"Second Life," the online world that brings players together from across the globe to socialize, shop, and even fly, is developing a second career as a hot spot for learning English as a second language (ESL), reports Forbes. English-language instructors who spend time with students there say they’re combining fun and learning–and getting excellent results. Kip Boahn, who has co-led a real-life English-language school in Germany for the last eight years, has become passionate about teaching in Second Life. As "Kip Yellowjacket," Boahn started teaching ESL to fellow Second Life players back in 2006 and has now built his own ESL center in the virtual world. "Second Life English," his new project, is a virtual island entirely dedicated to providing free online resources to language teachers and students. Though it only opened last month, "Second Life English" is already receiving about 75 interested visitors a day…

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