• It is important to expose students
to real language used in context
because that motivates them.
• Studies show that students who
listen to authentic oral materials
exhibit greater listening
• Students are now available to learn and
manipulate language through the
creation of their own podcasts and
• It is a digital file that is created and posted
on the internet and can be played back on a
mobile device or on a personal computer at
a time convenient.
• Pod: play on demand
• Users can subscribe to a podcast and the
subscriber will receive new content once it
has been added and uploaded by the author.
Users can listen to the program when, where
and how they want.
• The most popular way to subscribe to
podcasts is to use iTunes. It is a free software
in which users have hundreds of podcasts
• You can listen to a
and ask your students
to write down words.
interesting, etc) then,
students can make
their glossary with
words used in
• You can use podcasts
to listen to poems.
• When choosing a podcast, make sure it
contains meaningful language, and real-
• There are many people out there who create
podcast which are not ok for teaching.
• They are similar to podcasts but they have
• Vod: video on demand
• Vodcasts are also posted on the internet and
they can be played on a mobile device or on
a personal computer.
• Students can connect visuals to the audio.
• They are digital recording of computer screen
output, also known as a video screen
capture, often containing audio narration.
• The term compares with the related term
screenshot. Screenshots generate a single
picture of a computer screen so the
screencast is a movie of the these pictures
enhanced with narration.
• Improve student learning
• Available all the time
• Students control the pace,
• Focus on one topic
• Featured story
• When doing screencasts, do not add
unnecesary things or images.
• Whatever that does not help to tell the
story is just baggage. Dump it and focus
on the story.
• Do not make either of them too long to
keep your students attention.