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Kamis, 12 Juni 2014

Bahasa Inggris Bisnis 2 - Tugas Bulan Juni 2014

Name    : Mahendra Bakti Tri Putra
NPM      : 24211249
Class      : 3EB02

8. Confusing words – 1
Choose the correct word for each sentence.
Note: Answer is the one that underlined.
  1. She works for an advertisement/advertisingagency.
  2. How will the increase in interest rates affect/effect your sales?
  3. My bank manager has agreed to borrow/lendme another $2,000.
  4. We’ve had to cancel/postponethe meeting until next Monday.
  5. These machines are controlled/inspected at least once a day.
  6. My plane was delayed/postponed by an hour due to computer failure.
  7. Before coming here, I studied economics/economy at university.
  8. I am interested/interesting in their new camera.
  9. She applied for a job/work as a personnel officer.
  10. Some employees have a long journey/travel to work every day.
  11.  The cost of life/livinghas gone up again.
  12. Please send precise measurements/measures when ordering.
  13. We expect prices to raise/rise by at least five percent.
  14. We only exchange goods if you produce a receipt/recipe.
  15. I must remember/remindthe boss about that meeting this afternoon.
  16. Can you say/tellthe difference between these two products?
  17. The company is extremely sensible/sensitiveto any criticism.
  18. There’s some more paper in the stationary/stationerycupboard.

9. Banking Services
Fill each blank in the text with the correct word or phrase. Choose from the following list. Use each item once only.
commission                       issued                                   statement                           credit rating
debited                                                outstanding                       withdraw                            credit transfer
in full                                    salaries                                                banker’s draft                   financial institutions
interest                                                slip                                         cash dispenser                  standing order

Bank offers many services to business and their customers. Here are some of the most common:
Many people now have a card which enables them to 1. withdraw money from a 2. cash dispenser. You feed your card into the machine and key in your PIN (personal identification number) and the amount of money you want. If you have enough in your account, the money requested will be 3.issuedup to a daily limit. Your account is automatically 4. debited for the amount you have drawn out.
Provided you have a sound 5.credit rating,you can get a credit card from a bank and other 6. financial institution. To obtain goods or services, you present your card and sign a special voucher. When it receives the voucher, the credit card company pays the trader (less a 7. commission) and then send you a monthly 8. slip. Depending on the type of card you have, you will either have to pay 9. in full or be able to pay part of what is owed and pay 10. interest in the balance left 11. statement.
 If you need to make fixed payments at regular intervals, e.g. for insurance premiums, you can arrange a 12. credit transfer (sometimes known as a banker’s order) so that the bank will do this for you.
If you have several bills to pay, you can do this by 13. standing order . You write one cheque for the total sum involved, fill in a 14. outstandingfor each bill and hand everything to the bank cashier.
The transfer system is also used by employers to pay 15. salaries directly into employees’ bank accounts.
If you are dealing with a supplier for the first time, a16. banker’s draftmay be used as payment. This is a cheque guaranteed by a bank and therefore it is not likely to ‘bounce’.

47. What’s the job?
accountant                                         clerk                                                      personnel officer
advertising executive                    computer operator                         R&D Manager
assembly person                             draughtsperson                                receptionist
chauffeur                                            motor mechanic                               salesperson

You will be in charge of a team of highly creative individuals delivering new quality products and enhancing our existing range.
1. personnel officer

With particular responsibilities for recruitment and selection. Communication skills and a pragmatic approach to problem solving essential.
2. R&D Manager

With mechanical design experience to work as a member of a team producing designs and drawings for production. Experience of our products range is not essential.
3.draughtperson

Duties include filing, mailing, relief reception and other general office work.
4. receptionist

Needed for night shift. Clean modern factory. Varied work. Good eyesight essential.
5. assembly person

Successful applicant will be articulate and presentable. Remuneration includes retainer and car allowance plus commission structure.
6. salesperson

Reporting directly to Managing Director. You will take over financial control for all aspects of daily operation.
7. accountant

Sober habits, clean driving licence, able to be on call 7 days per week at times. Uniform supplied.
8. chauffeur

Must be experienced in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty vehicles. References must be provided from previous employers.
9. motor mechanic

You are the first person our clients will meet so you need to be friendly, stylish and efficient.
10. clerk

Some experience in the above-mentioned software is essential but training will be given to the successful applicant.
11. computer operator

You will be an essential member of an agency responsible for some of the country’s top accounts. You will be responsible for the administration of local and national promotions.
12. advertising executive

As you were reading the advertisements, did you notice word partnerships such as financial control and communication skills?
Look through the advertisements again and see how many more you can find.
Complete each of the sentences below with a suitable word partnership taken from the advertisements.
  1. We’re looking for new products to add to ourselling list.
  2. She’s an advertising executive of this team. We can’t do without her.
  3. You get more money if you work on the advertising company but it ruins your social life.
  4. He had a very good idea to solving problems.
  5. I didn’t get the job as a driver as I didn’t have a driving license.
  6. My concern are health and safety but I’m also concerned with the general welfare of employees.



Selasa, 06 Mei 2014

Movie Review - The Raid 2 : Berandal

The Raid 2 : Berandal



Synopsis
He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong.

Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap.

And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender "Yuda." In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end.

Credits
·         Starring : Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Tio Pakusadewo, Oka Antara, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, and Kazuki Kitamura
·         Written by : Gareth Evans
·         Directed by : Gareth Evans
·         Produced by : Nate Bolotin
·         MPAA Rating : [ R ]
·         Distributor : Sony Pictures Classics
·         Release Date :  March 28, 2014




Movie Review
I know what you want to hear. You want to hear that The Raid 2 is bigger, badder and bolder than the first one. That somehow Gareth Evans managed to up his game exponentially in this sequel to one of the most gloriously violent movies of all time. To his credit, The Raid 2 is in every way a bigger more ambitious movie, offering a more elaborate story, a slew of new characters, and bigger battle ratios. But sometimes more isn't better, it's just more.

The Raid 2 picks up shortly after the story of The Raid: Redemption left off. Rama (Iko Uwais) has brought Lieutenant Wahyu (Pierre Gruno) to the authorities; the wounded Bowo (Tegar Satrya) is promptly excused to receive medical care. Then, a special internal branch of the police force offers Rama a dangerous mission he can't turn down. They want to topple the organized crime of Jakarta, and to do it they need an inside man. So, Rama goes undercover in prison to befriend Uco (Arifin Putra), the spoiled, power-hungry son of a top crime boss. Upon the pair's release, a power struggle ignites that makes Rama's real identity the least of his worries.

First off, it needs to be said that The Raid 2 is a sequel in only the most ornamental of terms. Evans, who wrote and directed the action-packed thriller, races to cut out every surviving character from the first film--save Rama--in the first ten minutes. From there, Rama's arc is overshadowed by the brooding quest of Uco to prove himself as a man/crime boss. Further muddying the waters of this so-called sequel is the recasting of Yayan Ruhian, who memorably played Mad Dog in the first film. He's back as a different hit man named Prakoso, this one cloaked in a ratty beard and bolstered with a tragic backstory. It's great to see him--and his outstanding martial arts skills--again, but it's nonetheless jarring. Really, The Raid 2 could too easily have been an entirely separate Jakarta-set crime drama chock-full of brutal battle scenes and a convoluted plot. But this could have been fine if it weren't so bogged down by too many ideas.

The Raid: Redemption was a slick and satisfying movie that not only offered stupendous and sickening fight scenes but also a tight plot that perfectly fueled the narrative. In the sequel, Evans once more offers jaw-dropping fight scenes full of surprises and lightning fast hand-to-hand combat, plus generous sprays of CGI blood. But they aren't as all-around successful this time. Part of the problem is the settings. In the first film, one battle after another broke out in dingy, grey apartments that were nearly identical. With nothing much to look at in the setting, audiences were able to tune in on the gloriously intense fight choreography. But when Evans throws his fighters in a flashy hibachi restaurant or a sprawling pit of mud packed with rioting prisoners, it's difficult to narrow in on the action, and the impact is lost.

Still, the bigger problem is that these fight scenes are nested in an overly complicated mafia plot that bloats the running time to 150-minutes. As Uco strolls through a predictable pattern of frustration to betrayal, his and Rama's story is staggered by fight scenes, which makes them feel shockingly episodic. Worse yet, because so much attention goes to Uco's lackluster thread, other more intriguing elements--flashy new assassins Prakoso, Hammer Girl, and the less eye-catching Baseball Bat Man --are woefully underdeveloped. Sure, Hammer Girl looks cool as hell in the trailers, but don't expect much more than that.

Don't get me wrong: The Raid 2 offers exactly the kind of pulse-pounding, mind-snapping fight scenes we came to expect because of the sensational original. But Evans had no editing eye when it came to shaping his story, and as such the film feels more like a rant than a cohesive narrative, or a powerful part two to Rama's tale. There are just too many ideas here. Rama's adventure is sidelined for Uco's story. Uco's story eats up tons of screentime, leaving little room for the proper development of the sequel's more compelling characters, or even a solid build for Rama's thread. The lop-sided narrative deadens the emotional impact of the deadly finale. As someone who was positively crazy over The Raid: Redemption, it pains me to say it, but The Raid 2 is half wildly entertaining, and half a slog.

Passive Verb Forms

PASSIVE VERB FORMS
Change the verb to the active voice and rewrite the sentence. Be sure to keep the same tense. In some cases, it will be necessary to supply a subject (see the second example).
1.       The books were taken by John.
John took the books.
2.       The boxes were mailed today.
He mailed the boxes today.
3.       The two packages were opened by my secretary.
My secretary opened the two packages.
4.       Our homework is corrected by our teacher.
Our teacher corrects our homework.
5.       Two buildings have been constructed by that company.
That company had constructed two buildings.
6.       That room wasn’t cleaned carefully yesterday.
He didn’t clean that room carefully yesterday.
7.       The truck is being loaded by the men now.
The men are loading the truck now.
8.       Was that machine checked by the inspector?
Did the inspector check that machine?
9.       Will that report be written by the same committee?
Will the same committee write that report?
10.   Has the news been announced by the president yet?
Has the president announced the news yet?
11.   The mail is delivered to this office twice a day.
This office receives the mail twice a day.
12.   All of us were surprised by his frank attitude.
His frank attitude surprised all of us.
13.   Was the repair work done by the mechanic?
Did the mechanic do the repair work?
14.   He wasn’t very much respected by the employees.
The employees didn’t respect him very much.
15.   Are many courses in English given during the summer?
Are they giving many courses in English during the summer?


USING PASSIVE VERBS
Change the verb to the passive voice and rewrite the sentence. Be sure to keep the same tense.
1.       He signed the letter.
The letter was signed by him.
2.       The secretary opens the mail every morning.
The mails is opened by the secretary every morning.
3.       The committee is considering that proposal right now.
That proposal is being considered by the committee right now.
4.       The army will complete that project next year.
That project will be completed by the army next year.
5.       His boss has transferred him to another department.
He has been transferred to another department by his boss.
6.       Will the company distribute the announcements?
Will the announcements be distributed by the company?
7.        An artist wrote that interesting article about Paris.
That interesting article about Paris was written by an artist.
8.       Today a large number of people speak English.
English is spoken by a large number of people today.
9.       Didn’t they return those books to the library?
Were those books not return by them to the library?
10.   The government has not changed that regulation yet.
That regulation has not been changed by the government yet.
11.   Someone stole all her valuable jewelry last night.
All her valuable jewelry were stolen by someone last night.
12.   Miss Peters wrote all of the reports for Mr. Johnson.
All of the reports were written my Miss Peters for Mr. Johnson.
13.   Bad weather has delayed Flight 202 from Miami.
Flight 202 from Miami has been delayed due to bad weather.
14.   Did the court divide the money among the children?
Were the money divided by the court among the children?
15.   Many scholars have translated that famous Greek epic.
That famous Greek epic has been translated by many scholars.

ACTIVE vs PASSIVE
Use the correct voice (active or passive) and the correct tense of verb in each sentence.
1.       Everyone (shock) by the terrible news yesterday.
 Active          : The terrible news was shocked everyone yesterday.
2.       Almost everyone (enjoy) the lecture last night.
Passive         : The lecture was enjoyed by almost everyone last night.
3.       English (teach) in the schools of almost every nation.
Active           : English taught in the schools of almost every nation.
4.       That proposal (consider) by the members right now.
Passive         : That proposal is considering by the members right now.
5.       The accident (happen) right here at 6:30 last night.
Active           : The accident happened right here at 6:30 last night.
6.       Smith (teach) at the University of Washington since 1948.
Active           : Smith has taught at the University of Washington since 1948.
7.       Mr. Harris (divide) the class into two sections tomorrow.
Passive         : The class will be divided into two sections by Mr. Harris tomorrow.
8.       Wilson (borrow) the money from Brown two weeks ago.
Active           : Wilson borrowed the money from Brown two weeks ago.
9.       Not much (say) about the matter since that time.
Active           : Not much said about the matter since that time.
10.   My friend (write) to me about it several times now.
Active           : My friend is writing to me about it several times now.
11.   Davis (promote) to the rank of sergeant last week.
Active           : Davis was promoted to the rank of sergeant last week.
12.   That event (occur) shortly after the meeting last week.
Active           : That event occurred shortly after the meeting last week.
13.   All the students (bring) guests to the party tomorrow night.
Passive         : Guests will be brought by all the students to the party tomorrow night.
14.   Less than half of the cans of paint (use) up to now.
Passive         : The cans of paint is being used less than half up to now.
15.   More classes in English (list) in the catalog next fall.
Passive         : The catalog will be listed more classes in English next fall.
16.   Everything (go) well so far. There (be) no trouble yet.
Active           : Everything is going well so far. There is no trouble yet.
17.   That movie about Napoleon’s life (disappoint) me greatly.
Active           : That movie about Napoleon’s life disappointed me greatly.
18.   The mail (deliver, always) to this office before 10 a.m.
Active           : The mail is always deliver to this office before 10 a.m.
19.   Who (furnish) the food for the picnic next weekend?
Active           : Who will furnish the food for the picnic next weekend?
20.   At this time, much attention (devote) to that problem.
Active           : At this time, much attention is devoting to that problem.
21.   Think carefully. I’m sure you (remember) his name.
Active           : Think carefully. I’m sure you remember his name.
22.   We (treat) very kindly by our hosts last Saturday.
Active           : Our hosts were treated us very kindly last Saturday.
23.   Mr. Wilson (make) something interesting statements yesterday.
Passive         : Something interesting statements were made by Mr. Wilson yesterday.
24.   A new textbook (publish) by that company next year.
Active           : That company will publish a new textbook next year.
25.   The noise from the trains (annoy) me terribly last night.
Active           : The noise from the trains annoyed me terribly last night.
26.   That old red house (build) in the year 1822.
Active           : That old red house was built in the year 1822.
27.   The report (examine, not) by a committee of experts yet.
Active           : A committee of expert has not examine the report yet.
28.   Cocktails (serve) to the guests about 10 minutes from now.
Passive         : Cocktails will be served to the guests about 10 minutes from now.
29.   His sharp remarks (embarrass) everyone last night.
Active           : His sharp remarks embarrassed everyone last night.
30.    Fred (introduce) to the fellow by Mr. Brown yesterday.
Active           : Mr. Brown introduced Fred to the fellow yesterday.
31.   Listen to this! I think this news (surprise) you!
Active           : Listen to this! I think this news will surprise you!
32.   The Ajax Shoe Company (employ) 25 new men next month.
Active           : The Ajax Shoe Company will employ 25 new men next month.
33.   Only 25 new students (admit) into the department in 1955.
Active           : Only 25 new students were admitted into the department in 1955.
34.   A second coat of paint (spread) over that surface tomorrow.
Active           : A second coat of paint will spread over that surface tomorrow.


Rabu, 09 April 2014

How to Make Indonesian Fried Rice

How to Make Indonesian Fried Rice

Ingredients :
·         1 ½  cups long-grain white rice
·         ¾  cup water
·         1 ¾  cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
·         1 qt. plus 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
·         8 krupuk (Indonesian shrimp crackers; optional)
·         2 cups thinly sliced shallots
·         2 large chopped garlic cloves
·         1 lb. sliced skinless boneless chicken breast
·         1 lb. medium shrimp
·         2 minced hot red chiles
·         1 ¼  tsp. salt
·         2 tbsp. ketjap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
·         1 tbsp. Asian fish sauce
·         4 sliced scallions

Procedure :
1.       Rinse and drain 1 ½ cups of long-grain white rice.
2.       Bring the rice, ¾ cups of water, and 1 ½ cups of chicken broth to a full rolling boil in a 4-quart heavy saucepan.
3.       Cover the pan and reduce the heat to low. Cook the ingredients until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender. This should take about 15 minutes. Then, remove the pan from heat and let it stand covered for 5 minutes, giving the rice time to absorb the flavors.
4.       Transfer the rice mixture to a shallow bowl. Allow it to cool to room temperature – this should take about 30 minutes. Chill the rice mixture for 8 to 12 hours.
5.       Heat 1 quart of oil a 4-quart pot over high heat. Heat it until a thermometer registers 375°F (190°C).
6.       Cook the krupuk (optional). Gently drop 2 krupuk in the oil. Fry the krupuk until they float to the surface and curl up and expand, which should take about 20 seconds. Then, turn the krupuk over and fry them until they’re pale golden – about ten more seconds. Then, transfer them to a paper towel with a slotted spoon until they drain. Fry the remaining krupuk in 3 batches in the same way. When the krupuk is cooked, cool it and break it into pieces.
7.       Break up the rice into individual grains. Do this with your fingers. This will help the rice absorb the other ingredients.
8.       Heat the remaining 3 tbsp. of oil in a wok over high heat. Heat it until it's hot but not smoking. Then, add 2 cups of thinly sliced shallots and fry them in the heat for 1 minute. Add 2 large chopped garlic cloves to the mixture and stir-fry them for an additional 30 seconds.
9.       Add the chicken to the stir-fry mix. Add 1 lb. of sliced skinless boneless chicken breast to the mixture until the chicken is no longer pink, which should take about 2 minutes.
10.   Add the shrimp, chiles, and salt to the mixture. Add 1 lb. of peeled and deveined medium shrimp, 2 minced hot red chiles, and 1 1/4 tsp. of salt to the mixture and cook them for 2-3 minutes, until the shrimp are cooked through.
11.   Add the remaining broth and ketjab manis to the rice. Add 1/4 cups of chicken broth and the ketjab manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce) to the mixture and stir-fry it until the rice is heated, which should take another 2 minutes.
12.   Remove the mixture from the heat. Stir in 1 tbsp. of Asian fish sauce and 4 sliced scallions until the mixture is combined well.
13.   Serve. Serve the Indonesian fried rice on a platter with krupuk, cucumber slices, and hard-boiled eggs.

Source :

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Fried-Rice