Kapampangan or Pampango, also known as “Amanung Sisuan” is the mother tongue of the province Pampanga. It is one of the eight major languages in the Philippine archipelago. Fun fact: “Kapampangan” was derived from the root word “Pampang” which means “riverbank”, a name given by the Spaniards when they discovered natives living in Pampanga. This 8-week session covers…
Session 1: TARA, MAGBALIK TAMU! (LET’S GO BACK TO THE BASICS!)
A Review about the Basics of the Kapampangan Language
Session 2: NINU AKU, IKA, IKAYU, ITAMU? (Who am I/are you/they/we? – KAPAMPANGAN PRONOUNS)
Substitution: Changing Nouns to appropriate Pronouns
Session 3: NANUNG GAGAWAN/GEWA/GAWAN MU? (What are you doing/did you do/will do? – KAPAMPANGAN VERBS)
Identify how to use Kapampangan Verbs in present, past, and future tenses.
Session 4: BASTA KAPAMPANGAN MASANTING AMPONG MALAGU! (Kapampangan are definitely handsome and beautiful people – KAPAMPANGAN ADJECTIVES)
A Discussion on Kapampangan Adjectives (Kinds and Degrees of Adjectives)
Session 5: KAPILAN? PILANG BESIS? BALANG KAPILAN? (When/How many times/How often – KAPAMPANGAN ADVERBS)
Learn to say how often, how rare, how easy, with Kapampangan Adverbs
Session 6: KENI, KETA, KARIN (Here/There/Over there – KAPAMPANGAN PREPOSITIONS)
Recognize how to describe the time of an event, location of a place, and position of an object through the use of Kapampangan Prepositions.
Session 7: NANU PU ITA? (What is it? – DIALOGUE PRACTICE USING THE KAPAMPANGAN LANGUAGE)
Practice answering basic questions to create a dialogue.
Session 8: SAGUTAN ME ING KUTANG KU. (Answer my question. – BASIC KAPAMPANGAN CONVERSATIONS)
Practice responding to frequently asked questions by Kapampangans.
California Time, Saturdays
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11, Dec 18
Manila Time, Sundays
10:00am – 11:30 am
Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5, Dec 12, Dec 19