Episode 7

Published on:

1st Dec 2021

S4 Ep7 Academic English as a Second Language with Seth Trovao

English is the lingua franca of science and academics. Writing in English opens your research to a wider audience of students and researchers, but for many of us, English is not our first language. Instead, academic English may be a second, third, or even fourth language for students and researchers, which presents a unique set of challenges.

In this episode, Clayton is joined by his Fulbright colleauge, Seth Trovao, to discuss the value of international educational exchanges, second language learning, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and using English as a Second Language (ESL) to communicate research. With shared educational backgrounds in English language instruction, Clay and Seth offer ideas and advice on how to approach developing your Academic English.


For more information on the Fulbright Exchange Program, please visit: https://fulbright.no/

Three tips to improve your English for university: https://www.linkschool.co.uk/academic-english-skills-for-university/

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About the Podcast

It's going to be all write
Discussions about scientific and academic writing with Niklas and Clay
Niklas and Clay want to make scientific and academic writing enjoyable. We're Academic Writing Advisors at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and we're sharing our ideas and experiences about scientific writing. Our goal is to demystify writing processes, share tips to improve writing practices, and explore our own thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the field of academic communication for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.

About your hosts

Clayton Gouin

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Clayton is a Ph.D candidate and Senior Writing Advisor at the NMBU Writing Centre

Niklas Mintorovitch

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Niklas is the NMBU Writing Centre Coordinator