Home

Login to enhance your shopping experience.

Login or Create an Account
Categories
Online Store Menu
Information
Quick Store Search

Advanced Search
Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

Pimsleur Basic Tagalog Language 5 AUDIO CDs -Discount - Learn to Speak Tagalog

Pimsleur Basic Tagalog Language 5 AUDIO CDs -Discount - Learn to Speak Tagalog

really in stock

Pimsleur Basic Tagalog Language 5 AUDIO CDs -Discount - Learn to Speak Tagalog

Pimsleur Basic Tagalog

Totally Audio - only 30 minutes a day

5 CDs

 The Pimsleur Method provides the most effective language-learning program ever developed. The Pimsleur Method gives you quick command of Tagalog structure without tedious drills. Learning to speak Tagalog can actually be enjoyable and rewarding. >The key reason most people struggle with new languages is that they aren't given proper instruction, only bits and pieces of a language. Other language programs sell only pieces — dictionaries; grammar books and instructions; lists of hundreds or thousands of words and definitions; audios containing useless drills. They leave it to you to assemble these pieces as you try to speak. Pimsleur enables you to spend your time learning to speak the language rather than just studying its parts.

When you were learning English, could you speak before you knew how to conjugate verbs? Of course you could. That same learning process is what Pimsleur replicates. Pimsleur presents the whole language as one integrated piece so you can succeed.

With Pimsleur you get:

Grammar and vocabulary taught together in everyday conversation,

Interactive audio-only instruction that teaches spoken language organically,

The flexibility to learn anytime, anywhere,

30-minute lessons designed to optimize the amount of language you can learn in one sitting.

Millions of people have used Pimsleur to gain real conversational skills in new languages quickly and easily, wherever and whenever — without textbooks, written exercises, or drills

About Tagalog

Tagalog is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines. It is the most spoken Philippine language in terms of the number of speakers.

Tagalog, as its de facto standardized counterpart, Filipino, is the principal language of the national media in the Philippines. It is the primary language of public education. As Filipino, it is, along with English, a co-official language and the sole national language. Tagalog is widely used as a lingua franca throughout the country, and in overseas Filipino communities. However, while Tagalog may be prevalent in those fields, English, to varying degrees of fluency, is more prevalent in the fields of government and business.

Tagalog History

The word Tagalog derived from tagá-ílog, from tagá- meaning "native of" and ílog meaning "river", thus, it means "river dweller." There are no surviving written samples of Tagalog before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. Very little is known about the history of the language. However, according to linguists such as Dr. David Zorc and Dr. Robert Blust, the Tagalogs originated, along with their Central Philippine cousins, from northeastern Mindanao or eastern Visayas

The first known book to be written in Tagalog is the Doctrina Cristiana (Christian Doctrine) of 1593. It was written in Spanish and two versions of Tagalog; one written in Baybayin and the other in the Latin alphabet.

Throughout the 333 years of Spanish occupation, there have been grammars and dictionaries written by Spanish clergymen such as Vocabulario de la Lengua Tagala by Pedro de San Buenaventura (Pila, Laguna, 1613), Vocabulario de la lengua tagala (1835) and Arte de la lengua tagala y manual tagalog para la adminstración de los Santos Sacramentos (1850).

Poet Francisco "Balagtas" Baltazar (1788-1862) is regarded as the foremost Tagalog writer. His most famous work is the early 19th-century Florante at Laura.

In 1937, Tagalog was selected as the basis of the national language by the National Language Institute. In 1959, Tagalog, which had been renamed Wikang Pambansa ("National Language") by President Manuel L. Quezon in 1939, was renamed by the Secretary of Education, Jose Romero, as Pilipino to give it a national rather than ethnicity label and connotation. The changing of the name did not, however, result in better acceptance at the conscious level among non-Tagalogs, especially Cebuanos who had not accepted the selection. In 1971, the language issue was revived once more,and a compromise solution was worked out — a ‘universalist’ approach to the national language, to be called Filipino rather than Pilipino. When a new constitution was drawn up in 1987, it named Filipino as the national language. The constitution specified that as that Filipino language evolves, it shall be further developed and enriched on the basis of existing Philippine and other languages.

Pimsleur Basic Tagalog - Learn to Speak Tagalog - Audio Book


Pimsleur Overlap programs

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

In stock-ready to post on Tuesday
43% discount today

All required fields are marked with a star (*). Click the 'Add To Cart' button at the bottom of this form to proceed.

Item Quantity

Enter the appropriate quantity for this item below.

Related Items
Pimsleur Comprehensive Russian Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur Comprehensive Russian Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

30 modules that will assist you to cope with day-to-day occasions - inquire for information or directions

Regularly:

AUD 499.95

On Sale:

AUD 369.95

This item is ordered in - normal delivery 3 - 6 weeks

Pimsleur Basic Vietnamese - Audio Book 5 CD -Discount- Learn to speak Vietnamese

Pimsleur Basic Vietnamese - Audio Book 5 CD -Discount- Learn to speak Vietnamese

Pimsleur Basic starters set of 10 sessions of thirty minutes each, learn like a native

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

This item is currently out of stock - more coming soon.

Pimsleur Basic Latin-American Spanish - Audio Book 5 CD -Discount-Learn to speak Spanish

Pimsleur Basic Latin-American Spanish - Audio Book 5 CD -Discount-Learn to speak Spanish

Five audio CD set simply audio.No Grammar required

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

In stock-ready to post on Tuesday
43% discount today

Pimsleur Basic Indonesian 5 Audio CDs  - Learn to Speak Indonesian

Pimsleur Basic Indonesian 5 Audio CDs - Learn to Speak Indonesian

Pimsleur Basic first-timers set of ten modules of thirty minutes each, learn like a local

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

In stock-ready to post on Tuesday
43% discount today

Pimsleur Basic Swedish

Pimsleur Basic Swedish

Ten sessions to get you started in a language implementing the Hear it, Learn it, Speak it Pimsleur approach

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

In stock-ready to post on Tuesday
43% discount today

Pimsleur Basic Dari (Persian) - AudioBook CD

Pimsleur Basic Dari (Persian) - AudioBook CD

10 modules to get you started out in a language implementing the Hear it, Learn it, Speak it Pimsleur language learning system

Regularly:

AUD 69.95

On Sale:

AUD 39.95

In stock-ready to post on Tuesday
43% discount today

Pimsleur Comprehensive Hebrew (Modern) Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur Comprehensive Hebrew (Modern) Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

16 hours of real-life spoken drill sessions so you can start and maintain face to face discussions

Regularly:

AUD 499.95

On Sale:

AUD 369.95

This item is ordered in - normal delivery 3 - 6 weeks

Pimsleur Comprehensive Vietnamese Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur Comprehensive Vietnamese Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur approach

Regularly:

AUD 499.95

On Sale:

AUD 369.95

This item is ordered in - normal delivery 3 - 6 weeks

Pimsleur Comprehensive Hindi Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur Comprehensive Hindi Level 1 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur approach

Regularly:

AUD 499.95

On Sale:

AUD 369.95

This item is ordered in - normal delivery 3 - 6 weeks

Pimsleur Comprehensive Russian Level 3 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

Pimsleur Comprehensive Russian Level 3 - Discount - Audio 16 CD

thirty lessons that will enable you to cope with everyday scenarios - ask for important information or guidance

Regularly:

AUD 499.95

On Sale:

AUD 369.95

This item is ordered in - normal delivery 3 - 6 weeks

   
Account Menu
Recently Visited Pages
Popular Pages