Tertiary Qualified Migrants and Workplace English Language Needs
To understand workplace language and communication demands on migrant employees, challenges they face, communication strategies they draw on, and opportunities they have to interact in English at work.
Ethnographic interview and observation
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Hunter, J. (2008, July). EAL Professionals at work: What we need to know? What do we need to teach? Public Seminar. Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia. Hunter, J. (2008, April). Life after ESOL class: Challenges to EAL learners in the workplace. Public Lecture. UNITEC School of Language Studies, Auckland, New Zealand. Hunter, J. (2007). Workplace language and communication needs: Employers and immigrant employees. Working Paper No. 19. Albany and Palmerston North: Labour Market Dynamics Research Programme. Hunter, J., Patrizio, M., & Yatri, A. (2007). Perceptions of language and communicative competence in the workplace: Employers and EAL employees. In A. Scott (Ed.). Refereed Conference Proceedings of the 10th Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages Conference 2006. [CD ROM] Napier: CLESOL. Hunter, J. (2007, February). Unpacking barriers to professional migrant employment: English language, work, and integration. BRCSS New Settler Researchers Network National Conference 2007, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand.Hunter, J. (2007, November). Communication needs of immigrant professionals: Implications for language education. Language, Education and Diversity. University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Hunter, J. (2006, August). Language and employment for migrants and refugees: What can research tell us? Panel discussion and presentation. Local Settlement Support Network Meeting Manukau City, New Zealand.
Hunter, J., Patrizio, M., & Yatri, A. (2006, October). Perceptions of language and communicative competence in the workplace: Employers and EAL employees. CLESOL 2006, Christchurch, New Zealand. Hunter, J. (2006, October). Immigrant identities: Language, work, and cultural learning. Second Language Research Forum, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, WA.