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Seminar iti lengguahe ken panagsurat, maangay iti La Union ken Cagayan

Dua a seminar iti lengguahe ken panagsurat ti nayeskediul a maangay iti daytoy a Hunio 15 ken iti Hunio 16-17 iti La Union ken iti Cagayan, kas panagsaganadda. Isayangkat ti Sir Pelagio Alcantara Development (SPADE) Foundation ken ti Gobierno Probinsial … Continue reading

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Panaglaga Kadagiti Balikas 2012

(via TAO, LUGAR, PASAMAK; Bannawag, Abril 9, 2012 issue) DAGITI KAMPEON A MANNANIW. Paset ti “Panaglaga Kadagiti Balikas 2012,” seminar iti panagsurat nga inangay ti GUMIL Cagayan, ti gunglo dagiti mannurat nga Ilokano iti Cagayan, iti Cagayan State University-Sanchez Mira idi … Continue reading

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Training-workshop on bridging between languages in mother language-based education under the new K-12 curriculum

(via Implement MLE Now!) To be held 14-26 May 2012 at St. Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines. Organized by SIL International, St. Louis University and the 170+ Talaytayan MLE Incorporated. This international workshop is part of a series on planning for strong … Continue reading

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Let a billion readers bloom: How bollywood teaches literacy in India

By Brij Kothari @nationalgeographic.com “My teacher comes to class, writes something on the board, goes to her office and snacks,” explained Kavita, a resident of a slum in Ahmedabad, when I asked her why she couldn’t read despite being in … Continue reading

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1st Pangasinan Literary Awards poetry, essay and short story writing contest opens

The Pangasinan Literary Awards, is the province’s 1st literary contest, conceptualized to help develop Pangasinan literature by providing incentives for professional and aspiring Pangasinan writers to craft their most proficient literary works in their native language.  This award, is thus, … Continue reading

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On translation, by a master translator

Edith Grossman, the translator of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and other Latino writers, has an excellent essay, on, what else, translation. I like what she said, that (emphasis mine, bold): Publishers have their excuses, of course. A persistent but not very … Continue reading

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The Tagalog Media

by Firth McEachern This week I shall analyze the exclusion of local languages in media. First, I start with radio. Why is it that almost all the FM radio stations in Luzon are in Tagalog and English? I visited Pangasinan … Continue reading

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Dialect, or language? Which?

by Firth McEachern Many young people and professionals are abandoning their mother tongue in preference for Tagalog and English, and this is unsustainable for Filipino diversity. I am only 24, and it frightens me that in the same amount of … Continue reading

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