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FASA 25th: Language Barrier
Transcript of FASA 25th: Language Barrier
Filipino is designated as the national language of the Philippines.
Aklanon Asi (Bantoanon) Bangon Bicolano (Albay) Bicolano (Bulan, Gubat, Irosin, Matnog, Sta Magdalena, Bulusan) Biko (Buhi) Bikol Central Bisaya/Binisaya Daraga/East Miraya Bikol Oasnon/West Miraya Bikol Bicolano (Iriga) Capiznon Cebuano Caviteño Chabacano Ternateño Chabacano Zamboangueño Chavacano Castellano Abakay Chavacano Cotabateñ Chavacano Ermiteño Chabacano English Ibanag Itawis Ilokano (standard) Ilokano (Abagatan) Hiligaynon ("Ilongo") Jama Mapun Kapampangan Kinaray-a Manobo (Obo) Maranao Malay Pangasinan Romlomanon (Ini) Sambal (Botolan) Sambal (Sambal) Sangil Sinama Spanish Surigaonon Sorsoganon Tagalog/Filipino Tayabas Tagalog Tausug Waray-Waray Yakan...
Tagalog and Cebuano (Bisaya)
Filipino is mostly a spoken language, not written.
cuatro, cinco, seis
kuwatro, singko, sais
EVOLUTION of LANGUAGE
Just like in American culture, Filipinos have developed slang terms as well.
American - Ameri
Complicates the work of the missionaries
Language can be a major barrier to literacy
Chris Paclibar &
U of M- College of Literature, Science and Arts
Proud members of FASA
Future Social and Cultural Chairs
(Baybay - "to spell")
The role of English in education is
important; English dominates the printed media.
adaptation, while not entirely
When a person speaks an unwritten language and is expected to learn to read in a language he does not understand, becoming literate can be a confusing and frustrating process.
Historical proof has been found of a native language in written and spoken form.
How are you?
four, five, six
belies the notion of impassable language
removing barriers of
Importance of English
Most schools teach bilingually
Some limit speaking Filipino outside the Filipino language class
Better global position
as a country
Customarily, because of the bilingual ability of filipino-americans, younger generations tend to overlook the importance of the filipino language because it is conventional to use english here in the US.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.