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Philippine Englishes
Abstract After outlining recent developments and surveying various perspectives, I argue that scholars should adopt the notion of Philippine ‘Englishes’ to acknowledge all substrate-influencedExpand
Filipino ESL Learners' Attitudes toward Cooperative Learning and Their Relationship to Reading Comprehension.
It was discovered that, despite certain reservations, the Grade 8 learners had positive attitudes towards CL, andings indicate a very weak positive relationship between learner CL attitudes and reading comprehension. Expand
Filipino, Chinese, neither, or both? The Lannang identity and its relationship with language
Abstract This paper focuses on a specific community of individuals who have mixed Southern Chinese and Filipino cultural heritage in the Philippines – the ‘Lannangs’. I investigate the LannangExpand
Languages in contact
At times, the volume seems to lack a strong coherence and sense of how the specific phenomenon under investigation contributes to the larger picture, particularly with respect to the book’s subtitle, ‘The Future of English as a Global Language’. Expand
Split infinitives across World Englishes: a corpus-based investigation
ABSTRACT This article investigates split infinitives in 12 World Englishes using Kachru’s concentric circles framework. Beginning with a brief description of split infinitives, the article exploresExpand
Exploring Trilingual Code-Switching: The Case of "Hokaglish".
Frequency-based findings reveal that, in Hokaglish, CS from Hokkien to English is the most frequent CS combination among the six possible ones and that it is typically found in religious institutions. Expand
Two Englishes diverged in the Philippines?
Abstract Although World Englishes (WE) scholarship is concerned with the study of English varieties in different social contexts, there is a tendency to treat postcolonial ones as homogenous regionalExpand
Looking at CIRC through Quantitative Lenses: Can it Improve the Reading Comprehension of Filipino ESL Learners?
Adopting a quantitative quasi-experimental research design, the researchers discovered that, despite the insignificance of the posttest scores between the lecture and CIRC groups, there were notable internal improvements for both groups in particular sub-skills. Expand