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Remarks by National Economic Council Director Lael Brainard Assessing the U.S. Recovery at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
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Remarks by National Economic Council Director Lael Brainard Assessing the U.S. Recovery at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY It is good to join you for this discussion on the U.S. recovery. Given the unprecedented nature of the pandemic downturn, policymakers and experts are actively assessing the state of our recovery and the contribution of policy. That is especially true here at the Peterson Institute, which has made important contributions […]

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Survey Reveals Language Learner Preferences: Human Instructors vs. AI – Lingoda’s Findings
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Survey Reveals Language Learner Preferences: Human Instructors vs. AI – Lingoda’s Findings

Human Interaction Vital for Language Learning: 85% of Survey Respondents Affirm

Survey Reveals Language Learner Preferences: Human Instructors vs. AI – Lingoda’s Findings
Lingoda Survey

AI vs. Human Interaction in Language Learning

The world of education is undergoing a profound transformation with the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, a recent survey conducted by Lingoda, the leading online language learning platform, reveals that language learners still place a high value on human interaction in the language learning process.

The survey, which encompassed the responses of over 2,000 adults in the United States, unveiled an overwhelming preference for human interaction among language learners. A staggering 85% of respondents indicated that they believe human interaction is either "very important" or "somewhat important" in new language learning experiences.

Key Findings:

  • 85% of respondents consider human interaction essential in language learning.
  • 39% of participants favored a combination of human and AI tutors.
  • Only 8% of survey respondents believed that human interaction in language learning was "not very important" or "not important at all."

The study also delved into preferences across different age groups and genders. Younger learners, in the 18–24 age group, were particularly inclined towards human tutors, with 35% expressing a preference for human tutors only, as opposed to just 14% who favored AI-only learning. Importantly, respondents of all age groups displayed a preference for a combination of AI and human interaction, with the 45–54 age group showing a strong inclination towards an equal combination of both methods at 49%.

When it comes to the preferred approach to language learning, 39% of survey participants expressed a desire to learn a language with an equal combination of both human and AI tutoring.

Why Human Tutors Remain in Demand:

Despite the growing prevalence of AI in education, the survey results highlight the irreplaceable role of human tutors in the language learning process. Human tutors possess qualities that AI cannot fully replicate, such as the ability to empathize with students, identify when they are facing difficulties, and adapt their teaching methods accordingly. They provide students with a full immersion experience in the language and prepare them for real-world interactions.

While AI technology offers valuable support and enhances language learning, human teachers bring empathy, cultural insights, and interpersonal connections that are challenging for AI to fully replicate. The ideal language learning experience, as indicated by the survey, often involves a blended approach, where AI complements the efforts of human teachers. This combination provides students with a well-rounded and highly effective language learning experience.

In an era where technology is becoming increasingly integrated into our daily lives, the survey unequivocally affirms the enduring importance of human interaction in language education.

For more details and to access the full report, please visit Lingoda’s survey and research page

ABOUT LINGODA

Lingoda is one of the top online language schools. Founded in Berlin, Germany in 2013, we provide convenient and accessible online language courses in German, English, Business English, French and Spanish to over 100,000 students worldwide. Visit Lingoda.com to learn more.

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First Lady Jill Biden Announces New Virtual White House Tour
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First Lady Jill Biden Announces New Virtual White House Tour

Virtual Tour Available on WhiteHouse.gov/VirtualTour WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on National Civics Day, First Lady Jill Biden is launching a new virtual tour of the White House.  The White House, Google Maps, and Google Arts & Culture have collaborated to create a new virtual tour of the White House using Google Street View technology. It […]

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Statement from President Joe Biden Marking 5 Years Since the Tree of Life Synagogue Attack in Pittsburgh
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Statement from President Joe Biden Marking 5 Years Since the Tree of Life Synagogue Attack in Pittsburgh

Today marks five years since the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh – the deadliest act of Antisemitism in our nation’s history. A gunman opened fire on Sabbath worshippers as they prayed, murdering 11 precious souls, wounding many more – including first responders. The hearts of Jewish communities were shattered, leaving […]

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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at a National Civics Day Event
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Statement from President Joe Biden Marking 5 Years Since the Tree of Life Synagogue Attack in Pittsburgh

Philadelphia, PA *** Hi, everyone, I’m so happy to be with you on National Civics Day!  My name is Jill Biden, and I’m the First Lady of the United States.  I grew up just outside of Philly, in Willow Grove.  And my school taught us about all the amazing and important history that happened right here in our […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Sending States $61 Billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for America’s Roads and Bridges
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Biden-Harris Administration Sending States  Billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for America’s Roads and Bridges

Third year of funding under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides for critical transportation improvements in all 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced that it has allocated $61 billion in Fiscal Year 2024 apportionments for 12 formula programs to support investment in […]

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Readout of the Vice President’s and Second Gentleman’s Meeting with Families of Americans Unaccounted For
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Readout of the Vice President’s and Second Gentleman’s Meeting with Families of Americans Unaccounted For

Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff met with families of Americans still unaccounted for following the horrific October 7 Hamas terrorist attacks in Israel. The Vice President and Second Gentleman joined a meeting led by Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens at the State Department. They listened to the families’ experiences […]

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Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with People’s Republic of China Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission and Foreign Minister Wang Yi
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Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with People’s Republic of China Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission and Foreign Minister Wang Yi

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with the People’s Republic of China Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.  The President emphasized that both the United States and China need to manage competition in the relationship responsibly and maintain open lines of communication.  He underscored that the […]

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DOT Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Ensure Air Travelers with Disabilities Know Their Rights
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DOT Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Ensure Air Travelers with Disabilities Know Their Rights

#AccessibleAirTravel celebrates 37th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act and builds on multiple actions the Biden-Harris administration is taking to improve air travel for Americans with disabilities  WASHINGTON – In preparation for the busy holiday travel season, and in celebration of the 37th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), the U.S. Department […]

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Home for the Holidays: DOT is Working to Get You There
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Home for the Holidays: DOT is Working to Get You There

Home for the Holidays: DOT is Working to Get You There Thursday, October 26, 2023 WASHINGTON – As winter approaches, 47 airports in 23 states will be better prepared to keep airport operations running safely and smoothly. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has awarded nearly $57.6 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law grants in […]

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