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Series 2 - Non-English speakers: The seven stages of effective communication to English and non-English speakers (09 Jul 09)

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You’ve probably come across many communications experts - and many researchers. But what makes Andrew Sills highly unusual is that he combines both skills.

That’s a priceless combination, because knowing how to communicate is one thing; but knowing how well you’re doing is equally, maybe even more, vital.

Andrew has spent 25 years conducting focus g…

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Comment by Sergio PCT — 08 May 09 at 12:58:23

I quite agree in principle. In reality, our employers can only be responsible for the subject matter of our field, and continue to provide information not always needed here and now to the new residents. This begs the question whether different organisations with same or similar audiences should work collaboratively in disseminating information.


Comment by sajjad dudley borough council — 11 Dec 09 at 15:22:21

non-English speakers may not be literate but will most definitly find it easier to have the information read to them in their language rather than paying / finding or even relying on someone to translate it to them. This can distort the actual meanings and lead to misunderstandings being formed. I consider it very naive and dangerous to make such recommendations.

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