What are the top 3 languages spoken in Philippines?
Most Filipinos speak three languages in Philippines: their mother tongue, Tagalog, and English. With 180 languages spoken by locals in different provinces, it’s not surprising or uncommon for a Filipino to be multilingual.
Who speaks Filipino?
|Native speakers||45 million L2 users (Tagalog) (2013)|
|Language family||Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Philippine Central Philippine Tagalog Filipino|
|Writing system||Latin (Filipino alphabet) Philippine Braille Baybayin|
What is the language problem in the Philippines?
The people of the Philippines are experiencing a period of language convergence, marked by high levels of borrowing from large languages such as English, Tagalog, as well as from regionally important languages. In this process, for better or worse, some languages are abandoned altogether and become extinct.
Is the Filipino language intellectualized?
The development of language
A language may be modern or modernized but not intellectualized. The Filipino used in entertainment, for example, in most programs on TV is modern but not intellectualized.