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