Language of the Day for 06 December 2018

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Mutu [tuc]

A language of
Papua New Guinea
Population Full
3,500 (2007 SIL), increasing. Only older adults are monolingual. Ethnic population: 3,500.
Status
4 (Educational).
Language Use
Vigorous. Home, market, church. All ages. Positive attitudes. Most also use Tok Pisin [tpi]. Also use English [eng].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%. Literacy rate in L2: 35%–50% in Tok Pisin [tpi], 20%–30% in English [eng]. Increasing. Taught in primary schools. Literature. Texts. NT: 2011.
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