Monash University Chinese Island

The VEL approach to the task-based learning of Chinese in a virtual world environment is the product of hands-on development and use over a period of 9 years at Monash University.  Over 1500 introductory level Chinese undergraduate students have been participating in lessons on Monash University Chinese Island in Second Life since 2008. To learn more about the Chinese Island activities and to see a practical working examples of the VEL approach please visit: