Sunday, June 17, 2012
Muhammad Ahkam Arifin
Losari beach is a beautiful beach and located on the edge city of Makassar. It is located only about 3 km from the center of Makassar (Karebosi Park). The beach used to be the longest café in Asia, because many cafes stand in along the beach, but now the cafes are collected in a special place so it does not spread along the coast. Charm of the beach is mainly seen in the evening when the sunset stands out. This is a major attraction of people’s coming to the Losari beach. Every evening hundreds of people come to witness the panorama of red as the sun will disappear into the ocean, so do not miss the sunset at the Losari beach. If the sky is sunny, the scenery is absolutely perfect. Because of its location in a bay, the water of Losari is even often quiet as usual pool water.
Losari is its waterfront of Makassar. The lengthy of the beach is approximately one kilometer and it is a public space that can be accessed by anyone. On this beach there is a park called the Pelataran Bahari (Marine Park), with semicircular area of nearly one hectare. This place is a plaza with a clean floor for children to play and running around, while parents and teens sit on concrete benches to enjoy the sea breeze. From this place, you are also free to view out to the sea and watch the sunset slowly turns reddish in the line of the horizon. The reflected light also creates sheen on the surface of sea water.
The Pelataran Bahari also serves as the stadium of open water to watch the coastal waters in front of Losari beach. This coastal water is often used as a racecourse jet ski, boat races and traditional boat jolloro katinting, or become a transit point of rely of Sandeq traditional sailboats and yachts.
In Losari there are also a few hotels. Some of them qualified as a tree stars hotel. The hotel is offering panoramic beauty of the sea with luxury service treats. There are Losari Beach Hotel, Losari Beach Inn, Makassar Golden Hotel, and Pantai Gapura Hotel. All of the hotels located in Jalan Penghibur.
(Adapted from indotravelinfo.blogspot.com)
Berbentuk setengah bulatan
1.Where is Losari beach located?
Answer key: Losari beach is located on the edge city of Makassar only about 3 km from the center of Makassar (Karebosi Park).
2.What attraction does Losari beach offer?
Answer key: Losari beach offers its charming sunset.
3.Based on the text, how long is Losari beach?
Answer key: (the lengthy of) Losari beach is approximately one kilometer.
4.What is the name of the place where the children can play and run?
Answer key: the place is called the Pelataran Bahari (Marine Park).
5.How many hotels does the writer mention?
Answer key: The author mentions three hotels.
6.According to the text, we may conclude that Losari beach is suitable for whom?
Answer key: Losari beach is suitable for anyone.
7.What is the main idea of the text?
Answer key: Losari beach is a good place to visit.
8.This is a major attraction of people’s coming to the Losari beach. (paragraph 1)
The underlined word refers to….
Answer key: the word ‘this’ refers to ‘charm of the beach.’
9.Every evening hundreds of people come to witness the panorama of red as the sun will disappear into the ocean…. (paragraph 1)
What does the underlined word mean?
Answer key: the word ‘disappear’ means ‘set.’
10.Long of the beach is approximately one kilometer and it is a public space that can be accessed by anyone. (paragraph 2)
The word “approximately” in line 7 is closest in meaning to....
Answer key: the word ‘approximately’ means ‘around.’