FILIPINO - Intermediate
Prerequisites. Completion of Filipino 1A and 1B, or one year of Tagalog instruction, or placement test.
This is an intermediate class. The students shall learn four skills in the use of Filipino: paglalahad (explaining); paglalarawan (description); pagsasalaysay (narrating a story); and pangangatwiran (argumentation). Vocabulary is expanded through dialogues and essays. Each lesson shall have several components: reading to increase vocabulary and study grammatical structures; doing a role-play; a istening exercise; and writing a dialogue or a paragraph. Other activities include games, songs, translation practice and pair work. At the end of the course, the students should be able to talk about themselves, their families and communities; narrate events and stories, give instructions and explanations, and express opinions.