Transcripts are powerful tools. More powerful than you might imagine. One of the problems of the spoken language is that once the words have left someone’s mouth, they’re gone. The only trace is what you managed to catch through your ears and transform into meaning....
Welcome to the first blog post of 2017 I hope you had a merry Christmas if you were celebrating. And a happy new year of course. How’s 2017 going so far? I’m arriving at the end of my first week back at Leo Listening. So the toughest week of the year is almost over....
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a detailed blog post about videos and transcripts, interactive or not. A big chunk of the post was about where to find and how to use YouTube interactive transcripts. After I wrote the post, and added a ton of images, I thought –...
One of the most powerful tools for developing your listening skills could be hiding under your favourite videos: the interactive transcript. We’ve talked quite a lot recently about transcripts on this blog, especially in the context of podcasts. If you haven’t read it...
Imagine if you could listen to the accent of your choice in English whenever you wanted. In fact, imagine if you could listen to recordings of English as it’s spoken throughout the whole world by native and non-native speakers. Now, close your eyes and picture...
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