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Tagalog for Beginners: Greet and Introduce yourself in Filipino

Jonnalyn Camba, Entrepreneur, Language & Technology Instructor

Tagalog for Beginners: Greet and Introduce yourself in Filipino

Jonnalyn Camba, Entrepreneur, Language & Technology Instructor

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4 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Welcome! How are you?

    • 2. Time of Day Greetings

    • 3. My Name is ...

    • 4. Being Polite

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Learn Tagalog (Filipino) in this beginner's Philippine language lesson. In this course, you will learn how to understand, read, speak, and write greetings and introductions in Filipino. I will go over how to say phrases such as "How are you" and how to respond when asked that question. You will learn greetings for different times of the day. What's in a name? Everything. After taking this course, you will be able to introduce yourself in Tagalog. You will also learn the importance of being polite in the Filipino culture and what words to add in your sentences to sound more polite. 

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Jonnalyn Camba

Entrepreneur, Language & Technology Instructor


Hi. I'm Jonnalyn, a persistent learner just like you. Before I started teaching online classes, I had been taking online classes for many years. I realized the value of online learning right away and wanted to become part of this revolution where anyone can learn whatever they desire.

Here are the other classes I'm teaching: https://www.skillshare.com/jonnalyncamba

Some fun facts about me are: I have a dual major in Economics and Psychology, I love to travel and eat diverse dishes, I love learning languages, I love to write (especially poetry), and I hula hoop really well.

My principle in teaching is to provide my students a fun and simple way to learn anything. I believe the journey is just as important as the destination, which is why I do my best to create beauti... See full profile

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1. Welcome! How are you?: Ah, hi. I'm sure you can't wait to get started learning actual faces, so let's learn them in our greetings and introductions lesson. In the first section of greetings and introductions, we will cover how to ask someone, How are you and what the potential responses could be when asked this question. Let's start with how to say hello or hi to someone. And that's by saying, Costa, he might sound familiar to you if you know Spanish, and that's because it came from the Spanish phrase como estas. As you learn to da log, you will find some words that may sound similar to Spanish words. And that's because Spain colonized the Philippines for a few 100 years. Therefore, something all awards are borrowed from Spanish words. What about if you would like to ask someone? How are you? That would be cool moussaka with the previous ward Costa. You're simply saying hi to someone and you might not expect a response. Ah, good examples. If you were just passing by an acquaintance on the street and you would like to acknowledge their presence, you agreed them Costa. But when you say come Osaka, you actually want to know how the person that you're greeting is doing and chances are you would get a real response and not just a typical American response of good and you, since I really do want to know how you're doing, I'd like to ask moussaka if you're saying How are you to more than one person? You would say you musta Chiyo Chiyo is just the plural form off car. However, that's not the only way I always use. Kaio is also used when speaking to one person when you want to be more polite, like when you're speaking to an elder. If you know French, call you is very similar to vou, where you're now only used when addressing two or more people, but can also be used when addressing just one person in order to be more courteous. Now, if you want to be even more polite, you can add the word pull you will encounter to usage. Appalling the Filipino language everywhere, and it's probably a foreign concept to you if you don't have it in your language. Adding bull makes sentences more polite. You will get a better feel for it as we will discuss this in greater detail later on. But for now, you can use both to sound more polite, such as if you were speaking to your friend's grandmother and you want to ask her how she's doing. You would ask almost up Ohio what we will go over next, or how you can respond when someone asks, You call Mustika the most common phrase you'll hear people say when asked. Mustika would be Mabhuti Norman when stating they're doing fine. Another phrase you might hear people say as a response to Calmest, aka is highest lemon note that the word Newman was used in the previous race in this one. No money in these races serves us an in clinic, which simply means is the Suffolk's to the preceding word in this case aisles. It does not have an independent meeting separate to the word preceding it. I o us means okay, and I a snowmen also means okay. Thus, the Munn doesn't have ah, direct meeting, but it's often used as in this phrase, too soft in the tone. Okay, long means just okay. Filipinos are optimistic people, and usually you will hear a positive response to call Mustika. So when you hear someone say okay Long easily means that person is not doing so well or it's just feeling so. So if you're about to leave the other person, this is what you would say to end the conversation. All see gay in America all see gay means. All right, go ahead. All in here is a verbal filler like Oh, in English. It's like when you say, Oh, that's nice And enough Coppin State care or be safe. Notice that I put the pronunciation for being at below the word, and I will do this subsequent videos if I think the ward would be tough for you to pronounce. All right, I'll see you soon. All see gay in a PTA. 2. Time of Day Greetings: How you doing? Learning Tagalog, I hope. Mom. Butina man. We will proceed to learn about greetings for the different times of the day. What a beautiful morning. Morgan Deng ome aga Filipinos start out their morning with a smile and greet each other. Mcghan dong ome aga Well done. Thank Holly means good Noone Filipinos Samangan, Duncan Holly Around noon for lunch time. McGhan Deng happened is good afternoon. There's no exact time the start and end times Air Flexible but Morgan done happen is usually said after one B. M and before sunset McGhan Dunga be or good night is used after the sunsets. Morgan Dunga Bay. As you've seen in the Slides we used award Morgan Deng followed by the time of day. The most common way of combining adjectives announced is to put the adjective before the noun, as in the greetings. Examples like Morgan Dunga Bay. McGhan Damn, it's beautiful in Tagalog ingredients you've just learned. Like McCann, Dunga B is the same Expressionist saying Good something. Neng is added as a Suffolk stomach Honda turning it into Morgan Deng Deng is a linker which basically just links or connects two words together in this case my agenda and Gabbeh. It is added towards that end in a vowel like my agenda. In the next slides, you will be presented with pictures from the greeting section. Say the corresponding greeting allowed a saying. Things will help you recall the phrases you will be given a few seconds to say the greeting until the corresponding phrase appears on the screen. As always, pause the video if you need more time. 3. My Name is ...: My name is John alone, in case you forgot what's yours. In this section, we will learn how to ask people what their name is and how to introduce yourself to people . This is how you would ask What's your name? Unknown Bank Island Mole Again. Make sure you pronounce the now sound in Long Island. Break it down to its syllables. If you need Teoh as we discuss in the pronunciation lecture. Now say it with me on No on Long Island More. If you're asking more than one person, then you would replace more with Nino so you would ask a NOAA Polunin. Oh no, the pronunciation of Nino Below it, you might also here Filipinos replaced manual with Newell. They mean the same thing. There's just a tendency to short, in some words, in the Filipino language. When speaking, as I mentioned earlier, when Filipino speak to the elderly, they add bull to the phrase to make it more polite, just like what we learn from saying, Come on, stop Ohio. Hence, when asking someone older their name, add Balto, ask a Napo Rampolla New. This is how you would respond when someone asks your name on the island, so I So in my case, if you ask me a known pile and more, I would answer on Piland Co I, John Elin. Another way someone could respond us by saying a coal see followed by their name. So if someone asked me who I am, I could also reply by saying a coal see John Elin, You may remember when I mentioned a few slides back how Nino may be shortened to know when conversing This is the same thing with anong when speaking some I sure innit toe anong anong is the contraction off? A No on, similar to how can't is a contraction of cannot in English and your is the contraction of you are hence instead off a no on pile and more, you may hear some say unknown bile and more. 4. Being Polite: Costa. By now you have some idea of using ball to be more polite in speech. Being courteous. It's so important in the Filipino culture. In this section, I will provide you with examples of how you can utilize pull an apple Seacon sound more polite. So when this ball used, Filipinos use fault when speaking with someone older than them, like their parents ends and uncles, grandparent's and even acquaintances or strangers older than them. They also use Baldwin speaking to someone they want to show an elevated respect to, for example, their bosses, public officials. They say it to customers as well. For instance, if you were ordering food in a restaurant in the Philippines, the servers and the restaurant staff will often use ball when addressing you under other customers. This is how the ad ball and the greetings we discussed you simply add ball in the end of the greetings we learned, and it will make you sound more polite to those you're speaking to. Let's go over them one more time. Combustible Maguindanao McGeough, Paul Hogan, Duncan jalape o Hagan Deng happen. Paul McGann, Dunga, PayPal. Now Paul is not always added in the end like with Kusa Poco and an appalling Piland in your It would take some time getting used to where pool is actually added, especially more complex sentences. But you will get more off a feel for that Widmore exposure to the Filipino language and more practice. I wanted to teach you to basic sentences where you will hear Paul a lot. And that is with Salama and one long a. Newman in order to make thank you and you're welcome. More polite again. Simply add bore the end to make its Allama Iqbal. And we're long on one ball in the Gallup to say Yes, you would say all to make it more polite. You would replace it with Opal. The same rules for pull applies toe Opal hands looking at the bottom picture. If this boy was Filipino, he would use all both to say yes, the people older than him. Like his parents