Saturday, April 16, 2016

The native vs the non-native speaker - Plenary by Silvana Richardson- 14th April

In these times, in the world of ELT, there is a divide based on preferences for a native speaker (NS)over a non-native speaker (NNS), in terms of hiring. Why is it? Though studies show that a NNS can equally be efficient or in some cases more effective than a NS. 

In this plenary, Mrs. Silvana Richardson excellently explores the issues surrounding the NNS in terms of employment, discrimination, NS-bias etc.

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