Second Life for Learners of English
Do you want to learn English and visit the UK for free? Now you can, virtually. The British Council has an island for learners and teachers in the Second Life virtual environment. Interactive LearnEnglish activities and quests based on UK culture are available for all registered Second Life residents.
What is Second life?
It is a 3D virtual world that you can enter and explore through your computer. You can travel anywhere you like in the world, instantly!
What can I do there?
When you are on our island, you can:
- learn English in different ways
- meet new friends throughout the world
- have fun solving puzzles and problems
- learn about the UK
- improve your computer skills
Who can join?
- It's free for everyone aged 16+
- Sign up for an account here: https://join.secondlife.com
- Download the software here: http://secondlife.com/support/downloads
- You can find the British Council Isle here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/BritishCouncil%20Isle/226/126/40
- In order to run Second Life, you need a fast computer with a good graphics card
- You also need to have a broadband (DSL) Internet connection
- See http://secondlife.com/support/sysreqs.php for more detailed information
To register for an account
- send questions by e-mail to email@example.com