Episode 74

Robo-Tutors and Translating Megaphones: It's the Future of Language Learning

January 29th, 2018

58 mins 46 secs

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In the News...

Kazakhstan is going to change the official script of its language from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet by 2025 - we admire their SMART goal setting skills and discuss what could motivate a country to make such a big change.

Main Topic: The Future of Language Learning

What does the future hold for language learners?

When a device translates what you say directly into another language, is there even a need to learn languages anymore?

We discuss

  • Gadgets and stuff that translates our language into other languages
  • How AI has made language learning apps a lot more useful
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality as learning aids
  • The good and bad sides of tech

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