Examples of literacy in a Sentence
The program is intended to promote adult literacy among people who have had very little schooling.
Their goal is to achieve basic literacy.
Recent Examples of literacy from the Web
Through its various charitable endeavors, such as the Front Porch Alliance, prison ministries and literacy initiatives, Village Presbyterian transforms lives.
A full-service operation based in South L.A., the program provides sober housing, therapy, financial-literacy classes, and help with employment and education.
In addition, Palomar will continue its English as a Second Language (ESL) and literacy/adult basic education classes at Ramona High School, 1401 Hanson Lane.
Adult literacy in the United States exceeds 99 percent, compared with 91 percent in China, 90 percent in Indonesia and Vietnam, 89 percent in Brazil, and only 61 percent in India.
The organization recently added a literacy element to the program, and has had the Hartford Public Library and the Connecticut Science Center come as guests.
The event put a spotlight on many issues currently plaguing the United States and the world, including homelessness and poverty, equality and accessibility, and education and literacy.
Of the 15 countries that included the financial literacy questions, the United States ranked seventh.
These were people living in what my linguist’s training reveals as a life bound in orality rather than literacy.
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First Known Use of literacy
LITERACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of literacy for English Language Learners
: the ability to read and write
: knowledge that relates to a specified subject
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