Filipino language resources – Language Links Database

Filipino (English: /ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnoʊ/ (listen); Wikang Filipino [wɪˈkɐŋ ˌfiːliˈpiːno]), also known as Pilipino, is the national language (Wikang pambansa / Pambansang wika) of the Philippines. Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country. It is a standardized variety of the Tagalog language, an Austronesian regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines.

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Native speakers: 45 million

Official language in: Philippines

Filipino Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - free courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises… to help you with your Filipino grammar
  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Filipino for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • Wikibooks - alphabet and vocabulary
  • - frequency list, vocabulary, grammar and many more

Filipino Reading Materials

  • - List of Filipino Newspapers online
  • - “If you're trying to practice your Tagalog Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.”

Filipino Dictionaries

Filipino Listening and Video Resources

  • - List of Filipino TV Stations online
  • Podomatic Learn Filipino with TagalogJuan - “This beginner-level podcast offers 21 episodes that are around 10 minutes each. The podcast is no longer being updated, but you’ll find the episodes that do exist to be quite helpful in teaching you vocabulary words and phrases that might come in handy when speaking with a native Tagalog speaker.”
  • PodBean Go Filipino: Let's Learn Tagalog - “This newer podcast is still being updated, with new episodes uploaded every few weeks. You’ll find more than 20 lessons currently available, with episodes focusing on parts of grammar. Learn about adjectives, pronouns, root words and more”
  • Stitcher Learn Tagalog (Filipino) with No Borders Tagalog! - “Learn Tagalog with basic beginner lessons aimed toward those who have no prior experience learning any words or grammar concepts.”


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