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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_illiteracy

Functional illiteracy is reading and writing skills that are inadequate "to manage daily living and employment tasks that require reading skills beyond a basic level ". Functional illiteracy is contrasted with illiteracy in the strict sense, meaning ... In contrast, functionally illiterate persons can read and possibly write simple ...

www.intellectualtakeout.org/blog/32-million-us-adults-are-functionally-illiterate-what-does-even-mean

Aug 26, 2015 ... There have been some questions about the meaning of this mysterious term “ functionally illiterate,” so I have provided something in the way of ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/functional%20illiterate

a person who has had some schooling but does not meet a minimum standard of literacy. —. functional illiteracy. noun. —. functionally illiterate. adjective. NEW!

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102880

Nov 10, 2016 ... Functional illiteracy means that a person cannot use reading, writing, and .... A person is functionally illiterate who cannot engage in all those ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/functional-illiterate

Functional illiterate definition, a person with some basic education who still falls short of a minimum standard of literacy or ... functionally illiterate, adjective.

www.appliedscholastics.org/education-issues/hidden-illiteracy-the-ignorance-of-ignorance.html

With more than one billion of the world's population functionally illiterate, an effective educational methodology is not a choice, it is an obligation. Applied ...

learntoreadnow.org/FunctionalIlliteracyDefinition.htm

Here is the most accurate method of determining functional illiteracy. ... persons they know to be functionally illiterate and see to it that they are taught to read, ...

www.thefreedictionary.com/functionally+illiterate

Define functionally illiterate. functionally illiterate synonyms, functionally illiterate pronunciation, functionally illiterate translation, English dictionary definition of ...

www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/13860-what-is-functional-illiteracy

Dec 7, 2012 ... In contrast, functionally illiterate persons can read and possibly write .... the expression of thought, but the means of social communication.