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Department of Languages and Literatures

Lynda Yates on Second Language Learners in the Workplace

Lynda YatesOn Monday, April 28 @ 4:30 in Seerley 115, Lynda Yates of Australia's Macquarie University will speak on "Communication, Language, and Preparing for the Work Place." Click here for more information.



The lecture will address issues faced by adult second language learners as they seek to master not only the language but also the professional and community cultures’ underlying expectations about how they should talk at work. Recent research into the demands of three different professions: childcare, teaching, and medicine will be considered.

Refreshments: 4:00 - 4:30

Lecture: 4:30 - 5:45


Sponsored by the TESOL Club, the Anthropology Club (NISG), and the Department of Languages & Literatures 

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