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Change the following sentences into indirect speech. Read the sentences aloud.     This is the story of Batu Golog from West Nusa Tenggara. There lived a family, a father named Amaq Lembain and a mother named Inaq Lembain. They had two children, They were farm workers. One day, Inaq Lembain asked the children to follow her when she worked. Inaq Lembain said, "Dear, please sit down on this stone. I will pound the rice." The children said, "Mom, the stone grow taller." Inaq Lembain replied, "Please wait. I am still working." Batu Golog became taller and the children screamed, "Mom, please help us." Inaq Lembain didn't see her children and said, "Dear, where are you?" The children replied, "Mom, the stone brought us here. We are on the top of the stone." Inaq Lembain was shocked seeing the stone grew tall over the clouds, then she said to the stone, "Don't bring my children." Inaq Lembain prayed to God, "Give me power to save my children." Inaq Lembain got the power and said to her children, "Dear, I am so sorry because I have ignored you. Now, I will save you." Inaq Lembain wagged her girdle to the stone. The stone was cut into three pieces which quaked the land which was later called Desa Gembong, Dasan Batu, and Montong Teker. Suddenly, two birds were flying near Inaq Lembain and said, "Mom, we are your children and we have changed into birds." (Translated from: M.G. Hesti Puji Rastuti, Kumpulan Cerita Rakyat, Klaten, lntan Sejati, 2007)

Pertanyaan

Change the following sentences into indirect speech. Read the sentences aloud.


    This is the story of Batu Golog from West Nusa Tenggara. There lived a family, a father named Amaq Lembain and a mother named Inaq Lembain. They had two children, They were farm workers. One day, Inaq Lembain asked the children to follow her when she worked.

  1. Inaq Lembain said, "Dear, please sit down on this stone. I will pound the rice."
  2. The children said, "Mom, the stone grow taller."
  3. Inaq Lembain replied, "Please wait. I am still working."
  4. Batu Golog became taller and the children screamed, "Mom, please help us."
  5. Inaq Lembain didn't see her children and said, "Dear, where are you?"
  6. The children replied, "Mom, the stone brought us here. We are on the top of the stone."
  7. Inaq Lembain was shocked seeing the stone grew tall over the clouds, then she said to the stone, "Don't bring my children."
  8. Inaq Lembain prayed to God, "Give me power to save my children."
  9. Inaq Lembain got the power and said to her children, "Dear, I am so sorry because I have ignored you. Now, I will save you."
  10. Inaq Lembain wagged her girdle to the stone. The stone was cut into three pieces which quaked the land which was later called Desa Gembong, Dasan Batu, and Montong Teker. Suddenly, two birds were flying near Inaq Lembain and said, "Mom, we are your children and we have changed into birds."

(Translated from: M.G. Hesti Puji Rastuti, Kumpulan Cerita Rakyat, Klaten, lntan Sejati, 2007)

Pembahasan Soal:

Instruksi soal di atas adalah mengubah kalimat langsung (Direct Speech) menjadi kalimat tidak langsung (Indirect Speech). Kita akan membahas kalimat nomor 6.

The children replied, "Mom, the stone brought us here. We are on the top of the stone."

Jadi jawaban yang tepat adalah "The children replied their mom that the stone brought them there. They were on the top of the stone."

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Terakhir diupdate 02 Maret 2021

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