Hi, it's Myra again and welcome to a new video.
Last month, we were all deeply shocked to hear the terrible news
about the death of the basketball legendary, Kobe Bryant.
Recently, I've seen some bad news on my Facebook news feed
about the passing or death of my friends' relatives or loved ones.
That's why I decided to come up with a short video
about how we can express our sympathy
to a bereaved person.
When a person passes away,
it is difficult to know what to say to the bereaved.
When we say BEREAVED,
it's someone who has lost a loved one.
So we can say, 'to the bereaved family'.
The word BEREAVED could be an adjective.
It could also be a noun.
'to THE BEREAVED'.
We, Filipinos, usually say "Condolence."
The truth is, it is incorrect to say "Condolence."
If you observe native speakers of English, none of them say "Condolence."
I would normally say the same thing..."Condolence."
But we Filipinos are absolutely sincere when we say "Condolence."
However, what if you need to write an email
or you'd like to write a sympathy note for your boss
who's a foreigner
Or when you'd like to formally say it or express it in English.
You can't just say "Condolence", can you?
That is why I'm going to be teaching you
some sentences that you can use
if you want to show your sympathy to the bereaved.
The first one is,
The second one is,
The third one is,
The fourth one is,
Or you can say,
and the last one is,
Those are some of the sentences that you can use
if you want to show your deepest sympathy
to the person who has lost a loved one.
Thank you for watching.
See you again next time.