oracy

[awr-uh-see, ohr-]
noun
the ability to express oneself in and understand spoken language.

Origin:
1960–65; or(al) + (liter)acy

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oracy (ˈɔːrəsɪ)
 
n
the capacity to express oneself in and understand speech
 
[C20: from Latin or-, os mouth, by analogy with literacy]

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While literacy centers on print media, oracy is less fixed and subject to re-telling and re-shaping.
Hence, an oracy to literacy sequence is inherent in our notions about comprehension instruction.
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