Assessment of Vitality of Pangasinan Language in the Municipality of San Carlos City: Basis for a Recovery Plan in Language Endangerment

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Keywords: Pangasinan, Language Endangerment, Language Extinction, Language Vitality, and Language Policy


Globally, languages are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. People who belong to language groups must be aware of the factors that lead to language extinction or endangerment to make effective choices about how to preserve the language's future. This paper discusses the Pangasinan language (the eighth most widely spoken language in the Philippines) and its decline. It gives an outline of the Pangasinan language's current vitality and covers the Philippines' language policy history. It also considers a situation in which globalization may provide unexpected chances for language revitalization. This study seeks to serve as a springboard for future research and aids teachers and other relevant educational personnel in identifying, comprehending, assessing, and implementing appropriate language-endangerment remedies. The authors also provide suggestions for future research based on their findings.


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Brangan, M., & Ferrer, C. (2023). Assessment of Vitality of Pangasinan Language in the Municipality of San Carlos City: Basis for a Recovery Plan in Language Endangerment. IJOTL-TL: Indonesian Journal of Language Teaching and Linguistics, 8(1), 57-65.