The idea of mobile learning has been talked about seriously for many years, but the dream of using mobile electronic devices to communicate is at least 100 years old. In the past two or three years, there has been a rapid increase in both the visibility and publicity surrounding mobile learning. The availability and easy accessibility of smartphones make learning possible anytime and anywhere. Here is an example of English conversation between a teacher and a student wherein the student utilizes the mobile learning technology.
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