‘Words are more important than they ever were: we navigate the world with words, and as the world slips onto the web, we need to follow, to communicate and to comprehend what we are reading…
…Literacy is more important than ever it was, in this world of text and email, a world of written information. We need to read and write, we need global citizens who can read comfortably, comprehend what they are reading, understand nuance, and make themselves understood…’
So says Neil Gaiman, a British author, in his lecture on reading.
For the full transcript, or to watch and listen to his thoughtful lecture, please click on the link below: