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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Sources of listening material

It's worth considering the range of sources of listening materials available. The following are the typical sources:

  • You
  • Your students
  • Your colleagues
  • Local interviewees, such as friends and professionals. You could approach representatives of local services, such as the police or tourist services, and ask if you can make short interviews.
  • Recordings of local announcements from railway stations or airports
  • Internet recordings
  • Websites, such as Woices (http://woices.com) and voicethread (http://voicethread.com/), which combine audio with maps and images

Activity 1 has an extended list of listening sources.

Recording speed

One of the many useful features of Audacity is that it allows us to reproduce recordings at different ...

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