The Language development administration of Karaganda region together with the PA «Үш байлық» conducts scheduled trainings on the adaptation of the population to the new Kazakh alphabet based on the Latin script. If, in 2018, such trainings covered 5 cities nearby to the regional center, this year it is planned to cover more than 3 thousand people from 13 regions.
This time, according to the schedule, the working group visited four regions: Karkaraly, Bukhar-Zhyrau, Nura and Osakarov. Moderator of the event, public figure, advisor of the Director of the National scientific and practical center «Тіл-Қазына» Orazkul Asangazy told the audience about the process of gradual transition to a new script, the benefits of the spelling rules of the alphabet, answered all the questions of the audience.
It should be noted that the Ministry of culture and sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan creates all conditions for the accessible study of the new alphabet, electronic programs are created for this purpose. Thus, the representative of LLС «iCoder» Rymbek Izgali made a substantive report on theme «IT-projects in the study of the new alphabet». The participants got acquainted with the national portal «Qazlatyn.kz», where all information on the process of the transition of the Kazakh alphabet to the Latin script, a multifunctional сonverter «Qazlatyn», a web service for machine learning «Tilqural.kz», platform «Sozdikqor.kz», which contains all the industry dictionaries and encyclopedias, with five mobile applications in the form of games «Jasyryn sóz», «Sózdi tap», «ILES», «Zerek bala», «Sóz álemi», allowing both children and adults to effectively learn the new alphabet.
The main part of the events was held in the form of trainings. Gulnaz Mustagulova, Director of the Resource language center at the Language development administration, worked with the audience, the participants were doing practical classes, tried to remember and write down spelling, orthoepic rules, words of exclusion.
The next stage is scheduled for April and may.
Overall, Karaganda region carries out active work on introduction of the new alphabet: WhatsApp weekly action «Аудиодиктант жазамыз», in each Saturday's issue of the regional newspaper «Орталық Қазақстан» there is a section titled «Jańǵyrý jazýdan bastalady» which allows residents of remote settlements to learn a new alphabet by themselves, developed 2D video training and character which is available in YouTube, besides the inhabitants of the region actively supported the actions «Бүгінгі ой», «Latin-karaoke», «Latin subtitle», «Мақалды жалғастыр».
The Resource center conducts planned and unscheduled trainings on the basis of applications from institutions, regardless of ownership, such trainings covered more than 2 thousand people since the beginning of the year.