Focus on the pronunciation of literacy
English definition of “literacy”
/ˈlɪtərəsi/ noun [U]
› the ability to read and write: literacy levels/rates/skills At 62%, India's adult literacy rate is a reminder of the country's status as a developing nation. A new deal to improve literacy among the unemployed has been launched.
› knowledge of a particular subject, or a particular type of knowledge: economic/financial literacy Tax cuts for the electronic filing of tax and VAT returns will also encourage computer literacy.