Findingandlisteningtopodcasts

Finding and Listening to podcasts:


Listening to Podcasts: Of course you can always listen to a podcast from the website or blog, but the best way of listening to a podcast (and the most flexible) is by subscribing, especially if you want to listen to subsequent episodes of the same podcast: How to subscribe to a podcast

Finding Podcasts: Directories are probably the best way of locating a podcast, but they don't list everything - don't forget to search Google for keywords. And, of course, belonging to a group such as ELT Podcasting means you can always ask the community for suggestions.



Directories:


We are hoping to eventually provide information about podcasts relevant to students and teachers on this wiki:
ELT podcasting projects

There are also many other sites you can go to to find suitable podcasts:

English Caster: http://www.englishcaster.com/ - A directory listing and rating ELT podcasts aimed at both students and teachers of English. The Englishcaster sitemap is a very useful way of seeing hoiw the podcasts are divided (by target language group, age, content, level, etc.). Run by Robert Diem, co-moderator of the TESOL EVO 2006 ELT Podcasting session. 294 podcasts listed.

Educational Podcast Network: http://epnweb.org/ - "The Education Podcast Network is an effort to bring together into one place, the wide range of podcast programming that may be helpful to teachers looking for content to teach with and about, and to explore issues of teaching and learning in the 21st century." 48 second language podcasts are listed. Run by David Warlick & the Landmark Project

Podcast Alley: http://www.podcastalley.com - The most comprehensive and popular of the podcast directories. Currently listing 975 podcasts under 'Education', you can also search on a subject and find a podcast about almost any subject.

Podcast Pickle: http://www.podcastpickle.com/ - 296 Educational podcasts listed. An alternativve directory to Podcast Alley.