ESL Session 15: Navigating Cross-Cultural Differences in the Workplace

English Events

Monday, July 18, 2022, 3:00 – 4:00 PM UTC

In this ESL session, we will explore cross-cultural differences that can arise in the American workplace. We will share strategies and ways to prepare for a work culture that may be very different from your country’s work culture.


About this event

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.

Forthcoming sessions:

  • Session 16 - Writing a Cover Letter and a Follow Up Thank You
  • Session 17 - Finding the Right Tone
  • Session 18 - Hitting it Out of the Park ! Understanding Idioms, Special Phrases and Cultural References in an American Workplace.
  • Session 19 - Misunderstandings: Why They Occur and How to Avoid Them at Work
  • 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!