How Can Foreigners Learn Tagalog Easily

How Can Foreigners Learn Tagalog Easily

Some students favor private lessons instead of a scheduled class, or occasionally take private classes to augment their scheduled, existing group course.

Private classes are more flexible than group classes.  They are tailored to specific scheduling and learning needs. They can be supportive if a student’s language knowledge is uneven, if a more intensified study program is required, or if privacy is concern.


  • It is the Native Language


While it is true that both the Filipino Language (which is very similar to, and often used interchangeably with the term Tagalog) and English are national languages of the Philippines, and that many Filipinos are fluent in English. However, most Filipinos are more comfortable speaking Tagalog, as opposed to English. And in many service-related positions (delivery person, taxi driver, etc.) English is often barely spoken at all. This is where the ability to speak Tagalog can make the difference between getting lost and getting home. Or getting the real price on something instead of the “foreigner price’’. In short, if you are going to be living the Philippines, or regularly dealing with Filipinos, it is highly recommended you take Tagalog lessons for foreigners.


  • You Will Know How Someone Truly Feels


A foreigner who can speak Tagalog is really appreciated by Filipinos. Knowing how to speak Tagalog is also a great way to know how someone truly feels about you. You will be in an excellent place to understand the message someone is trying to convey to you. And you will even be able to understand what is being said about you by others. Needless to say, there are many times where this can be extremely helpful. One Whether you learn in person or through an online Tagalog tutor, Tagalog lessons can be life changing. 


  • Filipinos Will Appreciate Your Efforts


The Filipino people are among the friendliest and kindest people in the world. Even if they cannot speak your language, they will generally go out of their way to communicate with you in some form. But if you took Filipino Language lessons for foreigners, you are way ahead of the game. Even if you cannot speak Tagalog fluently, your efforts will be greatly appreciated. And speaking Tagalog can open-up so many chances that otherwise would not exist.


  • You will fit in better


With the Philippines being a country of such kind and friendly people, you will no doubt make friends here. And you will find it much simpler to communicate with them if you speak Tagalog. This will be especially true if you are with a group of Filipino friends. As they generally will be speaking Tagalog as a group. And being able to speak Tagalog yourself will help you fit in better with the group and become closer to them.


  • You Will Save Money


There will be many times where you be in a better position to bargain if you speak Tagalog. And vendors will generally be more likely to accept your offer if you can speak their language. This can keep your many thousands of Pesos during your time in Philippines.


  • The Time to Start is Now


These are just a few of the reasons to take online Tagalog lessons. Whether they be Zoom Tagalog lessons or Skype Tagalog lessons, it can be easy with the right teacher. And the results can be life changing. So, the time to start is now.


Bonnie Baldwin