This webinar is hosted in English
PRESENTER: Kip Boahn
PRE-CLASS TASK INCLUDED BELOW the class description.
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An overview of VIRTLANTIS, a free and open language learning community in the virtual worlds of Second Life® and Avination®. In specific, we will discuss how you can practice speaking and pronunciation in this immersive virtual environment with people from various countries and cultural backgrounds. Everyone is welcome!
1) Have you ever been in a virtual world online? If so, which one(s)?
2) What is an avatar?
3) Have a look at the following website and write down as many questions as you can think of. We can try to discuss them in tomorrow's class!
NEW YORK, United States
Jason R Levine (Fluency MC) has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in sixteen countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East.
After earning a master’s in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jason taught at several schools before becoming the director of curriculum development at Embassy English. In 2002, he co-founded a business English and test preparation school in New York City.
Jason conducts workshops for English students and teachers worldwide through Oremis Plaisir d’apprendre, Gallery Languages, and the U.S. Department of State.
He is the creator of the English Workout Method, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC. He also writes for Oxford University Press and works as a trainer and consultant at Linguaid. In 2013, he created and launched ELT Techniques, the first live MOOC for English language teachers.
Jason maintains the Fluency MC YouTube channel, Facebook page, and Twitter and Instagram accounts. He is an active administrator of many Facebook groups for English language teachers and learners, including Innovative Teachers of English, Teachers Teaching Online, Fluency MC Workshops in France and Belgium, and Gallery Languages Rhyme On Time Workshops.
Please contact Jason through his website: www.fluencymc.com