Beginning Tagalog 2 covers the basics of the Tagalog verbal system, more advanced forms of questions, and some sentence expansions and transformations. It also introduces some of the commonly used particles. More advanced topics such as the complex verb forms causative and comitative are not included in this page.
Below are links to each of the grammar lessons.
- Verbal Focus
- Verbal Aspect
- Time/ Time Indicators
- Requests and Commands
- Sentence Expansion
- Some Particles
- Questions II
Constantino, Ernesto. 1969. “Sentence Patterns of Ten Philippine Languages.” in Readings in Philippine Linguistics. Manila Linguistic Society of the Philippines.
Ramos, Teresita V. 1985. Conversational Tagalog, A Functional-Situational Approach. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
_____________ and Maria Bautista. 1986. Handbook of Tagalog Verbs. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.
_____________ and Resty M. Cena. 1990. Modern Tagalog.Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press.