- MORE ON VITALITY
"It is generally agreed that the younger people speak French better than the local language. [...] it seems that language shift may be underway. That is, French seems to be replacing Baca [...] French is used in almost all aspects of daily life, including family life. It is, of course, the language of instruction in schools as well."
- SPEAKER ATTITUDE
- OTHER LANGUAGES USED BY THE COMMUNITY
- LANGUAGE CONTEXT COMMENTS
"The older peoploe of Bongo generally are able to speak Pidgin, Ewondo, or Basaa. In contrast, the younger generation learns French. Children learn French early, even before starting school. It is reported that they use both Baca and French when at play."
- More on Orthography
"Some people who come from Bongo are interested in writing their language; their motivation is the preservation of Baca and the teaching of the mother tongue to young people."