Cerita pendek bahasa Inggris atau short story dapat digunakan sebagai sarana pembelajaran untuk anak-anak berlatih membaca ataupun menulis dalam bahasa Inggris. Juga dapat digunakan bahan sebagai story telling.
Story telling adalah sebuah kemampuan atau teknik penyampaian atau bercerita mengenai sebuah cerita, kisah, dialog dan lain sebagainya.
Ini adalah beberapa cerita rakyat nusantara populer yang dapat digunakan untuk story telling dalam bahasa Inggris.
Cerita Pendek Bahasa Inggris -Timun Mas
Long time ago in the island of Java, Indonesia, lived a few farmer. They had actually wed for some years however they had no children. So they hoped to a beast called Buta Ijo to give them kids. Buta Ijo was a ferocious and powerful beast. He granted their dream on one condition. When their kids had grown up, they had to sacrifice them to Buta Ijo. He liked consuming fresh meat of person. The farmers consented to his problem. Several months later on the other half was expectant.
She gave birth to a beautiful baby lady. They called her Timun Emas. The farmers mored than happy. Timun Emas was extremely healthy as well as a very wise lady. She was likewise very attentive. When she was a teen Buta Ijo concerned their home. Timun Emas was terrified so she fled to conceal. The farmers then informed Buta Ijo that Timun Emas was still a youngster. They asked him to hold off. Buta Ijo agreed. He guaranteed to come again. The following year Buta Ijo returned. But again and again their parents said that Timun Emas was still a youngster.
When the 3rd time Buta Ijo came their moms and dads had prepared something for him. They gave Timun Emas numerous bamboo needles, seeds of cucumber, clothing and also salt.
‘ Timun, take these things’
‘ Just what are these points?’
‘ These are your tools. Buta Ijo will chase you. He will eat you active. So run as rapid as you can. As well as if he will certainly capture you spread this to the ground. Now go!’
Timun Emas was terrified so she ran as quickly as she could. When Buta Ijo arrived she was much from home. He was very upset when he recognized that his victim had actually left. So he went to chase her. He had a sharp nose so he knew what direction his victim ran.
Timun Emas was just a lady while Buta Ijo was a monster so he could easily capture her up. When he was just numerous actions behind Timun Emas quickly spread the seeds of cucumber. In secs they turned into numerous vines of cucumber. The worn down Buta Ijo was really thirsty so he ordered and ate them. When Buta Ijo was busy consuming cucumber Timun Emas can flee.
However soon Buta Ijo understood and also began running again. When he was just a number of steps behind Timun Emas threw her bamboo needles. Quickly they transformeded into dense bamboo trees. Buta Ijo discovered it tough to pass. It took him time to damage the thick bamboo woodland. Meanwhile Timun Emas can run further.
Buta Ijo chased her once more. When he almost capture her again and again Timun Emas tossed her clothing. This moment it developed into a lake. Buta Ijo was busy to save himself so Timun Emas ran way. Yet Buta Ijo can conquer it and also continued chasing her.
Finally when Timun Emas was almost captured she tossed her salt. Quickly the land where Buta Ijo stood turned into ocean. Buta Ijo was sunk and also passed away quickly.
Timun Emas was appreciative to god and also came back to her home.
Cerita pendek Bahasa Inggris – KEONG MAS
Once, there was a couple living in a royal residence. They were Prince Raden Putra and also Dewi Limaran. Royal prince Raden Putra’s papa was the king of the kingdom.
One day, Dewi Limaran was walking in the royal residence yard. All of a sudden she saw a snail. It was awful as well as disgusting.
” Yuck!” stated Dewi Limaran and afterwards she threw it away right into a river.
She did not know that the snail was actually an old and also powerful witch. She might transform herself right into anything. The witch was mad to Dewi Limaran. The witch put a spell on her and also changed her into a gold snail. The witch after that tossed it away into the river.
The golden snail was drifting away in the river as well as got caught into a net. An old lady was angling as well as utilized her net to catch some fish. She was surprised to see a gold snail in her web. She took it and brought it residence. When the old woman got up in the morning, she was stunned that the house was in the excellent condition.
The floor was wiped. And also she also had food on the table. She was thinking very hard.
” That did this to me? The person is really kind.” It took place repeatedly every early morning.
The old lady was very interested. One night she chose to stay up late. She was peeping from her room to know that prepared for her. Then, she could not believe what she saw. The gold snail she caught in the river became a lovely female. The old female approached her.
” Who are you, girl?”
“I am Dewi Limaran, Ma’am. A witch cursed me. I can alter back as a human just in the evening,” explained Dewi Limaran.
“The spell could be broken if I listen to the tune from the divine gamelan,” proceeded Dewi Limaran.
The old woman after that rushed to the palace. She spoke with Royal prince Raden Putra concerning her other half.
Royal prince Raden Putra was so happy. He had actually been seeking his better half all over.
He then prayed and meditated. He asked the gods to offer him the divine gamelan. He wanted to break the witch’s spell. After numerous days hoping as well as meditating, lastly gods provided his dream. He immediately brought the divine gamelan to the old woman’s house. He played it beautifully. And then remarkably the gold snail turned into the beautiful Dewi Limaran.
The couple was so happy that they could be together again. They also said thanks to the old lady for her kindness. As a return, they asked her to remain in the palace