Learn a Language in a Medieval Roleplay

Pionia, Elaine and Anna

This weekend Artstonia hosted an introduction to Roleplay for the teachers of VILLAGE: Language Learning and Community Building in Second Life, an online workshop of TESOL EVO 2001
Pionia Destiny, who ran this kind of events many times in the past years, asked Elaine Khandr and me to give her an hand.

This time we decided to change a bit the formula, and to organise a short quest for the participants, thinking that in this way they would have the occasion to have a clearer idea of what roleplay means.

But the organisation of the event was also an occasion for the three of us to know each other a bit better, and I hope that we will have more occasions to collaborate since I really enjoyed the experience.

To say the truth, most of the work was done by Elaine, who is a skilled builder and scripter, beside being a wonderful person.

I would like to thank also Sir Sol and Sil Edge and all the other Arstonian who joined us in the quest and who gave the participants a good example of what good roleplay is.

And of course, a huge thank to Gwen and Nahiram, without whose organisation and support this little workshop would not have been possible.

introduction to rpg by Elaine

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2 responses to “Learn a Language in a Medieval Roleplay

  1. Karelia Kondor

    Thanks so much to you three for the organisation, and to all of the Aristonians who made us feel so welcome in their own particular way. (Even the surly Sol …). It was a fantastic experience and has really inspired me .. . especially as I was in the winning team which found the dragon’s egg *she says, modestly*

    I have already joined an Italian role play sim, and hope to gain enjoyment and language from the experience… I’ll let you know!

  2. Looking forward to reading on your blog on your italian rpg experience

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