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“Episode 1: Learning Opportunities”

Pre-Listening Activity

Randall has been developing his Web site since 1998, and so many changes have happened during this time. What do you think Randall is going to do next in his work? Think of two new projects.

Video Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions. Look for the closed-captions option ( CC ) at the bottom of the video to watch the transcript. [The captions are automatically generated, so they are not perfect.]


Randall started his Web site in ______.

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Randall's content focuses on both humorous and _____ topics.

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Randall mentions serious topics which could be controversial, but he didn't mention that specifically.

Randall also teaches at _________.

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Randall wants to host live broadcasts where teachers ______.

Correct! Wrong!

One of the challenges with online audio years ago was that _____

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Yes, it took FOREVER to download, and Randall says that it took so long that he could go out and get a sandwich and return, and the audio still wasn't ready to play.

Episode 1: New Opportunities
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