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Techniques for learning German - podcasts.

Podcast - "A multimedia digital file made available on the Internet for downloading to a portable media player, computer, etc."

If you have a modern phone, ipod, or mp3 player you can play podcasts on the move.  Or you can listen to them on your computer when you're not mobile.  It may seem a bit weird explaining what a podcast is... but there are many people who do not know what they are, or haven't tried them.  Skip to the bottom for lists of German podcasts.

Situations where you may be able to learn with a podcast:
sitting at the computer doing an office job (if you don't need to talk lots!)on a bus/train, or walking/running (be careful!) Other methods of learning may not be possible in these situations.  For example, you probably can't have a teacher follow you around the park as you go jogging.  Also, they probably can't sit next to you at your office whilst you work.

It's always better if you can talk out loud along with the podcasts.  Even if th…