Vy govorite po-russki? (Do you speak Russian?)


The Russian Language is without a doubt a very interesting language to study. It is the native language of some of the greatest authors, artists, musicians, scientists, and filmmakers. Having read the classics like Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, it made me want to read it in its original language. Aside from literature, I’m also a fan of their culture and traditions. Russia has a very visual cultural past, from its colorful folk costumes to its ornate religious symbols. It is truly fascinating! Here are some commonly used words and phrases but first…

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Nakakapagsalita ka ba ng Tagalog? (Do you speak Tagalog?)



Parlez-vous Français? Do you speak French?


The French language, for me,  is the most romantic and sophisticated language. The way they pronounce the words I think even if you’re insulting someone it would still sound beautiful like whispering some sweet nothings. My fascination started when my parents enrolled me in a French-speaking school in Davao. We were taught how to speak basic phrases like Bonjour, bon soir, and Au revoir! And some advanced phrases such us Quel temps fait-il? (What’s the weather like?).  And to further enhance it, I enrolled myself in a language-tutorial program (and completed it) last year.

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