Daily quote about teaching

“It has been found…that CMC (computer-mediated communication) allows a more balanced participation than in traditional classroom settings [and] that its language displays greater complexity and lexical density than… face-to-face conversation” Scott Thornbury

Could “Conversation Classes” become “Chat Classes” in the near future? Personally, I am very dubious…

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