18 Sep Ilocano Online Course – Level 1
Ilocano, or Iloko, is spoken mainly in Luzon and Mindanao in the Philippines by about 10 million people and is the country’s third most spoken language after Tagalog and English. The name Ilocano come from i– ‘from’ + looc ‘bay’, and therefore literally means “people of the bay’. An Austronesian language, it is related to such languages as Indonesian, Malay, Fijian, Maori and Hawaiian.
The Ilocanos are known for simple living and being hardworking and determined, as well as on the thrifty side, as a result of their demanding environment. Learn Ilocano, the language of survival and resilience.
With our Ilocano Starter Microlearning Course, you can:
- Identify the alphabet and the sounds in Ilocano
- Introduce yourself and others
- Talk about colors
- Use numbers 1-20
- Use the days of the week
- Use simple greetings
- Talk about professions
- Talk about countries and where you live
- Tell the time
- Give your phone number and contact details
- Talk about food and drinks