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Language & Literature in the English Classroom

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Language & Literature in the English Classroom

Time: October 31, 2009 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: British Council Isle
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Event Type: talk, /, discussion
Organized By: Joe Pereira / Creed Juran (SL)
Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2009

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Event Description

We would like to welcome everyone to attend the first monthly event for teachers and students on the British Council Isle in the main grid of Second Life

WHAT: Language and Literature in the English Language Classroom

WHEN: Saturday October 31st at 9.30am UK time (02.30am SL time) - see

WHERE: British Council Isle


This will be a mixed media event. APPI, the Portuguese English Teachers' Association, the British Council, and WordPowered, are holding a seminar in Coimbra in Portugal on " Language and Literature in the English Language Classroom" this Saturday.

In addition to various workshops in the afternoon, author Melvin Burgess and poet Francesca Beard will be doing a Q&A session and performing some of their works in the morning.

Melvin and Francesca will be present as avatars on the British Council's Second Life island on the Main Grid (for over 18s), and will be answering and performing in real time in Second Life.


HOST and ORGANISER: Joe Pereira (Creed Juran in Second Life)

Hope to see you in-world,

Joe Pereira
British Council Second Life Project Officer

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