Peace Corps - Ilokano Language Lessons

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US Peace Corps Ilokano  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
The workbook for Ilokano was designed for language training of Peace Corps volunteers in the Philippines. It consists of a list of commonly - used phrases for greetings, leavetaking, shopping, asking for directions, managing a conversation, and introducing oneself; a more extensive vocabulary/phrase book of words and expression used in everyday communication, organized by situation and accompanied in English translations; a list of core competencies at three skill levels, expressed as performance objectives; ann Ilokano - to - English glossary; a series of learning modules to help reinforce student learning in formal lessons; an extensive grammar notes. Topics of the learning modules include those needed for community entry, such as socializing, managing conversation, eating, shopping, travelling, and health. Each module includes a variety of exercises for vocabulary development, understanding of lanuage appropriateness, and grammar. Supplementary worksheets on grammatical points and answers to most exercises are provided.

Philippines: 1961-1990; 1992-present

Philippines: 1961-1990; 1992-present

Ilokano is the third most-spoken language of the Republic of the Philippines. An Austronesian language, it is related to such languages as Indonesian, Malay, Fijian, Maori, Hawaiian, Malagasy, Samoan, Tahitian, Chamorro, Tetum, and Paiwan. It is closely related to some of the other Austronesian languages of Northern Luzon, and has slight mutual intelligibility with the Balangao language and Eastern dialects of Bontoc

In September 2012, the province of La Union passed an ordinance recognizing Ilokano (Iloko) as an official provincial language, alongside Filipino and English as national and official languages of the Philippines, respectively. It is the first province in the Philippines to pass an ordinance protecting and revitalizing a native language.

Ilokano is spoken in: Philippines

Ilokano has no known alternate names.

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