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Jessi: Top 25 Indonesian Questions You Need to Know - Lesson 20: What's the weather like in Indonesian? In each lesson of this 25 part series, you'll master a common question for Indonesian learners, and then learn how to answer it like a native. You'll learn how these key phrases work by breaking them down into each component. Then through repetition and new vocabulary, you'll expand your understanding of the question, its answers, and any variations.
In this lesson, you'll learn how to respond to the common question "What's the weather like in Jakarta?" In Indonesian this is
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta?
The first word in the question โ€œWhat's the weather like in Jakarta?โ€ is
Fira: seperti
Jessi: "meaning something like like" in English. Listen to it syllable by syllable.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) seperti
Jessi: Listen again at natural speed. Please repeat.
Fira: seperti
{Pause}
Jessi: This pattern of first introducing a word at natural speed, providing the English translation, breaking it down by syllable, and then giving it once more at natural speed will be repeated throughout the series. Try to speak aloud as often as possible. The next word in the question, What's the weather like in Jakarta? is
Fira: apa
Jessi: meaning what.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) apa
Jessi: Now repeat.
Fira: apa
{Pause}
Listen to the the first 2 words of the question and repeat.
Fira: seperti apa
{pause}
And after that
Fira: cuaca
Jessi: meaning weather.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) cuaca
Jessi: Now repeat.
Fira: cuaca
{Pause}
Listen to the the first 3 words of the question and repeat.
Fira: seperti apa cuaca
{pause}
And after that
Fira: di
Jessi: meaning something like at.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) di
Jessi: Now repeat.
Fira: di
{Pause}
Listen to the the first 4 words of the question and repeat.
Fira: seperti apa cuaca di
{pause}
And after that
Fira: Jakarta
Jessi: which is Jakarta.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) Jakarta
Jessi: Now repeat.
Fira: Jakarta
{Pause}
Listen to the entire question and repeat.
Fira: seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta
{pause}
Jessi: You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies. Master the following pattern and responses to the question What's the weather like in Jakarta??
Fira: Cerah
Jessi: "It's sunny.. Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
Fira: (Slow) Cerah
{pause}
Jessi: But let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
Fira: cerah
Jessi: meaning something like sunny.
Fira: (Slow, by syllable) cerah
Jessi: Now repeat
Fira: cerah
{Pause}
FALSE
Jessi: Listen to the speaker say, It's sunny., and then repeat.
Fira: Cerah
{pause}
Jessi: To use a different phrase, replace It's sunny with hot.
Fira: panas
Jessi: hot
Fira: (slow) panas (regular) panas
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with hot
Fira: panas
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace It's sunny. Say hot.
{pause}
Fira: panas
Jessi: To use a different phrase, replace hot with cloudy.
Fira: mendung
Jessi: cloudy
Fira: (slow) mendung (regular) mendung
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with cloudy
Fira: mendung
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for hot. Say cloudy.
{pause}
Fira: mendung
Jessi: To expand on the pattern, replace cloudy with humid.
Fira: lembab
Jessi: humid
Fira: (slow) lembab (regular) lembab
Jessi: Listen to the phrase again, this time with humid
Fira: lembab
Jessi: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for cloudy. Say humid.
{pause}
Fira: lembab
Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you are visiting Indonesia and a stranger asks you What's the weather like in Jakarta?. You want to say it's It's sunny. Respond to the question.
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta? (five seconds) Cerah
Jessi: Now you want to say it's hot Respond to the question.
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta? (five seconds) panas
Jessi: You want to say it's cloudy. . Answer the speaker's question.
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta? (five seconds) mendung
Jessi: You want to say it's humid. Respond to the question.
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta? (five seconds) lembab
Jessi: You want to ask the stranger what the weather is like. Ask the question
(5 seconds)
Fira: Seperti apa cuaca di Jakarta?
{pause}
Jessi: This is the end of Lesson 20.

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