Being Filipino

I guess most Filipino have a lot of pride. They are the ones that have screen names like pinoy this or pinay that. Let me explain what a pinoy is, it is a Filipino boy and a pinay is a Filipino girl. Filipino's be representing especially with the little flags in their car window like me. The type of cars that you would usually see those flags are in those little rice rockets called Hondas. Most of the younger generation that show the most pride don't really know their own culture.
The younger generations of Filipinos seem to have all this pride in being Filipino which you should be proud to be but lose there culture. Most young Filipinos don't even know how to speak the language or cant even understand the language. If you ask me to talk in Filipino I wouldn't be able too. I bet if you ask a majority of Filipino teenager if they could speak Filipino they wouldn't be able to. The reason I believe why Filipino teenagers can't speak is because English and Tagalog (Filipino dialect) are the two main languages in the Philippines and when they immigrate here the main language is English so most parents would just speak to there children in English. So I guess partly that it isn't our fault being emersed in American culture and not knowing how to speak contribute to the loss of our culture.
A lot of Filipinos now know that they are losing their culture and are doing something about it.Most colleges and university have a Filipino clubs, which set up performance, and talent show showing traditional folk dance and music.This is great for many youth to learn about Philippines culture.Every year the Filipino youth association holds a festival showing dance and different types of the Filipino culture to the younger generation.These things do attract the teenage audience and allows them to learn and have fun while there doing it.
Filipino's came from the Philippines and came here to …

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