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Why Don’t They Try to Understand My English?

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Free

Registration Deadline: WED. 11/20/19

Teachers of adult ESL learners often hear stories of learners trying out their new English skills in the community, and being ignored or rebuffed because of their accent. In this workshop, learn about the politics of accent in the United States. Participants will leave with ideas for how to help learners build their communication skills and confidence, as well as recommendations for how to interrupt accent bias and advocate for English language learners in their communities.

Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Minnesota Literacy Council
Phone:
651-645-2277
Email:
email@mnliteracy.org
Website:
http://mnliteracy.org/

Venue

Minnesota Literacy Council – main office
700 Raymond Ave., Ste. 180
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Phone:
651-645-2277
Website:
http://mnliteracy.org/

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