ESL Session 19: Misunderstandings - Why They Occur and How to Avoid Them

English Events
Wed, Mar 23, 2022, 9:00 AM (PDT)

About this event

About this event: In this ESL session, we will discuss reasons misunderstandings occur, ways to be secure that you are on the same page as your teammates and how you, a nonnative speaker of English, can minimize and possibly avoid misunderstandings with workmates and superiors..

By attending this session, you will be better at avoiding misunderstandings with teammates and have strategies for confirming that you understand assignments, plans and project goals. You will be able to ask for clarification and review of points you are unsure of.

Forthcoming sessions:

  • March 25,2022 - Session 20 The Spoken vs Written word: rules, broken rules and getting your meaning across.
  • March 28, 2022 - Session 21 Practicing and critiquing Interview Skills in a Mock Interview-

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! 



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    Marcia Golfieri


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