Every person born and raised in the Philippines experiences the Filipino language in their own way. It may come naturally to some, and to others, it can be a challenge. Also, some are purists, while others are not. How then, does one teach Filipino when its context is so complicated?
In this special Buwan ng Wika episode of I’ve Got An Opinion, Rappler Opinion Editor Marguerite de Leon speaks with Ariel Diccion, who teaches Filipino Language and Literature at the Ateneo de Manila University. He’s been an improv player with SPIT since 2006, and his passion for teaching and improv has merged since he started teaching for Third World Improv.
What are his core beliefs about teaching Filipino? Let’s find out. – Rappler.com