FilipinoPod101 All About Curriculum 

In this set of 15 lessons, you will learn all about the society and culture of the Philippines. These lessons are entirely in Filipino and are for those who want to learn more about the Filipino language and in-depth information about the country where it is spoken.

ALL ABOUT Title/Topic Function Summary
#1 Top 5 Reasons to Study Filipino Talking about the Phillipines and the Filipino language Background of the Filipino Language, About the Phillipines, Where Is Filipino Spoken? Filipino Writing
#2 Cracking the Filipino Writing System Understanding the Filipino Writing System The Filipino writing system and alphabet
#3 Painless Filipino Grammar Understanding the characteristics of Filipino Grammar Basic Filipino Grammar, Gender, Articles, Plurals of Nouns, The Plural Definite Article, Pronouns, Conjugation, Unique Aspect of Language, Adjectives
#4 Filipino Pronunciation Made Easy Understanding the characteristics of Filipino Pronunciation Filipino Vowels and Consonants, Consonant Groups, Filipino's Sound that are Different from Other Languages
#5 Top 5 Must-Know Phrases for Learning Filipino Using the top 5 must-know phrases in Filipino 1. Hello/Mabuhay ("Hello")
2. Kamusta ("How are you?")
3. Salamat ("Thank you")
4. Wag nalang ("No, thank you")
5. Pasensya na ("I'm sorry")
#6 Can You Answer These Questions About the Philippines? Testing yourself on the Phillipines 5 quiz questions testing your knowledge on the Phillipines
#7 Filipino Cuisine Talking about famous Filipino dishes Filipino cuisine: typical dishes, regional dishes, seasonal dishes, table etiquette
#8 Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Filipino Society Talking about daily life and society in the Phillipines Life in the Phillipines: Major Cities and How they Work, Family Life, Work, Culture, and Economy, Politics, Generational Trends
#9 Top 5 Most Important Dates on the Filipino Calendar Talking about important holidays Number 5: Independence Day (June 12th)
Number 4: Todos los Santos (All Saint's Day, October 30th)
Number 3: Mahal na Araw (Holy Week)
Number 2: New Year's Eve/New Year's
Number 1: Noche Buena (Christmas/Christmas Eve)
#10 Popular Culture in the Philippines Talking about Filipino pop culture Pop Culture in the Phillipines: Music, Movies, Television, Celebrities, Sports Figures
#11 Top 5 Most Useful Tools for Learning Filipino Using the top 5 tools to help you learn Filipino Top 5 Useful Tools for Learning Filipino:
1. Entertainment
2. Learning Filipino Online
3. Dictionaries
4. Social Networking
5. WikiPilipinas
#12 Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Common Mistakes in Filipino Avoiding the top 5 mistakes when learning Filipino Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Common Mistakes in Filipino:
Tip 1: Don't be afraid to pronounce with passion
Tip 2: Learn Basic Conjugations
Tip 3: Sentence Structure
Tip 4: Think Only in Filipino
Tip 5: Be Aware of Accents and Stresses
#13 Top 5 Phrases Your Filipino Teacher may Never Teach You Using Filipino phrases you won't learn in the classroom Top 5 Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You:
Phrase 1: Para. ("Stop /Stop by")
Phrase 2: Tawad ("Discount ")
Phrase 3: Astig ("Cool")
Phrase Four: Talaga!? ("seriously/Really(!)?")
Phrase Five: Diba ("Right ?")
#14 Top 5 Filipino Classroom Phrases Using useful Filipino phrases in the classroom 5 Useful Phrases for the Classroom in Filipino:
Phrase One: Ano ang ibig sabihin ng ______? ("What means…?")
Phrase Two: Bukas nyo ang mga libro nyo. ("Open your books.")
Phrase Three: Hindi ko maintindihan. ("I don't under stand.")
Phrase Four: Paki ulit po ("Please say it (do it ) again.")
Phrase Five: Naintindihan mo? ("Under st ood?")
#15 Top 5 Filipino Phrases from the Hosts Using the hosts' favorite Filipino phrases FilipinoPod101's Favorite Phrases in Filipino:
Phrase One: Una napo ako (kame). ("I (We) will be going ahead.")
Phrase Two: Mabuti ("I'm good")
3. Phrase Three: Saan ang ("Where is…?")
Phrase Four: Tara ("Let 's go")
Phrase Five: Ingat ka ("Take care")