Useful Expression: “Need A Lift?”

“Need a lift?” (also: “Need a ride?) — “Mau nebeng/numpang gak?” When you say “(Do you) need a lift?” to someone, it means you’re offering someone a ride in a car with you. “Give someone a lift” means to provide transportation for someone e.g. take someone somewhere in your car (also “give someone a ride”). Examples:… Read More Useful Expression: “Need A Lift?”

American English Pronunciation: How to pronounce “wanted”

Listen to the audio while reading the text. Native English speakers often transform and delete sounds in their speech in order to speak with more flow and efficiency — to say the most they can in the shortest amount of time. Here, the Americans tend to delete the central “t” in “wanted” to say: [Wɑ… Read More American English Pronunciation: How to pronounce “wanted”