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Shondel Nero Chosen to be Plenary Speaker at TESOL 2008 Conference

Shondel Nero, associate professor of teaching and learning at NYU Steinhardt, has been chosen to be a plenary speaker at the 2008 Conference of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), held in New York City April 2-5, 2008.

Entitled "Languages Without Borders," Professor Nero's talk will pose the question: what does/should English language teaching and learning look like in a world of languages without borders?

An applied linguist whose work focuses on the education of second language and second dialect speakers, her research examines the politics, challenges, and strategies of educating students who speak or write in varieties of English that are at variance with academic discourse. She has extensively researched the linguistic and educational needs of speakers of Caribbean Creole English in New York City public schools and colleges.

For more information on the TESOL 2008 Conference, click here