Read the text in the video. What does it claim? is your opinion about this topic? Do you agree with the assertion that classical music makes smarter babies?
Awal Mula Mitos Berkembang
Musik Klasik Bikin Bayi Pintar, Benarkah?
In English we have the ‘wh-’ question words that do not seek ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as an answer but require
specific information. A question word is also called an interrogative. The most common Indonesian interrogatives are:
berapa how many, how much
mengapa, kenapa why
(di/ke/dari) mana where (at/to/from)
(yang) mana which
Information questions usually have the same word order as corresponding statements. In the sentences below apa and siapa are objects. Both occur after the verb, in the normal position for an object in a statement. In English the question word must be placed first in the sentence:
Corresponding to English indefinite pronouns beginning with ‘any’ are forms consisting of a question word followed by saja. The interrogative mana follows a locative preposition or a noun:
siapa saja anyone
apa saja anything
di/ke/dari mana saja (at/to/from) anywhere
mana saja any
kapan saja any time
berapa saja any amount
If you ask a question for which you expect a detailed answer containing reference to more than one thing (such as: Who all attended the party?), then you use the question word followed by saja when occurring in questions indicate an expectation on the part of the person asking the question that the answer will:
When asking this, the questioner assumes not only that Ridwan wants to buy something, but also that he wants to buy more than one thing. A typical answer might thus refer to a number of items:
The following examples illustrate the other common phrases in this group:
This is a difficult exercise as we did not only deleted a single word, but also a part of a word, or even a single letter. When doing this exercise you have to carefully observe whether there is a space before or after the gap!
Make sure to study the following flip card until no more card is left!
free of charge[q]
moment of time[q]
disturbance, irritation, disorder[q]
to surface, appear, arise, come up, come forth[q]
repeat, again, re-[q]
to reduce; drop[q]
Now let’s check whether you can apply some of the learned words in context.
Anda seorang wartawan yang diberi tugas meyakinkan orang bahwa musik Rap membuat orang pintar dan mempunyai banyak manfaat. Tulislah sebuah artikel yang pendek (kira-kira 150 hingga 200 kata) dengan menggunakan bahasa Indonesia yang formal.
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