I can fluently understand, not speak.

Katrina Dorado,
Riverside, CA

I grew up in a Filipino household, and I was spoken to in tagalog, but my parents never taught me to speak back fluently in tagalog to them. The first language they had taught me was English, but the majority of my relatives would speak to me in tagalog and my parents would let me watch shows in tagalog.

 

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