ESL Mix Session 20:The Spoken Word vs The Written Word: Broken rules and getting your meaning across

English Events

Friday, May 27, 2022, 4:00 – 5:00 PM UTC

In this ESL Session, we will look at the differences between the rules that dictate written language and spoken language. We will discuss why it’s ok to make mistakes in speaking but not in writing and do a deep dive into accuracy vs communication.


About this event

By attending this session, you will understand that what you write and how you speak are often different. You will understand how grammatical accuracy drives good writing and how using more informal and less grammatically accurate forms in speaking with the emphasis on communication is acceptable.

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!