On Writing (3): Language – Filipino or English?

Filipino or English, what should I use to better share my ideas?  With a background in communication studies specifically in language and culture, I learned that there isn't a "better" language. Moreover, the thought of providing a distinct hierarchy of languages that makes one the best is affected by various factors which can be seen within the… Continue reading On Writing (3): Language – Filipino or English?

Code-switching Culture and Beyond

Speaking English well isn't the only basis for a person's intelligence.  Speaking English with a resounding American accent isn't the only basis for a person's intelligence. Speaking grammatically correct English is still not the only basis for a person's intelligence. How do we use language in our lives? When people speak with the vernacular, does… Continue reading Code-switching Culture and Beyond