Category Archives: English in Philippines

Taglish

Tagish is a combination of Tagalog and English, spoken in Philippines. This article from Wikipedia encyclopaedia gives some examples. Read the whole article… Advertisements

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Philippine English

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Call centers’ hang-up: English skills

An article that looks concerns about falling standards of English in the Philippines and the effect on the Philippine economy, the rise of Taglish (a mix of English and Tagalog) and English in education and the media. International Herald Tribune, November … Continue reading

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Fearing English in the Philippines

This article argues that English is the most feared language in the Philippines and that this fear is stopping people learning it and using it effectively. As a result levels of English in the Philippines are declining.  Philippine Daily Inquirer, … Continue reading

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Philippines hung up on English

This article looks at call centres in the Philippines and a plan for the Philippines call centre or “offshoring and outsourcing” (O&O) industry to have 10% of the world market. But the Philippines, which boasts of being the third-largest English-speaking country … Continue reading

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