What is PODCAST?
According to http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/podcast podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new instalments of which can be received by subscribers automatically.
How can we use it with students
IN CLASS as a simple listening activity. For example – go to THE ENGLISH WE SPEAK
Subscribe for a range of podcasts via RSS or iTunes or MyYahoo
LEARNING ON THE GO
Ask your students to download podcast APP – ONECAST (for Android)
PODCATCHER (for Windows phones)
or PODCAST (for iPhones)
GOOD PODCASTS FOR ESOL