Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 - Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 

 

 Nina Macaraeg

Click here to read the research essay, Homesickness, by Manuel Macaraeg

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2012 interview by Manuel Macaraeg with Nina Macaraeg,
who moved here to the United States from the Philippines. How it was to live in America and how it felt to leave her homeland.

 

Table of Contents:
1. Growing Up In The Philippines
2. Leaving the Philippines

3. Arriving Upon the United States

4. Arriving Upon the United States (cont.)

5. Arriving Upon the United States (cont.)

6. Differences between two Filipino cultures

7. Adaptation

8. Reason for living in the U.S.

9. Looking back

10. Reflection

 

Segment 1
Growing Up In The Philppines
(0:44)
Asking my mother who it was living in the Philippines

 

 

Segment 2
Leaving the Philppines
(0:15)
Asking my mom her experience leaving the Philippines

 

 

Segment 3
Arriving Upon the United States
(0:20)
Asking my mom her experience coming to America

 

Segment 4
Arrivng Upon the United States (cont.)
(0:11)
Asking her the difference between Filipinos and Filipino Americans

 

 

Segment 5
Arriving Upon the United States (cont.)
(0:17)
Talks about how the people were in America

  

 

Segment 6
Difference between two Filipino cultures
(1:23)
Talks about the difference between Filipinos and Filipino Americans

 

 

Segment 7
Adaptation
(0:49)
Talks about how she adapted to the American lifestyle

 

 

Segment 8
Reason for living in the U.S.
(1:13)
Her reasoning for living in the U.S.

 

 

Segment 9
Looking Back
(1:52)
Talks about what she misses back home

 

Segment 10
Reflection
(1:00)
Talks about if she would go back to the Philippines

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 5-18-12
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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