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WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service
unfairly stigmatized
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Feb. 12, 2024, midnight
Description: Why people whose first language is not English have different accents. How reactions to that affect immigrants' lives. Speakers:Rosina Lippi-Green PhD in Linguistics, author of English with an Accent; Evelyne Ello-Hart, from Côte d'Ivoire, program supervisor for the Africa Women's Coalition in Portland, Oregon, speaks seven languages, including Italian; Woman from Laos who works for Refugee Resettlement Program speaks Vietnamese, Laotian Thai, variants of Chinese, and English; Dora Reina an accountant from Mexico, living in the US and taking English classes; Tracey Derwing, professor in the TESL [Teaching English as a Second Language] program in Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, co-directed the Prairie Metropolis Research Centre of Excellence for Research on Migration and Integration where she researched how to teach native speakers of English to be better listeners.
Program produced by Miae Kim; WINGS series producer Frieda Werden
If anyone knows how to contact Miae Kim, please put us in touch.

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00:28:54 1 Feb. 11, 2024
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