Uploaded by Angela Justine Del Pilar


Angela Justine S. Del Pilar
GED0111 FA1
Language, learning identity, privilege by James Soriano
As I understood with the article, the author implies that having English language as your
primary language brings you privilege even your identity is Filipino. In my opinion, I somehow
agree with the author since we all know that English is the universal language, it helps us in
communication whether it is local or international. Even so, we must not forget that
Filipino/Tagalog is our own identity, not all Filipinos know how to speak well in English language
so if we’ll not take importance in our own language, it will be hard for us to communicate with
our fellow citizens. And lastly, based on my experience, it’s really hard for me to learn Filipino
language thoroughly than English because I believe that there is more to learn about our own