE come here for our shorts.
MARTIN: Shots? What shots?
REX: For flu. You know, influenza. Influenza shots. We don’t want that! Do you like Dr. Haroon?
MARTIN: We just met. I don’t know him.
REX: I like him. He’s been here for 10 months. He’s very kind and helpful.
Dengarkan lagi beberap akata deskripsi baru dari pelajaran ini.
MARTIN: Beautiful. Beautiful grandmother. Healthy. Healthy woman. Strong. Strong woman. Nice. Nice doctor. Kind. Kind doctor. Helpful. Helpful doctor. Smart. Smart brother.
Sekarang, Anda memberi deskripsi seseorang lanjut usia yang Anda kenal. Jawablah pertanyaan-pertanyaan Martin.
MARTIN: Is that man tall or short?
MARTIN: Is that woman thin or fat?
MARTIN: Is that man strong or weak?
MARTIN: Is that woman kind or not kind?
HAROON: Hello again. How are you, Rex?
REX: I’m fine. I’m tired, but I’m fine.
MARTIN: Thanks for your time, rex.
REX: That’s OK. I like talking to you. My sister and I like talking.
MARTIN: Tell you sister, thank you.
REX: Sure. Goodbye.
MARTIN: And thank you, Dr. Haroon. I know you’re very busy.
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