By attending this session, you will better understand American workplace culture and how it is different from yours. You will be able to identify areas of American workplace culture and expectations that confused and caught you off guard in the past so that you can be ready to respond differently in the future. And finally, you will be able to comfortably express to coworkers your confusion should you feel there is a cross cultural issue arising at work.
April 13,2022 - Session 16 - Writing a Cover Letter and a Follow Up Thank You
April 15, 2022 - Session 17 - Finding the Right Tone
April 18, 2022 - Session 18 - Hitting it Out of the Park ! Understanding Idioms, Special Phrases and Cultural References in an American Workplace.
April 20, 2022 - Session 19 - Misunderstandings: Why They Occur and How to Avoid Them at Work
April 22, 2022 - Session 20-The Spoken vs Written Word: Rules, Broken Rules and Getting Your Meaning Across
About our ESL program:
Level up with your English language skills at Turing ! As a software developer, it’s critical that your communication skills are impeccable, and our ESL program will set you up for success. At Turing, we are here to support you 100% and by participating in these sessions, you will become confident with your English language skills. At our interactive ESL sessions, we'll guide you through the many aspects of English that you will need to succeed in Silicon Valley. Join us and bring your energy, enthusiasm, and questions, and let's build together!
Anita is a master ESL teacher with over 25 years experience teaching English to people from all over the world. Her faculty positions have included The English Language Program at UC Berkeley, ESL faculty at City College of San Francisco, and English for Professional Purposes at San Francisco State University. She lives in San Francisco where she enjoys beautiful hikes, amazing food and meetin…
Anita is a master ESL teacher with over 25 years experience teaching English to people from all over the world. Her faculty positions have included The English Language Program at UC Berkeley, ESL faculty at City College of San Francisco, and English for Professional Purposes at San Francisco State University. She lives in San Francisco where she enjoys beautiful hikes, amazing food and meeting diverse people from all over the country and world. She spends her free time cooking, doing yoga and exploring the hills of SF and mountains beyond.
Community Program Manager
A tiny dancer doing my best to bring imagination and technology together in order to help people to be in the center of digital transformation in a kind and secure way. At Turing I am a Community Program Manager LATAM. In life, I have been working for 22 years on social development and innovation as a consultant for the public and private sector, especially at technology companies such as IBM and Valid. I am also a community lover, NetWeaver, geek, business adviser, teacher, entrepreneur, event planner, TEDxOrganizer, explorer, global soul, idea generator, inventor, lawyer, guitarist, a woman in tech, and mother of dragons (oops mother of two, Sergio and Alice).