The school opened in November 2006. The biggest challenge is SL itself. It requires above-average computers, good internet connections, and it can be intimidating for new residents. Although the number of visitors has been steadily declining, the number of paying students has been steadily increasing.
That’s what Giovanni Tweak, the owner of DRIVE-THROUGH ESL, had to tell us about how his virtual school inworld was doing in 2017.
A sad fact is that Second Life consumes a lot of one’s time and attention if they get too involved in the play. It’s one of the reasons why we have so few people online at a time compared to the number of people worldwide with stable internet access.
Most people are not aware of the fact that Second Life can be a great place to learn a new language or subject. Educational aspect of this virtual world isn’t well advertised…
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