The problem starts if to evidence when the child initiates its pertaining to school life and tends if to aggravate with passing of the years, to the measure that it needs to go conquering its space in the competitive world that the fence, which selects the individuals for the evaluation of its domain of the verbal language, evidenced through the capacity of argument and logical organization them thoughts. The election of the universities through the vestibular contest is the critical moment for these young that had grown inserted, of unconscious form, in this problematic reality. The absence of the habit of reading, favored and stimulated for the modern technological reality, leaves them unprepared for so rigorous a selective process how much the vestibular contest. The few young that, of some form, had developed the taste for the reading, making of it essential element of its routine throughout the life, is privileged in this dispute for a space in the work market. But the vestibular contest is not the end point. It is only the beginning of an day that passes for all a university formation and culminates in the professional accomplishment. During all this day, the capacity to read and to understand a text correctly, to create consistent arguments in defense of ideas and projects is determinative factor for the professional success.
Most serious it is that the majority of young that they meet not even in this situation it has conscience of the problem. Many have its auto-esteem shaken, because they are strengthenn in the studies, looking for to discolour the information techniques that the professors teach, but do not obtain resulted practical in the tests. On the other hand, many professors also do not possess a clear vision of this problem and continue if strengtheing to teach to run young that still nor they know to walk. The combat to the functional illiteracy starts for the taking of conscience of the problem, passes for the determination on the part of the student substituting part of the time that it is ahead of the computer for a routine habit of reading and culminates in a work differentiated on the part of the educators in indicating readings and activities that not only aim at to the apprehension of information techniques, but mainly to the solution or amenizao of this basic deficiency of reading, understanding and production of text.