Language of the Day for 18 May 2013Print
A language of
L1 users: 39,000 (2011 SIL), increasing.
Home, church, market. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Kom [bkm]. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes], at market and health clinic. Used as L2 by Kom [bkm].
Literacy rate in L1: 10%. Used informally in education. Schooling in English. Women and children dominate in learning to read and write L1. Literature. Radio. Dictionary. Texts. Bible portions: 2011.