Instructions to record your voice for your blog

  Download Audacity Click FILE/Preferences: QUALITY: 44100 Hz & 32-bit float Record your voice. Listen to it and delete unwanted sounds or pauses. Save it: Save project as. Download LAME. You can go straight here. Save your Audacity file into a MP3 format: Export as MP3 Some blogs have direct uploading facilities for mp3 files […]

Yuki: Our first student podcast!

Congratulations to Yuki. He is the first of our clasmates to have created a podcast. You can have a listen in his blog Torpedo. He talks about himself, his work in Japan and what he likes and dislikes about Sydney. After you listen to him, ask him any questions in his blog comments. He will […]

Gabriel: Birthday PodCard

Download the MP3 file (518 KB, o:o2:12 mins). Listen to this birthday podcard (audio card) and write the answers in your blogs. What’s the occasion? How many people are talking? Who do you think they are? Who’s having a birthday? Where is this person? What happened with a passport? What’s the weather like? Do you […]


Meet Nicole, one of the non-teaching staff at our college. Answer the following questions: What’s her job? Does she like it? Why? What type of people does she have to deal with? Where is she from? Why did she come to Sydney? How old was she when she came? What does she miss? Where would […]

Miguel: Interview with a university student

Listen to this interview with a university student and answer the questions below. Download the MP3 file (599 MB, 0:02:33 mins). What is he studying? What year is he doing? What subjects has he done? What subjects has he enjoyed the most? Is the course a practical course? Has he done any subjects from other […]

Rosa: Trip to Spain

This is my first podcast. In it I describe these four photos I took on my recent unplanned trip to Spain. Once you start to play it, minimise it to be able to look at the photos. Download the MP3 file (452MB, 0:01:55 mins). (It’s a good idea to stop the music from the previous […]

Sydney’s People

Hi everyone, I am going to introduce you to a selection of people from the great community in which we live, Sydney. As we were discussing in our class last week, we have had students from 17 different countries in 2005. Incredible isn’t it? But then again… search the net and find out the background […]