Which language do Philippines people speak?

Major Languages of the Philippines. The Philippines has 8 major dialects. Listed in the figure from top to bottom: Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon (Ilonggo), Ilocano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Tagalog, and Waray. The language being taught all over the Philippines is Tagalog and English.

Top 10 Languages Used in the Philippines

  • Here are the top 10 languages used in the Philippines:
  • Tagalog. Our national language was based from Tagalog. …
  • Cebuano. Cebuano is the next most spoken language in the Philippines with a total of 21,340,000 Filipinos using it. …
  • Ilocano. …
  • Hiligaynon. …
  • Waray-Waray. …
  • Kapampangan. …
  • Bicolano.

Is Filipino a language or Tagalog?

Filipino is also designated, along with English, as an official language of the country. It is a standardized variety of the Tagalog language, an Austronesian regional language that is widely spoken in the Philippines.

Do the Philippines speak French?

Although the Philippines is not a member of the International Organization of La Francophonie, nor does it have historical roots in the country, French is nonetheless the primary European language taught in Filipino universities besides English which, along with Filipino, are official languages of the Philippines.

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.

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Is learning Tagalog easy?

Basic Tagalog is rather easy to learn compared to other languages. However, it is quite different from English. It takes some time to get used to the language. … Not just to make learning easier and avoid guesswork, but also to learn what people really say in particular situations, and to make good use of your time.

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