August 11, 2011 -- Savannah, GA. Using the Evoca smart audio player, Simple English News [SEN] is streaming its English language news articles to a worldwide audience of English language learners. Listeners can playback audio from any computer, smartphone or tablet – including iPhones, iPads, Androids, and BlackBerrys. As an Evoca subscriber http://www.evoca.com, SEN publishes engaging audio recordings and text for any ESL with a web-enabled browser to help ESL [English-as-a-Second Language] student anywhere in the world to hear and practice English pronunciation.
Simple English News Founder Sam Margolis launched Simple English News http://www.simpleenglishnews.com/ to make the news accessible to people learning English. Sam operates his global website from Hungary with this mission: “Simple English News hopes to be what it says it is. Our desire is to make the news more understandable for those who are learning English.”
Margolis is a journalist, language educator, and former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer based in the small city of Papa, Hungary, where he originally taught English to high school students. His articles have appeared in The Independent, The International Herald Tribune, Wired Magazine, United Press International, The Globe and Mail, and other publications.
“Playback of digital audio from any web or mobile browser is a break-through technology Evoca offers to online and mobile audiences, such as English learners who follow Simple English News,” reports Murem Sharpe, Evoca CEO. The Evoca smart audio player automatically detects the listener's browser type and streams the correct audio player - Flash for Androids and other devices or HTML5 for Apple devices.
Listen to an audio interview with Sam Margolis about how his career led to founding and growing Simple English News http://www.evoca.com/everyone_recording.jsp?rid=239679. The interview was recorded using the Evoca Skype Call Recorder, one of the innovative digital recording methods offered by Evoca, also including any type of phone and computer microphones. Spread the word about how to learn English by posting the interview to your website, blog with the Evoca smart player or to Facebook or Twitter.
Evoca [http://www.evoca.com] is a digital voice recording and publishing web service that enables professionals, businesses, organizations, and their followers to easily record and share their voices using phones, mobile devices, and computers. Journalists, media companies, marketers, advocates, educators, and educators use Evoca’s cloud-based services to record and publish valuable audio content online for both global and internal audiences. Evoca enables posting of audio recordings to popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.