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Podcast Brainstorming

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Hi followers, a friend, fellow teacher and sound engineer contacted me recently about starting a podcast! Being a massive fan of the genre I jumped at the offer and we’re aiming to start in the new year. The aim is to make it something accessible for students rather than a TEFL podcast for teachers. We’d like to release a 30-minute show every two weeks. The idea would be to have short recurring segments but also longer features on specific topics and activities; some of the ideas we’ve got so far include:

  • Jokes
  • Expression of the day
  • Exposure to different accents and dialects
  • Interviews with near-peer role models
  • Current affairs pieces
  • Debates
  • Film/music/book reviews
  • Investigative journalism

So I thought I’d throw it open to you guys, we welcome your help and suggestions. The main points we want suggestions for are:

  • Content, features, recurring segements
  • A name for the podcast! Can’t think of any! (We’ve already thought of Poddy McPodcastface)

All suggestions welcome!!

Love from Tim, Ben and Katy!

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New Year, New Job

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Just a quick post to let you know that I have recently changed jobs. I’m now working as Assistant Director of Studies in the extra-scholar department of International House Barcelona. I want to say a big thank you to all my colleagues from CIC, I’ve had a wonderful time working there and I’ve learnt so much and made some great friends.

This may mean a drop-off in productivity when it comes to blog posts, I sincerely hope not and I’ll do my best to keep up the output. I may also branch out into posts discussing the various challenges I will invariably face in my new role. Thanks to all those who have left lovely comments or even donated a few euros, it’s all very much appreciated. Onwards and upwards!