WASP: Words Audios Special Podcasting


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(A typical British gentleman, WASP)

Words

The use of a dictionary is one of the basic issues for learners of any Foreign Language. There are plenty of English dictionaries online such as Farlex or WordReference. Find words, meanings and collocations. [WordReference.com]

 

Audios

One day in my class I entered a web site to test my students´understanding of some messages. I simply wrote two easy messages choosing the voice of an Englishman. More or less it was:

 

Please, Anthony stop talking! / Tomorrow I will get all your notebooks, so go on doing those exercises

 

I must admit that it was a complete success. They loved it and to get things worse I kept on playing the recording twice and three times.

The web site is on this blogroll, on the right side column. [AT&T natural voices]

 

I think that oral language can be boosted thank to this application. Besides the teacher checks some words´pronunciation.

 

Special Podcasting

Even today one enjoys the listening of recording material via podcasts. BBC podcasting is top class quality. Get into the habit of podcast listening everyday.

[BBC podcasts]

 

 

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