A : Hi….what will you do with those things?
B : I will throw them away. I don’t need them anymore.
A :Don’t throw those electronic waste carelessly! It’s dangerous for our environment!
B : Listen to me! It’s none of your business. These things are mine. Please leave me alone!
A : We should protect our environment as good as possible, because it can influence our lives.
B :Really?? What happens with this broken cell-phones? Broken computer? Should I keep them and fill up my house with these unuseful things?
A : I don’t say that. But do you know that every year more than 10.000 of computer monitors and TV become obsolete? Electronic waste is toxic and contaminate the soil.
B : How do you know it?
A :Look at this. This battery contains lithium, this microchip contains arsenic, phosphorus, nitric acid, sulfuric acid, and more hazardous materials. Those materials are not just contaminate the soil, but they can damage the brain and give bad effects for our health.
B :Oh… I see. So where should I throw these things?
A :You can drop your electronic waste in the box network or sell them to be recycled.
B :Alright, I think you right. Sorry for being rude.
A : It’s ok.
Benn : Kevin,…let’s join to the beach!
Kevin : The beach?! I’m too lazy to go there. Why don’t we go to somewhere else Kevin?
Benn :There is a community work. We will clean the beach. We will collect plastic garbage too.
Kevin : What for! It’s government’s responsibility. Moreover, why should we collect all of the plastic garbage? What will you do with it?
Benn : Kevin, you don’t know the harm of the plastic to the ocean? Plastic is non biodegradable. It can pollute the ocean and in turn, it can harm the water and also the fish, the ocean environment. We should care about what happens to the ocean.
Kevin : But what will you do with the garbage?
Benn :We will take all af the plastic to the company that can re-use the plastic to be recycling products.
Kevin : Who will bring all of the garbage to the company?
Benn : We can give it to the scavenger. The scavenger do this job all the time. They sell plastic, glass, metal to the company to be recycled.
Kevin : Oh I see, alright I’ll join you.
Dentist : How may I help you?
Patient : I got an accident last month, and my teeth was chipped. What should I do?
Dentist : Well, let me see. Please rinse your mouth out. ( examine the teeth ).
——— A few minutes later——–
Patient : Since the accident I sometimes get a terrible painful in this teeth.
Dentist : Okay, I think this teeth cannot be crowned, I suggest that you have a denture.
Patient : How long do I need for making the denture? And how much is it?
Dentist : Approximately 1 week, and the price is depending on your choice. If you choose the best quality, it’s about nine millions rupiahs for everything.
Patient : I think I’ll get the best quality. So when will I have the denture?
Dentist : By the end of this month.
Patient : Would you help me with this pain?
Dentist : Sure. I’ll prescribe you to ease the pain. This is a painkiller. Take this only when you have the pain.
Patient : Alright, what about this one?
Dentist : This is antibiotic, take it three times daily with the meal. And please don’t eat sugary foods.
Patient : Thank you very much.
Dentist :What’s the matter?
Patient : I have a severe painful in my tooth. Could you check it, please?
Dentist : Alright. Please lay down. Please open your mouth.
Patient : Ouch!! ( the patient signals the dentist that it is painful )
Dentist : Oh,…your gum is swollen. How long have you had this pain?
Patient : Since yesterday.
Dentist : Did you eat sugary foods?
Patient :Yes I did. But just little. And I brushed my teeth afterwards.
Dentist : You have a cavity. Brushing teeth will not help much. Because the germ can come into the cavity and can travel into your other organs.
Patient : Should I have a filling?
Dentist : I think so. But I can’t do it now. I’m going to prescribe you. Please take these
medicines three times daily with the meal, and come back again after the medicine is finished.
Patient : Alright, thank you very much.
A : Could you explain about this, please?
B : Well, these all are traditional tools from the oldest civilization in Indonesia. This is called
“chopper”, it’s made of stone and used for cutting the wood.
A : Where did it find?
B : It was found in Pacitan East Java.
A : What did the ancient do with these tools? They look like stones.
B : Yes exactly, they were found in Ngandong East Java, and called “flakes”. The ancient used
these tools for scraping cassava. It was actually colorful stones.
A : Is this also for scraping cassava?
B : Yes it is. Besides also for hunting fish. It is bone culture. Overthere all are bone cultures.
A : They are unique and antique.
B : Yes indeed.
A : The era when the ancient made all of these things are called “Paleolitikum era”.
B : Can I take the picture of these?
A : Surely.
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A : Hi what’s going on!
B : Good! Thanks, how about you?
A : Good! Where are you working now?
B : At shoes factory. But I’m trying to find another job.
A : Really? Why?
B : You know? I’ve been working there for more than 6 years, but I can’t even buy a house.
A : But do you like the job? the people?
B :Yes of course. The place is nice and the people are too.
A : Well, if you like the job and the work place, I suggest that you apply a loan for a house.
B : But applying for loan is tedious and complicated, isn’t it?
A : Absolutely not. But you must consider three things.
B : What are they?
A : Interest rate, bank reputation, and loan term. Choose the bank with the best service with
the lowest interest!
B : Oh it’s such a good idea! Thanks a lot!
Elyssa : Tanty look at my nose! It’s rather flat. I want to be like yours!
Tanty : Oh come on!….Don’t say that Elys. You’re pretty enough.
Elyssa :I hate my nose. I want to have a pointed nose, so I’ll be much more beautiful than
Tanty :What did you say! It’s a blessing Elys! You should count your blessings!
Elyssa :I do!. I just want to look more beautiful. I will have plastic surgery. I must save my
money for it.
Tanty : But,….it’s risky Elys!
Elyssa : Tanty,…listen to me, please. Now is technology era! If we want to be good looking,
we can’t just rely on cosmetics only. Use the technology! Be smart Tanty! You can
also whiten your skin, slim your body instantly, and many more!
Tanty : Yes I know! But all of them have side effects.
Elyssa :I think everything has its risk.
Tanty :Well, it’s up to you, but the real beuaty is your inner beauty.
Elyssa :Yes I know it.
Betty : Debby, will you go for the savings gathering today?
Debby : Yes I will. I haven’t got my turn yet, hopefully, today I can get my money.
Betty : I haven’t either! But I don’t like such a gathering, just waste my time.
Debby : Why do you think so? So why do you join it since the first place?
Betty : I just couldn’t refuse their offer.
Debby : How many times have you come for the gathering?
Betty : Just once.
Debby : really? I don’t come frequently either. But I come more than that. If I’m not busy I’ll
always come there.
Betty : I don’t want to go there anyway. So please can you just give my money to them?
Debby : Oh my dear,…it’s good for us for socializing. Since everybody is busy, it can be an
apportunity for us to meet each other while we can also save some money.
Betty : Do we?
Debby : Yes of course! If you have talent in selling, it perhaps good also for you to market
Betty : Oh sounds great! Yeah ….I have some jewelry. They may buy it. You right!
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A : The patient next door has passed away.
B : I heard that he should get the next treatment, didn’t he?
A : Yeah,…but the doctor said that he suffers incurable disease.
B : Poor him. How long had he been sick before finally died?
A : He had been sick for more than 8 years. But,…I tell you something. Come closer, please.
B : What?
A : Someone told me that he actually asked for euthanasia. Euthanasia is a medical action done by doctor towards patient with incurable disease to end the patient’s suffering peacefully.
B : Oh what! Euthanasia?! Oh my! Do you know that it is against the human right? It’s only allowed for animals!
A : But I myself feel sorry for someone with incurable illness who has been suffering for long time.
B : If public knows about this, it will be a big problem for the doctor.
A : I don’t think so, since the doctor has got the patient’s will and agreement.
B : I have no idea.
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A : What do you think about corruption? I mean …..a big corruption.
B : It doesn’t matter small or big! I’m sick of corruption! Corruption is actually the real catastrophe! It’s even much more dangerous than a disaster!
A : But in fact, many big corruptors only got lenient punishment, didn’t they?
B : That’s too bad! Terrible! If I could change the situation, definitely I would give big corruptors death sentence. They deserve to get it.
A : Don’t you think that life sentence would probably better for them? So,…they can have a chance to correct their mistakes?
B : I don’t think that it would work! Money can talk! They will do another crime behind the bar anyway. They still can be a king there.
A : What about impoverish them?.
B : Are you sure? If a lot of leaders commit to wrong behavior, will the law enforcement warrant this kind of punishment? I myself don’t believe it.
A : So?
B : I think we should first mentally educate people about “moral”, then things would be better.
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