We refer to persons, places and things
using nouns and pronouns.
As we learn the nouns and pronouns in Filipino
we take the first of two big steps
towards mastering the basic Filipino sentence.
After learning how to use nouns and pronouns,
we will learn adjectives and verbs.
Then we will have the necessary parts to build sentences,
and build many, many sentences we will.
For now we learn that Filipino treats names of persons
differently from all other names (including other proper names).
We learn the different pronouns for persons and things.
We learn, over several lessons, the three cases of nouns and pronouns: