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Author Thompson, Roger M.
Title Filipino English and Taglish : language switching from multiple perspectives / Roger M. Thompson.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [2003]

Author Thompson, Roger M.
Series Varieties of English around the world, 0172-7362. General series ; v. 31
Varieties of English around the world. General series ; v. 31.
Subject English language -- Philippines.
English language -- Foreign elements -- Tagalog.
Tagalog language -- Influence on English.
Bilingualism -- Philippines.
Philippines -- Languages.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 286 pages) : map.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages p. 267-277) and index.
Contents Filipino English and Taglish; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Part A Taglish in the life cycle of English in the Philippines; Chapter 2 English comes to the Philippines, 1898-1935; Chapter 3 Nationalism and the rise of Tagalog, 1936-1973; Chapter 4 Bilingual education and the rise of Taglish, 1974-1998; Chapter 5 The Spanish overlay; Part B Social support for English after 100 years; Chapter 6 English teachers and the media in Metro Manila and the Visayas.
Summary English competes with Tagalog and Taglish, a mixture of English and Tagalog, for the affections of Filipinos. To understand the competing ideologies that underlie this switching between languages, this book looks at the language situation from multiple perspectives. Part A reviews the social and political forces that have propelled English through its life cycle in the Philippines from the 1898 arrival of Admiral Dewey to the 1998 election of Joseph Estrada. Part B looks at the social support for English in Metro Manila and the provinces with a focus on English teachers and their personal and.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789027296078 (electronic bk.)
9027296073 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 55664355
Additional Format Print version: Thompson, Roger M. Filipino English and Taglish. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2003 (DLC) 2003057797

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