Filipino translations of common English words, phrases, and sentence starters

One of the readers of my blog requested me to translate several English words and phrases into Filipino. He's a young foreigner who will be visiting his friends in the Philippines this year. I admire his efforts in learning Filipino in order for him to be able to communicate with his Filipino friends and their family members. Below is the link to a PDF file that has an alphabetical list of common English words, phrases, and sentence starters translated in Filipino. The list also includes an example (or two) of a sentence in English and its Filipino translation. Filipino translations (Part 1) This is available for free, so the least you can do in return is to follow these terms: The PDF file is for personal and classroom use ONLY. You may print and distribute the PDF file to your children or students. You MAY NOT print and distribute the…

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Key Terms in Learning Filipino

This post does not contain worksheets. The link below is a 9-page pdf file that lists key words in learning Filipino grammar. I based the list on the Department of Education's (DepEd) Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) on Filipino. The list is in English and the terms are translated in Filipino. A few examples are given for some terms. The definitions of these key words or phrases are not given. However, knowing the English equivalent of the term will (hopefully) help one in searching for its meaning. If you wish to know the Filipino terms for the different kinds of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs, this list will help you. If you want to know the Filipino names for different punctuation marks, this list will help you. I've also included some terms used in studying literature. It is my hope that this will serve as a short reference guide for…

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