This does not take place in the United States but in a class at a primary school in Daejeon, about 100 kilometers south of Seoul. The latest technology creates the above-mentioned virtual reality.
``Virtual reality is a real-time interactive program designed to teach English more efficiently at schools,’’ said Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) official Lee Jun-seok who developed it over the past few years.
(Full article: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2010/09/123_72515.html)
The idea might be noble but I am doubtful if it would be successful. Based on the article I could already pinpoint a lot of discrepancies as to its applicability and effectiviness.