Fliptop Battle: the Modern Balagtasan

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Chapter 1
As a developing country on a contemporary period dominated with diverse influences, different sectors and government organizations as well as the non-governmental organizations anticipate on how to elevate and preserved the most powerful tool for communication – Language.
Language is used to express inner thoughts and emotions, make sense of complex and abstract thought, communicate with others, as well as to establish rules and to preserved culture. It is used to inform people of what a person might feel, desire, anticipate, and communicate effectively with words, gestures, and tone of voice in a multitude of situation. Language is a special gift from God to mankind; if language doesn’t exist, human
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Fliptop Battle as the modern Balagtasan is the focus of this study. Analyzing and critiquing is the main purpose of this research paper. Specifically, this study sought why Fliptop Battle dubbed as Balagtasan of modern day.
This study was likewise anchored on the assumption that Fliptop Battle: The Modern Balagtasan as one of the modern significant pathway on the preservation of Philippine Language and educating masses on a new breed of wordsmith and calling attention on a dying culture in the Philippines.

Statement of the Problem:
The study intends to investigates and analyze the benefits together with the profile of Fliptop Battle as the modern balagtasan.
Specifically, this study sought to answer to the following questions: 1. What are the characteristics of the Fliptop Battle: The Modern Balagtasan and the Conventional Balagtasan? 2. What is the common feature of the modern and the conventional balagtasan? 3. What are the existing influences of “Fliptop Battle: The Modern Balagtasan” poses along: a. Music b. Literature c. Language d. Entertainment 4. What is the significant contribution of “Fliptop Battle: The Modern Balagtasan” to the preservation of Philippine Language and Culture?

Scope and Delimitation:
The primary objective of the study is to know why Fliptop Battle is called as the “Modern Balagtasan” and how will it aid on the preservation of the Philippine
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