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Raising Bilingual Filipino Children in the United States: Survey

This survey is intended for Filipino Parents who are raising their children ages 3 to 12 in the United States and who have been in the US for at least 2 years. If this describes you, please take time to fill out this survey.

:: Parents' Information

Mother
Mother's Name:
Mother's Age:
Languages spoken:
Father
Father's Name:
Father's Age:
Languages spoken:

:: First Child

  1. What is the profile of bilingual Filipino children in the US in terms of:
    1. Age
    2. Gender
    3. Length of stay in the US
    4. Parents' nationality
    5. Language spoken at home
    6. Fluency of Filipino language and/or dialect/s
  2. What are the common problems faced by Filipino families in raising bilingual Filipino children?
    1. What language/s do you generally use at home with your children?





    2. What language/s do you generally use at home with your spouse?




    3. Please check the statement that best describes you:



    4. Please check the statement that best describes your spouse:



    5. How will you describe how you choose the language spoken in your home?





    6. What do you think is the most difficult part of teaching your child to learn the Filipino language?
    7. At what age did your child show preference to another language over the Filipino language?
    8. What word of advice will you give to Filipino parents who are raising their child to speak the Filipino language?
  3. What are the best practices in raising bilingual Filipino children?
    1. How will you describe your experience in raising your child as a bilingual child?
    2. What practices did you do that you think made your children to be bilingual?