Robot goes to school – level 2
A 7-year-old German boy cannot go to school, but he can still see what is happening there, and he can talk to his friends.
The boy named Joshua is very sick, and he wears a tube in his neck. A special robot sits in Joshua’s place in class, and he talks with the others for the boy. When Joshua wants to say something, he sends a signal to the robot, which has a light on its head. The light starts to blink, and the teacher knows that Joshua is going to say something.
A local council in Berlin paid for the robot, and it has happened before. Sometimes, children cannot go to classes, so such robots help them be a part of the school, and be in contact with their friends.
Difficult words: signal (a thing which shows that something is happening), blink (to go on and off or shine with a light which goes on and off), council (a formal group of people who solve the problems of a city).
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