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How to download and install Audacity
Click this direct link to download Audacity.
If it does not download, you may have to click the blue "direct link".
Next, you will need to download the Lame Encoder. Click the link below and scroll down to the link labeled "For Audacity on Windows:"

User manual for Audacity

Audacity Basics

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Audacity tutorial in Flash

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A podcast is usually a series of digital media files (although technically just one file could be podcast) that are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players, like an iPod, and on computers. The term podcast is a portmanteau of the name of Apple's iPod and broadcast. Another way of thinking of the meaning is that Podcast means Portable, On-Demand broadCAST.
In other words, a podcast is a collection of files (usually audio but may include video) residing at a unique web feed address. People can "subscribe" to this feed by submitting the feed address to an aggregator, like iTunes. When new episodes become available in the podcast, they will be automatically downloaded to that user's computer and can be synced for portability to an iPod or other media player. Unlike radio or streaming content on the web, podcasts are not real-time. The material is pre-recorded, and users can check out the material at their leisure. Though podcasters' web sites may also offer direct download or streaming of their content, a podcast is distinguished from other digital media formats by its ability to be syndicated, subscribed to, and downloaded automatically, using an aggregator or feed reader capable of reading feed formats such as RSS or Atom.
- from Wikipedia

Podcasts are online audio or video recordings. You can listen to our podcasts on our website, or you can download them to your computer or mp3 player. The most effective way of using podcasts is by subscribing. This means that every time we release a new show you automatically receive it without having to go and look for the show on our websites. You can subscribe in iTunes and other podcast programs. Best of all, subscribing doesn't cost a penny!

Why podcasting?
Podcasting is changing language-learning for millions of learners across the world. It's no longer a question of going to a bookstore and buying a book and CD. Podcasting gives you free access to expert teachers. You can download what you want, and you can learn at your own pace, where and when it suits you. We believe you learn best when you're enjoying yourself, so learn German at the gym, Greek in the garden or Welsh as you walk the dog! The Radio Lingua Network is language-learning on the move.

Great Overview of Podcasting, also found at K12 Learning in Hand-Podcasting
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My Daily Phrase Foreign Language site for Podcasting languages

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