Sipakapa sociolinguistic survey

Statement of Responsibility:
Kindberg, Eric
Series Issue:
2006-004
Date:
2006
Publisher:
SIL International
Part Of Series:
SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2006-004
Extent:
17 pages
Abstract:

This sociolinguistic survey took place in Guatemala. The purpose was to describe Sipakapense language use and attitudes as an objective standard with which to assess vitality and translation need viability in Sipacapa. An interview was held with eighty individuals from various locations where a recording was played of portions of literature in both the vernacular and Spanish for comparing comprehension. The survey took into account various factors such as age, gender, and religious persuasion.

Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Guatemala
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Work Type:
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Language surveys
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
9222
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