Mastering Tagalog will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Ilocano might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Tagalog in Philippines, Canada, Guam, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and USA.
Number of native speakers is about 21,500,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 24,200,000. The biggest country in which Tagalog is used as a native language is Philippines.
Native speakers of Ilocano are mostly from Philippines and are about 7,000,000 people.
Ilocano are spoken fluently by 8,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in Philippines North America, Hawai’i, California, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska.
Tagalog came from Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. is the origin of Ilocano language.