New Delhi: Cambridge Assessment English, a department of the University of Cambridge has organised a conference on “Artificial Intelligence and English language learning, teaching and assessment” in New Delhi on 09th October, 2019. More than 50 language teachers from various schools / colleges have participated in the conference held at The Metropolitan Hotel, Bangla Sahib Road, New Delhi.
With the development of Internet, Information Technology in today’s digital era, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made many breakthroughs in the field of education. The conference aimed to focus the application of Artificial Intelligence in English learning, how Artificial Intelligence optimizes English teaching and assessment.
Dr. Angeliki Salamoura, Principal Research Manager, Cambridge Assessment English, UK was the keynote speaker of the conference and she explained the recent techniques of language learning through Artificial Intelligence and how it is more effective than traditional learning / teaching methods.
As a part of the teacher support program by Cambridge Assessment English, the conference offered guidelines to the teachers to improve the learning atmosphere in the English classroom and an in-depth exploration of the value of modern information technology. Topics like artificial intelligence, technological innovation to improve the language learning, English language teaching were discussed in the conference for the better understanding of the participants.
Dr. Angeliki Salamoura, Principal Research Manager, Cambridge Assessment English, UK said “Artificial Intelligence is on the rise of education field worldwide. By integrating Artificial Intelligence and language based activities we can enhance the effect and mode of English learning, teaching and assessment”. She also added that “Artificial Intelligence powered language learning promises fast track fluency.”
The teachers gathered quality information on Artificial Intelligence and its application in English language learning and assessment through this conference which will help them to use technology in the process of modern English teaching, learning and assessment.
About Cambridge Assessment English:
Cambridge Assessment English is a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge. It exists to help people learn English and prove their skills to the world, and every year provides English language exams and tests for more than five million people in 130 countries. Cambridge Assessment English exams such as the BEC Business English Certificates and other Cambridge English Qualifications are widely used in Indian schools, universities and workplaces, and the organisation has recently launched Linguaskill, an accurate tool with fast results designed to help employers test language skills and candidates and employees. Cambridge Assessment English is the producer and co-owner of IELTS, along with the British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia. For more details: www.cambridgeenglish.org/in/