Wednesday, May 4, 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


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.

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