What happened to Spanish in the Philippines?

The Philippines was conquered by Spain and became a colony for 300 years.  Because of that the Spanish have left a tremendous legacy here in the Philippines including costume, food, dance, vocabulary, Catholicism and family surnames. They were also the reason why the islands that make up the Philippines are now one nation and not…

A romantic affair with Romance languages

I personally enjoy learning languages in the Romance language family. They were among the first few languages I’ve learnt when I started to learn multiple languages. After learning French, I became curiosity of what Italian would look like. To my discovery, I noticed the similarities between Italian and French in terms of grammar and vocabulary.…