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Title:A rapid appraisal language survey of Njen

This language survey was conducted as part of an overall goal of assessing the need for language development in national languages throughout Cameroon. The team carried out the research with the following objectives:

  • Make a preliminary evaluation, based on lexicostatistics and self-reporting, of the level ofintercomprehension between Njen and the adjacent languages.
  • Determine the feasibility of developing literacy materials in the Njen language. To assess the vitalityof Njen in terms of the use of the mother tongue and other languages and their interest in language development.
  • To identify speakers’ attitudes towards the possibility of reading and writing Njen or other languages.

Contributor (author):Brye, Elizabeth
Flora, Bolima
Date (W3CDTF):2006
Description (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9229
Extent:14 pages
Identifier (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/9229
Is Part Of:SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2006-007
Is Version Of (URI):oai:sil.org:47956
Language (ISO639):eng
Spatial Coverage (ISO3166):CM
Subject:Njen language
Language surveys; Sociolinguistics
Subject (ISO639):njj
Type (DCMI):Text


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Citation: Brye, Elizabeth; Flora, Bolima. 2006. SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2006-007.
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_CM country_GB dcmi_Text iso639_eng iso639_njj

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Country: Cameroon
Area: Africa

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