HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Endangered languages: linguist creating written language in Nepal uses novel tactic to get villagers talking – an eye clinic to cure blindness [January 21, 2019]

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1. to set a geographical context for the reader so they understand the remoteness of Donohue’s workplace.

2. She believes the language will be lost if it is not preserved in written form. 

3. C

4. A

5. It was difficult to create a community-endorsed written language because the villagers live far apart from one another.

6. She decided to set up an eye-care programme to gather together Nubri speakers, because without the programme, people may not have been incentivised to participate.

7. (i) NG

(ii) NG

(iii) F

(iv) T

8. D

9. B

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