Presentation on theme: "LOGO Podcasts: Another Source for Listening Input Skadovsk Gymnasium 2010."— Presentation transcript:
LOGO Podcasts: Another Source for Listening Input Skadovsk Gymnasium 2010
Contents What Is a Podcast? 1. What Type of Content Is Offered on Podcasts? 2. Advantages of Podcasts 3. How to Decide What Podcasts Are Beneficial 4. Types of Podcasts 5. Listening Techniques to Enhance Learning 6. Conclusion 7. How to Decide What Podcasts Are Beneficial 4.
“Best listening activities present in-class: activities that mirror real life” What Is a Podcast? A podcast is the name of a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program. Podcasts are published on the internet as MP3 files. Podcasts can be as short as two to three minutes and as long as an hour.
What Type of Content Is Offered on Podcasts? Types: Vocabulary and Grammar Topics Songs and Poetry Idioms and Slang Business English Limericks and Jokes World News and Current Events
Advantages of Podcasts Beginning students Intermediate learners Advanced learners will be exposed to the new language have a need for authentic texts and to be exposed to a variety of voices must be able to learn from listening
How to Decide What Podcasts Are Beneficial Relevance the content must be relevant to the learner Two concepts Transferability what is learned can be applied to other situations whether it is at school or out in the real world
Listening Techniques to Enhance Learning 1 Listen for one crucial detail 2 Listen for all the details 3 Listen for the gist
Listening Techniques to Enhance Learning 4 Listen for mood and atmosphere 5 Listen for the main idea 6 Listen to form hypotheses and make predictions
“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn” TThe Goal of Every Teacher: To help students gain confidence in hearing and understanding what is spoken in their new language.