Kikokushijo Academy Voicecast

Highlights from this episode include a song and dance performance by 3 lovely KA students,  Leo  on the piano and a speech by 12 year-old Eiraku about his experience at KA.

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_Special_Edition.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:17am EST

KA Voicecast's first transcontinental podcast as S. Watters travels from London Heathrow to Tokyo's Haneda International Airport.  How to make a GROUCH happy on Do A Grouch A Favor Day, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the nominees for Best Picture in this year's Academy Awards.  

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Friday_February_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 1:19am EST

Regional differences in speech. Does SNOW "stick" or "settle"?  An immensely challenging set of WOW words from The Snow Queen and more!

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_Friday_February_1.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 5:21am EST

In the January 15, 2013 episode of KA Voicecast, we will be discussing the various usages for the word SHADOW and listening to Peter Pan and Wendy, by J.M. Barrie. 

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_January_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 4:58am EST

In this first episode of KA Voicecast for 2013, we explore the difference between to Raise and to Rise as well as listen to a passage from The Secret Garden.  This voicecast is for anyone who would like to improve their English listening skills, vocabulary and overall ability. 

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_for_January_1st_2013.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 5:20pm EST

Today's episode offers the listener a variety of useful English learning tips and a classic Christmas favourite, A Christmas Carol, is read by Dan Blasor.  The line-up for today's voicecast include;

Line-up for today’s program


·      KA News

·      English Rules

·      “i before e except after c”

·      Aidan’s Chuckle

·      Presents or Presence?

·      WOW Word Preview

·      Story Time:  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

·      WOW Word Review

·      Let’s Get Quizzical!  

Direct download: KAVoicecast_for_Saturday_December_15.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 10:00am EST

KA Voicecast for Saturday, December 1st   2012

In today's episode, DJ Dan Blasor and Sumi discuss Christmas traditions, Winter Wonderland and C.S. Lewis.  Story Time features welsh narrator, Olwen, reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.  Important dates to remember are announced on KA News. 

Direct download: KA_Voicecast_Dec_1_T4.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 4:41am EST

KA Voicecast for Thursday, November 15

In this first episode, we learn a little about the children's writer, Roald Dahl and Story Time features one of his most popular stories, James and the Giant Peach. Vocabulary words, such as "wistfully" and "mischief" are explained.  Eiken and Reading Competition winners are announced on KA News.  

Direct download: Podcast_KA_November_15_T3.mp3
Category:English Listening Comprehension -- posted at: 8:40am EST