Basic Tagalog for Foreigners

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Periplus Editions (HK) Limited, Dec 15, 1989 - Foreign Language Study - 235 pages
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Good for beginners

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This book isnt going to make you fluent but it does break down the basics of the language. Being filipino i had a good background in it but this book helps you understand how the verbs and sentences ... Read full review

Contents

Useful Expressions for Tourists
1
Greetings
4
Common Expressions
7
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Paraluman Aspillera, author, teacher, and newspaper journalist, specialized in the teaching of English and Tagalog. She was director of the Institute of Filipino Language and Culture at Philippine WomenAEs University and a professor of Pilipino and Philippine Literature at the Institute of Asian Studies, University of the Philippines. She wrote the popular daily column oYour Tagalog Column, o which appeared in the Manila Times, and authored many books and articles in both English and Tagalog. Mrs. Aspillera dedicated herself to promoting the national language and culture of her country through extensive travel in North America, Europe, and Asia, and served as executive secretary and director of the UNESCO-sponsored Akademya ng Wikang Pilipino.

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