Japan in Focus

Japan in Focus (podcast) & Overcast (app)

This is an updated post from last October. In some classes this week, we’ll be finding short listening excerpts to focus on. Japan in Focus is a weekly podcast by ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Each episode is about 15 minutes and includes usually two or three topics about Japan. The host summarizes the topics and…

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Type Online

Type Online will help you get more typing practice. It’s a basic site with one annoying ad, but it’s free and you don’t have to sign up, so perhaps we shouldn’t complain. The Safety First page is a great reminder to sit properly when you type and to take breaks, to avoid neck, back and…

Famous Quote

Famous Quote

Famous Quote is a place to find quotations from famous people. You can browse by author or by topic, and there’s a search box if you’re looking for a specific name or key word. It’s a simple, easy-to-use site with no spectacular graphics and just one annoying ad space, but it’s one good place to…

Plot Generator 3

Plot Generator

With Plot Generator, you can fill in the blanks — like a Mad Lib — and generate a story using several different genres: mystery, romance, horror, movie script and more. One way to use this site is to click on “suggest” for the blanks, or “fill entire form with random plot ideas” and it might…