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Darryl Stafford

PhD, M.A. in History, minor in Linguistics. TEFL Certification. English language trainer and interested in cross-cultural communication.

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Too Fluent to be Influential? The Anglos’ Loss could be the Nordics’ Gain

Kirjoittanut: Darryl Stafford on 21.2.2020 14:46

There is a curious phenomenon that takes place when friends or family from my remote hometown in the Canadian wilderness visit me here in Finland. When they are meeting my friends at a dinner party or around a table at the pub, I often end up having to take on the role as the interpreter. 

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Aiheet: English, communication, quiz, British English, finglish, misunderstanding, native speaker, American English, Canadian English

If you can´t say anything nice, don´t say anything at all? – Navigating political correctness in English

Kirjoittanut: Darryl Stafford on 15.11.2019 8:58

If you have been following the news from the Anglosphere (the English-speaking world) you may have noticed how often discussions around the topic of political correctness are coming up. Political correctness can be defined as, ‘the avoidance of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude (reject, keep out), marginalize (treat as insignificant), or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against’1

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Aiheet: English, culture, crosculture, tips, English language, politeness in English

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Galimatias on vuonna 1996 perustettu valmennusyritys, joka tarjoaa palveluja yrityksille, organisaatioille ja julkishallinnolle.

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