Learn English in VR with Gold Lotus – The Environment with "Iceland is Melting"

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Today I look at how you can integrate VR content into your English as a foreign language teaching or learning, with a particular focus on developing understanding of the risks global warming.

We live in an increasingly connected world and it’s vital that we as educators open students’ eyes as to the wider states of play with regards to one of the biggest issues of our time.

Instead of monotonously going through the chapter in the course book which covers the environment, why not show your students this video of Iceland and how it is experiencing climate change. Use this as a stimulus to further conversation, debate and discussion on this topic, of course using the English language at the same time.

The VR experience was created by CNN and is freely available to download on the Within VR app here: https://www.with.in/

If you are interested in learning English in virtual reality through your Oculus Go, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or any other leading headset then get in contact with us at www.goldlotus.co

Check out rumii’s tools at www.rumii.net too!


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