ERIC Number: ED402754
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Language Correspondence Course (Community Entry Language Preparation): Tagalog, Modules 1-21.
Peace Corps, Manila (Philippines).
This guide is designed for Tagalog language training of Peace Corps workers in the Philippines and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of 21 learning modules to be used in independent study. Each module contains a list of the targeted language competencies and related phrases, a dialogue or text, vocabulary list, grammar notes, usage, vocabulary and grammar exercises, a cultural activity, and an answer key. Module topics include: greetings and introductions, explaining work assignments in conversational contexts, making and responding to offers of help, invitations, small talk, sharing news and expressing feelings, giving and receiving compliments, clarifying communication, controlling conversation, focusing communication, food, locating sources for needed items, obtaining special or custom-ordered items, and making and arranging repairs or service. (MSE)
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Food, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Independent Study, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Tagalog, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Manila (Philippines).
Identifiers - Location: Philippines