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The Sims 2, developed by EA Games, is one of the best-selling computer games in the nation. The whole premise of the game is every-day life: playeres control virtual people, or "sims," in a real-world simulation. Sims can raise families, maintain relationships, get jobs, practice hobbies, and much more, all according to the desires of the player. While the game is (practically by definition) mundane, it compels the player to engage in the lives of these virtual people, acting on the sims' wants and fears.
As a tool in language education, The Sims 2 brings students into this every-day world...
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