Welcome once again! Here's Lesson 2 on Verbs For Intermediate In Tagalog. Intermediate students are expected to have possessed a wider range of vocabulary including the following verbs:

  • Maglutò (verb infinitive): to cook
  • Kumantá (verb infinitive): to sing
  • Umiyak (verb infinitive): to cry
  • Magbasá (verb infinitive): to read
  • Maiwan (verb infinitive): to be able to leave something
  • Bumilí (verb infinitive): to buy
Essential Questions
  1. How are Tagalog sentences structured?
  2. Which structure is commonly spoken?

Discussion: Tagalog Sentence Structure

Consider the statement: "I know how to cook adobo". The following sentences are the Tagalog translations of it and both are correct: