Filipino Language Quotes Essays


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Colonial Mentality: Its Roots Essay

It embarrassed me that I should be a part of a race so disregarded and dehumanized by society” The denigration of the Filipino culture and body involves the perception that anything Filipino is inferior to anything foreign. The discriminating attitudes of some Filipinos hold against members of Filipino communities they perceive to display Filipino c...


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Malansang Isda by Rosalinda Olsen Essay

Language is basically a tool, a means to express ideas and to communicate these, but before being a tool, language is first a reflection of one’s objective reality. Rizal has been iconized and even idolized by a sect that calls themselves “Rizalistas”, but the Filipino has yet to realize and actualise his relevance.


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Filipino-American Assimilation Essay

Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino American Intellectuals. The Philippine Constitution has granted the English language as co-official with Filipino.


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Why I Don’t Speak in English Essay

How come he often used the Filipino language when he speaks and communicate with the Filipino nation? First, Senator Lito Lapid, Why do you think the people voted for him knowing that he could not speak the English language because by talking the Filipino language his message goes straight to the heart of every Filipino.


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My Culture, My Power

Yes, it’s the Filipinos who molded Filipino culture from its clothing to language and literature to its food. Many Filipinos all over the world are criticized because they’re Filipinos but I should say that among any other beautiful cultures in the world—in Asia, I am still proud of my culture whatever my color is, my dialect is, or whatever my coun...


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I am Filipino “ Can they smell that aroma in me?”

The Filipino people (Filipino: Mamamayang Pilipino) or Filipinos are an ethnic group native to the islands of the Philippines. Filipino women are also romantic and very caring, that makes foreigners want to marry a kind like them.


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Education of the filipino Essay

I say I’m just being practical. But despite of that I believe that we must preserve our resources and Filipino values to an extent.


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Garden City Essay

We might adapt to different environment or stick to our own traditions, came from different origins or bonded by the same blood, the passion towards the Filipino literature and culture are of the same. Despite the difference, the Filipino values are buried deep on every hearts of every tribe, every belief and every religious view of a Filipino towar...


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Pasyon: a Factor That Shaped the Filipinos’ Identity Essay

And also, we will study both races (Spanish and Filipino) to determine how the pasyon influenced their culture, language, and values to what it is today. Looking now at the present context, many had claimed that the Filipino Language, culture, as well as history and identity were all distorted out of its original shape, its original civilization.


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Jose Rizal: Reaction Paper Essay

But we use other language to communicate to other countries to share ideas and talk to them. At December 30, 1896 before his execution by the squad of Filipino soldier of Spanish, a backup force of regular Spanish army stood ready to shoot before he was shot he requested to be shot in looking at the shooter and without a blindfold but they disagree ...


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Isyu Sa Wikang Filipino Essay

With the rise of globalization, it has been a fashionable if tendentious practice among the floating litterateurs, mostly resident in colleges and universities, to advocate the maintenance of the status quo; that is, English as the prestigious language, Taglish as the media lingua franca, and Filipino and the other languages as utilitarian devices f...


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Influence of Gay Language on the English Proficiency of Freshmen Students

The first way is language acquisition, “a process similar, if not identical, to the way children develop ability in their first language.” Krashen elaborates, “Acquisition is a subconscious process; language acquirers are not usually aware of the fact that they are using the language for communication”. By using the said language, Filipino gay men a...


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A Filipino Metamorphosis – Poetry Essay Reviewing

And yes, many a Toledo poem in this collection grapples with the grammar of language, the conventions and forms of writing, music and art such as evidenced by ‘The Same Old Figurative’, ‘Persona’, ‘Save as Draft’, ‘What is Required’ and ‘Leaning Drunk into the Poem’, whose title is a wonky salute to Pablo Neruda. It is a punctuation machine that div...


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Cups of Hope Essay

We must view ourselves as might a lover viewing a loved one but also as a judge capable of giving a harsh verdict .” All of our desire to cure our sick nation is possible as long as we will build our people, our nation and all of these start within ourselves. Where they came up with a list of the character of the Filipinos classified as to be our st...


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Wikang Filipino

Filipino Language and Culture – Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century Conference theme includes (but not limited to) issues, trends on Filipino language, literature and culture learning/teaching, pedagogy and research. Teleseryes as a Tool of Filipino Language Development/Social Transformation Service Learning, Community Sourcing, Student Organ...


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Scope And Delimitation Example

everyday experiences on games Filipino children play, food Filipino children eat, clothes Filipino children wear, animals in the Philippines they know, famous Filipinos they know, things Filipino children use and activities Filipino children engage in; . In a study on pagka-Filipino, Yacat (2002) claimed that there are two kinds of pagka-Filipino: F...


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The English Language In The Philippines English Language Essay

In the 1970s, Filipino began to replace English as the main language of instruction in schools, in the name of nation building. The House Bill 5619 or “An Act to Strengthen and Enhance the Use of English as Medium of Instruction in Philippine Schools prescribes the use of English, Filipino or the regional/native language from pre-school to Grade 3 a...


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Economic Importance Of The English Language English Language Essay

In the 1970s, Filipino began to replace English as the main language of instruction in schools, in the name of nation building. 38 years later, during the promulgation of the 1973 Constitution, English remained as an official language adding Filipino and dropping Spanish during the process.


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Language, Learning, Identity, Privilege by James Soriano

Genuinely we must hope that Filipino languages be given primacy over English as the language of education, of the courts, governments, etc. If we are not willing to speak proper Filipino, then don’t even bother acting outraged when someone points out its plight in today’s society.


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Filipino Philosophy Essay

(5) other Filipino Phylosophies that Filipino scholars may add and institutionalize that is not or only partially influenced by the Western Philosophy and purely in the Filipino context. Filipino Philosophy is unique in itself and is a pride of the Filipino people.


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Development Of Psychological Thoughts In The Philippines

Language, culture and Point of view were the sixth bases because it is the most fundamental of all bases.Filipino language and dialect is very significant because it is a witness in the many studies conducted and translated into foreign language. According to Ms. Leslee Natividad from the Department of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines,...


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Development Of Psychological Thought In The Philippines

The knowledge of psychology “Babaylan” or “Catalonan” for the native Filipino people was an important part of Filipino Psychology. Felipe de Leon examined the way Filipino names describe the people and how names can hide Filipino identity.


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Political Science Critique Essay

Filipino and English languages as a medium of official communication of instruction in educational system but In Government and Courts the medium of communication shall be our national language. But in the government and courts we should not use ENGLISH language.


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The Positive Impacts of Philippines Becoming an English-Speaking Country Essay

The government and the schools who stretch out its efforts to develop the full potentials of Filipinos in speaking the universal language has greatly contributed to a better nation of English speaking workforce that would help build a country with a lot of investment opportunities and better economy. There are debates about the language that must be...


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Philippines: The jejemon fever Essay

Our national language – Filipino – is our identities. They may be offended especially our American investors because it’s like that their language had been disrespected due to the alternations on their alphabet and would be discouraged because of our poor proficiency in English – the universal language.


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Community Power and Participatory Decision-Making Essay examples

It must be emphasized though that those decisions must not only rely on power alone because one would have to ensure that it would benefit the greatest number of people and that the best way to reach a decision depends on a number of factors such as structural, cultural, environmental and situational factors (Alfred & Scoble, 1968). I deemed tha...


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Advantage and Disadvantages of Japanese Nationals Working in the Philippines Essay

After one year four months I came back to Japan and decided to help the Filipino resident in the Philippines as Japanese Language teacher.” Said Okamoto sensei. Especially for those language teachers who are native speakers of the language they are teaching and only know a little English.


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English Proficiency as Related to Academic Performance

Thirty-eight years later, during the promulgation of the 1973 Constitution, English remained as an official language adding Filipino and dropping Spanish during the process. Students who have so much difficulties with their communication skill in English language may not function effectively, not only in their everyday life but also in their academi...


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Cultural Profile of the Philippines Essay

Philippines — Language, Culture, Customs, and Etiquette. Since they are relational, sometimes they are more particular with the personalities rather than the company they represent (“Philippines — Language, Culture, Customs, and Etiquette”).


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Education in the Philippines Essay

Depending on the bridging plan adopted, the Filipino and English languages are to be phased in as the language of instruction for other subjects beginning in the third and fourth grades. Filipino is based on Tagalog, so in Tagalog areas (including Manila), Filipino is the foundational language used.


1533 words (3.8 pages)

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