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Plekhanov Russian University of Economics carries out the “Total dictation”
17 April
Campus news

​On April 14, 2018, Plekhanov University for the third time became a platform of aт international event on literacy testing "Total dictation". A writer Guzel Yakhina prepared a text for the dictation. Thus, participants of the event were ones of the first to know a piece from a future book of Guzel, "Children of mine".


PRUE had two platforms at the same time. The main campus welcomed Zara, a singer, Honoured Artist of Russia. Yulia Kovalchuk, a singer and broadcaster, read the text at the campus of Nezhinskaya Street.


Online broadcasting from our University on the event's website allowed people worldwide writing the dictation live, over 12 thousand people watched it.


Not only main campus took part in the event, but its branches: Erevan, Ulan-Bator and Sevastopol.


Overall, more than 1000 people wrote the dictation at all platforms of PRUE.


Plekhanov University is a traditional platform for holding the international event on literacy testing. In 2016 text was read out by Sergey Bezrukov, in 2017 – Sergey Zhigunov, in November 2016 the first dication in English "SpellWell" was held by Vladimir Pozner.


The event was organized by Organizational Culture and Public Relations Office, PRUE, together with the fund "Total dictation".


The results of the "Total dictation" every participant can see after April 18 on the website