Adam’s Amazing Counting Book Counting in Tagalog

Part of the Adam the Little Airplane series of books. It is a children’s book designed to introduce young readers to concepts of numbers, basic counting and provide a small introduction to the Tagalog Language of the Philippines.

Craig Thompson
Complete Filipino (Tagalog): Teach Yourself

A complete course in Filipino (Tagalog) which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker.

Corazon Castle, Laurence McGonnell
Filipino Tapestry: Tagalog Language Through Culture

An official language of the Philippines, Filipino is based on Tagalog, with elements of Spanish, English, and Chinese mixed in. The result is a rich, expressive language spoken in the Philippines and throughout the far-reaching Filipino diaspora.

Filipino Tapestry offers an innovative approach to learning language by emphasizing the critical intersection of language and culture. It provides activities and exercises that immerse beginning and intermediate students of Filipino in a variety of authentic situations to simulate an in-country experience.


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Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail
My First Book of Tagalog Words: Filipino Rhymes and Verses

In the age-old tradition of teaching language through rhyme and verse, My First Book of Tagalog Words introduces Philippine language and culture to preschool children in a playful and non-intimidating way. Age range: 3 to 5 years.

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Liana Romulo
Survival Tagalog: How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear – Instantly!

This clear, to-the-point phrase book provides you with the most important everyday Tagalog/Filipino words and phrases to get you speaking without fuss or fear.

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Joi Barrios
Tagalog (Filipino) Phrasebook

Kumusta! Welcome to our Tagalog phrasebook. Take your first step with us in discovering the language of Philippines.  Learn Tagalog in easy and simple ways that will help you converse in everyday practical situations. The phrasebook is a hands-on tool that teaches language phrases and basic sentences.

Eton Institute
Tagalog (Pilipino) Made Nice & Easy

“Whether travelling to a foreign country or to your favorite international restaurant, this Nice & Easy guide gives you just enough of the language to get around and be understood. Much of the material in this book was developed for government personnel who are often assigned to a foreign country on a moment’s notice and need a quick introduction to the language.”

Editors of REA
Tagalog Conjugations: A Reference Guide (Second Edition)

“Containing over 180 definitions of almost 150 different conjugations and more than 450 example sentences, this book is the best reference guide for learning the conjugations used by native Filipinos in spoken Tagalog. Nowhere else will you find a more complete reference for learning the meaning and usage of so many conjugations. Use this guide to increase your ability to communicate with rich meaning, and master the Tagalog language.”

Brad Lowe
Tagalog Verb Dictionary

“This handy reference is a concise explanatory text and English-Tagalog / Tagalog-English verb guide designed to address and facilitate the most important aspect of Tagalog language learning—understanding and mastering the complex focal orientation of verbs. It is organized into an accessible pattern illustrating the primary conjugations that establish aspect and actor/object focus for each verb.”

Michael Hawkins, Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail