Summary Of Why Canada Has To Beat Its Literacy Problem

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“Why Canada has to beat its Literacy Problem” an essay by June Callwood is about the illiteracy problem that Canada faces. This essay dictates how bad it is for people with the inability to read. “death in life” is what Edwin Newman called illiteracy, who is a U.S broadcaster that writes about language. It is said in the essay that people that are illiterate, lead a life of bluff, anxiety, embarrassment, and isolation. This is very important because they don’t ask for help. They are too afraid and too embarrassed to call out for help. Not being able to read is an embarrassment to them and most of the time, they have to rely on others to help them get through the day. Merely understanding a few words and signs isn’t enough to get through a daily

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