I got my question answered. But Just like you, I didn't take Chinese classes seriously. Ten sessions did seem quite short to cover much of the content we intended to finish and Ms Ng also felt that it would be more beneficial if there had been more sessions to cover more of the basic conversational skills. This is usually used to describe two or more speech varieties, like 2 or more dialects. My late cousin said to me sometime ago that the fookien in taiwan is quite hard to understand than the one in the philippines. Just like what the Americans did to the original King's English.
I think Chinese people in the Philippines are somehow connected with each other because we all came from a certain part in China. So if you ever speak Hokkien, do pass on this language heritage to your young ones and keep speaking it as it is important to remember our roots and be proud of our hokkien language! Thank God I found this site. It is very useful here but in other countries, I don't think so. Vocabulary: hello - hello - wei may - maari - eh chuy dit talk or speak - magsalita or kausapin - kong wei to - kay - tang this - ito - che ge hi - hi - hai long time - matagal - ya ku free - libre - ou wei can - kaya - ou hat do - gawa - chuey for - para - wei need - kailangan - kiam yeng help - tulong - pang cho where - saan - ti to lo ok - ok - ho later - mamaya - tam po ku good - mabuti - ho goodbye - paalam - chay kien Dialogues: Hello. Gua ou hat tang kiaw Edward kong wei bo? Local dialects can become unintelligible within 10 kilometres 6. They speak Mindong, or Central Min. I'm not that good in Fookien coz I stopped studying in Chinese school.
My parents are so happy or they are just overreacting. I'm even wondering how they learned how to speak tagalog. Anyway, my Family descended from the Tan Tok che which later was changed to Tantokche or Tantoco. As to Fookien, I learned fookien at home. One major challenge we encountered was that much of the dialogues felt too distant from layman terms. Just like Filipinos, they have Visayan dialect, Tagalog, Ilokano and many more to mention.
Since a lot of my online students and followers are requesting on how to formally introduce one's self esp. Able to understand basic Chinese. I regretted it a lot. Documenting my first forays into a new language! To xia di peng you. I really didn't learn much. It's really funny hearing it. Like my ancestors came from Xiamen Hope I remember it right Others might come from other places.
The key to fully learn this lesson is to memorize, understand and listen to it by heart. She said that many dialects like Cantonese and Hokkien seemed to be waning as English has become the common language in Singapore. Classification of these various dialects has confounded linguists. She said that many dialects like Cantonese and Hokkien seemed to be waning as English has become the common language in Singapore. Anyway,I also know penang hokkien as well. Before they can ride the boat, they have to give up everything they have. Shob, what you said about learning chinese in school is correct! The truth is, you'll never really learn fookien nor mandarin in schools, you'll learn it if you live in a chinese community.
We would explain and demonstrate to the teacher what the instructions were really asking the patients to do, and what signs they were meant to pick up. I want to impress them since i disappointed them already. Ten sessions did seem quite short to cover much of the content we intended to finish and Ms Ng also felt that it would be more beneficial if there had been more sessions to cover more of the basic conversational skills. Nice to know you find fookien interesting! I'm dying to understand F4's language. Our ancestors fled their way to the philipines. All they had where the clothes they are wearing. These are just the common ones and is good enough for you to understand more about Penang.
It was really tough for our ancestors at that time. Now, why am I doing this? I am very glad that I have come upon this site by chance. Earlier this year, I signed up to start taking classes to learn Hokkien, a dialect spoken by many overseas Chinese throughout Southeast Asia, including Singapore. Entry Requirement 16 years old and above. But more importantly, I came to appreciate how important and valuable it was to make the effort to ensure that a patient understood what was going on. It was really tough for our ancestors at that time.
If the need ever arises, hopefully more classes can be added in the future. I still can barely use Cantonese, but I want to try picking up at least a little of these other languages. All our families possess family trees and I am glad that somebody had painstakingly worked on that matter. . Fookien is a dialect spoken in the Fookien province of China. Although Philippine Hokkien is generally mutually comprehensible with any variant, including , the numerous English and Filipino loanwords as well as the extensive use of colloquialisms even those which are now unused in China can result in confusion among Hokkien speakers from outside of the Philippines.
You don't even know if their making fun of you or what. Maybe there really is a difference. Anyway,I also know penang hokkien as well. The key to fully learn this lesson is to memorize, understand and listen to it by heart. There are many good fookien speakers there. Now, why am I doing this? Most people here speaks Hokkien dialect. I want to impress them since i disappointed them already.