Sydney's People Podcast

Monday, July 31, 2006

Patricia: St George College Librarian

Last week we had a tour of the library. Greig Thomson, the library manager, gave a power point presentation on the library services and facilities. Then he gave as a tour of the library and showed us where the ESL books are, the graded readers, how to use the library catalogue and also took us to a computer room to show us a couple of ESL CDROM programs, Issues in English and Connect Speech.

Another librarian, Patricia Murdoch, was very kind and let me interview her for a podcast for those students who were absent. You can all listen to it, though, as it is a good listening excersice and it will help everyone with the library portfolio.

Before listening to it, do these library exercises. They will help you understand better. Then you can practise your English by writing the answers in your blog.

Download the MP3 file (1.80 MB, o:07:53)
Music by my brothers' group Tresena

For further information, got to the librarians' podcasts in their wiki.

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Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Angela's radio program: Work

Angela talks to her classmates about work, their jobs before they came to Australia, their jobs now and in the future.

As usual, Hideki has a very particular take on the topic.

Listen to them and tell us what you think.

Download the MP3 file (2.82 MB, o:12:21)
Music by mig Traxmyths

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Monday, July 03, 2006

Djimi's radio program:The first trip to Australia

Djimi interviewed her classmates about their first trip to Australia. How long did it take? Were they by themselves? Was it boring?

There is a twist at the end. Listen to her and Hideki debating why they are studying English. Hideki gives a very interesting answer.
Tell us what you think.

Download the MP3 file (1.77 MB, o:o7:46)

Music by my brother's group Tresena

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