Category: Filipinism

An English Teacher’s New “BFF”!

Don’t Speak Good, Speak Well! the “nosebleed” edition was recently published targeting Filipinos of various demographics who wish to communicate the way Americans, Brits, and other native English speakers do.

BizTalk: Be Confident Yet Courteous

When it comes to business correspondence, courtesy is one of the 7 C’s to effectiveness while combining the remaining 6 — clarity, conciseness, completeness, consideration and most especially correctness and concreteness — brings out another essential C: confidence.

What to Know About Effective Communication

Learning how to be a good communicator involves being exposed to three important terms: grammar, fluency, and communication skills. Here’s a sample logical explanation that links the three altogether: Possessing the ideal communication skills requires fluency in a certain language by means of using proper techniques in grammar and other factors.

Improving a Pinoy’s “Carabao English”

Despite recent reports that show Filipinos getting ahead in speaking English, there are still thousands who are struggling communicators. The basics considered by a native English speaker surprisingly remain as challenges to an average Pinoy, hence the birth of “carabao English”.