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Why every company needs a good applied linguist

Excellent article by Thomas Orr, PhD, on why every company needs a good applied linguist (link opens in new window / tab). The benefit of working with an applied linguistic anthropologist (who is an applied linguist plus an anthropologist) on a project is that we bring linguistic, cultural, social, and other contextual factors relevant to the[…]

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Consulting advice for academics, Part Two

The second instalment of advice to academics and PhD students wishing to pursue a career (even part time!) in consulting is now available (opens in new page) on the brilliant Career Linguist blog, run by Dr Anna Trester. This advice is from an interview You Say Tomato’s founder, Dr Barbara Clark, did with Lauren G Johnson for Career[…]

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Consulting advice for academics, Part One

Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, was recently interviewed by Lauren G Johnson for the brilliant blog Career Linguist. We’ve already updated about Post One and Post Two (links open in new windows); now available is the first of several posts with advice for academics and PhD students wishing to pursue a non-academic career in[…]

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Career Linguist interview

Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, has recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Lauren Johnson for the excellent Career Linguist blog, which is run, managed, and maintained by Dr Anna Marie Trester, a sociolinguist, storyteller, and narrative specialist. Part One of the interview is available here. Look out for Part Two coming[…]

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London speaking event!

I’m very pleased and honoured to be speaking at the first meeting of Anthropologists in Industry on Tuesday 9 June 2015. Anthropologists in Industry provides a space to discuss how anthropology is being applied in industry, network with others, share experiences and get inspiration. Click here for more information and to book your space (which is[…]