Rethinking and revamping conversation classes for adults

  • Session A

Presenter(s): Jędrzej Stępień

With more and more L2 teaching being outsourced to computers and apps, conversation classes remain a solid bastion of human to human exchanges. Yet the ongoing disruption opens this area of teaching to being inundated by amateurs. What is the difference between professional and amateur conversation classes? The presentation is going to outline the state of conversation classes today, and propose a way forward to make the conversation experience richer, more satisfying and – most importantly – unmatched either by tech or unprofessional teachers.