The Linguist Archives

PH Supreme Court blocks memo against tertiary Filipino language education

A part of the Commission on Higher Education's Memorandum Order No. 20, Series of 2013, is abolishing compulsory Filipino linguistic and literary education in college. Thankfully, the Supreme Court blocked this motion with a Temporary Restraining Order. Read on to see my thoughts on it.

Daily Word Archives

Daily Word (3 December 2014)

Bayanihan | bɑːjani:han | Definition The spirit of communal work and cooperation for a shared, unified goal. The concept of helping one out in times of need without expecting a reward. Etymology Filipino, from bayan ("nation", "town"), lit. "being in a bayan". Reflection Today, we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, one of the most famous and beloved… Continue reading Daily Word (3 December 2014)