Kikokushijo Academy Voicecast

SPECIAL EPISODE::

Episode hightlights include In the News with Dan Blasor and a special Christmas story.  

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Sunday_December_15th.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

This week's episode highlights include In the News with Dan Blasor, KA News, a listening comprehension exercise, WOW words, and Little Women.  

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Sunday_December_1st.mp3
Category:Life in the UK, In the News -- posted at: 12:08pm EST

In today's KA Voicecast, we explore the history of Thanksgiving and how feelings of gratitude and appreciation can make you go a long way.  Our Story Time story is What the Moon Saw by Hans Christian Andersen.  Lots of WoW words!

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Friday_November_15th.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 10:50am EST

In today's episode, we take a little history lesson and learn about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.  The Story Time story is a Phillip Pullman classic, The Firework Maker's Daughter.  WoW words, KA News, and so much more.  

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Friday_November_1st.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 10:17am EST

Episode highlights include the difference between HORRIFY and MORTIFY, some key vocabulary words, and a spooky ghost tale from Australian born folklorist, Joseph Jacobs.  

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Tuesday_October_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

PRODUCTIVE ways to keep busy while recovering from the flu or cold.  Story Time story is Michael Morpurgo's The Wreck of the Zanzibar.  

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Tuesday_October_1.mp3
Category:Life in the UK, In the News -- posted at: 5:47pm EST

In this episode of KA Voicecast, Charles Knudsen answers some frequently asked questions about instilling good reading practices in children, age appropriateness, and ways to improve listening and pronunciation skills.  Dan Blasor reads Clockwork or All Wound Up by Philip Pullman, and we look at nine key words from the Story Time passage.  

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Sunday_September_16.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

Episode highlights include In the News featuring 8-year-old Aidan who will talk us through the Premier League summer transfers, a look at WOW words from Loser by Jerry Spinelli, and a trivia question related to Ichiro Suzuki.  

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Sunday_September_1.mp3
Category:Life in the UK, In the News -- posted at: 5:04pm EST

Why is good writing important?  How will the ability to write well make a difference in your future?  What is WORDCAST?  What did scientists use to make rudimentary teeth?  All these questions answered in the latest episode of KA VOICECAST.  Our Story Time story is SCAT by Carl Hiaasen.  

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Thursday_August_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 9:30am EST

In today's episode, Dan Blasor takes a look at the life and accomplishments of former South African president, Nelson Mandela.  We celebrate the birth of the His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, and the Story Time story is a Xhosa tale titled The Clever Little Man.  Lots happening on KA Voicecast this week so be sure to check it out!

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Thursday_August_1st.mp3
Category:Life in the UK, In the News -- posted at: 11:09am EST