Balangao

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A language of Philippines

Alternate Names
Balangao Bontoc, Balangaw, Farangao
Population

21,300 (2000), decreasing. 0 monolinguals.

Location

Luzon, east Mountain Province.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Children in school also speak English [eng]. Also use Filipino [fil], Ilocano [ilo].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 42%. Literacy rate in L2: 42%. Teachers use Balangao to explain questions. Grammar. NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.