A : I don’t know what’s happening to people. Why is crime everywhere!
B : What’s wrong? Any bad news today?
A : Don’t you watch the news on TV? Or read newspaper? People are getting agressive and
easily do illegal activities.
B : Yes I do,…it’s hard for some people with unpleasant circumstances or people who don’t
have much choices to keep doing such a good thing.
A : What must be done to reduce crime?
B : Family has an important role in reducing crime. I think lack of good parenting leads to
crime. Besides, some people are not ready to accept their reality.
A : What do you think about the law?
B : Law enforcement is really crucial. People can do crime, but if the government took a firm
stance, then things would improve.
A : What else can be helpful?
B : People’s prosperity is what really matter actually. Lack of prosperity supported by poverty
mind will eventually turn out to be crime.
A : So the government and the society are important?
B : Absolutely. They must be in line to combat the crimes.
Crime Conversation Tags:
A : Do you think that children nowadays are more naughty?
B : Well, it’s really depending. Children in the big city perhaps tend to be naughty.
A : I agree with you. I wonder why!
B : Do you know that it’s mostly caused by television?
A : But sometimes children who don’t like watching TV are also naughty.
B : They are influenced by their environment. Children are still unstable, they are changable.
A : What is the best done by parent to stop violence on TV?
B : I think it’s rather hard to stop violence on TV, because children today have much more
freedom and chance to watch TV anywhere and anytime as well. Moreover, the media itself
often more concerns about profit rather than quality. .
A : So ?
B : Parent must have good communication to children and give understanding about the harm
of watching violence, and children need to be controlled in watching TV.
A : I agree with you. But how can we at least eliminate bad TV program, because I believe that
parent can’t control children 24 hours, right?
B : Start from ourselves, don’t watch uneducated programs, if possible, tell friends or relatives
not to watch them either. By doing so, hopefully the rating of the programs will be low, and
in turn, TV will not broadcast low rate programs.
A : You’re right.
A : What motivates you to apply for this position?
B : Actually I want to develop my skill, my career, and also to get self actualization.
A : Alright. How long had you been working at your previous job before you quit?
B : I had been working there for 3 and half years before finally I decided to quit.
A : Why did you quit?
B : Because I didn’t get chance to promote myself. And I do a monotonous job there.
A : What do you expect yourself for the next 3 years?
B : I should have been a manager.
A : What do you consider as your best trait?
B : I’m hard working, a team player, and a great motivator.
A : And ….your weakness?
B : Rather workaholic, sometimes I spend too much on working.
A : Do you have any health problems?
B : No I don’t.
A : Hi,….are you busy today?
B : Hmmm,..actually yes, but…..I think I can’t do my assignment today.
A : What’s the problem?
B : My neighbour keeps playing music all the time, and I’m distracted.
A : How about going to some quiet places? Like library?
B : Well I wish I could, but I can’t concentrate to do my work in people around,….or chat.
A : Oh I see,….so what mostly can generate your concentration?
B : Depending on my mood, and also my condition. When I’m tired, normally I can’t do my
work well. Today I’m rather in bad mood. What about you?
A : I always have music on while I work. But in fact, I still can do any jobs in any places, any
B : Oh that’s good. I can’t stand noise or distractions when I’m trying to concentrate.
A : So,….why don’t you just relax today? So tomorrow perhaps you have a good mood, and
B : Well,…I guess it’s a good idea.
A : Hello good afternoon!
B : Good afternoon, Sir! How may I assist you?
A : Yes, this is my first trip here. I don’t want to miss the best moment here. But I have no idea
where to go. Can you recommend?
B : Of course, Sir. You may go to Tanah Lot temple. It’s one of the major temples here.
A : OK, tell me about it.
B : Certainly, Sir. It is on the Southwest coast of Bali. There is a sacred spring there. You can
also meet the holy snakes there.
A : The holy snakes?? I’m afraid of snake!
B : The snakes are believed as the guardians of the temple. You are safe, the snakes never
attack people unless they are disturbed. The view there is very amazing.
A : Well, can you arrange a tour guide for me?
B : Sure. When will you go there?
A : Tomorrow, at 9 o’clock.
B : Alright, Sir. So I will arrange a trip including a tour guide for you for tomorrow.
A : How much is it?
B : It is USD 20 per person including a buffet dinner.
A : Where do I have to pay it?
B : You may charge it to your room bill.
A : OK, charge it to my room bill.
B : Thank you, Sir.
A : Hello!I’m looking for a good place to stay. Can you tell me about the facilities here?
B : Alright, Sir. Our hotel has three different types of room. They are Deluxe, Suite and Double
room. What kind of room would you like to have Sir?
A : I want a room enough for 2 people with the best facilities.
B : Well, I suggest you take the double one.
A : What’s the rate?
B : The rate for the Double room is IDR. 1.750.000,-per night.
A : What does the price include?
B : The price is including free daily breakfast and mineral water for 2 people, free wi-fi
internet, AC, safety deposit box, and also free shuttle service to the beach.
A : Is there a fitness room?
B : Yes there is.
A : We have a pet. Do you allow pet?
B : Sorry I’m afraid, pet is not allowed, Sir.
A : Ok, thank you, you are very helpful.
B : You’re welcome, Sir.
Hotel Conversation Tags:
A : How is your stay here Sir?
B : Well, pretty good! All of the staff here are friendly and very helpful.
B : Thank you, how about the meal Sir?
A : It’s great! My wife loves the the food very much.
B : Thank you. Would you like tea time this evening Sir?
A : Oh yes as usual. And,…. can you arrange for a candle light dinner for tomorrow?
B : Certainly Sir. What time could we arrange, Sir?
A : Is it possible at 8 pm?
B : Surely. How about the menu and decoration? How would you like to have?
A : Can you provide a very romantic candle light dinner in the garden with traditional balinese
decoration and balinese cuisine?
B : Certainly, we will arrange it Sir.
A : Thank you.
Hotel Conversation Tags:
A : Do you plan your personal financial?
B : Do you mean saving money?
A : Yes it can be.
B : Hmm…I spend all of my money for living cost. But I also set aside for insurance.
A : What insurance do you buy?
B : Personal accident insurance.
A : Is it important to buy a personal accident insurance?
B : I think so for me, since I work as a taxi driver, so I have more risks for an accident.
A : I see. How much is the premium?
B : I must pay Rp. 200.000,- monthly.
A : Do you trust the insurance company?
B : Yes Ido. Some of my relatives got their compensation when they got accident.
A : Is it complicated to settle the claim?
B : As long as you complete all of the documents needed, I think the insurance will pay you.
A : Good morning, how may I help you?
B : Good morning, I need to cash this money.
A : Certainly Ma’am, Could you please fill in this form?
B : Sure. Where should I give my signature?
A : In this box, please. Do you bring ID card and your saving account book?
B : Yes I do. Would you like to see them?
A : Yes please. Thank you Ma’am. How would you like the bank notes Ma’am?
B : Eight notes of one hundred thousand, please.
A : Alright, would please wait for a moment while I’m processing your cash?
B : Yes, thank you. Does it take long time?
A : No it doesn’t. Just a few minutes.
B : Alright then.
A : Here is the money, and your saving book, please.
B : Thank you very much.
A : Ouch! This is really ridiculous you know! I hate this situation!
B :Hi calm down please! Don’t be so emotional guy!
A : You just don’t know what I feel! Everything is getting worse, because of him.
B : Stop blaming other people. Be patient, and think positively.
A : You know what? He forgot to book my ticket to join the seminar tomorrow, and the ticket
is sold out. Can I still be calm?
B : Well, you don’t need to be angry, take a deep breath to control your emotion.
A : Okay,…( take a deep breath ) so,….what I do next? I’m still upset.
B : Next, think positively, turn your anger into energy. And here we go,…you can do the action
for the next step.
A : You mean, that I don’t need to get the ticket? And I should get another seminar next time?
B : Yup,…exactly. You can’t change the situation anywhy. So manage your emotion to feel
better. If you can’t change the situation, change the way you think. That’s called emotional
A : Emotional intelligence? Maybe I need to know more about it.
B : You should learn emotional intelligence.