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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

are there speaking exercises in Indonesian?

So far I haven't come across any. I have them turned on and frequently get them for Spanish but have never had one for Indonesian. Does anyone know? Thanks

July 24, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cartergraysons

Tak, kursus Bahasa Indonesia di sini di Duolingo tak memiliki latihan berbicara. Maafkan saya, berharap mereka melakukannya. Atau menambahkan Bahasa Indonesia slang. <3


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

Oh that's good to know thanks! You are obviously quite fluent, well done! I had fun translating your message. I would like to know slang too that's a good idea


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wrsurya

@Anna863490 ...you can find me on fb messenger as 'kopee lampoong' if you want to have more chatting opportunities @kohoutseks ...'tak' itu tidak digunakan di awal kalimat, biasanya harus 'tidak' similar to how the word 'although' is typically used at the beginning of sentences but 'though' is allowed elsewhere ...also 'tak' is not used by itself so you can say 'tak ada' if you mean 'there's none (available)' ...cheers to both of you! ...i'm also learning by the way


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

Terima kasih much appreciated


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cartergraysons

I am way far from fluent, but thank you Anna and Wrsurya!! My bf knows slang so he teaches me when he is able. Resources online for slang are scarse. But maybe I can make an unofficial slang course lmao.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew41404

Some languages in beta do not have audio, and some may not have the technology to identify speaking exercises


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ftiha16

If you want to find a native to talk to, you can contact me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

Terima kasih. I am from New Zealand and have just started the Indonesian course this week I am really enjoying it so far.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AualaLaupapa

Hi 863490, I wondered about those too because I get the speaking exercises in Portuguese. Am focusing mostly on Indonesian. There are some real tongue twister sentences there. Looks like your primary is Spanish. Not sure why you followed me, but thanks. I see you are working at a pretty good pace this week. I started Duo about 3 weeks ago, although I joined years ago just for Portuguese review. Doing that again due to upcoming trip. Sorry for the purely social post!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

I don't know anyone learning Indonesian so I thought I would add some people from the forum to keep me motivated. Dreaming of a trip to Bali at some stage :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AualaLaupapa

Bali is very popular of course. To add to your dream, please check out Lake Toba and Samosir island. Popular among locals but not as much to "bules" (foreigners). I went in the off season (May); it was nearly deserted and wonderful. Off because it was Ramadan and too "cold" with temps in the low 20s C. Ha ha. Of course, I prefer waterfalls, mountains, and the small private farms to the temples you get in Bali. Admittedly my observations are based on limited experience. I suspect some push back from others with more knowledge. Lake Toba is my new "favorite foreign place". But then, I have never been to NZ!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cartergraysons

NZ is lovely I have heard. My dad has been there for a couple days once and told me about it. Now I want to go there, I also want to go to Bali and Jakarta lmao. Japan too. My ma lived in Japan for 4 years and I ask her about it a lot. Have wanted to go for over a year now.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

Yeah NZ is pretty cool lovely mountains and forests and it snows. Japan sounds awesome! Hope you get there soon


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna863490

Oh wow sounds lovely! I will look these places up I will have lots of time to research while I save money haha. Where are you from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AualaLaupapa

I'm a Yank living in N. Carolina. I went to Indonesia for work. Also to to tropical/subtropical areas in S. America and Africa for research in forestry. Have worked with Radiata pine in NZ too, but never traveled there.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/legodragons

There are tests if that is what you mean.

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