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tambok posted a topic in Spoken Languages: English, Cebuano, Etc.I think that unless you are a missionary who works with the "grass root" population, it's desirable to just speak English. What do you think? In my 24 years of living in Asia ( Thailand, Philippines, the Middle East and Japan) I've noticed that most monolingual "Anglo-Saxons" ( I mean in the cultural sense, not ethnic sense) such as Brits, Americans, Aussies, etc. never ever make the effort to learn the local language. But unlike in their Anglo Saxon countries where the attitude is often "Speak English or Die!" most Asians do not expect you to speak the local language because they almo