Program Year: 2017
Grantee: St. Anthony’s College
Grant Amount: US$10,000
Awarding Agency: Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
Project Summary: The proposal will develop and publish a Kinaray-a Dictionary, which will serve as standard reference for schools, training institutions, media organizations, development organizations, and local writers. This is a complement of the Taramdan sa Lantipulong Kinaray-a (Kinaray-a Grammar Guide) that was recently standardized. The primary objectives are: a) to provide uniform orthographic standards for the creation of instructional materials; b) to provide uniform orthographic standards for the training of pre-service teachers who will specialize in Kinaray-a; and c) to prevent rapid erosion of Kinaray-a due to indiscriminate cross usage of standards from other languages without benefit of careful study.
Status: On-going (up to June 2018)