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Calgary: Tagalog Language School

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Contributor: Chris dela Torre


CBC Calgary Eyeopener's Chris dela Torre prepared a series of stories about the Asian experience in Calgary for Asian Heritage Month. In this last installment of his series, he gets personal and visits the Filipino Cultural Foundation to take a language class. Watch audio (runs 4:05) Like 19,000 of Alberta's 36,000 Filipinos, Chris doesn't speak his parents' language.













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aLfie vera mella (Winnipeg_Manitoba) wrote:

By a Philippine Presidential Decree in 1986, the official Philippine national language is Filipino--not Tagalog. So, I'm always disappointed to see and hear many Filipinos in Canada who still use the term Tagalog, instead of Filipino, when referring to our primary homecountry's national language.

aLfie vera mella (Editor of 'Filipino Journal')

Posted May 17, 2009 01:55 AM

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