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INTRODUCTION
Eric:
Must-Know Filipino Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 17 - At the Local Market.
Eric:
Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Camille:
And I'm Camille.
Eric:
In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Filipino about an unusual thing found at a local market. Juan finds an unusual item at a local market, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Camille:
Astig! Meron palang ganito.
Eric:
Meaning - "Epic! Didn't know there's something like this!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Juan:
Astig! Meron palang ganito.
(clicking sound)
Richard:
Lupit! Para saan yan?
Sam:
Hindi naman astig. Walang kwenta.
Liza:
Siguradong magugustuhan din iyan ng pamilya mo.
Bong:
Mas maganda talagang mamili sa lokal na pamilihan.
Eric:
Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Juan:
Astig! Meron palang ganito.
Eric:
"Epic! Didn't know there's something like this!"
(clicking sound)
Richard:
Lupit! Para saan yan?
Eric:
"Wow! What's that for?"
Sam:
Hindi naman astig. Walang kwenta.
Eric:
"Not cool. Worthless."
Liza:
Siguradong magugustuhan din iyan ng pamilya mo.
Eric:
"Your family will also surely like that."
Bong:
Mas maganda talagang mamili sa lokal na pamilihan.
Eric:
"It's really nicer to shop at local stores."
POST
Eric:
Listen again to Juan's post.
Camille:
Astig! Meron palang ganito.
Eric:
"Epic! Didn't know there's something like this!"
Camille:
(SLOW) Astig! Meron palang ganito. (Regular) Astig! Meron palang ganito.
Eric:
Let's break this down. First is an word meaning "epic, amazing, cool."
Camille:
astig
Eric:
This word is commonly used to express amazement about something or someone. Listen again- "epic,” “amazing,” “cool" is...
Camille:
(SLOW) astig (REGULAR) astig
Eric:
Then comes the phrase - "I didn't know there was something like this ."
Camille:
meron palang ganito
Eric:
When people find something strange or peculiar they usually say this phrase to express that this is their first time seeing something like it. Filipinos love to share the things they find with their friends on social media. Listen again- "I didn't know there was something like this " is...
Camille:
(SLOW) meron palang ganito (REGULAR) meron palang ganito
Eric:
All together, "Epic! Didn't know there's something like this!"
Camille:
Astig! Meron palang ganito.
COMMENTS
Eric:
In response, Juan's friends leave some comments.
Eric:
His college friend, Richard, uses an expression meaning - "Wow! What's that for?"
Camille:
(SLOW) Lupit! Para saan yan? (REGULAR) Lupit! Para saan yan?
[Pause]
Camille:
Lupit! Para saan yan?
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling curious.
Eric:
His nephew, Sam, uses an expression meaning - "Not cool. Worthless."
Camille:
(SLOW) Hindi naman astig. Walang kwenta. (REGULAR) Hindi naman astig. Walang kwenta.
[Pause]
Camille:
Hindi naman astig. Walang kwenta.
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
Eric:
His high school friend, Liza, uses an expression meaning - "Your family will also surely like that."
Camille:
(SLOW) Siguradong magugustuhan din iyan ng pamilya mo. (REGULAR) Siguradong magugustuhan din iyan ng pamilya mo.
[Pause]
Camille:
Siguradong magugustuhan din iyan ng pamilya mo.
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling optimistic.
Eric:
His supervisor, Bong, uses an expression meaning - "It's really nicer to shop at local stores."
Camille:
(SLOW) Mas maganda talagang mamili sa lokal na pamilihan. (REGULAR) Mas maganda talagang mamili sa lokal na pamilihan.
[Pause]
Camille:
Mas maganda talagang mamili sa lokal na pamilihan.
Eric:
Use this expression to be old fashioned.
OUTRO
Eric:
Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about an unusual thing found at a local market, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Camille:
Hanggang sa muli!

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