Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Mikey Bustos' Filipino Accent Tutorial Video

If you have been to the Philippines at least once in your life or know a Pinoy in your neighborhood, then you've probably noticed how English is spoken the Filipino way. In my post You Are A Filipino If (Ip)... which I've written in August of 2009, this is one of those "ifs":
you love pronouncing EP (F) or FI (P) and Bi (V) or Vi (B) and vice versa.
Example1: I lab the pud so much. Pantastik!
Example2: Vaket vah, hah?
Example3: I am a Pilifino!
Example4: Do you hab a Peysbook account? Can we bi prends?
Example5: Pipty Payb Fesos
... and while checking my Facebook News Feed, I've chanced upon a Facebook/Blogger friend's post/video Pinoy English [Thanks Ane for sharing]. I've went through the video three times already and can't stop myself from smiling and laughing every now and then. Anyway, here's the vid':

For those of you who do not have any idea on who this Michael John Yadan Tumanguil Pestano Bustos is... whew! Good gracious! ... or simply Mikey Bustos is a Filipino-Canadian singer who lives in Toronto. He's full-blooded Pinoy. Born on the 23rd of June 1981 in Canada to parents Cristina and Jerry, Mikey has won 7th runner-up in the finals of Canadian Idol Season 1 [August 2003]. Here's Mikey's "Hello" audition:


Just another reason to say, "I'm proud to be Pinoy" ... and "Yes! I hab a panny accent and I tink dat's kul!"


18 comments:

  1. I've watched this so many times already and I still can't stop laughing everytime! :-D

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  2. Thanks so much for the linky love sweetie! :)

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  3. I can't take away the silly smile on my face, too.  :-D :-D :-D

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  4. I noticed I haven't followed your blog yet! So I did! :)   :*

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  5. You are very welcome, Ane!  Thanks again :)

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  6. it made my day lol..

    this is really of what he´s been saying, personally I have problem pronouncing the V and the B my husband always correct me, and I am getting improving in a bad way because this time ang T sound napod akong d malitos hahaha..like correct, I pronounce it correc hahaha...

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  7. Oh. Same here.  Followed your blog already. Thanks a lot. By the way, hope we can exlinks one day. Hugs!

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  8. Okey lang na Shy. Tatak na sa pagkaPinoy.  Ako gani kay I do it in purpose because I find it funny and it makes my day a lot better :)  


    Musta na?  Got the message about your new URL. Will definitely change it in awhile. mwah!

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  9. Wow! Mikey you make me proud...thank you so much for sharing sis! goosebumps...! thumbs up!

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  10. kakatuwa namn yung 1st video! Very talented pala tong si Mikey! Galing kumanta ganda ng boses!

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  11. Hello Anney.  Oo nga. talented talaga :)   Kakatuwang panoorin ang video :)

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  12. Hello Chie.

    Yup. He does make each and every Filipino proud.  Go go go Pinoy!

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  13. hahaaha..joker! meks me laf :)  good day!

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  14. Hello Janet. Thanks for the visit. Truly funny. Hihihi. Hahhaa.

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  15. rikka bren mendez4 March 2011 at 10:28

    <span>i've watched this and he's very funny. visiting you! </span>

    please visit me back.



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  16. I also saw this video on another blog and it's really funny....actually I've posted a similar topic about this before ---the Filipinos' spoken English. The "he" and "she" confusion, the "f" sound turned into "p" and the inability of Filipinos of articulating the "th" sound. I used to have a hard time articulating the "th" sound in brother, mother, with, etc.....my husband used to tease me and wondered why I speak the "th" as "d" sound....then he corrected me and taught me how to say it properly ---saying the "th " sound with the upper palate and teeth close to the tongue, while the tongue pushes at the back of the lower  front teeth. So now, I can say the "th" sound properly.
    Thanks for sharing this video.

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  17. Hello Bingkee!  As always, it's a pleasure to see your comments.

    I, too posted a few things about common Pinoy facts.  There are times when I deliberately mix "Fi" and "Ip" for a bit of fun.  I believe I am miss spending the Philippines so much.  I am just glad that the Filipino blood still flows strongly in my blood.. 

    You are always welcome. Hugs!

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  18. thank you rikka. Will be right at your site in awhile. Thanks for watching!

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