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Research for this report was carried out May 24 to June 3, 2000 in the region around Bamenda, North West Province, Cameroon. This survey aimed to get an overall view of language use patterns, intergroup relationships, and language attitudes in each of the Ngema languages, identifying changes since the last survey nine years ago.