English at Work. - Eps. 1-3.

Australia, 1990

TV show
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A series of videos examining the changing nature of work in contemporary Australian society and primarily aimed at audiences from non-English speaking backgrounds. In episode 1, “Improving your skills”, Rosa undertakes English classes to learn to read and write, and in the long term, to be able to take further courses to improve her skills. In “Finding a career” Trahn is encouraged by a work friend to learn English and find work similar to the job he left in Vietnam. In “Looking to the future” workers on a building site discuss the long-term importance of superannuation.

Credits

co-director

Karl McPhee

Mark Sanders

producer

Diane Sundin

production company

SBS-TV

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37372

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Alien labor

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job hunting

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Vietnamese - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Alien labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Old age pensions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Vietnamese - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → English language - Study and teaching - Foreign speakers

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Old age pensions

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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