The UIS collects data on adult literacy through its annual survey on literacy and educational attainment. Adult literacy rate, total 84.3%. Adult literacy rate, male 88.6%. Adult literacy rate, female 80.2%. A pass in one of the two Basic Skills of Adult Literacy and Adult Numeracy is indicated by a Pass at one of two levels, Level 1 and Level 2, of Preliminary material: Paper 2 - June 2016 (173k) The UIS collects data on adult literacy through its annual survey on literacy and educational attainment.
Alternatively, it may be helpful to relate this readability score to levels in the National Adult Literacy Standards. As a rough indication: • 9 –10 = approx. Entry Level 3; • 11–12 = approx. Level 1; and • 14 –15 = approx. Level 2. Adult literacy curriculum (939) GCSE English (12) General literacy / English (144) Apostrophes (15) Fiction (29) Form filling (18) Homophones, homographs & confusables (37) Poetry (10) Prefixes, suffixes & plurals (18) Syllables (7) Word origins (10).
Description of literacy-level adult English language learners Literacy-level learners are generally those with 6 or fewer years of education in their native countries who need focused instruction on learning to read and write English. Nov 01, 2016 · Approximately 32 million adults in the United States can’t read, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy.
In England and Wales, the adult numeracy levels are measured across five levels, from Entry Level 1 (equivalent to the standard expected for ages 5 to 7) up to Level 2 (GCSE A*-C). Scotland and Northern Ireland use a system similar to international levels to measure adult skills. Adults reading to their children would do best to focus on the features of spoken English: sounds, weak forms, rhythms, contractions, sentence stress, placement of the tonic syllable, tunes etc. The actors who undertake audio-book recordings are usually able to adopt different voices for different characters.