Pearl Of The Orient Sea

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Pearl Of The Orient Sea

  1. 1. Land of many historical heritages....
  2. 2. Filipino Dialect Languages  There are eight (8) major  The Filipinos are divided dialects that are spoken by geographically and culturally into majority of the Filipinos – regions. Tagalog, Cebuano, Hiligaynon or  Each region in the Philippines is Ilonggo, Ilokano, Bicolano, recognizable by its distinct Waray, Pampango, and dialects and traits. Actually, Pangasinense. there are more than 100 dialects  Many of these dialects are spoken through out the country. considered Austronesian,  However, Filipinos have two meaning a family of languages official languages that most widely dispersed through out people speaks or understand. the islands of Southeast Asia Tagalog, which is also and the Pacific . considered the national language among the ethnic groups. In addition, English becomes the second official language which is a norm in many academic and professional firms. http://www.gov.ph/aboutphil/general.asp
  3. 3. Majority of the Filipinos speak:  Tagalong -- 14, 486, 888 (1995 census)  Ilokano -- 8, 000, 000 (1991 UBS)  Bicolano -- 1, 900, 907 (2000)  Pampango – 1, 897, 378 (1990)  Pangasinense – 1, 164, 586 (1990)  Cebuano -- 20, 043, 502 (1995)  Hiligaynon or Ilonggo – 7, 000, 000 (1995)  Waray -- 2, 437, 688 (1990) **Major classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=PH
  4. 4. Let’s do basic translations! Pampango Ilocano Cebuano English Tagalog Ilonggo Bicolano Waray Gihigugma Ay-ayaten ka Kaluguran “I love Iniibig Palangga Pina-ura Namumu ko ikaw. da ka you” kita ta ka ta ikaw tan ta ka Thank you Maraming Daghang Madamo Agyaman- Salamat very much salamat salamat gud nga ak Salamat pu salamat! Magandang Good Maayong Maayong Naimbag Maupay Maray na Mayap umaga Morning buntag buntag a bigatyo nga aga aga ayabak The name Tagalog derives from tagá-ílog, which means quot;resident beside the riverquot;. Little is known of the history of the language before the arrival of the Spanish in the Philippines during the 16th century as no earlier written materials have been found. After the colonial period, many of the native dialects were added with what they call “borrowed or loan words”.
  5. 5. Is the emigration of highly skilled or qualified individuals from a country. Most of the reasons why is to find for better opportunities. (http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/braindrain?view=uk).  Economic crisis / Poverty  Opportunities waiting abroad  Better life or living  Family support  Higher salaries  Survival
  6. 6. “The Philippines thus experienced the brain drain phenomenon with the migration of highly skilled physicians, teachers, seamen, mechanics, engineers, and the others from the country. A decade after, the exodus of those in the medical profession continued although mid-level professionals like nurses, medical technicians, as well as paramedics increasingly dominated the flows. In 1990s, advances in information and technology triggered the new waves of skilled labor migration consisting of computer programmers, designers, allied skills workers. The primary reason Filipino workers are leaving their own country is that the Philippines is not able to absorb their skills into their own local economy. ” According to the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, stock estimate of overseas Filipinos all over the world reaches up to 8, 726, 520 by December 2007 (http://www.cfo.gov.ph/Stock%202007.pdf). About 3, 653, 007 overseas Filipinos in America. Quoted from: Florian A. Alburo & Danilo I. Abella, quot;Skilled Labour Migration from Developing Countries: Study on the Philippines,quot; International Migration Papers, #51, International Migration Programme, International Labour Office, Geneva, 2002; and Dean T. Alegado, quot;The Political Economy of International Labor Migration from the Philippines,quot; University of Hawaii, 1992.
  7. 7.  Collapse of the health care system in the country  Services starts to suffer (?) in the country  Downgrade of skills or profession attained in the country  Remittances contributed to the economy  Balikbayans (returning Filipinos) who obtain advanced skills abroad share significant services to people back home
  8. 8. “Mano Po” Filipino jeepney
  9. 9. Filipinos are good hunters. A little about the islands… The Philippine national bird, Eagle. Filipinos love entertainments. We call this instrument siesta.
  10. 10. “Harana” or Serenade Cariñosa “Bayanihan” or Cooperation
  11. 11. < Friendship Feast > Dinagyang Festival – IloIlo City Cockfighting

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