8-Day Philippines Tagalog Language for Beginners Online Class
Learn the basics of the Philippines' Tagalog language from the comforts of your own home with this 8-session beginner’s online course. This course includes 8 60-minute sessions and is perfect for those who want to learn the basics of Tagalog, or just brush up on it. By the end of the course, you should be able to understand basic phrases and simple sentences in Tagalog.
Each class is an hour long and may be scheduled once a day for 8 days in a row, every other day, or once a week for 8 weeks. Should you need to reschedule, remember to give your instructor advance notice. After your schedule is finalized, you will receive a link to a Zoom meeting that will host your classes.
In your first class, your instructor will teach you how to introduce yourself. You’ll learn your first Tagalog words, including “kumusta.” Your second class will complement the first one, as it will help you with what to say when conversing with people you just met. The third class will focus on numbers, hours, days of the week, and months. In your fourth session, you will get the chance to practice what you learned in the first three classes in a roleplaying activity with your instructor.
You will learn the words and phrases related to family, friends, and other relationships like “nanay,” “tatay,” “ate,” and “kuya” during your fifth class. Your sixth class will tackle commonly used verbs used in daily activities, while your seventh class will focus on practical Tagalog phrases and sentences that will allow you to ask for directions and order food. Your final session will give you the opportunity to try the new words you’ve learned in all of your previous classes through roleplaying.
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Day 1 - Session 1: How to say “Hi” and other niceties
Start your course by learning the basics like how to say “Hello,” introduce yourself to a local, and ask people about their day and how they have been.
Day 2 - Session 2: What to say when getting to know other people
To help you better understand people, this class will teach you the phrases and sentences that you can use to be better acquainted with the locals.
Day 3 - Session 3: Numbers, hours, days, and months
“Isa, dalawa, tatlo.” Know how to count in Tagalog during your third class. Your instructor will also teach you the Tagalog words used for hours, days of the week, and months.
Day 4 - Session 4: Practice session - Roleplaying
To ensure that you absorbed all the information your instructor taught you in the first three classes, your fourth session will have you roleplaying with your teacher.
Day 5 - Session 5: Members of the family and other relationships
Filipinos are very family-oriented, which is also reflected in the words used to describe familial relationships. This class will introduce you to these words, allowing you to better appreciate this aspect of Filipino culture.
Day 6 - Session 6: Commonly used verbs and adverbs to describe daily activities
In your sixth class, your instructor will teach you words and phrases so you can easily answer when someone asks you, “Anong ginagawa mo?” (What are you doing?)
Day 7 - Session 7: Asking for directions and ordering food
Your seventh session will allow you to go around the city more easily as you will learn how to ask for directions and order food in Tagalog.
Day 8 - Session 8: Practice session - Roleplaying
To end your course, you will participate in a roleplaying activity that will allow you to apply everything you have learned from all of your previous classes. Remember to have fun!
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Once confirmed, our operator will be providing a Zoom link to you via e-mail. There, you will have your private class for an hour per sub-topic. You may choose to change your preferred schedule. It may be on 8 consecutive days, every other day, or once a week.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original schedule subject to approval.
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