Makibaka Level 1
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August 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020
BEGINNER FILIPINO LANGUAGE COURSE
Ever wanted to learn Filipino? Now is your chance to take a beginner’s course that will equip you with some basic knowledge of the national language of the Philippines. Whether you are of Filipino heritage, a student of languages, a researcher, a traveler, or just someone interested in learning a new language, this class is for you. Through this beginner’s course, not only will we be studying the language itself, but also the history of the Filipino people and the socio-cultural context that helped shape the national language. Join us on this journey!
- This course will be conducted via Zoom every Thursday evening, 7-9 pm for ten sessions beginning June 18th for a total of 20 hours of instruction
- Includes in-class activities, homework assignments, and exams
- Historical and cultural perspectives are incorporated into the language learning process
- The instructor, Mike Legaspi is a Filipino community organizer and language instructor who strives to develop culturally relevant, pro-people, and anti-imperialist education (full bio here)
To sign-up, send an email registering interest to Michael.Legaspi20@myhunter.
Please include RE: Beginner Filipino Course in the subject line. Please include your name and a briefly describe why you are interested in learning Filipino
***Classes are offered on a sliding scale of $150-$250 and students will not be required to purchase a textbook***
Mike LegaspiMike Legaspi is a Filipino-American activist and organizer for Migrante New York and BAYAN-USA. Having been a youth organizer in the past, Mike has developed a perspective that education must be culturally relevant, anti-colonial, and anti-imperialist. As a member of Migrante New York, he also sees the need to make … Read More ›