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Learn Tagalog Online

Updated on August 11, 2009
The Philippines
The Philippines

The Tagalog Language

While there are over 90 different languages spoken in the Philippines, the language most widespread, used in the media, and understood by the masses is Tagalog or Filipino. 

Tagalog is the native language to the Luzon island and is the dialect used by most of the people living in the nations capital, Manila.  While Tagalog is the language of the area, it is often mixed with English in the larger city areas. 

Before Filipinos started mixing English with Tagalog, Spanish vocabulary was often used by the people of the Philippine Islands.  Spanish people had a large impact on the Philippine Islands as the country of Spain had economic and military control of the Philippines for roughly 400 years. 


Learn Tagalog Online

While Tagalog is mostly spoken only in the Philippines, the Filipino people have spread out across the world and speak Tagalog with each other and other Tagalog speakers when given the opportunity. 

If you're interested in learning Tagalog there are a number of different online resources available to individuals looking to learn the basics of the language.   

  1. The Learn Tagalog Show provides paper documents as well as audio podcasts that are available through iTunes.  The Show has created over 30 lessons and is a great starting point for learning the language basics.  This and other languages can be learned through iTunes podcasts
  2. Learn Tagalog Easy is another hosted site dedicated to teaching individuals phrases and methods of language learning.  It is a good start for those heading to the Philippines or are interested in getting started. 
  3. Northern Illinois University Online Resources provide individuals with a more in-depth background into Tagalog and learning the language. 
These sites and services are a great source for starting your online Tagalog learning lessons.  

Rosetta Stone V3: Filipino (Tagalog) Level 1 with Audio Companion [OLD VERSION]
Rosetta Stone V3: Filipino (Tagalog) Level 1 with Audio Companion [OLD VERSION]

If you're looking for additional support in your Tagalog learning efforts, consider Rosetta Stone Filipino (Tagalog). It is one of the most successful language learning software available.

 

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