Listening Practice: Columbia and Literacy

This week, the news story is an inspiring one about education. Listen as Juan Manual Santos, president of Colombia, declares some exciting news about investing in children’s books, of which there is an extreme shortage at present. In order to achieve new goals of increased literacy in the country, they are looking to up investments in literature and make reading more accessible to the younger generation. Listen now to hear just how Colombia is stepping up to overcome this obstacle.



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