Sunday, December 7, 2014

Are Robot Security Guards the answer? Business English Lesson

Microsoft has ordered robot security guards to patrol its offices in California.  What can these robots really do?  What type of actions can they take?  These questions and more will be answered when you read this interesting article.

http://newsmaine.net/21482-five-robot-security-guards-patrolling-microsoft-s-silicon-valley-campus

Key Terms
indefatigable 
tediously 
strategic work
beefed up 
tackle
 natural calamities 
sensors.
Asserting
counterparts
 monitor
explosives
noteworthy 


Questions
How will this robot move around?
What will it do when there is a bump in the road?
What will these robot security guards do? 
What functions would you like them to do?
What would the laser beams do?
What kind of natural calamities could the robot deal with?
How would  the face scan information be used?
How would they alert people about a security problem?
What potential problems do you see with the use of these robots?
Would a robot like this be useful for your place of work?
What other types of robots would you like to have at home?






Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

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