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Read and understand two texts, one about robotics and one about genetic engineering, study vocabulary used, grammar as well as practice discussing the impact on the future using your writing and quoting skills.
Time for the activitity: ~15-20 minutes
This exercise develops your reading comprehension and writing skills
Connect the English and Swedish translations
Rephrase the sentences using the words in bold
Time for the activitity: ~20 minutes
This exercise develops your reading comprehension
As a group, take turns reading the article Being human: how realistic do we want robots to be?
Then, take turns, read the article Should genetic engineering become more commonplace?
Once done, discuss the texts with your classmates:
Being human: how realistic do we want robots to be?
Should genetic engineering become more commonplace?
Keza MacDonald writes that “As our dependence on technology builds and the privacy-destroying, brain-hacking consequences of that start to come to light, we are seeing the return of a science-fiction trope: the rise of the robots” (The Guardian, 2018), a statement that I agree with, since I see how robots are all around us these days.
Share your comment on the the article that you read.