Pangatnig Worksheets (Part 1)

IMPORTANT NOTES: 1. Feel free to download, save, print, photocopy, or distribute the pdf worksheets in this post.  Please do not copy or distribute them for profit. 2. I am not a Filipino teacher. The discussion below is the result of my own research in my attempt to understand and explain the topic to my own child. Please verify any information which you think is incorrect. Please leave a comment to notify me of such mistakes. I need your help, too. Conjunctions are connecting words.  They connect words, phrases, or clauses.  A conjunction in Filipino is called a pangatnig. The English language has three main types of conjunctions: (1) coordinating conjunctions, (2) correlative conjunctions, and (3) subordinating conjunctions.  They are briefly described below. Note, however, that Filipino conjunctions are classified differently. Filipino conjunctions are classified according to how they are used in the sentence or to the kinds of phrases…

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Pang-angkop Worksheets (Part 1)

The six pdf worksheets below are about the two linkers -ng and na (pang-angkop) used in the Filipino language. These two linkers are used to connect two words in a sentence, one of which is a modifier of the other. The modifier may be an adjective (pang-uri) or an adverb (pang-abay). The linker -ng is attached to the end of the first word if that word ends in a vowel (a, e, i, o, u). For example, in "pulang bola" (red ball), the adjective pula modifies the noun bola, and because pula ends in a vowel, the linker -ng is attached to it. Here are a few more examples:  walong taon, pangalawang pagsusulit, berdeng damit, malaking bahay, mahabang pila. If the first word ends in a consonant other than the letter n, the linker na is a word placed between the two words. For example, in "maliit na hayop" (small…

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Preschool Alpabeto Worksheets (Part 1)

The thumbnails below are links to a few preschool worksheets on writing the Filipino alphabet. The Filipino alphabet has 28 letters. It has the 26 letters of the English alphabet plus the two letters ñ (pronounced as "enye," with both e's having the short vowel sound as in the word hen) and ng. All illustrations are by samutsamot_mom. Feel free to download, save, print, and distribute the worksheets for your children or students, but please do not copy or distribute them for profit. 1.  The worksheet below asks the student to write the missing uppercase letters of the Filipino alphabet. 2.  The worksheet below asks the student to write the uppercase letters of the Filipino alphabet. 3.  The 2-page worksheet below asks the student to write the lowercase letters of the Filipino alphabet. It also asks the student to color the windows with vowels (mga patinig) yellow and those with…

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Pangungusap at Panapos na Bantas Worksheets

The links below are for six pdf Filipino worksheets about sentences (mga pangungusap) and end punctuation (panapos na bantas). You may download, save, print, and distribute them to your children or students. Please do not copy the worksheets (or any part of any worksheet posted here) and distribute them for profit. 1. Uri ng Pangungusap_3 ; Mga sagot sa Uri ng Pangungusap_3 : This 20-item worksheet asks the students to classify each sentence as pasalaysay, patanong, padamdam, pautos, or pakiusap. I have posted a similar worksheet here. 2. Pagsulat ng Pangungusap na Pasalaysay_1 : This 10-item worksheet asks the student to answer questions using declarative sentences (pangungusap na pasalaysay). 3. Pagsulat ng Pangungusap na Patanong_1 : This 8-item worksheet asks the student to write an interrogative sentence (pangungusap na patanong) appropriate to a given situation. 4. Pagbuo ng Pangungusap_1 : This 20-item worksheet has two parts. The first part asks the…

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