Kikokushijo Academy Voicecast (english listening comprehension)

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

Today's episode highlights include puns, play on words, The Phantom Tollbooth, and the answer to the previous Let's Get Quizzical question. 

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Monday_July_15th.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 12:24pm EST

In today's episode of KA VOICECAST, we look at all things William Shakespeare.  Highlights include A Midsummer Night's Eve, read by Olwen Bartlett, and everyday phrases and expressions coined by the Bard himself. 

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Saturday_June_15th.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 4:27am EST

Today's nine words come from four passages taken from a novel called If I Stay.  To listen to a recording of these passages, tune into the kavoicecast.com website.  This lesson include nine useful vocabulary words, 41 uses, and 100 sample sentences.  

Direct download: KA_WORDCAST_Taskmaster_Lesson_14.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 6:46am EST

Today's episode highlights include In the News with Dan Blasor.  Dan explores the world of marathons and other charitable fund-raising events.  Featured story:  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.  WOW words, KA News, Let's Get Quizzical and more! 

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Saturday_June_1.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 5:37am EST

Episode highlights include In the News with Dan Blasor, The Star by H.G. Wells, and the answers to the previous epidode's Let's Get Quizzical.  Some very challenging WOW words explained. 

Direct download: KA_VOICECAST_for_Wednesday_May_1st_.pdf
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 6:30am EST

In this week's episode, we look at WOW words from Where the Red Fern Grows, take a challenge with a Very Tricky Poem, and look at the difference between DESERT and DESSERT.

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Monday_April_15th.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 7:08pm EST

Tune in for the most infomative English learning podcast available on the net.  Host Sumi Watters along with Dan Blasor and Natalie Hunt bring you news, WOW words, Story Time and all the latest Star Trek inspired technology. 

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Monday_April_1.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 12:30am EST

In this episode of Voicecast, we explore the benefits of being bilingual as well as discuss the advantages of having English as one of your first or second languages.  The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling features in today's Story Time story.  

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Friday_March_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 5:29am EST

Today's highlights include a closer look at King Richard the III and his recently discovered skeleton, Charlotte's Web and the Royals. 

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_Friday_March_1_.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 5:45am EST