As we are stating the goal of the process of learning and acquiring English or another language is real communication.
As if some native people were communicating amidst themselves.
Also take into account that listening and speaking could be the most difficult of skills in a language.
We can so train our students to have realistic conversations that could be held in real life, short they can be though.
Many people write in their resume (or Curriculum Vitae) that they have an intermediate level of English. Most of people have that intermediate level! What would happen if the job interview went on by speaking in English…? / Photo from: job_interview www snagajob com