DigCompEdu Competence area

2.3 Managing, protecting and sharing digital resources & 3.1 Teaching

Progression Level

Integrator (B1)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

Teachers want to prepare tutorials and other learning resources for software applications. Language practice classes or home learning activity.

Target group

Any kind of language teachers or trainers.
Beginners with basic or medium level of digital pedagogy competences.


  • PC/laptop/smartphome
  • Internet connection
  • Email or other platform to share documents
  • Voice recorder application


This recipe gives the teacher a tool to record training sessions and provides extra resources for students. This recipe is more focused on language teachers.

The main use is for students to repeat words after the teacher records his voice or recording and the teacher corrects the pronunciation and expression. It could be a useful support for regular classes.
With this Audio recording- where students record their own voices responding to prompts or an assignment- offers another tool for students to talk their way into learning, remembering, or clarifying.

How to do it (step by step)

Step 1

Record your voice in the Voice Recorder application of your computer, (if you don’t have it, download it). the Voice Recorder, it is clear what you should do because there is only a single button. Press the microphone button to start recording what you hear in the microphone. There is no countdown or anything, start immediately.

Step 2

Record your classes with stops at each sentence where the student can repeat what you said. For open and send the recording, all these recordings are saved in My Documents \ Sound Recordings. The name of the file corresponds to the name of the recording (that if you have not changed it, it is Recording and a number) and with extension m4a

Step 3

Once it is recorded, send it to the students by email or another platform.

Step 4

 The student can also make a recording at home for homework and send it to be corrected by the teacher.

There is more…

Educators can also prepare written questions that require an audio recorded response to check understanding and correct use of spoken language
Can be used for students to record recitals of poetry or other spoken prose.

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