Question: What are the current linguistic situation of the Philippines?

What is the function of linguistic society in the Philippines?

(or LSP) is a learned society for linguists and language educators based in Manila, Philippines.

Linguistic Society of the Philippines.

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Formation 1969
Type Scientific institute
Purpose Research in Philippine languages, linguistics and language education
Headquarters De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

What is the reason behind the Philippines having so much language?

The Filipino languages have been influenced by many other language groups throughout their history, as well as being influenced by each other. Their position in the Pacific Ocean so near Asia has allowed them many opportunities for trade and correspondence with other nations and languages.

Is Filipino a dying language?

Not dying. But a lot of other languages in the Philippines have died off because of Tagalog. Many more languages are in the process of being diluted and outrightly extinguished as Tagalog imposes itself on native Philippine cultures.

What is linguistic problem?

Linguistic problems and complexities can be classed as lexical, syntactic or semantic depending on their context. Lexical problems involve the interpretation of particular words or phrases rather than entire classes.

How many languages are endangered in the Philippines?

Thirty-two endangered Negrito languages

There are between 100 and 150 languages spoken in the Philippines today. A fourth of these languages—thirty-two—are spoken by different Negrito ethnolinguistic populations scattered throughout the archipelago (Grimes 2000)2.

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