This is the 12th lesson about Filipino verbs, as well as time expressions such as hours, days, and months. Finally some simple common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Filipino Classes.
Before we move on to lessons about the present, past, and future, we need to discuss verbs in general. The verb is the second most used part of speech after the noun. That means we need to pay more attention to its different forms and tenses.
Below is a list of 16 verbs that you might come across or use very often. They are in their raw format (not conjugated yet). The table contains 3 columns (English, Filipino, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|To drive||magmaneho; magdraybe|
|To have||magkaroon ng|
|He understands me||naiintindihan niya ako|
|He understood me||naintindihan niya ako|
|He will understand me||maiintindihan niya ako|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to time such as hours, days and months. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to discuss time related topics more easily.
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Finally, here are some popular phrases you might need to use daily. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Filipino Phrases page. Enjoy!
|I was born in July||ipinanganak ako noong Hulyo|
|I will visit you in August||bibisitahin kita sa Agosto|
|See you tomorrow!||Hanggang bukas!|
|Today is Monday||Lunes ngayon|
|Winter is very cold here||Napakalamig ng taglamig dito|
|Yesterday was Sunday||Linggo kahapon|
|Are you married?||may asawa ka ba?|
|I'm single||wala akong asawa|
|Would you marry me?||pakasal na tayo=equivalent form|
|Can I have your phone number?||puwede bang mahingi ang numero ng telepono mo?|
|Can I have your email?||puwede bang mahingi ang email mo?|
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Congratulations! You finished your 12th lesson in Filipino about verbs, and time. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Filipino Lesson 13. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Filipino homepage.