Illiterate and Functional illiterate:
Definitions and findings
A person unable to read or write.
A person who has had some schooling but does not meet a minimum standard of literacy. This concerns French people who have been at school but do not have sufficient proficiency in their language to meet the required requirements in their social, professional, cultural and personal life.
An article by the Parisian (September 16, 2016) confirming the INSEE data presented the situation of the illiterate :
“The word slams like an insult. It is rather a national shipwreck: France, a country where education is compulsory for all, has 7% illiterates… “
“Two and a half million adults, who passed through school for at least ten years, between 6 and 16 years old, came out unable to cope with life. It is impossible to know at what time the bus will arrive, how to warm up a cooked dish, how much the bank wants, or what the amendment to the employment contract is about…”
(type of tests used to determine functional illiterate)
French as a Foreign Language (FFL)
The FLE is the French language taught to non-French-speaking people for a cultural, professional or tourist purpose.
Not knowing how to read and write can lead to exclusion, indeed people who do not know how to read or write can feel rejected from society, become rebels or even delinquents.
Illiteracy and functional illiteracy are no longer fatalities, the solution does exist.
It goes through a real understanding of the phenomena that can block learning and their solving.
The Study Technology, a body of methods developed by Ron Hubbard, allows a person to study effectively. It is a specific technology that everyone can use to study a subject or to acquire a new aptitude.
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