SL meeting on Language and Literature in the English Language Classroom
Forwarded from Graham Stanley, The British Council:
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.
For more information on Second Life and its uses in EFL, you might like to read this:
HOST and ORGANISER:
Joe Pereira (Creed Juran in Second Life)