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Limang Katangian ng Pilipinas Bago Dumating ang mga Kastila

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Lesson Type: Listening Comprehension
Difficulty Level: Bayani (Upper Intermediate)
Topic: Limang Katangian ng Pilipinas Bago Dumating and mga Kastila (Five Characteristics of the Philippines Before the Arrival of the Spaniards)

Philippine history is a colorful rice cake, baked with multiple layers of migrations and colonists. The farther back into the past you go the more layers you have to peel back. Before the arrival of the Colonial Spaniards, the islands had vibrant cultures and societies. Find out the more about what makes Filipinos Filipinos by taking a mental journey in the archipelago’s deep past before the first Europeans set foot on Philippine shores.

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Answer Key
Question 1: B
Question 2: E
Question 3: A
Question 4: D
Question 5: D