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Module IV Objectives

At the end of this module, you will be able to perform the following tasks in Tagalog: Lesson 9: At the Market 1. Buy seafood, meat, vegetables, and fruits. 2. Tell the salesperson what you want to buy and ask how much the items cost. 3. Buy items of food, …

Taglish

Taglish As you learn Tagalog and begin to converse with Filipinos, you will undoubtedly encounter “Taglish“. It is a “dialect” that is prevalent in the Manila area.  Taglish is a combination of Tagalog and English.  If one visits Manila, they may be surprised at how many people understand …

Time of Day Greetings in Tagalog

In the last post I mentioned some of the most common greetings I encounter everyday here in the Philippines. I wrote about “Saan ka pupunta?” and “Saan ka galing?” and also “Kumusta?”. In this post I want to mention a few more common ones. I don’t here these …

Most Common Tagalog Greetings

I am currently living in the Philippines (since April 2014). I live in a poor area of Pampanga province. My host family speaks Tagalog at home even though the local language is Kapampangan. The area where I live is one of the “resettlement” communities that were created right …

First Post on the Learn Tagalog Blog

Hello and welome to the first blog post on this site. The other pages on this site are “static” pages and not really part of a blog. I’ve been wanting to create a place to write about Tagalog on a regular basis. This “blog” area gives me that …