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Shakespeare 400 | poetryarchive.org

Shakespeare 400 | poetryarchive.org | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
As part of the Shakespeare Lives in 2016 programme, celebrating the work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death, the British Council has supported The Poetry Archive to enable us to record and present the Shakespeare 400 Collection.
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One in 8 Million - New York Characters in Sound & Images | The New York Times

One in 8 Million - New York Characters in Sound & Images | The New York Times | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

 

Double-clicking on the main picture unveils a series of photos illustrating an autobiographical story told by a central character. The whole lot offers moving & interesting portraits -brief bits of NYC lives- as for me they sound/look great for building comprehension tasks...  & analysing visual documents as well ! Help yourself :o)

 

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"New York is a city of characters. The Green Thumb, whose community garden in a Brooklyn housing project shows children tha eggs don't come from eggplant. The Dictaphone Doctor, last of a dying bred. The Jury Clerk, who says 'Good morning' 200 times a day, and means it. [...]" and so many others. :o)

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A lively, exceptional and graphic combination of photos, articles & the voice of people who are the witnesses of their time

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Phonecast live to the web from any phone, anywhere | ipadio

Phonecast live to the web from any phone, anywhere | ipadio | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"Language-learning tips and cultural information from Randall Davis [...] involved in developing multimedia Web sites for language learners since 1998. [...] Randall uses phonecasts as another means of sharing thoughts on the world of language learning." Might be used as audio files to have learners'ears prick up -scripts are automatically generated.

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Tolkien reads from The Hobbit in rare archival audio from his first encounter with a tape recorder

Tolkien reads from The Hobbit in rare archival audio from his first encounter with a tape recorder | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
“He was Gollum — as dark as darkness, except for two big round pale eyes.”
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Tech Weekly podcast : Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online

Tech Weekly podcast : Andrew Lewman on Tor and anonymity online | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

Should you be interested in tech issues, the Guardian's 'Tech Weekly' podcasts are a valuable source of audio files for ELTeaching... why not subscribe to the RSS feed ?

 

>>  http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/series/techweekly/podcast.xml

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"In the second of our anonymous double-bill interviews, Aleks Krotoski talks to Andrew Lewman, executive director of the Tor software project.

Tor is an encryption software, known as "onion routing", that allows people to browse online anonymously, hiding their location and avoiding traffic analytics associated with their online activity. [...]"

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