For those people who would like to learn some Tagalog, the most spoken language in the Philippines, I’ll give some links here where to choose from.
For an expat to be accepted faster in the Philippines it would be best to learn a few phrases and small sentences in Tagalog.
Check on the links below.
Paul Morrow’s excellent site about Philippine history, language, writing, etc (includes a tutorial on how to write with the Tagalog alphabet and free Tagalog fonts): here
Online Tagalog lessons
Other sites about Tagalog
Have fun with it and enjoy the smiling faces when you talk a few words to the Filipino people.