What will become of the Filipino language? Children today can hardly speak straight Filipino. Problem is, they cannot speak straight English, too. Look at this: Hello, Atenistas? Lasalistas? hahaha. We want to make fun of students from Ateneo and La Salle but reality is, this kind of “speaking” is widely-practiced especially by families who want… Read More What Will Become of the Filipino Language?
When I speak English, nobody tells me I don’t sound like a Filipino. In fact, every bit of my diction tells my listener I am a Filipino. Add to that my Ilonggo accent… I am 100% Filipino. But I would hide under the blanket, out of shame, if somebody points out I speak in Taglish (Tagalog-English)… Read More Who Cares About Your American or British Diction?