Course Description

Introductory Filipino for Heritage Learners Online, FILIPN W1Y

This course is an elementary Filipino class designed for heritage learners, and the second course in a sequence (Filipino W1X and W1Y). Using the functional-situational approach, the course builds on students' passive vocabulary to harness four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students develop skills enabling them to: talk/write about the self, family, and community; talk/write about activities and interactions such as going to the doctor or shopping; read simple texts; and write short paragraphs. Combines real-time meetings using Adobe Connect and online learning.

Key Information

Credit: 7.5 quarter units / 5 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, South & SE Asian Studies

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
General Education: Fulfills Language Req.
Major Requirement: fulfills lower division requirement for SSEAS majors

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
General Education: VI - Language other than English

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
General Education: Humanities GE for SSHA
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units (UCRVELEC)

UC San Diego:
General Education: Fulfills Revelle College Foreign Language Proficiency requirement; Sixth - NAHR GE; ERC Foreign Language proficiency; By petition, 2 semesters of UCB Filipino would fulfill a year of foreign language for Muir GE; TMC 1 course toward lower-division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area B after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

More About The Course

Students can practice conversational skills with tutors.

Course Creators

Maria Barrios-Leblanc
Maria Barrios-Leblanc has a Ph.D. in Filipino from the University in the Philippines. She is the author of more than a dozen books, among them, Tagalog for Beginners (Tuttle, 2011) and Intermediate Tagalog (Tuttle, 2015). Maria Barrios-Leblanc has a Ph.D. in Filipino from the University in the Philippines. She is the author of more than a dozen books, among them, Tagalog for Beginners (Tuttle, 2011) and Intermediate Tagalog (Tuttle, 2015).
Cynthia Agnes Aban
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