Practising Colloquial Indonesian sentences
Let's practise some of the CJI features from Sneddon's textbook 'Colloquial Jakartan Indonesian'.
Read the textbook extracts below and the complete following exercises to consolidate our understanding.
Ellipsis and context bound idioms.
|Mau ke mana?||Where (are you) going?|
|Ke mana aja?||Where have (you) been?|
|lagi apa?||What are you doing?|
|Lagi ngapain?||What are you doing?|
|Ngapain entar malem?||What (are/is PRO) doing tonight?|
|Mau ikut nggak?||Do (you) want to come?|
|Udah makan belom?||Have (you) eaten?|
|Mau makan apa?||What (do you) want to eat?|
|Mau coba?||(Do you) want to try?|
|Udah pernah ke...?||Have (you) been to...?|
|Kapan nyampe?||When (did you) arrive?|
|Sama siapa ke...?||Who (are you) going to...with?|
|Bisa dibantu?||Can (I) help (you)?|
|Mau dibantu?||(Do you) want some help?|
|Masih inget sama...nggak?||Do you still remember...?|
|Jadi jalan nggak?||(Is/are PRO) still going?|