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Speaking Tagalog in English speaking company - page 4

Magandaga umaga, Please could I ask your opinion, Some of my English speaking colleagues are saying that it is very rude for Nurses from the Philippines to speak Tagalog around their non Tagalog... Read More

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    I am an immigrant currently in the US. It is very rude and unprofessional to talk with coworkers in a language that is not understood by all.
    At times I have used my native language to talk to patients from that country but that is the exemption. Sometimes people want to practice their language skills and I do not mind that - it is just exchanging niceties and people appreciate being able to practice s few sentences.
    I work in a very multicultural setting with staff from a variety of countries. Common language is English.

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