Fire up your curiosity to find the richness in the Filipino culture

Your language, ethnic dressing, native cooking, songs and dances, folklores and myth, cultural behavior, even your writing, etc. are what draws others in curiosity to find the richness of your culture.

Encouragement is a very crucial part of having a language to progress and live on. Here at PCSNJ, INC. we stand to educate and encourage everyone to know and speak tagalog.

The Filipino language is
fun to learn and speak!

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Learning the Filipino language offers numerous benefits for you and your family. Here are some of them.

  • It can improve communication within your household.

  • It can help you in your career.

  • It can improve your memory.

  • It can help you to be a part of the community with a different culture and learn more about the world around you.

Filipino word or phrase of the week

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TAGALOG

ENGLISH

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KULTURANG
PILIPINO

Learning the Filipino culture plays a vital role in protecting the sense of who we really are. It deepens our connection to our racial roots.

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Green Leaf

Mano or pagmamano

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Mano po.

is a gesture used in Filipino culture. It is used as a sign of respect to elders. It is a way of accepting a blessing from the elder.


This Filipino gesture is like hand-kissing whereby the person giving the greeting bows towards the offered hand of the elder and presses his or her forehead on the elder’s hand.


The Filipino word - mano literally means hand in Spanish. Po in the Filipino culture is used to show respect to anyone older than the other person within a conversation.

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