Lynda Yates, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Lynda Yates, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

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Lynda Yates has had wide experience in adult TESOL in Europe, Armenia and Egypt, and has consulted to industry. Her research interests centre around adult language learning and communication in workplace and further study contexts, focussing in particular on speaking skills, pronunciation and interpersonal pragmatics. After ten years as Senior researcher and then Acting Director of the Adult Migrant Education Program Research Centre in Australia, she is currently Head of Linguistics at Macquarie University in Sydney.