ASIANLAN 211 - Second Year Filipino I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 112 or by assignment of ASIANLAN 211 by Placement Test.
May not be repeated for credit.

This course is designed to develop students' communicative competence in Filipino. A combination of social and linguistic rules serves as the backbone of the instructional content. The course uses the functional-situational approach and content-based instruction to teach the language. As language learners are being taught the sound, grammar, and lexical system of the Filipino language, students are also taught the native speakers' points of view. How to engage in common daily situations such as meeting people and talking about experiences, will be covered alongside cultural situations illustrating Filipino worldviews. Every lesson also includes review and practice of the basic skills and high frequency vocabulary words introduced in the first year Filipino course.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following communication skills. In speaking, students will be able to carry on conversations about simple topics with some details. They will be able to speak in complete sentences and express compliments, complaints, and feelings toward others. In reading, students will be able to read and understand a range of simple texts and will be able to follow directions and instructions. Students will also be able to understand the meanings of commonly used idioms and popular riddles. In writing, students will practice writing letters and notes, narrating events, writing simple poems and creating short stories. Student will have oral proficiency equivalent to the intermediate low/intermediate mid of the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview.

Course Requirements:

Grading is based on attendance and class participation including engaging in speaking, skits, dialogues, role-playing, and games. It will also include journals as regular components of homework with some topics assigned by the lecturer. Quizzes, an individual final writing project, midterms, and final oral and written assessments will also be required. Topics for individual final writing projects can be assigned by the lecturer or chosen by the student.

Intended Audience:

This class is intended for those who have passed ASIANLAN 112 with a grade of C- or higher and have fulfilled all the requirements; or those who taken the language placement exam in Filipino, successfully placing into this level.

Class Format:


ASIANLAN 211 - Second Year Filipino I
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001 (REC)
MTuWTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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