Rapid appraisal sociolinguistic research of Dugwor

Statement of Responsibility:
Brye, Edward and Elizabeth Brye
Series Issue:
2004-009
Date:
2004
Publisher:
SIL International
Part Of Series:
SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2004-009
Extent:
18 pages
Abstract:

This paper discusses the results of a rapid appraisal survey of the Dugwor language conducted February 17-19, 2000 in the Meri Subdivision of the Diamare Division of the Far North Province in Cameroon. The objectives of the research were to evaluate the level of intercomprehension within the Dugwor language and between Dugwor and adjacent languages, to assess the vitality of the Dugwor language, to determine the feasibility of developing literacy materials in Dugwor, to identify languages understood by Dugwor speakers, and to examine attitudes toward literacy. Group interviews and individual questionnaires were utilized. A word list was elicited.

Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Cameroon
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Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Language surveys
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Entry Number:
9045