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INTRODUCTION
Eric:
Must-Know Filipino Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 23 - Happy New Year!
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 New Year greetings. Juan celebrates the New Year, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Camille:
Maligayang bagong taon!
Eric:
Meaning - "Happy New Year!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Juan:
Maligayang bagong taon!
(clicking sound)
Bong:
Manigong bagong taon sa iyo at sa iyong pamilya.
Richard:
Yehey! Bagong taon! Tara tagay tayo!
Liza:
Sana maging mabuti ang bagong taon na ito!
Ana:
Paalam sa nakaraang taon! Hello sa bagong taon!
Eric:
Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Juan:
Maligayang bagong taon!
Eric:
"Happy New Year!"
(clicking sound)
Bong:
Manigong bagong taon sa iyo at sa iyong pamilya.
Eric:
"Happy New Year to you and to your family."
Richard:
Yehey! Bagong taon! Tara tagay tayo!
Eric:
"Hooray! New Year! Let's cheers!"
Liza:
Sana maging mabuti ang bagong taon na ito!
Eric:
"Let's hope this year will be a good year!"
Ana:
Paalam sa nakaraang taon! Hello sa bagong taon!
Eric:
"Goodbye to last year! Hello to the New Year!"
POST
Eric:
Listen again to Juan's post.
Camille:
Maligayang bagong taon!
Eric:
"Happy New Year!"
Camille:
(SLOW) Maligayang bagong taon! (Regular) Maligayang bagong taon!
Eric:
Let's break this down. First is a word meaning "happy."
Camille:
maligayang
Eric:
This is a word used to wish everyone a happy new year in the Philippines. People usually say this before and after New Yearโ€™s Day to people they meet during the last week of December through to the first week of January. Listen again- "happy" is...
Camille:
(SLOW) maligayang (REGULAR) maligayang
Eric:
Then comes the phrase - "New Year."
Camille:
bagong taon
Eric:
New Year's celebrations in the Philippines are very lively. People light fireworks, sing karaoke at home, eat varieties of food, and play loud music. The neighborhood will definitely be filled with loud music and noise on New Year's Eve until the end of January 1st. Filipinos wait to do the countdown and have a tradition of jumping at exactly 0:00 in the belief that they will grow taller if they do so. Listen again- "New Year" is...
Camille:
(SLOW) bagong taon (REGULAR) bagong taon
Eric:
All together, "Happy New Year!"
Camille:
Maligayang bagong taon!
COMMENTS
Eric:
In response, Juan's friends leave some comments.
Eric:
His supervisor, Bong, uses an expression meaning - "Happy New Year to you and to your family."
Camille:
(SLOW) Manigong bagong taon sa iyo at sa iyong pamilya. (REGULAR) Manigong bagong taon sa iyo at sa iyong pamilya.
[Pause]
Camille:
Manigong bagong taon sa iyo at sa iyong pamilya.
Eric:
Use this expression to show that you are feeling festive.
Eric:
His college friend, Richard, uses an expression meaning - "Hooray! New Year! Let's cheers!"
Camille:
(SLOW) Yehey! Bagong taon! Tara tagay tayo! (REGULAR) Yehey! Bagong taon! Tara tagay tayo!
[Pause]
Camille:
Yehey! Bagong taon! Tara tagay tayo!
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling frivolous.
Eric:
His high school friend, Liza, uses an expression meaning - "Let's hope this year will be a good year!"
Camille:
(SLOW) Sana maging mabuti ang bagong taon na ito! (REGULAR) Sana maging mabuti ang bagong taon na ito!
[Pause]
Camille:
Sana maging mabuti ang bagong taon na ito!
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling optimistic.
Eric:
His wife, Ana, uses an expression meaning - "Goodbye to last year! Hello to the New Year!"
Camille:
(SLOW) Paalam sa nakaraang taon! Hello sa bagong taon! (REGULAR) Paalam sa nakaraang taon! Hello sa bagong taon!
[Pause]
Camille:
Paalam sa nakaraang taon! Hello sa bagong taon!
Eric:
Use this expression to show you are feeling warmhearted.
OUTRO
Eric:
Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about New Year greetings, 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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If a friend posted something about New Year greetings which phrase would you use?