I recently received an email from one of the Webheads ( Susan Marandi ) asking me about podcasting , and I found the reply I sent to her had ideas that may well be of interest to more people, so I've decided to copy the email here: Hi Susan Nice to hear from you too - I've heard what an exciting time you're having at the moment (through the Webheads group ) and I'm thrilled for you. Is podcasting useful for language teaching? I think it has to be - it's the audio equivalent of blogging (it's actually much more than this, but this is one thing it can be). The key, I think, is to get enough language educators interested in it, and for them to start experimenting with it and producing content. At first, as with every new technology, not everything will be great, but we'll get better as we learn from our mistakes. Interested? I don't think it has to be more complicated than blogging. The best way to start is to become a listener to podcasts (using a "