2018 EDU: Language learning in virtual reality. Learn It Town sim: ESL (VWMOOC)

Language learning in virtual reality. Learn It Town sim: ESL (VWMOOC)VWMOOC visited Learn It Town in Second Life.  Here is a report on some of the things we saw.VWMOOC at the Learn It Town welcome area for an introductory talkVWMOOC19Learn It townFacebook: Learn It Town: SpanishFacebook Learn It Town: English********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingRegistration Deadline for the Rockcliffe Conference Extended-HYPERGRIDABLE grids open 24/7: Interactive spreadsheet for Hypergridders.Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsHypergrid DestinationsIMA Social Web and Virtual World Events, Music, and Meeting CalendarHYPERGRID EVENTSOpenSimWorld EventsEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersPromotion for virtual worlds and everything in ’emSelby’s daily events and news collection:  Virtual worlds are real Comedy Videos from the virtual worldsWeb-world videosMetaverse places and activitiesList of Social VR/Virtual Worlds by Ryan SchultzSearch this blog with the search bar, upper left.Hypergrid Writer’s CommunityMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D WEBSITES A2Z3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community) Web-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryVirtual Outworlding news collection Destination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESHypergrid-related articles in this blog************************************************************************************* This week’s lessonYes, it is that much like a school.And they do provide certificates.But for languages, the real test is whether you can converse with native speakers.At a supermarketMuch of the learning is in everyday environments.Much of the practice is talking about everyday activities. Do you know how to talk about seafood?The checkout area To check out you need to talk about purchases and the money to pay.You learn the words in the place where you will need them.Situated learning A pet shop needs a new vocabularyNot just for pets, but for things that go along with themA laundryWith equipment you can operateAnd talk about operating.  Talking about action builds your skills with verbs.People playing in the parkTalking about things builds noun skills.Talking about doing things builds verb skills A zoo has it own vocabularyAnd a watering hole has its vocabulary tooAvatars are ToonsToons That’s why we are not afraid of the tiger.The VWMOOC group gathers in the zooThere is a house to talk aboutYou can talk about things in the house.And about what happens in a house.Meals are always conversational The library has plenty of free reading material*********************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Drop by my web office Weekdays: 12:-12:30 Central time  (US)Cybalounge, entry place/We can also visit 3DWebWorldz, a professionally-built world. Mondays we focus on learning/library/museums.Tuesdays we focus on writing and I will also be in 3DWebWorldz.Wednesdays we focus on promoting your project, using this blog.Fridays we may focus on grants, contracts, business, and web-worlds.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you see no one, click the pointed push-pin (bottom line) to find me.Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyWeb-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryWeb-worlds are small and run in a browser with nothing else to install..Funding for educationGetEdFundingOptimize Your GetEdFunding Grant SearchEDUCAUSESell Courses Online – Turn Your Expertise Into Cash: MoocLabMoocLabVideos from virtual worldsSelby’s YouTube ChannelFree video resources for virtual worldsSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvenient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesCommunities virtual worlds G+G+ community: Hypergrid SafariRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Articles in this blogAbout educationSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business-For more, follow Selby Evans in Google+Annotated screenshots made with JingSecond Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with anything.   Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny*****************************

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