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INTRODUCTION
Becky: Must-Know Indonesian Social Media Phrases Season 1 Lesson 15 - At a Family Reunion
Becky: Hi, everyone. I'm Becky.
Fira: And I'm Fira.
Becky: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Indonesian about a family gathering. Indra goes to a family gathering, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment.
Fira: Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
Becky: Meaning - "My large family meets once a year. Thank God everybody is healthy." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Indra: Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
(clicking sound)
Johan: Makasih fotonya, Om!
Lita: Kamu punya berapa saudara kandung?
Doni: Aku sudah lama tidak reuni keluarga
Susi: Jangan lupa kirim fotonya ke Ayah, ya.
Becky: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Indra: Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
Becky: "My large family meets once a year. Thank God everybody is healthy."
(clicking sound)
Johan: Makasih fotonya, Om!
Becky: "Thanks for the photos, Uncle!"
Lita: Kamu punya berapa saudara kandung?
Becky: "How many siblings do you have?"
Doni: Aku sudah lama tidak reuni keluarga
Becky: "I haven't had a family reunion in a long time."
Susi: Jangan lupa kirim fotonya ke Ayah, ya.
Becky: "Don't forget to send the photo to my father."
POST
Becky: Listen again to Indra's post.
Fira: Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
Becky: "My large family meets once a year. Thank God everybody is healthy."
Fira: (SLOW) Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat. (Regular) Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
Becky: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "My large family meets once a year."
Fira: bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali
Becky: It’s common to have a big family gathering not only with your parents but also with grandparents and all the relatives you know. Listen again - "My large family meets once a year" is...
Fira: (SLOW) bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali (REGULAR) bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali
Becky: Then comes the phrase "Thank God everybody is healthy."
Fira: syukurlah semua sehat
Becky: When Indonesian people say how much they appreciate something, they use…
Fira: syukurlah
Becky: ...which literally means “Thank God.” Listen again - "Thank God everybody is healthy" is...
Fira: (SLOW) syukurlah semua sehat (REGULAR) syukurlah semua sehat
Becky: All together, it's "My large family meets once a year. Thank God everybody is healthy."
Fira: Bertemu keluarga besar setahun sekali, syukurlah semua sehat.
COMMENTS
Becky: In response, Indra's friends leave some comments.
Becky: His nephew, Johan, uses an expression meaning - "Thanks for the photos, Uncle!"
Fira: (SLOW) Makasih fotonya, Om! (REGULAR) Makasih fotonya, Om!
[Pause]
Fira: Makasih fotonya, Om!
Becky: Use this expression to say thanks for photos they sent you.
Becky: His wife's high school friend, Lita, uses an expression meaning - "How many siblings do you have?"
Fira: (SLOW) Kamu punya berapa saudara kandung? (REGULAR) Kamu punya berapa saudara kandung?
[Pause]
Fira: Kamu punya berapa saudara kandung?
Becky: Use this expression to ask about the family.
Becky: His college friend, Doni, uses an expression meaning - "I haven't had a family reunion in a long time."
Fira: (SLOW) Aku sudah lama tidak reuni keluarga (REGULAR) Aku sudah lama tidak reuni keluarga
[Pause]
Fira: Aku sudah lama tidak reuni keluarga
Becky: Use this expression to say it’s been a while since you’ve had one.
Becky: His wife, Susi, uses an expression meaning - "Don't forget to send the photo to my father."
Fira: (SLOW) Jangan lupa kirim fotonya ke Ayah, ya. (REGULAR) Jangan lupa kirim fotonya ke Ayah, ya.
[Pause]
Fira: Jangan lupa kirim fotonya ke Ayah, ya.
Becky: Use this expression to remind someone of something.

Outro

Becky: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about a family gathering, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know, and we'll see you next time!
Fira: Dadah.

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If a friend posted something about a family gathering which phrase would you use?