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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Filipino Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 4 - Sharing a Song.
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 sharing music or videos. Ana shares a video of a song she just heard at a party, and leaves this comment:
Camille: Fav song ko na to!
Eric: Meaning - "This is now my favorite song!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Ana: Fav song ko na to!
(clicking sound)
Juan: Gawin nating themesong.
Sam: Hindi ako maka-relate
Bea: Ang daming feelings!
Maria: Ang ganda ng kanta!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Ana: Fav song ko na to!
Eric: "This is now my favorite song!"
(clicking sound)
Juan: Gawin nating themesong.
Eric: "Let's make this our theme song."
Sam: Hindi ako maka-relate
Eric: "I cannot relate."
Bea: Ang daming feelings!
Eric: "The feels!"
Maria: Ang ganda ng kanta!
Eric: "The song is beautiful!"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Ana's post.
Camille: Fav song ko na to!
Eric: "This is now my favorite song!"
Camille: (SLOW) Fav song ko na to! (Regular) Fav song ko na to!
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "now my favorite song."
Camille: fav song ko na
Eric: This expression is considered slang and can be used to talk about your favorite things with friends. Notice that the first word is a shortened version of the English word “favorite.” Simply change the noun to anything you like. Listen again- "now my favorite song" is...
Camille: (SLOW) fav song ko na (REGULAR) fav song ko na
Eric: Then comes the word - "this."
Camille: to
Eric: Filipinos often show their emotions on social media by posting songs that reflect their mood. Sharing songs and videos aside from selfies and group selfies are also some of the most popular posts in Filipino social media. Some Filipinos also like making their own videos on YouTube and adding their favorite music as a background to their own pictures. Many lovers love to make music videos with their partner's pictures shown in the video and their theme song played in the background. They often dedicate the song to their loved ones and sometimes even add their own quotes in the video. Listen again- "this" is...
Camille: (SLOW) to (REGULAR) to
Eric: All together, "This is now my favorite song!"
Camille: Fav song ko na to!
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Ana's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her boyfriend, Juan, uses an expression meaning - "Let's make this our theme song."
Camille: (SLOW) Gawin nating themesong. (REGULAR) Gawin nating themesong.
[Pause]
Camille: Gawin nating themesong.
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling determined.
Eric: Her boyfriend’s nephew, Sam, uses an expression meaning - "I cannot relate."
Camille: (SLOW) Hindi ako maka-relate (REGULAR) Hindi ako maka-relate
[Pause]
Camille: Hindi ako maka-relate
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
Eric: Her high school friend, Bea, uses an expression meaning - "The feels!"
Camille: (SLOW) Ang daming feelings! (REGULAR) Ang daming feelings!
[Pause]
Camille: Ang daming feelings!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her neighbor, Maria, uses an expression meaning - "The song is beautiful!"
Camille: (SLOW) Ang ganda ng kanta! (REGULAR) Ang ganda ng kanta!
[Pause]
Camille: Ang ganda ng kanta!
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 sharing music or videos, 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 sharing music or videos which phrase would you use?