Kirsten Duckett

Kirsten Duckett Kirsten Duckett has been an instructor in the United Nations Language and Communications Programme since 2008.  She has worked as an educator in Belgium, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Korea, the United States and Venezuela, including work as an instructor of language, teaching methodology, linguistics and intercultural skills.

Ms. Duckett earned her Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at the City University of New York. Having studied anthropology-linguistics previously, she has maintained an interest in how people negotiate the cross-cultural gap.

An avid language learner herself, Ms Duckett has studied several languages and holds a postgraduate degree in Dutch.

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