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A Smart Mobile Application for Learning English Verbs in Mauritian Primary Schools

  • Bhoovandev Fakooa
  • Mehnaz Bibi Diouman Banon
  • Baby Gobin-RahimbuxEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 863)

Abstract

Learning English verbs in primary schools in Mauritius may sometimes be difficult for students as English is not their mother tongue. Integrating information technology to traditional way of teaching can help to improve the teaching process. In this paper, an AI-enabled mobile application which has been developed to help the learning Mauritian students is discussed. The application provides for personalised learning and an artificial neural network analyses the learning pattern of the students to readapt the type of learning material proposed to them. To bridge the gap due to language issues, the interaction between the students and application is in Creole. The student can say the verbs in Creole and then get the translated version in the various tenses. Instructions on how to use the application is also given in Creole. Quizzes are also given to help the learning process.

Keywords

Mobile learning Artificial neural network Interactive systems 

Notes

Declaration

The dataset was taken with permission of the participants. All the authors are responsible for any kind of issues in future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhoovandev Fakooa
    • 1
  • Mehnaz Bibi Diouman Banon
    • 1
  • Baby Gobin-Rahimbux
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of MauritiusReduitMauritius

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