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  1. Conference Speakers: Do they ever learn?

    Lee Conference Speakers: Do they ever learn? communication skills,conference,conference speakers,speakers ... excited vibe/clapping generated by the better speakers)? Does it matter to them? (After all, to my knowledge...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 28 2016
  2. To Correct or Not to Correct: When Should Native Speakers Speak Up?

    Lee To Correct or Not to Correct: When Should Native Speakers Speak Up? intercultural communication, ... ’ That is, until you find out that all the native speakers who you thought were answering your nearly...

    Article Working in Norway June 9 2016
  3. Understanding the Underground: Why Foreign Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking

    Karin Lee Understanding the Underground: Why Foreign Speakers Sometimes Can’t Stop Speaking communication ... whenever they are in a group of chatting native speakers, out of sheer necessity they silently observe...

    Article Working in Norway Jan. 4 2017
  4. No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop

    Karin Lee No, Really: Why Didn’t I Get the Job? Foreign Speakers’ Need to Be in the Interview Feedback Loop ... was written from the viewpoint of native English speakers meeting one another to discuss a job, how much...

    Article Working in Norway Dec. 16 2016
  5. Are you a non-Norwegian looking for a job in Norway?

    Norway as a first- or second-language English speaker? Here are a few points to consider: Some job ads ... Norwegian and English, which scares some English speakers off because they’re afraid their Norwegian skills...

    Article Working in Norway July 21 2020
  6. Stop in the Name of Workplace Inclusion

    ...initiative in starting up conversations with native speakers: “Don’t wait for them to talk to you, but rather ... initiative in starting up conversations with native speakers: “Don’t wait for them to talk to you, but rather...

    Article Working in Norway May 6 2016
  7. Integration: It’s Okay to Talk Your Talk

    ...how to speak the language. That is, the native speakers might offer advice something along the lines of: ... how to speak the language. That is, the native speakers might offer advice something along the lines of:...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 30 2017
  8. Techie Talk: Do technical presentations need to live up to their reputation?

    On this particular morning, there were several speakers who gave quite technical presentations on some ... though these talks were given in English, the speakers’ delivery of their message was often so unclear...

    Article Working in Norway May 15 2016
  9. What Not to Say to a Foreigner

    Unfortunately, in an attempt at humor, some native speakers occasionally get in these people’s way. For example ... bothers them.’ Talk about hitting the foreign-speaker nail on the head. I’ve written before in this blog...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 6 2016
  10. Termination of employment: The dialogue meeting

    Termination of employment: The dialogue meeting In this webinar we will focus on the rules ... how to act in the meeting and possible outcome. Speaker is, Frode Steindebakken Rognsaa. He is an experienced...

    Article Aktuelt Dec. 3 2020 Streaming
  11. Your LinkedIn Summary: Be Smart, Write Smart

    ...won’t think that you’re smart.’ Second-language speakers feel extra pressure Put rather bluntly, but there ... ones think big, write small Think of the writers, speakers, business people, etc. who’ve made the most impact...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 24 2017
  12. Business Emails: Using a Format to Clear Up Your Writing Style

    (While this problem happens to native English speakers, it happens extra often to people who have English ... especially when both writer and receiver are not native speakers. So if this is you, you’re certainly not alone...

    Article Working in Norway June 14 2019
  13. Photonics enabled by Artificial intelligence, or vice versa?

    Photonics enabled by Artificial intelligence, or vice versa? Photonics is one of the cross-cutting ... sectors. Each speaker has around 10-12 minutes for the presentation. Among the speakers: Prof Balpreet...

    Article IKT-bloggen Dec. 10 2021 Streaming
  14. Say What? Foreign Language Anxiety in the Global Workplace

    ...in but also impress the other man – the native speaker – with his linguistic skill. He needed to demonstrate ... reasons: perhaps he hadn’t been around foreign speakers very much when growing up or at university. Maybe...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 3 2016
  15. How to Break My Language Barrier

    ...make themselves understood? Growing up an English speaker in the US and having lived in southern Norway for ... think of is that daily conversation among native speakers goes a lot faster than it does in any textbook...

    Article Working in Norway Feb. 23 2016
  16. Cross-Cultural Confusion: What’s Not to Love at an Interview?

    ...think about how challenging it can be for foreign speakers of English to know just what is the right ... English-based interview technique courses to these same speakers who have also grown up in cultures where they...

    Article Working in Norway Aug. 10 2016
  17. But It’s Not My Fault: Business E-Mail Etiquette When Your Sender Can’t Write Right

    ...own personal experience of having been a foreign speaker of Norwegian for many, many years while living ... in the country and having to speak with native speakers whose own style of communicating hasn’t always...

    Article Working in Norway May 30 2016
  18. The Unspoken Yet Real Reason You Didn’t Get Called For That Job Interview

    ...situation is not limited to first-language English speakers; on the contrary, you can find glaring spelling ... spelling and grammar mistakes in many a ‘native speaker’s’ writing. One need go no farther than reading Comments...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 3 2021
  19. First Impressions and Foreigners: Which Language Should You Speak?

    As often happens when I’m running a course, what’s said by participants is much more interesting ... sensitive. The outcome? Seeming consensus that native speakers should always initially speak to everyone, no...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 17 2017
  20. Quick Tips for Teleconferencing

    Karin Lee Quick Tips for Teleconferencing Is English your second language? Do you have ... teaching business English courses to second language speakers, that’s the one challenge my students have told...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 27 2020
  21. Integration at Work: Simply the Best?

    If you’ve lived in Norway for awhile, you’ll be familiar with the funny ad campaigns run by one ... we call it? – economy of expression by native speakers. Actually, they were talking about a situation...

    Article Working in Norway May 12 2018
  22. Multicultural Meetings: Do you speak up?

    ...decided that the polite participant/less skilled speaker just had to accept that they would have to take ... phrase can be difficult for some second-language speakers – because, as they say, they’re not really sorry...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 22 2018
  23. ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’: Playing the Sympathy Card

    ...a) the country and b) a foreign language? Native speakers want the whole truth The extra interesting ... It’s because at the time I as a foreigner/foreign speaker felt just a few notches lower on the social ranking...

    Article Working in Norway Apr. 8 2021
  24. Be your best: Interview tips for second-language Zoomers

    ...second-language Zoomers Are you a second language English speaker who’s got a Zoom interview coming up? Working in ... starts, try and concentrate on what the first speaker is saying. You’ll most likely hear a description...

    Article Working in Norway Sept. 7 2020
  25. Gamification: Why Is Behavioral Change Difficult?

    The stream will be available as a recording shortly after the broadcast. Gaute Godager Creative ... Gaute is also a truly engaging and knowledgeable speaker. Ledelsesbloggen Gamification has proven to be...

    Article Ledelsesbloggen Nov. 4 2020 Streaming