Automation and AI will help society

Automation is when we take something that otherwise is done by humans, such as driving and make them automated. AI is Artificial Intelligence, which means
technology that is becoming as smart, or smarter, than humans. These together can alter society in many ways, either for better or for worse.

Level: Intermediate: B1/B2
Running Time: 90 minutes +

Materials included

This free lesson plan is suitable for adults, teenagers, and General English classes. Each plan includes:

  • A debate motion
  • A summary of the controversy
  • Points for both Pros and Cons
  • Language to use in a debate
  • Debate role cards to help identify student groups
  • An article
  • Statistics (true or false exercise)
  • Vocab for the topic

Preparation

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Worksheet download

Automation and AI will help society – Discussion Questions and Article

Automation and AI will help society – Pros and Cons Debating Pack

Further reading / additional resources

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