19 episodes

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. Let's share positivity. Selamat menikmati!

Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced

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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. Let's share positivity. Selamat menikmati!

Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced

    A Love Story

    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.

    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 min
    Zoom Wedding

    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.

    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 min
    The Mask of Life

    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.

    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 min
    Girl Scouts

    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.

    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 min
    Turning Point

    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.

    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 min
    It’s OK to be Selfish

    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.

    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  

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    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 min

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Clear and articulate Indonesian language practice that also expose foreigners to well known stories many Indonesians grow up with.

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