By Baisanie J. Macabuat
“The grammar class is conducted every last Friday of the month from 9:00am to 11:30am”, said Farida P. Dalandan, national vice Chairwoman for External Affairs, Women Affairs Committee (WAC) of UNYPAD.
“And if the speaker for the Question and Answer Session on Islam which is conducted every Friday is absent, the Class immediately proceeds to Grammar”, she added.
The grammar class is facilitated by the WAC in partnership with the national committee on Da’wah and Education.
Fatima E. Sapalon, Chief on Sub-committee on Research and Information, said that most of the participants attending the said grammar class are national officers and some are from the Cotabato City Chapter.
“The main objective of this non-formal grammar class is to develop the writing and speaking skills of the officers and members of the organization”, Fatima added.
She also disclosed that during class hours, everybody is required to speak English.
“The grammar class is very exciting and interesting”, said Saada S. Sampayan, Chief on Sub-committee on Da’wah and Education.
“Aside from learning grammar and speaking English, our self-confidence is being developed in this class”, she added.
She also disclosed that the grammar class is free, and it is part of the Education Program under organization’s Capability Program implemented by the WAC committee on Da’wah and Education.
“The students don’t need to pay anything”, she stressed.
The subject taught in the class includes, among others, eight parts of Speech.