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Author Photo by: cruzacademy
Apr 19 2022, 3:02pm CST ~ 1 mo., 2 days ago. 
Question: I homeschool my kids and we are trying to incorporate more Filipino into our school day. I am still learning. Do these phrases sound natural? If not, I appreciate the help. Salamat po!
 
Get dressed. Maghanda ka na.
Time to start school. Oras para sa paaralan.
I am coming. Parating na ako.
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Author Photo PinoyTaj Badge: Supporter
Apr 21 2022, 4:59pm CST ~ 4 weeks ago. 
pwede rin,
 
Magbihis ka na
 
(Gumayak ka na.. lol this is considered deep but i couldnt help myself because this is what the dads say in Tagalog stories haha).
 
Oras na para pumasok (sa paaralan/eskuwelahan)
 
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Author Photo Matiwasay
Apr 27 2022, 6:10am CST ~ 3 weeks, 3 days ago. 
I commend you for homeschooling your kids and trying to incorporate Filipino into your daily lessons.
Ito ang ilan sa mga iminumungkahi/suhestiyon ko na maaaring gamitin mo din.
 
Get dressed = " Magbihis ka na" as @PinoyTaj suggested is more the literal and appropriate to use. I also use/say "Maghanda ka na" (to get ready) to my kids and when I say this, I expect them to not just be dressed but they should have brushed their teeth, combed their hair, packed their bags/lunches etc.
Expected replies to this can be : " Bihis na (po) ako."
" Magbibihis na (po) ako."
" Handa na (po) ako."
 
Time to start school = "Simula na ng klase." or "Oras na para magsimula ng klase."
Since you are homeschooling, when you say this, you are taking the position of the teacher ( my teachers in grade school used to say this to signal the formal start of our lessons/ classes)
'Paaralan' refers to the school building or school system.
 
I am coming= Parating na ako or as we would answer our mom " Nandiyan na (po) ako." I may not explain it very well in English but the language (Tagalog) has this context where to express a higher degree of commitment to an action we would reply as if we have done the expected action already.
 
Hope this helps.
 
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Author Photo Matiwasay
Apr 27 2022, 6:20am CST ~ 3 weeks, 3 days ago. 
pwede rin, Magbihis ka na (Gumayak ka na.. lol this is considered deep but i couldnt help myself because this is what the dads say in Tagalog stories haha). Oras na para pumasok (sa paaralan/eskuwelahan)
 
@PinoyTaj you made me remember my grandpa.
"Gagayak na ako."- He would say this to us when he is about to leave to go back to the province. I have not heard it being said/used for such a long time now.
 
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Author Photo cruzacademy
Apr 28 2022, 3:10pm CST ~ 3 weeks, 2 days ago. 
Thank you all for your help! Salamat!
 
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