ASIANLAN 411 - Advanced Filipino I
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 212, or by assignment of ASIANLAN 411 by placement test.
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This course teaches advanced speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Filipino. These skills will be taught through formal class sessions in which students learn to use new grammatical structures to discuss various topics in Filipino culture and literature. Students will also actively participate in suggesting methods to reach a greater exploration and presentation of knowledge. The class will provide various opportunities to improve fluency in the spoken language. The course involves a significant number of writing assignments and students will be required to submit written works to improve their writing proficiency.

By the end of the term, students will have improved their reading comprehension through expanded vocabularies and will be able to understand and use the words, expressions, and phrases with more confidence. Students will also expand their knowledge of general Philippine culture and history through reading and listening. In speaking, students will be able to narrate and describe concrete topics and interests in past, present, and future tenses. In reading, students will understand both main ideas and notice minor details in selected texts and excerpts of media and other literary materials. In writing, students will develop their own ideas about concrete topics in Filipino. Students will attain oral proficiency equivalent to the advanced low/advanced mid-level of the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview.

Course Requirements:

It is required that students use Filipino during class hours and it is recommended outside the classroom to promote further mastery of the language. Grading components include attendance, recitation, and class participation. In-class and take-home readings will also be assigned after every topic. Midterm and final oral assessments will also be components of grading. A creative writing assignment will be required of the students as an overall requirement.

Intended Audience:

This class is intended for students who have successfully completed ASIANLAN 212 with a grade of C- or higher and have fulfilled all the requirements; or those who have taken the language placement exam in Filipino, successfully placing into this level.


ASIANLAN 411 - Advanced Filipino I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM

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