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Objections to Teaching Kapampángan – Answered (Part II)

You can read part 1 HERE. The perilous state of the Kapampángan language, which is classified as “definitely endangered” by UNESCO, has been taken up in the first part of this article, along with attempts to correct misconceptions, and objections to on the teaching of the language. That portion was more general, and related to […]

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Objections to Teaching Kapampángan – Answered (Part 1)

Language change is happening very fast in the Kapampángan Region, Indúng Kapampángan. Whereas a generation ago, it was taken for granted that apart from non-Kapampángan recent settlers, everyone could speak the language, it is now regarded as ‘definitely endangered.’ Despite the reincorporation of the language into the curriculum (following its removal in 1973, after martial […]

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