This empirical, qualitative study explored whether colonial mentality resonated with Filipino Americans who were born and raised in the United States. This study also investigated if and how the process of decolonization
As a result, both nations have a culture of acceptance and inclusiveness, wherein differences are respected and can be celebrated as a unique experience. Both cultures also tend to value hard work. It might be for personal success for the Americans and to bring honor to their family for Filipinos, but both goals are achieved by hard work. Contrasts Between the Two Cultures Because of great emphasis on self-reliance, independence and individualism, Americans, in general, are motivated by success. They do not consider social or cultural factors as barriers to their ability to get ahead.
It is a standard greeting in Filipino culture and general to shake hands with someone you just met. Even they come face to face especially a man and a woman, he should wait for the woman to offer her hand first. Filipinos are generally familiar to English, so you can simply say “Hi”, “Hello”, or Good morning etc. The person you are talk to may understand your greeting in English. If you want to impress the person you are greeting, you could say “Kumusta” when you approach to them.
Foreigners tend to have easier and happier lives than they do back in their home countries because they can afford to hire someone to clean up their house because it is really cheap here to do that. Also you can survive on only a few dollars a day because foods here in Cambodia are really inexpensive as
It’s one of the most popular traits of Filipinos. We are usually friendly and welcoming to our guests. This Filipino attribute makes the Philippines one of the most favorite destinations by tourists who want to enjoy the beauty of our nature and the friendliness of our people, not to mention we can also understand and speak English.
They may follow the traditional model and assimilate into the white middle class. Alternatively, they might follow a less prosperous path and assimilate into the underclass. Finally, they might attain upward mobility in a tight-knit immigrant community. An example of segmented assimilation would be the outcome and hierarchy of teaching of the English language here in the Philippines. History would remind us that Thomasites (the name Thomasite was derived from the transport vessel USATThomas [earlier known as SSMinnewaska in private service], which brought the educators to the shores of Manila Bay) were American teachers sent by the U.S. government to the Philippines in August 1901 to train Filipino teachers with English as the medium of instruction.
a. The main objective of William Henry Scott in writing his book, barangay, was to further explain the Spaniard’s view on Filipinos. Also, as the title itself suggests, the word barangay was also discussed. The Philippine languages, the migrations, and word Filipino was also tackled. The author also wanted to, and successfully did, describe the way of life and the culture, itself, of the Filipinos even before the Spaniard came into view.
(Ministry of Education, 2009). Personally, I feel that to have an edge over any other Asian city bilingualism was adopted .This has benefited us, Singaporeans, by allowing us to communicate easily with others around the globe. Bilingualism eases communication with others around the globe. Bilingualism in Singapore is learning English and a mother tongue language. There are 58 English speaking countries.
Besides that, because Thai people are very friendly, very nice to everyone, so people give them a name of “land of smiles”. ((Thiro 10). Thailand is also a best destination for travelling, this is because it is very convenient to travel from Thailand to Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore and also Malaysia, and
For them, the fiesta is part of being a “Filipino”. Fiestas and other festivals brought unity among the migrants because of their commonality in terms of their faith and belief. For the Filipino devotees, the icon of the fiestas, like Santo Nino, serve as a powerful symbol of Filipino homes, families and identities. The Santo Nino icon is considered a powerful symbol since Filipinos frequently pray to Santo Nino for their personal concerns in life and most often that not, their prayer requests are granted. The “Sinulog” also is one famous festival of bringing the Filipino migrants together in New Zealand.