Courses: Filipino

Filipino (FIL)

Course descriptions from the 2017-2018 Catalog.

FIL 101 Elementary Filipino I (4)


Basic structures of Filipino with emphasis on listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Through directed drill and practice in class, the student learns to communicate in idiomatic Filipino. 


Rec Prep: ENG 22 or ENG 24 with grade of C or better or equivalent


FIL 102 Elementary Filipino II (4) 


Basic structures of Filipino with emphasis on listening comprehension, speaking reading and writing. Through directed drill and practice in class and in the Learning Resource Center, the student learns to communicate in correct Filipino. 


Prerequisite: FIL 101 with C or better, equivalent placement test, or instructor's approval.


Rec Prep: ENG 22 or 24 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.


FIL 201 Intermediate Filipino I (4)


Emphasizes a variety of sentence constructions in Filipino: non-verbal sentences, exclamatory sentences, primary active and passive affixes, secondary active and passive affixes, causation, and formal and informal ways of communicating with people daily. Emphasizes reading and translating simple dialogues in various situations, both formal and informal. Emphasizes speaking and listening and includes reading and writing. 


Prerequisite: FIL 102 with a grade of C or better, or instructor's approval.


FIL 202 Intermediate Filipino II (4)


Emphasizes a variety of sentence constructions in Filipino: non verbal sentences, exclamatory sentences, primary active and passive affixes, secondary active and passive affixes, causation, and formal and informal ways of communicating with people daily. Emphasizes reading and translating simple dialogues in various situations, both formal and informal. Emphasizes speaking and listening and includes reading and writing. Emphasizes translating paragraphs and answering comprehension questions into English on various topics: weather, Filipino food, the family, holidays, courtship, marriage, divorce, and others. 


Prerequisite: FIL 201 with a grade of C or better, or permission of instructor.