Intermediate Tagalog

Intermediate Tagalog

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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 Filipinoa€”the 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 storya€”whether a news story, a folktale, or an anecdote); paglalahad (how to explain somethinga€”for 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;...

Title:Intermediate Tagalog
Author:Joi Barrios
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing - 2015-04-14


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