The Daily Multi-Layered Barriers Faced by Non-Native English Researchers

We can talk in English, but can we talk about English?

By Basile Boulay (part 2 of 3)

In this second of three blogposts on the linguistic predominance of English in research (first one here), I explore the variety of ‘everyday’ barriers faced by researchers whose first language is not English when producing, presenting and/or publishing their findings in this language. The focus here is on the immediate issues they face in the current context, and potential solutions. The deeper considerations of political economy and power will be the subject of the third, final blogpost.

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