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Recommended Products

Recommended Products and Services

Over the past 20+ years, I have been asked frequently about the hardware  software tools, as well as books, that I can recommend  for language learning and for teaching online classes.

Although everyone’s needs are different, you might find this list useful in your study and work. Be sure to read the most current reviews and product information to make sure it the product is right for you. 

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Books for Students

Books for Teachers

Web Camera

  • Logitech C920x HD Pro Webcam – One of the best Web cams on the market with great resolution and ease of use. Perfect for online teachers or students who need a quality product.


  • The Blue Yeti USB Microphone (TOP PICK) – My favorite USB microphone for years. It offers a wide variety of recording patterns, and its build and quality are unmatched. I have used this microphone for years, and is great for recording one or more people for all kinds of projects.
  • The FIFINE USB Microphone K668 (BUDGET PICK) – A great bargain microphone that should be a part of anyone’s teaching and content-development budget. A perfect choice for any teacher or student who is participating in online classes or creating other content.
  • The FIFINE USB Microphone K688 (MIDDLE ROAD OPTION) – A great mid-range quality microphone that has a volume control knob and a 3.5mm stereo headphone output. It is built like a tank—very durable, yet light.



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