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By Mike Levy, Françoise Blin, Claire Bradin Siskin, Osamu Takeuchi

As technological innovation maintains to impact language pedagogy, there's an expanding call for for info, exemplars, research and advice. This edited quantity specializes in foreign views in Computer-Assisted Language studying (CALL) in all of its kinds, including Technology improved Language studying, Network-Based Language studying, info and communique applied sciences for Language studying.

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26 Wai Meng Chan, Ing Ru Chen, and Martin G. Döpel printed in the handout. In addition, there were three speaking exercises that were designed for students to apply newly introduced grammar structures (separable verbs and modal auxiliary verbs) in speaking. These exercise tasks were also included in the handout. THE STUDY As mentioned earlier, an accompanying study was conducted to address the lack of empirical data on the use of podcasting in foreign language learning. Specifically, the study was intended to achieve the following objectives: • To gather data on the Internet, hardware, and software resources available to students for podcast access as well as their previous experience with podcasts.

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In addition, more than three-quarters owned an mp3 player. The availability of such 32 Wai Meng Chan, Ing Ru Chen, and Martin G. Döpel hardware and Internet resources gave students a potentially high degree of flexibility and mobility in accessing the podcast. 3 percent) at the beginning of the semester, the access rate was remarkably high. By the end of the semester, 97 percent had listened to at least one lesson, and 55 percent had accessed at least 8 out of 13 lessons. The access rate was thus considerably higher than that reported by Edirisingha et al.

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