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TAGL  101 - First Semester Filipino/Tagalog (4)

First Semester Filipino introduces students to the basic structure of the Philippine national language, its development, grammatical characteristics, and to learn basic "survival" Filipino vocabulary. It also exposes students to important Filipino non-verbal discourse and communication patterns. This course includes a mandatory one-hour weekly group conversation class with a tutor for nine weeks of the semester outside of the class meeting time.

TAGL  102 - Second Semester Filipino/Tagalog (4)

Prerequisite: TAGL 101 or permission of instructor. This course introduces non-native speakers to an intermediate understanding and comprehension of the Filipino language, its development, and grammatical characteristics. It exposes students to intermediate-level Filipino discourse, exchange, and vocabulary using a functional-situational approach. It also immerses intermediate level students to important Filipino non-verbal communication patterns. This course includes a mandatory one-hour weekly group conversation class with a tutor for nine weeks of the semester outside of the class meeting time.

TAGL  201 - Third Semester Filipino/Tagalog (4)

Prerequisite: TAGL 102 or permission of instructor. This course introduces non-native speakers to an advanced understanding and comprehension of the Filipino language, its development, and grammatical characteristics. It exposes students to advanced-level Filipino discourse, exchange, and vocabulary using a functional-situational and culture-media immersion approaches. It also immerses advanced level students to simple and complex Filipino verbal and non-verbal communication patterns.

TAGL  202 - Fourth Semester Filipino/Tagalog (4)

Prerequisite: TAGL 201. Emphasis on speaking and listening skills given specific social-cultural situations, and reading and writing skills that center on cultural material. More grammatical structures. Exposure to and understanding of written material such as essays, poems, songs, and recipes.

TAGL  398 - Directed Study (1 - 4)