Do you know what the podcast means now? It is very popular and common in the western countries. However, in Asia, students barely know about it. It’s a very useful tool for learning English. Try it now. I will share some podcasts as follows. You definitely can subscribe some of those by using iTunes or RSS. If you don’t know about that please ask here or search online. Or, you can download directly from the links below.
Elementary Podcasts – British Intonation (For IELTS) Example: Resources from(with tests)：British CouncilLevel: Easy to Intermediate Download：
Series 01Series 02 Episode01 Episode02 Episode03 Episode04 Episode05 Episode06 Episode07 Episode08 Episode09 Episode10 Series 03 Episode01 Episode02 Episode03 Episode04 Episode05 Episode06 Episode07 Episode08 Episode09 Episode10 Episode11 Episode12 Episode13
Effortless English Podcast Example Resources from: Effortless English Level: Easy Download:
ESL-Library Example Resources from: ESL-Library Podcast Level: Intermediate Download: Chinese New Year Left Brain vs. Right Brain Texting Grammar Stories Mardi Gras
ESL Aloud Example Resources from: ESL Aloud Level: Basic to Intermediate Download: Expressions of Frequency – Part 1 Part2 Script: Part1 Part2 Saying Good Things About Yourself Script: Here
E-Learning 1 on 1 Example Resources from: E-Learning 24/7 Blog Podcast Site Level: Advance Download: E-Learning1on1：The show that tells it as it is - from the CEOs and Senior Executives in the e-learning space. Interview with Volkner Zimmerman：Craig Weiss discusses e-learning with Volkner Zimmerman, member of the Executive board with IMC-AG. Interview with Jack McGrath：In this episode, Jack McGrath, President of Digitec Interactive, the makers of Knowledge Direct LMS, enters the “round”.
There are more free podcasts or video casts online. You can Google them and download. The addresses below are good examples and you can search the one you like.
PODCASTS AWARD : http://podcastawards.com/ Music Podcast: http://magnatune.com/podcasts/ VOA English Podcast :http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/podcasts/ Toefl Test Podcast: http://www.eslpod.com/toefl/scripts/scripts.html Nature Podcast: http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/ Science Friday: http://www.sciencefriday.com/
This is very important for students or anyone who have goals or dreams. However, we just make a lot of list and tell us we need to do that and we forget the most important thing, motivation.
There are three steps in the article. Take a look.
★Feelings are a fundamental and unavoidable part of why humans do what they do.
★Meanwhile, research shows happiness increases productivity and makes you more successful.
★Research shows that rewards are responsible for three-quarters of why you do things. (haha...everyone loves it)
★Research shows peer pressure helps kids more than it hurts them.
Article from TIME
This is really true...... Read the article, it's really helpful.
Being able to make connections between ideas and knowledge we hold in our memories can help us to think more creatively and produce higher quality work.
★ In order for us to truly create and contribute to the world, we have to be able to connect countless dots, to cross-pollinate ideas from a wealth of disciplines, to combine and recombine these pieces and build new castles.
★ Originality often consists in linking up ideas whose connection was not previously suspected.
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