Philippines is in the limelight once again, and a positive one, thankfully.
My beloved country has been rated as the best in business English by Global English.
I always love to thwart an idea that I consider it wrong is that a “true Filipino should speak straight Tagalog”. It should never be a strict requirement for every Filipino in order for one to be called a true Filipino.
Rizal was a master in the Spanish language and it was the same language he used in his books.
Today, a lot of Filipinos bash other Filipinos who converse in English.
Francis Magalona, who was a staunch advocate of Filipino nationalism was good in English, had songs written in English.
I am a proud Filipino, but I prefer using English and concentrate on it in improving than my Tagalog.
Walang basagan ng trip. 😉