People are using a lot of online language translation apps. Are there more advantages than disadvantages to such service?

Huge leaps in technology have led us to become more dependent on our smartphones
as well as
making us lazy in certain aspects. With the rise of language translation applications on the market, many individuals are choosing not to learn local languages before setting off on their travels.
some could argue there are many benefits to
, I am of the belief that they only serve to do more harm than good. In
essay, I will share my views as to why feel the disadvantages outweigh the benefits.
, as a traveller myself, I have experienced a great attitude from locals on my journeys when approaching them for help, even though I may not be fluent in the local dialect. In my experience,
is down to the fact that,
I may not know every word, being able to say the most basic of things can elicit a good response.
On the other hand
, I've found that when using applications, especially with a more mature audience, locals may not take kindly and in some cases may take offence. 
, most apps can be very difficult and glitchy to use, as opposed to using a local book that provides a similar experience.
, the extent to which you can operate any particular app is reliant on a multitude of things.
For example
, without the internet, they are deemed useless.
In addition
, if you are asked to speak into the microphone there could be difficulty in picking up what was said.
, even with live translation, unless very clear, there is a limit to what you can achieve,
other resources can be fully exploited. In conclusion, I believe it's best for individuals to make the effort to learn about the place they are going to travel to, so that they may thrive.
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The easiest paragraph to write in an essay is the conclusion paragraph. This is because the paragraph mostly contains information that has already been presented in the essay – it is just the repetition of some information written in the introduction paragraph and supporting paragraphs.

The conclusion paragraph only has 3 sentences:

  • Summary
  • Restatement of thesis
  • Prediction or recommendation


To summarize, a robotic teacher does not have the necessary disciple to properly give instructions to students and actually works to retard the ability of a student to comprehend new lessons. Therefore, it is clear that the idea of running a classroom completely by a machine cannot be supported. After thorough analysis on this subject, it is predicted that the adverse effects of the debate over technology-driven teaching will always be greater than the positive effects, and because of this, classroom teachers will never be substituted for technology.

Start your conclusion with a linking phrase. Here are some examples:

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  • Finally
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