English as a Second Language Podcast
English as a Second Language Podcast was developed to help students learn English by listening to short, engaging conversations about high-interest topics. Use it with your ELL students to help them develop essential learning strategies such as making predictions, making use of background knowledge to understand new ideas and identifying main idea when reading and listening. The podcasts are organized by categories, such as travel, business, daily life, dining and entertainment. Each podcast conversation is approximately 1-2 minutes in length, and it is followed by an explanation of some of the key vocabulary and phrases.