At last, a way to improve your Tagalog! Written by Joi Barrios as the continuation of her best-selling Tagalog for Beginners book, Intermediate Tagalog is the first intermediate-level book designed specifically for people who already speak or understand some basic Tagalog and now wish to achieve greater fluency in speaking, reading and writing standard Filipinoathe national language of the Philippines. The carefully-constructed lessons in this book point out common grammatical errors that English speakers make when speaking Tagalog, and present qreal-lifeq conversations demonstrating how the language is spoken in Manila today. Extensive cultural notes are provided, along with exercises and activities that introduce the use of the Tagalog language in a wide range of everyday situations. The 20 lessons give you all the basic skills needed to speak Tagalog fluently: paglalarawan (the ability to describe people, places and feelings); pagsasalaysay (the ability to tell a storyawhether a news story, a folktale, or an anecdote); paglalahad (how to explain somethingafor example, a custom or tradition, or how to cook a dish); and pangangatuwiran (reasoning and abstract thinking).Learn to Speak Fluent Tagalog (Filipino), the National Language of the Philippines (Downloadable material included) Joi Barrios. 5. SPOKEN FILIPINO: ... In more natural speech, you can just attach the word sana (hope/wish) before or after your preference ... You want to buy a condo that is: small; has two- bedrooms; one bathroom; near your place of work; top floor; around 100 square meters. You thinkanbsp;...
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