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Filipino Language Series Class for Non-Filipino Speakers

Ivy Daulo is a Filipino language educator who holds a master’s degree in Education – Dual Language Development from California State University Long Beach & bachelor’s degrees in Sociology & Linguistics / Language Studies – Tagalog with a special minor in Philippine Studies from University of California San Diego.

Ivy is a Los Angeles-based member of the Council of Teaching Filipino Language & Culture and has taught Filipino throughout 7 years for various audiences including elementary, high school, college, and adult levels.

Since 2003, Ivy has been working alongside community leaders and mentors to build upon the Filipino Language Movement and became part of the first batch to pass the California Subject Examination for Teachers in Filipino in 2006. Ivy also gained formal language training studying in the Philippines with the support of incredible teachers and opportunities like Fulbright Hayes’ Advanced Filipino Abroad Program at De La Salle University Manila & Dasmariñas in addition to University of California’s Education Abroad Program at University of the Philippines Diliman.

Ivy’s extensive non-profit work experience includes in-language outreach and community engagement of Filipino communities in the United States. As a second-generation Filipino-American, Ivy relates first-hand to many nuanced experiences of those seeking to reclaim their heritage language and desires to create a safe space for students as she helps them navigate their own Filipino language learning journey.

Filipino Language For Beginners – Adult (6-week Series)

This 6-week class series is a beginner’s level course which will cover: (Session 1) a brief background on the Philippines and an introduction to the Filipino language including pronunciation and common greetings; (Session 2) common questions and responses in introductory conversations including family kinship terms; (Session 3) common adjectives used to describe oneself, family, and friends; (Session 4) common verbs and adverbs to describe likes, dislikes, and daily activities; (Session 5) additional speech parts to expand sentences including enclitics, conjunctions, and interjections; (Session 6) situation-based role-playing and conversational practice. Various aspects of Filipino grammar such as sentence structures, pronoun sets, marker sets, and question words will be embedded throughout the classes. With this novice level series, students will gain experience in all four domains of language proficiency – listening, reading, writing, and speaking in Filipino.

Los Angeles, CA Time
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

SATURDAY, Dec 05, 
SATURDAY
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Dec 12,
SATURDAY, Dec 19,
SATURDAY, Dec 26,
SATURDAY, Jan 02,
SATURDAY, Jan 09,

Fil Lang Series $120 (7PM 12/05-01/09)

$120.00

Los Angeles, CA Time
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

WEDNESDAY, Jan 13,
WEDNESDAY, Jan 20,
WEDNESDAY, Jan 27,
WEDNESDAY, Feb 03,
WEDNESDAY, Feb 10,
WEDNESDAY, Feb 17,

Fil Lang Series $120 (6PM WED 01/13-02/17)

$120.00

Filipino Language For Intermediate Level I – Adult (8-week Series)

Building off of the foundational content of the Filipino Language for Beginners Series, this Intermediate Series (Level I and Level II) will focus on using Filipino to complete meaningful tasks in common real-life situations. Intermediate Level I will cover the following topics: 

[Session 1] Brief Review of Beginning Tagalog

[Session 2] Getting to Know One Another & Finding Commonalities

[Session 3] Scheduling Appointments & Making Plans 

[Session 4] Visiting Homes of Friends & Relatives (Inviting, Accepting, & Declining) 

[Session 5] Giving Directions, Making Requests & Commands (Spatial location words)

[Session 6] Describing Emotions & Feelings (Mentally & Physically)

[Session 7] Ordering Food at Restaurant & Sharing Opinions

[Session 8] Scenario-based Role-playing & Conversation Practice

Los Angeles, CA Time
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

MONDAY, Dec 21, 
MONDAY, Dec 28,
MONDAY, Jan 04,
MONDAY, Jan 11,
MONDAY, Jan 18,
MONDAY, Jan 25,
MONDAY, Feb 01,
MONDAY, Feb 08,

Fil Lang Series i-L1 $149.99 (530PM MON 12/21-02/08)

$149.99