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

  1. by   nutella
    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.