The organizers summed up the campaign for literacy test “Total dictation.”
On April 21, action was attended by 15,000 people from 85 cities. Among them were residents of Berlin, Boston, London and Paris, who also wanted to test their knowledge of Russian language.
“According to preliminary estimates, the event organizers, 1% of the participants wrote the lyrics to” excellent “, 10% – as” good “, 28% received a mark of” satisfactory “, 61% received an” unsatisfactory “- said the press service fund” Total dictation “. Learn more about custom essays writing!
Dictation was last Saturday for the first time, adjusted for time zones.
The text was divided into three parts. At 9.00 GMT the first part was written in New Zealand, the Far East and Eastern Siberia, at 12.00 in Western Siberia, Kazakhstan and the Urals, at 15.00 in the European part of Russia and foreign countries in Europe – the third.