Category Archives: Podcasts

ELT: On working with readers

 Last semestre I had an intermediate group which had a mandatory reading – the Slumdog Millionaire graded reader, adapted and published by Macmillan. Even though many (if not all) of my students had seen the film, I made a point of … Continue reading

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Film: Flight

Guys, such a dreadful film. I dare say I liked the trailer when I first watched it, but it ended up being one of the most boring films I’ve ever seen. My boyfriend loved it, though, and I’ve read so … Continue reading

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Listening: Brothers Grimm retold

So guys, what do you say of moving on to greener pastures, after the disturbing news in yesterday’s post? I thought today we could go all out for a very brief listening , given that it’s one of the skills that … Continue reading

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Podcast: Intelligence Squared

 Today I’d like to recommend a podcast produced by the NPR (National Public Radio), a non-profit network of 900 public radio stations in the United States. This podcast brings the best traditions of debate – which Americans are extremely fond … Continue reading

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A podcast a day…

I don’t know how many of you are into podcasts, but English students should be 100% into them. Podcasts are audio files that you download to your personal computers, memory sticks or smartphones and listen to whenever you have any … Continue reading

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