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ERIC Number: EJ609864
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
Talking English from 9 to 5: Challenges for ESL Learners at Work.
Holmes, Janet
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v10 n1 p125-40 2000
Drawing on a database of over 300 interactions collected in a range of New Zealand professional workplaces, this article identifies some potentially problematic areas for those who are expected to communicate in English at work when English is not their first language. Discussion focuses on small talk and social talk in the workplace. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand