The Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) is holding MyChina Village Virtual Chinese Immersion Camp 2009 in the virtual world of Second Life between August 3, 2009 and August 28, 2009. We welcome learners and speakers of Mandarin Chinese to attend the open house each Friday during this camp.
You can immerse yourself in Chinese language and culture, interact with students from Soochow University, and experience all that MyChina Village has to offer. Each open house will showcase students' learning on environmental issues. The open house will begin at 6:00pm Pacific Standard Time and end at 7:00pm. Participation is free.
August 7 "MyChina Village Showcase"
August 14 "My Story, My Perspective"
August 21 "Voice of the World"
August 28 "MyChina Village Echo Park Opening"
How It Works:
1. Create your account/avatar at http://www.secondlife.com and download Second Life viewer onto your computer.
2. Log in to Second Life, click on "Search" button at the bottom, type "MyChina Village" and press "teleport." Alternatively, you can click on the following URL to teleport to MyChina Village.
For More Information about MyChina Village Virtual Chinese Immersion Camp, visit http://casls.uoregon.edu/mychinainfo.php.