Language of the Day for 20 March 2013

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Paasaal [sig]

A language of
Ghana
Population
36,000 (2003 GILLBT), increasing.
Status
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use English [eng], Hausa [hau], Tumulung Sisaala [sil], Wali [wlx].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–2%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. About 50% of children begin school; 10%–20% complete junior secondary school. Grammar. NT: 2001.