LANGUAGE IN INDIA

Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Volume 11 : 10 October 2011
ISSN 1930-2940

Managing Editor: M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
Editors: B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
         Sam Mohanlal, Ph.D.
         B. A. Sharada, Ph.D.
         A. R. Fatihi, Ph.D.
         Lakhan Gusain, Ph.D.
         Jennifer Marie Bayer, Ph.D.
         S. M. Ravichandran, Ph.D.
         G. Baskaran, Ph.D.
         L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D.


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Podcast: Enhancing Listening and Speaking Skills

Sonali Rajpal, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. and V. Anitha Devi, M.A., Ph.D.


Abstract

The inclusion of technology in education and research has completely transformed the Education system. Development in computers, Communication and Multimedia has changed the Classrooms into Smart rooms. Teachers have become Techno-Teachers. Especially, English learning styles have emerged into a new technological phase of learning by breaking the walls of traditional language rules. The paper aims at to discuss podcast as technology, revolutionizing English learning process and to show how is it useful for teachers and students in enhancing their knowledge as well as listening and speaking skills.

Introduction

Podcast is a new technological approach to enhance learnerís skills. It has brought the learning process to come out from the school, colleges and classrooms to the learnerís hand and pocket. It is a method of spreading information in audio or video form, according to the convenience of userís time, place and medium.


This is only the beginning part of the article. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN PRINTER-FRIENDLY VERSION.


Sonali Rajpal, M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Social Science and Languages (English Division)
VIT University
Vellore Ė 632014
Tamilnadu
India
Sonalirajpal.vit@gmail.com

V. Anitha Devi, M.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Social Science and Languages (English Division)
VIT University
Vellore Ė 632014
Tamilnadu
India
anithadeviv@yahoo.co.in

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