Andy Boon

Toyo Gakuen University, Tokyo


Andrew Boon is a Professor in the faculty of Global Communications at Toyo Gakuen University, Tokyo, Japan. He has been teaching in Japan for over 24 years and holds a PhD from Aston University. His research focuses on learner support and discovery in non-judgmental environments. He has presented at numerous conferences, written coursebooks and graded readers, and has published articles on teacher development, motivation, and methodology.


Language Skills Teaching Conversation Skills Online more

Sun, Nov 14, 14:45-15:45 Asia/Tokyo

This presentation will describe ways to teach conversation online. It will focus on how the researcher utilised the textbook Discover Conversation and Microsoft Teams to implement a one-semester conversation skills course for university students. It will provide an overview of the Discover Conversation methodology, the activities and assessment that were employed, and feedback from students who undertook the course.

Andy Boon