- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
This item may be
Check for Availability
Other titles in the Teach Yourself series:
Complete Filipino (Tagalog): A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)
Synopses & Reviews
It's easy to teach yourself Filipino
Complete Filipino: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Filipino, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Filipino with confidence.
Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.
Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language
About the Author
Cora Salvacion Castle is an author, writer, translator, examiner and teacher of Tagalog. She has been teaching the language for 23 years in the UK and is also the Tagalog editor of a Filipino newspaper in London. Laurence McGonnell is an experienced educator and writer.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Pronunciation guide / At the airport / What time is breakfast? / This gift is for you / Where's the post office? / Money / Where do you live? / My family / At the restaurant / At the pharmacy / Need help? / I want a haircut / Does this suit me? / At the bus station / At the beach / At church / Could I ask a favour of you? / A wedding / At a town fiesta / Life in the barrio / Goodbye / Key to the exercises / Verb list / Tagalog-English glossary / English-Tagalog glossary
What Our Readers Are Saying