Going on vacation to the Philippines? You will need to study up on the two main languages in the country, which are Tagalog and Cebuano. With thousands of islands and over 75 different dialects in the Philippines there’s no universal language there, but knowing the basics of these two languages will get you far. Tagalog is primarily spoken in the northern islands of the Luzon area of the Philippines, while Cebuano is primarily spoken in the southern areas.
Wherever you are traveling in the Philippines, this Filipino cheat sheet by HomeAway.com.ph has the most vital and basic terms that any traveler will need. Don’t let a lack of communication keep you from seeing the beautiful rice fields or the relaxing atmosphere of the breath-taking beaches. Take this guide with you and enjoy your wonderful vacation in the wonderful paradise of the Philippines by speaking the language of the natives.
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