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Peace Corps, Manila (Philippines). – 1993
The materials in this packet were designed for the rapid Cebuano language training of Peace Corps volunteers, focusing on daily communication needs in this context. The packet contains: lists of common phrases, expressions, and vocabulary on a variety of topics related to Peace Corps work; a list of core competencies for specific topics…
Descriptors: Cebuano, Daily Living Skills, Food, Foreign Countries
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Fernandez-Dalona, Irish Mae; Dalona, Alvert – English Language Teaching Educational Journal, 2019
This study, which utilized a modified metalinguistic awareness test adopted from Dita's (2009), probed on young children's metalinguistic awareness in identifying syntactic errors; determining sounds and the use of phonological segments; and explaining a word on their own by describing its appearance or its functions in English, Filipino, and…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Multilingualism, Bilingual Students, Elementary School Students
Bunye, Maria Victoria R.; Yap, Elsa Paula – 1971
The text for a course in Cebuano, a major language of the Philippines, has five objectives: (1) to learn the sound system and intonation pattern, (2) to master a limited but functional vocabulary through context, (3) to master the basic syntactic structures, (4) to master the basic conversational sentences, and (5) to understand the culture the…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Cebuano, Cultural Education, Dialogs (Language)
BAURA, BETTY; AND OTHERS – 1967
THE BASIC VOCABULARY AND STRUCTURE OF CEBUANO VISAYAN ARE PRESENTED HERE THROUGH TWENTY-TWO SHORT DIALOGUES AND ACCOMPANYING PATTERN DRILLS AND CULTURAL NOTES. THE DIALOGUES ARE BASED ON EVERYDAY SITUATIONS AND COMMON USAGE THAT THE PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER ENCOUNTERS IN THIS AREA OF THE PHILIPPINES. INTRODUCTORY PAGES PRESENT THE STUDENT WITH THE…
Descriptors: Cebuano, Cultural Context, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
WOLFF, JOHN U. – 1967
CEBUANO-BISAYAN (VISAYAN) IS SPOKEN IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES AND IS THE LANGUAGE WITH THE LARGEST NUMBER OF NATIVE SPEAKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES. THERE IS NO ADEQUATE DICTIONARY FOR THIS LANGUAGE, AND THIS PROJECT HAS PROVIDED A CARD FILE ON THE BASIS OF WHICH A DICTIONARY MAY BE PREPARED. AN ADEQUATE DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO NEEDS TO…
Descriptors: Cebuano, Dictionaries, English, Language Research
WOLFF, JOHN U. – 1966
THERE ARE 15 LESSON UNITS IN THIS INTRODUCTORY LANGUAGE TEXT PRESENTING BASIC CEBUANO GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURES TO THE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH. THE MATERIAL IS SO PRESENTED AS TO ENCOURAGE EXTENSIVE PRACTICE IN HEARING AND SPEAKING THE NEW LANGUAGE. A COURSE TAUGHT WITH THIS TEXT CAN BE COMPLETED IN APPROXIMATELY 350 CLASSROOM HOURS SUPPLEMENTED BY…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Cebuano, Contrastive Linguistics, Language Instruction
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Smolicz, J. J.; Nical, I.; Secombe, M. J. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2000
The educational policies and levels of language maintenance found in the linguistically diverse societies of Australia and The Philippines are compared. Respondents in the study were senior secondary school students and their parents who were selected from three non-Tagalog-speaking communities in the Philippines (Cebuano, Ilocano, and Waray).…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Language Maintenance
McKaughan, Howard; Mirikitani, Leatrice – 1970
This report, a follow up to H. McKaughan's article "Language Materials Development" (Philippine Journal for Language Teaching; v2 n1-2 1969), reports on a project at the Pacific and Asian Linguistic Institute (PALI) of the University of Hawaii to develop a set of materials for seven Philippine languages: Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon,…
Descriptors: Bikol, Cebuano, Conversational Language Courses, Dictionaries
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Edrial-Luzares, Casilda, Ed.; Hale, Austin, Ed. – 1978
This volume is devoted to papers of an empirical or theoretical nature contributing to the study of language and communicative bahavior in the Philippines. Articles included are: (1) "Three Criteria for Establishing Dialect Boundries," by Michael Ross Walrod; (2) "Topic in Tagalog Revisited," by Teresita C. Rafael; (3)…
Descriptors: Anthropological Linguistics, Case (Grammar), Cebuano, Creoles
Ramos, Teresita V. – 1988
The Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) at the University of Hawaii is described, and recommendations are made for teacher training and test development for future programs. A total of 165 students participated in 3 different levels (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) of 11 different languages, including Burmese, Cebuano, Hmong,…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Burmese, Cambodian, Cebuano
Hammer, John H.; Rice, Frank A. – 1965
This 484-item bibliography is a revised and expanded version of William W. Gage's "Contrastive Studies in Linguistics: A Bibliographical Checklist" (CAL, 1961). Following a general section, the entries are arranged alphabetically by foreign language. The language headings are: Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bantu, Batak, Bengali,…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bibliographies, Contrastive Linguistics, Descriptive Linguistics
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Gieser, C. Richard, Ed. – 1989
This document, the third edition of the bibliography of the Philippines Summer Institute of Linguistics, contains about 2,300 citations on 83 languages. The technical works cited include (1) textbooks for language study; (2) papers resulting from general linguistic research; (3) descriptions of the philologies, grammars, and lexicons of specific…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Dictionaries, Ethnography, Language Research
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Edrial-Luzares, Casilda, Ed.; Hale, Austin, Ed. – 1977
This volume is devoted to papers on an empirical or theoretical nature contributing to the study of language and communicative behavior in the Philippines. Articles included are: (1) "The Phonemic Consequences of Two Morphophonemic Rules in Molbog," by H. Arnold Thiessen; (2) "A Look at a Northern Kankanay Text (a syntactic…
Descriptors: Anthropological Linguistics, Case (Grammar), Cebuano, Deep Structure