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SLanguages 2008 scheduled 23-24 May

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SLanguages, a 24-hour multilingual conference will be held on 23-24 May within Second Life in order to explore 3D virtual worlds as a tool for language education. The conference will provide a forum for language educators to share their knowledge and experience.

Second Life is a 3D virtual world and is being used by over 12 million world wide users as an educational and business forum. Since 2007, Second Life is being used as a tool for learning languages in Michigan State University and University of Southampton.

SLanguages 2008 will be hosted within Second Life on the tropical 'EduNation' islands owned by The Consultants-E. For further information check

The Consultants-E is an educational consultancy company specialising in on-line education, offering tailored consultancy in technology for education. The company also offers courses in e-learning tools such as Second Life, wikis, podcasts and Moodle. The Consultants-E own and run three private islands in Second Life that foster education and training.

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