Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Filipino. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Filipino. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Filipino conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:
The past tense in Filipino conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:
The future tense in Filipino conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:
Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.
Travel Phrases in Filipino
Imagine yourself in some Filipino speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!
|Can you help me?||puwede mo akong tulungan?|
|Can I help you?||puwede ba kitang tulungan?|
|Where is the airport?||saan ang paliparan?|
|Go straight||diretso lang|
|Turn left||lumikô sa kaliwâ|
|Turn right||lumikô sa kanan|
I hope this lesson about the verbs in Filipino was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.
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