BlogInteresting Articles and Essays about Filipinos and the Philippines
Learn strategies on how to best learn Tagalog (Filipino) or any new language for that matter. These tips will help you as you learn Tagalog. Keep them in mind whether you’re just starting learning Tagalog or have been learning it for a while.
Filipino-American discusses why she feels like an outsider within the Filipino culture. She provides examples of factors that have contributed to her feeling like an outsider, followed by reasons that ultimately led her to embrace her multi-faceted Filipino-American identity.
Hierarchy in the Filipino Family There is a definite hierarchy in the Filipino family with age a great determinant of how individual family members will treat one another. Within the immediate family, the parents are of course on the top of the hierarchy. But unlike...
Truly, the Filipino people are the most “take their shirt off their back for you” kind of people I have ever met. I have known lots of cultures and this really stands out to me about Filipinos. When I married my wife, I married into a Filipino family. But I didn’t...
When Filipinos speak about their national language, they often refer to it as Filipino or Tagalog. But what’s the difference between Tagalog and Filipino?
This essay discusses what Filipino means to the author and encourages readers to ponder what Filipino is and what it means to them. What is Filipino to you?