In Episode 3 of the Lexplorers podcast, Yvette joins us from Taipei. She talks about growing up in the Philippines speaking Fukienese, Filipino, and English. She shares her experience of returning to the Philippines as an adult to work on projects fostering literacy among speakers of minority languages and dialects, including Cebuano and Ilokano, and she talks about living in Taipei and learning Mandarin.
Some links related to the conversation with Yvette:
- Evolution of the Filipino alphabet
- Debate about changes to Ilocano orthography
- Data on Overseas Filipinos