This is an intermediate class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional-situational approach in learning a language.The students will learn four necessary skills in the effective use of Filipino: paglalahad (defining and explaining); paglalarawan (describing a person, place, or feelings); pagsasalaysay (narrating a story); and pangangatwiran (arguing). The vocabulary of the student is expanded through sample dialogues and short essays. Each lesson shall have several components: reading a text to increase vocabulary and study grammatical structures; engaging in role-play; listening and writing a short dialogue (eight lines) or a short paragraph (four to five sentences). Other classroom techniques are games, songs, and pair work.