Here are a few of the steps I have already discussed in previous posts: visa is a little different, but steps 2-5 are part of everyone’s immigration who comes to the USA to be with his/her fiancee/spouse. You may be planning to move, expecting a baby, or other events that would make the timing less than idea.
Her English proficiency will be more than enough to satisfy the language requirements, and the civics portion is not difficult.
This sets up a fantasy that finding a foreigner will give the Philippine girl a better life.
Of course there are Philippine men who are great husbands and raise wonderful families but the fantasy is that foreigners are better.
You find it helpful to look up sample completed n-400’s online to guide you. You should get a notice for her biometrics (fingerprinting, etc.) appointment within a month or so of applying.
The appointment itself usually happens within about two months of the application.