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Making Out in Tagalog is your indispensable guide to contemporary Tagalog language (Filipino) as it's really spoken on the streets of Manila.This best-selling Tagalog phrase book is the perfect introduction to everyday interactions in The Philippines and includes colorful slang that'll help rev up your social life. A great way to learn Tagalog, Making Out in Tagalog features a pronunciation guide, and notes on Tagalog language and culture. With Making Out in Tagalog you'll be able to express yourself when: Making new friends Sharing a meal Going out on the town Flirting and getting amorous And much more!Each expression in this book is given in Tagalog and their English translations. It is designed to enhance your experience in using the language (and in a pinch, you can show the Tagalog text to the person you're speaking to) .

About the Author

Renato Perdon

The author hails from the Philippines. Before migrating to Australia, he worked with the National Historical Institute of the Philippines for more than 20 years as historical translator and researcher and taught history at the Lyceum of the Philippines. He retired in 2007 as an archivist with the City of Sydney Archives, Sydney, Australia. He holds an MA in Asian Studies and a Graduate Diploma in Archives Administration (University of New South Wales) , a Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies (Sydney University) , and a Postgraduate Diploma in Spanish Major (Colegio de San Juan de Letran) . He completed his undergraduate studies (BA in Political Science and BS in Foreign Service) in the Philippines. He has published articles and books on history, cultural conservation and heraldry, both in the Philippines and Australia.

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