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Speak i n d o podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. In addition to the Indonesian folk stories in season 1, we also want to share personal stories that might help inspire others. Each true story in each episode is shared by a real i n d o person who will present it in Indonesian and which we will then translate into English. More information is available on our blog: speakindo.life or on youtube channel speak indo. Selamat menikmati!

Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner (A-B section ONLY)-Intermediate-Advanced.
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Dangdut is The Music of My Country
S3 E9 is a story from Inul Daratista, a famous dangdut singer and entrepreneur in Indonesia from Pasuruan, East Java. She is well-known for her signature dance moves which she calls Goyang Inul. Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 05:29 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. For vocabularies and cultural info: www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Guest speaker photo: personal collection / inul's management
11:39
October 2, 2021
Abraham's Daughter
S3 E8 is Yoga Adhitrisna’s reflection that is based on his life observations and uses three different sources as metaphor. He is an activist, a thinker,  the Founder & Chief Creative Officer of Berakar Komunikasi or Rooted Communication advertising agency. Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 04:15 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. For vocabularies and cultural info: www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Advanced Guest speaker photo: personal collection
09:37
September 10, 2021
Finding Madame Juteq
S3 E7 is a story about how Alvina Hendradi eventually responded to her calling after ignoring it for more than 30 years. She is a part-time mother of two, who works as a contractor and a songwriter/producer. Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 06:30 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. For vocabularies and cultural info: www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Guest speaker photo: personal collection  Guest speaker Instagram and Youtube: Madame Juteq
12:53
August 13, 2021
Kerupuk and Sambal
This is a story about kerupuk and sambal, which may be one of the things that Indonesian can't eat without. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner to Intermediate Content: 00:00 - intro 00:38 - Indo version 02:04 - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:25
July 30, 2021
A Protector Or A Robber
This is one of the first stories that showed me how professions do not define people's real character.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner to Intermediate Content: 00:00 - intro 00:38 - Indo version 01:57 - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:17
July 10, 2021
Biak: Debris of War
Season 3 Episode 6 is a story from Evi Aryati Arbay, who is originally from Jakarta and currently resides there. She works as an ethnographer, author and tour operator specialist. She has written books titled BIAK Debris of War, Dani The Highlander, and Baduy Locked In Time.  Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 04:47 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. For vocabularies and cultural info: www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Guest speaker photo: personal collection
09:37
June 25, 2021
A Bigger Tummy
This is a story about an era where for me, food is either good or very good. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner to Intermediate Content: 00:00 - intro 00:38 - Indo version 02:07 - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:31
June 13, 2021
Indonesia Raya in Raijua
Season 3  Episode 5 is a story from Basa Nova Siregar, who is originally from the west coast of Lampung. She currently resides in Sleman, Yogyakarta and works as a freelance writer. This story was published in the magazine Utusan, Yayasan Basis Yogyakarta, in the number 11, November 2020 edition. Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 05:45 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. For vocabularies and cultural info: www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced  Guest speaker photo: personal collection
12:10
May 28, 2021
The First Culture Shock
This is a story about the first culture shock during our early university days.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner to Intermediate Content: 00:00 - intro 00:38 - Indo version 02:05 - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:24
May 18, 2021
How Music Unites Us
Season 3  Episode 4, is a story from Rusmailia Lenggogeni who is originally from Jakarta. She currently resides in Jakarta and works as a writer and an advertising creative director. Content: 00:00 - Intro 00:38 - Indo version 04:45 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced (Speaking speed and words: Advanced) Guest speaker photo: personal collection
11:05
May 18, 2021
Homesick
This is a story about our home.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Beginner to Intermediate Content: 00:00 - intro  00:38 - Indo version   02:15 - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:51
April 9, 2021
The Smell of Salted Fish
Season 3  Episode 3, is a story from Sulung Landung who is originally from Pematang Siantar, North Sumatera. He currently lives and works in Jakarta as a manager for artists, establishing the company Avatara88 ARTIST MANAGEMENT. Content:  00:00 - Intro  00:38 - Indo version   04:35 - English version This episode is one of our editions as we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced (Speaking speed: Advanced) Guest Speaker Photo by: Dion Wiyoko Sponsorships: off for this episode
10:29
March 26, 2021
Once Upon A Time
This is a story about our family. The first episode for beginner to intermediate level.    Content: 00:00​​ - intro  00:38​​ - Indo version   02:20​​ - English version This episode is one of our editions when we are still in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
04:57
March 11, 2021
My Path
Season 3  Episode 2 is a story from Lydia Anggraeni Kidarsa, who is originally from Bandung and currently resides there. 00:00​​ - intro  00:38​​ - Indo version   07:50​​ - English version This episode is one of our editions in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.  Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. If you want to support Lydia's innovations, please donate to  Bank Name: BCA ( Bank Central Asia ) Account Number: 5140 5000 72 Name: Lydia Anggraeni Kidarsa Swift Code: CENAIDJA Email: Lydia@Kidarsa.com IG: bioteknik93 Web: bioteknik.com Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
16:41
February 26, 2021
The Child In All of Us
Season 3 Episode 1, is a story from Cyntha Hariadi who is a writer from Tangerang, Banten. She now resides in Ubud, Bali.  00:00​ - intro  00:38​ - Indo version   07:37​ - English version This episode is one of our editions in the midst of Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Guest Speaker Photo: Cyntha Hariadi personal collection by Adi Nugroho photography  Poem translated by Syarafina Vidyadhana & Rara Rizal Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
14:48
January 27, 2021
The Sound of A Nation's Modernity
Season 2 Episode 13, is a story from Addie MS, who is originally from Jakarta. He currently resides in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a musician, music director and conductor of the Twilite Orchestra. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   10:04​ - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
20:24
November 28, 2020
Human's Best Friend
Season 2 Episode 12, is a story from Bagus Permadi Himawan, closely known as Iwan Bagus. He is originally from Jakarta, Indonesia and has lived in Washington DC for 26 years. He currently works as a professor and a photographer. For those who grew up in the 80s and 90s in Indonesia, you might recognize him (or might also be one of his biggest fans) as a well-known model who frequently graced the covers of various top magazines. Content:  00:00​​ - intro  00:32​​ - Indo version   10:00​​ - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
19:54
October 30, 2020
A Love Story
Season 2 Episode 11, is a story from Nouf Zahrah Anastasia who is from Jakarta. She now lives in Sawangan, Depok, West Java with her husband, Sukma Kurniawan, and works as an educator for the children with special needs. Their child is now 12 years old. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   09:10 - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
17:38
October 1, 2020
Zoom Wedding
Season 2 Episode 10, is a story from Dini Djalal. She is originally from Jakarta and now resides in Singapore. She was previously a Senior Communications Officer for the World Bank and then for APEC. She is now writing a book and developing a start-up. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   08:10 - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Photo credit: Justin Eeles
16:22
August 29, 2020
The Mask of Life
Season 2 Episode 9, is a story from Didik Nini Thowok, which reminds us how the lack of knowledge could make us a fool, and the lack of wisdom could make us a destroyer. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   07:00 - English version Bullying and discrimination both could cause deep pain mentally and physically and even death. But yet, both have been never ending topics because history keeps on repeating.  There are many ways to conquer bullying and discrimination, from fighting back to focusing on what we do and what we love the most, as a way to open the eyes of those who lack this knowledge and wisdom. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. *The name of the song: Ojo Lamis by Ki Nartosabdho (Composer & Shadow Puppeteer) Photo credit: collection of Didik Nini Thowok Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
15:12
July 25, 2020
Girl Scouts
Season 2  Episode 8 is a story from Nurwitasari Salim, who in short is called Wita. She is originally from Jakarta, Indonesia. She currently resides in Maryland and works as a teacher. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   06:25 - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
13:41
July 12, 2020
Turning Point
Season 2  Episode 7 is a story from Antonius Conners, who in short is called Adam. He is originally from Blitar, East Java, Indonesia. He currently resides in Washington, DC and works as an ICU nurse at the George Washington University Hospital. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   08:45 - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
17:29
June 24, 2020
It’s OK to be Selfish
Season 2  Episode 6  is a story from Helen Simarmata, she was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, lives now in Depok and works as a freelancer and housemom. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   11:45 - English version This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.  Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
24:13
June 13, 2020
Who are we? Friends of nature?
Season 2  Episode 5  is a story from Henricus Kusbiantoro. He was born and grew up in Bandung, Indonesia. He is a creative director, brand and graphic designer based in New York who in his spare time loves to take his wife and son to go hiking and camping each year as a cherished family tradition at the national parks in the country and around the world. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   07:55 - English version We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
15:14
June 9, 2020
Eid Al-Fitr and Chinese New Year
Season 2 Episode 4 is a story from Irawan Nugroho. He is originally from Semarang, Indonesia, grew up in Manokwari, Papua, studied in Solo, worked in Jakarta then America in 1994. He currently lives in Fairfax, VA, as a freelance writer, interpreter and journalist.  This is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic. Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   03:15 - English version We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.   Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
07:31
May 23, 2020
Taking The First Step
Season 2 Episode 3 is a story from Devyandra, she’s originally from Jakarta, Indonesia and currently she lives in Virginia as a housewife.    Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   10:40 - English version This is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.   Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew   Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
20:53
May 3, 2020
Letter From Afar
Season 2  Episode 2 is when we are far from our loved ones.  Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   02:21 - English version It is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.  Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
04:36
April 22, 2020
In Sickness & In Health
Season 2 Episode 1 is a story from Diana Daulima Dunham, she’s originally from Jakarta, and she is currently working as the Assistant Director for Member Service at American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington DC.  Content:  00:00​ - intro  00:32​ - Indo version   10:10 - English version The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
19:18
March 24, 2020
Garuda Wisnu Kencana
Season 1 Episode 8 is a folk story from Bali.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at:   AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube Content:  00:00- intro  00:15 - Indo version   05:30 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
10:21
October 15, 2019
The Story of Roro Jonggrang
Season 1 Episode 7 is a folk story from Central Java.  Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English.   Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced. For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at:    AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube   Content:   00:00- intro   00:15 - Indo version    06:20 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
August 10, 2019
The Origins of Lake Toba
Season 1 Episode 6 is a folk story from North Sumatra.  Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English.    Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced.  For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at:     AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube    Content:    00:00 - intro    00:15 - Indo version     05:23 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
July 19, 2019
The Origins of The Cendrawasih Bird
Season 1 Episode 5 is a folk story from Papua.  Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English.   Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced. For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at:    AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube   Content:   00:00 - intro   00:15 - Indo version    06:20 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
June 29, 2019
The Hawk Conqueror
Season 1 Episode 4 is a folk story from South Sulawesi. Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced. For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at: AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube Content: 00:00 - intro 00:15 - Indo version 10:55 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
June 22, 2019
River Dolphins of Mahakam
Season 1 Episode 3 is a folk story from Mahakam, East Kalimantan.  Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced. For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at: AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube Content: 00:00 - intro 00:15 - Indo version 07:50 - English version Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
May 14, 2019
Malin Kundang
Season 1 Episode 2 is a folk story from Padang, West Sumatra.  Speak indo podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced. For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at: AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube Content: 00:00- intro 00:15 - Indo version 07:50 - English version  Selamat Menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
May 11, 2019
Lutung Kasarung
Season 1 Episode 1 is a folk story from West Java.  Each story is in Indonesian language and translated in English. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced.  For Beginner - Intermediate level episodes are available at:  AB section on our blog I Season 0 on our podcast I (starting from) Season 3 Episode A on youtube  Content:  00:00 - intro  00:15 - Indo version  08:45 - English version  Selamat Menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
May 11, 2019