We dare you to translate the following sentences.
When translating from Filipino to English, you will learn that there are some Filipino words that are best left alone. They simply have no direct translation in English and are better preserved in their form, untranslated, and provided with footnotes explaining the
The Philippines ranked lowest among 79 countries in reading, science, and math.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into adopting English as the mode of instruction in primary years after the Philippines ranked the lowest in reading, science, and math among 79 countries in the Inter-government group Organization for Economic Co-operation
It doesn't hurt to study up!
People always say, "use your words!" But all too often, the words we know don't always mean what we think they mean.This is especially true in a multilingual country like ours, where we often grow up speaking one language at
And we must call out these bullies for the damage they are causing.
In the wake of Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers' insensitive remarks about her fellow Miss Universe contestants' inability to speak English, the Internet is engaged in a hot debate about whether Miss USA is just another victim of false outrage or whether
We'd wanna hear this version live, tbh.
We were barely teens when Sponge Cola released their single "Jeepney," the would-be rock anthem of lovesick Pinoy youth in the early 2000s.Fast forward to 2017 and this song is back in the headlines for an entirely different reason. PEP.
Hear from the first two Filipinos who got accepted into the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme was created in 1987 to increase mutual understanding and cross-cultural awareness between Japan and other countries. Participants of the JET Programme serve as cultural ambassadors and Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs). They opened this program
The struggle is REAL.
We're not going to lie-there are days when we have to double-check some of these words, too. Why can't all words just be spelled phonetically?! Follow Ysa on Instagram.
Your guide to using common prepositions.
It's time for another English lesson, because we could always use a refresher. So what exactly are prepositions? These are words used to describe or define direction, time, location, and spatial relationships.Some common prepositions include: about, above, across, after, against,
'Advise' or 'advice?'
You're is the contraction (aka shorter version) of "you are." Your is a possessive word used to show ownership. The same goes for it's ("it is") and its, as well as they're ("they are") and their,
Let us blow your mind.
Hey, we're not trying to play the blame game. Learning a language is tough! And yes, even if you grew up speaking English, or any other language for that matter, you're technically still "learning" it (unless you know
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