Wednesday, September 28, 2016

CONVERSATIONAL TAGALOG CLASSES, FALL 2016 - WINTER 2017


Basic Conversational Tagalog Class
8-class week session, October 26 – December 21
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM
(future session: 8 Mondays, starting January 23 2017)

 The Basic Conversational Class at the Bayanihan Community Center emphasizes practical phrases and grammatical strategies that will get you speaking confidently within days. The class will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences or non-preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students should be able to formulate sentences, 
have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, and be able to carry on a basic conversation.   
Fee and Payment Information:  $200 / 8-classes

 
Continuing Basic Conversational Tagalog Class I
8-class week session, October 24 – December 19
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM
(future session: 8 Wednesdays, starting January 25 2017)
The Continuing Basic Conversational Class allows you to review, practice, and further build on the lessons from the previous basic session. This is also perfect for those with experience but need a refresher course. Special attention on grammar will be addressed. Prospective students will be assessed to make sure that their Filipino conversational skills, grammatical knowledge and application will qualify for this more advanced session.   
Fee and Payment Information:
  $200 / 8-classes
Classes taught by Robin Estrada (bio)  

Reference Materials:
Handouts will be provided for both classes
The following books are optional but recommended for reference:
Tagalog for Beginners by Joi Barrios
Basic Tagalog by Paraluman Aspillera
Tagalog-English Dictionary by Leo English 
English-Tagalog Dictionary by Leo English 

*Books may be available at the Arkipelago Bookstore, located in the same building on 6th and Mission, SF.  These books are also available online and in most public libraries.
  
Location: 
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Parking and Public Transportation:
 
Street parking is available and free after 6PM. Paid public parking garages are available within a few blocks.
BART: Powell Station, Civic Center Station
MUNI: #14

Please register online CLICK HERE
For questions, inquiries and concerns, you can send us an EMAIL.

MARAMING SALAMAT !

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

CONVERSATIONAL TAGALOG CLASSES, SUMMER-FALL 2016

Thank you for all your patience-- here are the dates for the upcoming classes in the summer and fall this year. Please register through our online link on the right.

Karen and Robin

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Basic Conversational Tagalog Class
8-week session
, June 20 -August 22     
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM
*skip July 4 & 11*

The Basic Conversational Class at the Bayanihan Community Center emphasizes practical phrases and grammatical strategies that will get you speaking confidently within days. The class will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences or non-preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students should be able to formulate sentences, 
have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, and be able to carry on a basic conversation.  Fee and Payment Information:  $200 / 8-classes

Continuing Basic Conversational
Tagalog Class I

8 classes, June 22 - August 10,
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM 

The Continuing Basic Conversational Class allows you to review, practice, and further build on the lessons from the previous basic session. This is also perfect for those with experience but need a refresher course. Special attention on grammar will be addressed. Prospective students will be assessed to make sure that their Filipino conversational skills, grammatical knowledge and application will qualify for this more advanced session.   
Fee and Payment Information:
  $200 / 8-classes
  
Classes taught by Robin Estrada (bio)  
Reference Materials:
Handouts will be provided for both classes
The following books are optional but recommended for reference:
Tagalog for Beginners by Joi Barrios
Basic Tagalog by Paraluman Aspillera
Tagalog-English Dictionary by Leo English 
English-Tagalog Dictionary by Leo English 

*Books may be available at the Arkipelago Bookstore, located in the same building on 6th and Mission, SF.  These books are also available online and in most public libraries.


Location: 
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Parking and Public Transportation:
 
Street parking is available and free after 6PM. Paid public parking garages are available within a few blocks.
BART: Powell Station, Civic Center Station
MUNI: #14

Please register online
CLICK HERE
For questions, inquiries and concerns, you can send us an EMAIL.

MARAMING SALAMAT !

 

Sunday, January 10, 2016

CONVERSATIONAL TAGALOG CLASSES, WINTER 2016

Basic Conversational Tagalog Class
8-week session
, February 17 - April 6
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM

The Basic Conversational Class at the Bayanihan Community Center emphasizes practical phrases and grammatical strategies that will get you speaking confidently within days. The class will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences or non-preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students should be able to formulate sentences, 
have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, and be able to carry on a basic conversation.
Fee and Payment Information:  $200 / 8-classes

Continuing Basic Conversational
Tagalog Class I

8 classes, February 15 - April 18,
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM 
* skip March 14 and April 11*

The Continuing Basic Conversational Class allows you to review, practice, and further build on the lessons from the previous basic session. This is also perfect for those with experience but need a refresher course. Special attention on grammar will be addressed. Prospective students will be assessed to make sure that their Filipino conversational skills, grammatical knowledge and application will qualify for this more advanced session.  Fee and Payment Information:  $200 / 8-classes

Classes taught by Robin Estrada (bio)

Reference Materials:
Handouts will be provided for both classes
The following books are optional but recommended for reference:
Tagalog for Beginners by Joi Barrios
Basic Tagalog by Paraluman Aspillera
Tagalog-English Dictionary by Leo English 
English-Tagalog Dictionary by Leo English 

*Books may be available at the Arkipelago Bookstore, located in the same building on 6th and Mission, SF.  These books are also available online and in most public libraries.


Location: 

Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Parking and Public Transportation:
 
Street parking is available and free after 6PM. Paid public parking garages are available within a few blocks.
BART: Powell Station, Civic Center Station
MUNI: #14

Please register online CLICK HERE
For questions, inquiries and concerns, you can send us an EMAIL.


MARAMING SALAMAT !

Monday, September 21, 2015

ONLINE BEGINNING TAGALOG CLASSES (Fall/Winter 2015)


ONLINE BEGINNING TAGALOG CLASSES
8-weeks, November 16 2015 - January 4 2016
Mondays,  6:30 – 7:30 PM PST.

   

 Now you can learn Tagalog anywhere with us!

 

We will use the same method and materials we use in our highly popular and effective group Tagalog classes in San Francisco.  This online Tagalog class emphasizes conversation and will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students would be able to formulate sentences, have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, and be able to carry on a basic conversation.  Off-class hours teacher consultations (optional)  and peer practice will also be available.

To participate, you only need a headset and webcam. You can attend the class from your laptop or smarthphone in our virtual classroom No software download necessary.  Further instructions to access the classroom and course materials will be sent after registration. Cost:  $150.  You can sign up here.

We're excited to finally offer our popular Tagalog classes live online ! Please join us !
  
SALAMAT ! 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CONVERSATIONAL TAGALOG CLASSES

CONVERSATIONAL TAGALOG CLASSES  (FALL 2015)


Basic Conversational Tagalog Class
8-week session
September 23-November 25
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM
The Basic Conversational Class at the Bayanihan Community Center emphasizes practical phrases and grammatical strategies that will get you speaking confidently within days. The class will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences or non-preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students should be able to formulate sentences, 
have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, 
and be able to carry on a basic conversation.


Continuing Basic Conversational
Tagalog Class I
8-week session
September 21-November 23
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM
The Continuing Basic Conversational Class allows you to review, practice, and further build on the lessons from the previous basic session. This is also perfect for those with experience but need a refresher course. Special attention on grammar will be addressed. Prospective students will be assessed to make sure that their Filipino conversational skills, grammatical knowledge and application will qualify for this more advanced session. 

*classes taught by Robin Estrada (bio)
Fee and Payment Information:$200 for the 8-week session

Reference Materials:
Handouts will be provided for both classes


The following books are optional but recommended for reference:

Tagalog for Beginners by Joi Barrios
Basic Tagalog by Paraluman Aspillera
Tagalog-English Dictionary by Leo English 
English-Tagalog Dictionary by Leo English 

*Books may be available at the Arkipelago Bookstore, located in the same building on 6th and Mission, SF.  These books are also available online and in most public libraries.





Location: 

Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Parking and Public Transportation: 

Street parking is available and free after 6PM. Paid public parking garages are available within a few blocks.
BART: Powell Station, Civic Center Station
MUNI: #14

Please register online CLICK HERE

For questions, inquiries and concerns, you can send us an EMAIL.


Mabuhay!

Monday, June 16, 2014

Conversational Tagalog Classes - July - August 2014



Beginner Conversational Tagalog - San Francisco, CA
8-week session,  July 14-August 25, 2014  
8 Mondays, 6:15-7:45 PM
optional 5 Wednesdays 8-9 PM, starting in mid-August (for those who want more intensive practice)

The beginner conversational class at the Bayanihan Community Center emphasizes practical phrases and grammatical strategies that will get you speaking confidently within days. The class will cover greetings and introductions, description of people and places, stating preferences or non-preferences, counting, shopping, telling time and basic usage of verbs. By the end of the class, students would be able to formulate sentences, have a working vocabulary of about 100-600 words, and be able to carry on a basic conversation.

* Because of your feedback, we've now added an additional day for those who can and want to meet more than once a week to practice-- please use the intensive option if you want to attend both Monday and Wednesday classes ! We'll do intensive if there's enough interest.

* class co-taught with Robin Estrada (bio here)

Advanced Beginner Conversational Tagalog
8-week session,  July 16-August 27, 2014  
8 Wednesdays, 6:15-7:45 PM
optional 5 Wednesdays 8-9 PM, starting in mid-August (for those who want more intensive practice) 

This Advanced Beginner class allows you to practice and review, as well as build on the lessons from the Beginner session. Also perfect for those with a lot of previous knowledge but needs a refresher course. I call and assess all prospective students to make sure that their level is a good fit for this class. You can also send me an email with your questions/concerns.

* Because of your feedback, we've now added an additional day for those who can and want to meet more than once a week to practice-- please use the intensive option if you want to attend both the additional Wednesday intensive classes !

* class co-taught with Robin Estrada (bio here)


Reference Materials:
I will be providing handouts for both classes, and strongly recommend that students get these two books:

* Tagalog for Beginners by Joi Barrios (Tuttle)

* Basic Tagalog by Paraluman Aspillera (2007, Tuttle Publishing)  (optional)

* Available at the Arkipelago Bookstore, located in the same building on 6th and Mission, SF. These books are also available online and in most public libraries.

Location: Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94103

Public Transportation (street parking is free and available by 6 PM):
BART: Powell, Civic Center
14 MUNI

Fee and Payment Information:
8-weeks, Beginner and Advanced Beginner Conversational Tagalog, SF:
$165 (inclusive of materials and hand-out fees)

$245 Intensive option (inclusive of materials and hand-out fees)
 
Please register online here:  http://app.formassembly.com/forms/view/26035

or email karen_llagas at yahoo if you have any questions.

thank you!