Innovative Approaches: Harnessing AI for Pronunciation, Communication, and Learner Confidence

AI isn’t just a tool for lesson planning! Join us to learn about the ways AI tools can support English pronunciation teaching and provide extended learning for your students. From language apps to speech analysis tools, you’ll find creative, insightful ways to improve your student’s English language pronunciation skills. Whether you’re teaching adults or children, in person or online, leveraging these technologies is a great way to make learning fun and easy.


Matt Sussman

Matt Sussman is the CEO & Co-founder of FLOW Speak, an AI voice technology platform designed to supercharge students’ English-speaking confidence for career success. With a career spanning over 25 years in international education, Matt has been invited to speak at various conferences addressing topics such as artificial intelligence in education, methodologies for English-speaking improvement, and career development.

Karina Zew

Karina Zew has been teaching English for over 30 years. She has taught all ages, ranging from three to 83, in schools, companies and institutes. Karina has also been a lecturer in several conferences about language learning and has developed material for special courses. She was the head trainer of Bridge’s IDELT course in Buenos Aires for over 10 years and is currently a TEFL Online tutor for Bridge, helping hundreds of teachers all over the world improve their teaching skills.

Shelynn Riel

Shélynn Riel is Bridge's Expert Series Moderator and regularly contributes articles and ELT news reports to the BridgeUniverse blog. She has served as an English language instructor for over a decade, a program coordinator in both university and community-based programs, and an English Language Fellow with the U.S. Department of State. Her interests include holistic teacher development, learner identity, and decolonial ethics in the language classroom. She is the co-creator of The Teacher Think-Aloud Podcast, which focuses on reflective practices for teachers around the world.

Innovative Approaches: Harnessing AI for Pronunciation, Communication, and Learner Confidence




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