181. Writers


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INTRODUCTION
JASON: Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
MAYUMI: And I’m Mayumi!
JASON: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Filipino Vocabulary, Lesson 25! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to the arts. These are five popular Filipino Writers. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at FilipinoPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
JASON: Mayumi, what’s our first word?
MAYUMI: Bob Ong
JASON: Bob Ong, a popular contemporary Filipino author
MAYUMI: (slow) Bob Ong (regular) Bob Ong
JASON: Listeners, please repeat:
MAYUMI: Bob Ong
[pause - 5 sec.]
JASON: Bob Ong is a popular contemporary Filipino author who is known for using Filipino conversations and humor to depict everyday life in his works. -
JASON: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
MAYUMI: (normal) Walang nakakaalam ng totoong pangalan ni Bob Ong.
JASON: Bob Ong's real name is not known by anyone.
MAYUMI: (slow) Walang nakakaalam ng totoong pangalan ni Bob Ong.
JASON: Okay, what’s the next word?
MAYUMI: Nick Joaquin
JASON: Nick Joaquin, a writer and journalist
MAYUMI: (slow) Nick Joaquin (regular) Nick Joaquin
JASON: Listeners, please repeat:
MAYUMI: Nick Joaquin
[pause - 5 sec.]
JASON: Nick Joaquin is a Filipino writer and journalist who is popular for making novels and short stories in English. He writes his works using the pen name "Quijano de Manila." -
JASON: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
MAYUMI: (normal) Si Nick Joaquin ay ang "Pambansang Alagad ng Sining ng Pilipinas sa Literatura."
JASON: Nick Joaquin is the "National Artist of the Philippines for Literature."
MAYUMI: (slow) Si Nick Joaquin ay ang "Pambansang Alagad ng Sining ng Pilipinas sa Literatura."
JASON: Okay, what’s the next word?
MAYUMI: Francisco Balagtas
JASON: Francisco Balagtas, a poet
MAYUMI: (slow) Francisco Balagtas (regular) Francisco Balagtas
JASON: Listeners, please repeat:
MAYUMI: Francisco Balagtas
[pause - 5 sec.]
JASON: Francisco Balagtas is also known as 'Francisco Baltazar"; he is referred to as the Tagalog version of William Shakespeare because of the impact of his work. -
JASON: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
MAYUMI: (normal) Si Fransisco Balagtas ay kilala sa kanyang epiko na "Florante at Laura."
JASON: Francisco Balagtas is popular for his epic, "Florante and Laura".
MAYUMI: (slow) Si Fransisco Balagtas ay kilala sa kanyang epiko na "Florante at Laura."
JASON: Okay, what’s the next word?
MAYUMI: Mars Ravelo
JASON: Mars Ravelo, a popular graphic novelist
MAYUMI: (slow) Mars Ravelo (regular) Mars Ravelo
JASON: Listeners, please repeat:
MAYUMI: Mars Ravelo
[pause - 5 sec.]
JASON: Mars Ravelo is known for making original Filipino comics. He created the popular comic book characters "Darna", "Dyesebel", "Captain Barbell" and "Lastikman," to name a few. -
JASON: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
MAYUMI: (normal) Si Mars Ravelo ay binansagang "Hari ng Komiks" sa paggawa ng mahigit sa isandaang nobelang komiko.
JASON: Mars Ravelo is referred to as the "King of Komiks" for making more than a hundred comic novels.
MAYUMI: (slow) Si Mars Ravelo ay binansagang "Hari ng Komiks" sa paggawa ng mahigit sa isandaang nobelang komiko.
JASON: Okay, what’s the last word?
MAYUMI: Lualhati Bautista
JASON: Lualhati Bautista, a contemporary female novelist
MAYUMI: (slow) Lualhati Bautista (regular) Lualhati Bautista
JASON: Listeners, please repeat:
MAYUMI: Lualhati Bautista
[pause - 5 sec.]
JASON: Lualhati Bautista is one of the first Filipino female authors of contemporary Filipino literature. Her popular novels are “The 70s Decade,” “Lea's Story,” "GAPO", and "Even Tondo has a Heaven Too". -
JASON: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
MAYUMI: (normal) Si Lualhati Bautista ay ang natatanging Pilipino na naisama sa librong "International Women Writers" na inilathala sa bansang Japan.
JASON: Lualhati Bautista is the only Filipino to be included in the book “International Women Writers,” published in Japan.
MAYUMI: (slow) Si Lualhati Bautista ay ang natatanging Pilipino na naisama sa librong "International Women Writers" na inilathala sa bansang Japan.
QUIZ
JASON: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Mayumi will give you the Filipino – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
MAYUMI: Bob Ong
[PAUSE]JASON: Bob Ong, a popular contemporary Filipino author
MAYUMI: Nick Joaquin
[PAUSE]JASON: Nick Joaquin, a writer and journalist
MAYUMI: Francisco Balagtas
[PAUSE]JASON: Francisco Balagtas, a poet
MAYUMI: Mars Ravelo
[PAUSE]JASON: Mars Ravelo, a popular graphic novelist
MAYUMI: Lualhati Bautista
[PAUSE]JASON: Lualhati Bautista, a contemporary female novelist
OUTRO
JASON: There you have it – five Writers in the Philippines ! We have more vocab lists available at FilipinoPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
MAYUMI: Paalam
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