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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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