Dr. George Quinn

Bahasa Kita Presents Dr. George Quinn in Perth, Australia.

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Translating Indonesia

I still remember very vividly the moment I became hooked on the study of Indonesia and on the mystery of translation between Indonesian and English. I guess all of you, as translators, have…

Tidak Harus?

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. There is no *tidak harus” in Indonesian (or rather, *tidak harus occurs rarely and only in…

“You” Avoidance

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. The use of second person pronouns is one of the most difficult areas of…

Bapak and Ibu

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. In English, basically we have just one second person pronoun: “you”. Except in a…

Using Indonesian Dictionary

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. Base forms are words that have affixes attached to them. Affixes are like pilot…

Is Indonesian a non-sexist language?

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. The third-person pronouns of English compel us to specify male (he, his), female (she,…

Big Money

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. After the Second World War, Japan, Italy and several other countries were struck by…

Thank You … Yes or No?

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. ‘Apakah’ is a yes/no question word. If a Yes/No question has bisa or mau in it…

Be Polite About Other People’s Body

Contributed and posted by ‘The Indonesian Way’, a textbook for the Indonesian language by George Quinn and Uli Kozok. Many Indonesians are sensitive about references to their bodies. It is not exactly impolite…

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