I would characterize myself as responsible, passionate about teaching and life, and still a bit idealistic about life–which isn’t a bad quality to have after all. And that’s true about both my personal life and teaching. I am interested in many things, including traveling, history, literature, and arts. In my free time I enjoy easy hikes in the nature, or working in a garden. It is important for me to balance the time I spend teaching with healthy relaxing activities, such as hiking or gardening.
If you want to converse with people and get by, then no, Tagalog is not hard to learn at all. The language is structured so that you don’t need to learn much in the way of vocabulary or proper grammar to make yourself understood without too much embarassment. This depends on several factors. Let's assume that you're fluent in English. In this case, it will take you around 150-200 hours to learn basic Filipino (that is, if you study at least one hour per session on a daily basis).
NO, especially if you use Filipino/Tagalog in your daily conversation.
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It will be on Davao city at Green coffee a peaceful place were students can focus. By giving them the opportunity to explore areas they are interested in – for example, the environment – they will be more likely to engage with the learning process.
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