ESL-Library Podcasts

These mini-podcasts are short and sweet and feature audio previews from ESL-Library lessons. Your students can listen to these recordings for homework or extra listening practice via iTunes. Watch for a new episode each Wednesday.

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Podcast: Barack Obama

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

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We received many requests for a lesson plan on Barack Obama. Here is a podcast preview of our NEW Famous People lesson plan. Please share it with your English learners!

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Podcast: Yom Kippur

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

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Also known as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is a day to let bygones be bygones. Learn all about this important Hebrew holiday in this week’s podcast!

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Podcast: 5 Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping Well

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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Do you play with gadgets before bed? Does your office double as your bedroom? Listen to today’s podcast in class and discover 5 reasons why you and your students may not be getting enough sleep!

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Podcast: Graffiti

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

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This week’s mini-podcast is all about graffiti. Is it a crime, a nuisance, or an art form? Let your students decide!

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Podcast: 9/11 Heroes

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

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This week’s podcast offers a preview of our Famous People lesson plan about the heroes of 9/11. From firefighters to police to everyday people, hundreds sacrificed their own lives to help others survive the attack.

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Podcast: Neil Armstrong

By Tara Benwell

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

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What was it about flying machines that fascinated Neil Armstrong so much? Why was leaving the “a” out of his famous moonwalk quote such a memorable mistake? Today’s mini-podcast is an audio preview of our NEW lesson plan on this legendary astronaut.

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Podcast: Baseball

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

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Take your students out to the ball game with this week’s mini-podcast. It’s all about baseball!

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Podcast: The Beatles

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

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Beatlemania is back! 2012 marks 50 years since the four key members formed The Beatles. Enjoy an audio preview of our NEW Famous People lesson plan on the Fab Four in this week’s podcast.

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Podcast: Track and Field

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

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What is your favourite Track and Field event? Why are the fastest runners often from Jamaica? Share this week’s mini-podcast with your English learners. Then try the lesson plan!

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Podcast: The Olympics

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

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What kind of events were held in the ancient Olympic Games? When were the Olympic Games first divided into winter and summer games? Find out these facts and more in this week’s mini-podcast for English learners.


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Brittany Maynard is a young American woman who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. She chose to move to Oregon state where she has the right to die with dignity.

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Using Mobile Devices in Class: Susan Gaer’s CATESOL 2014 Session

ESL-Library blog: October 30, 2014

Do you use mobile devices in the classroom? This summary of Susan Gaer's session at the 2014 CATESOL conference contains plenty of great suggestions for engaging students digitally.

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