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Robots to Replace Native English Teachers

January 29, 2010

During the second decade of the New Millennium, robots are expected to replace a number of English-speaking teachers here, who come from such countries as the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.

At a robotics forum, which brought together 150 experts from across the country late last week in Seoul, participants predicted that English-speaking robots would fill the shoes of native speakers in the future.

Click Here for the Full Story (Source: The Korean Times)

Editors Note: Although the technology is definitely heading into the classroom, I can’t see robots replacing teachers in the foreseeable future.  There’s something special about the connection between the student and teacher that technology just cannot replace.  Do you agree?


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