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Speaking Cebuano

how to speak Cebuano? a little disclaimer.

Hi, my name is Chris and i've been living in Cebu for God knows how long. I'm not claiming to be a professor or a teacher of Cebuano, and i'm not saying that i'm an expert either. Cebuano, as most will know is a dialect in the Philippines, and unlike Tagalog/Filipino, there is no formal training or education of the language. Usually, the dialect is taken up at birth and learned from then on. I know there will be a lot of issues that will spring up especially on grammar and spelling, however I am very much willing to change whatever mistake I've made. Anyways, to those who want to learn the language/dialect don't hesitate to comment the articles or message me here at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Have fun learning the language! 

Update 2011: I've been busy with other things lately, and especially my new website (Your Top 10 Everything) however, i'll promise to update more and make it more "reader-friendly". I've noticed there's a few people interested in learning the language, and its pretty hard to make lessons if no one reads them. So i hope if you do get some learnings from my lessons, comment down below or like my facebook page! :)

Monday, 11 July 2011 11:26

Speaking Cebuano 8 This, That, That (Over there)

Written by Chris

In this lesson, you can learn how to say “this” “that” and “that(over there)” in Cebuano.  These are really important words to know if you're learning any language. Trying to tell the listener what you want and what object you are referring to is crucial to survive in any country you are currently residing. Find out more about how to use these words in Cebuano by listening to the lesson and checking out the free lesson. If you have any question, feel free to post them! Salamat! 

Monday, 04 July 2011 11:36

Speaking Cebuano 7 (Have/Don't Have)

Written by Chris

In this lesson, you can learn how to say you have something or something exists in Cebuano/ Bisaya/Visayan. In English we usually say "I have" or "There is" (e.g. "I have water", " There is water") to express

Saturday, 02 July 2011 15:02

Speaking Cebuano 6 (Past Tense)

Written by Chris

Speaking Cebuano 6 Past Tense

In this Guide to Cebu Lesson, we tackle on how to convert verbs to past tense. In Cebuano, there are a lot of ways to express the past, depending on the kind of mood the person is. Its a little bit complicated

Sunday, 10 October 2010 20:06

Speaking Cebuano 5 (Numbers)

Written by Chris

Speaking Cebuano 5 (Numbers)

Being colonized by the Spanish, Japanese, Americans, Chinese, and Malays for probably the entire existence of Cebu, its not surprising that our culture is rootly indebted to these countries. For one, our

    
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