Wednesday, December 6 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Past the Language Barrier: Improving Communication Skills with Patrons Learning English as a Second Language (Georgia Library Association)

Whether you are an academic librarian, school librarian, or public librarian, it is likely that you encounter individuals who are in the process of learning English. In this session you will learn how to adapt your speech to be comprehensible, check for comprehension, and make adjustments if you are not being understood. In addition, this session will cover how to effectively use translation tools, work with a translator, and adapt reading resources for accessibility to English learners. For more information and to register, visit:

Download as iCalendar