Peace Corps - Cebuano Language Packet
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The materials in this packet were designed for the rapid Cebuano language training of Peace Corps volunteers, focusing on daily communication needs in this context. The packet contains: lists of common phrases, expressions, and vocabulary on a variety of topics related to Peace Corps work; a list of core competencies for specific topics (socializing, using language to manage learning, food, shopping, transportation, and health); a Cebuano-to-English glossary; a workbook containing exercises for each of the above topics; and Cebuano grammar notes corresponding to the preceding competencies and exercises. Appended materials include additional notes on grammar, syntax, morphology, negation, and common expressions.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Philippines: 1961-1990; 1992-present
Philippines: Education, Youth Development, Coastal Resource Management.
Cebuano, referred to by most of its speakers as Binisaya (or Visayan in English), is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 20 million people, mostly in the Central Visayas, most of whom belong to the Bisaya ethnic group. It is the most widely spoken of the languages within the so-named Bisayan subgroup and is closely related to other Filipino languages. It has the largest native language-speaking population of the Philippines despite not being taught formally in schools and universities. It is the lingua franca of the Central Visayas and parts of Mindanao. The name Cebuano is derived from the island of Cebu where the prestige language is spoken. Most people confuse the terms Binisaya with Bisaya. The term Bisaya refers to the people who live in the Visayas Region. Binisaya or Cebuano refers to the language.?
Cebuano is spoken in: Philippines
Cebuano is also called: Binisaya, Bisayan, Sebuano, Sugbuanon, Sugbuhanon, Visayan