August 25, 2011 | In: Articles

Audio Books for You

Many schools have used audio books by teachers of second-language learners, visually-impaired students, learning-disabled ones and those who have difficulty in reading. Mostly, they have proven very successful in providing access to literature for students.  These books introduce students to books beyond their reading level and teach them about critical listening, discover new vocabulary and offer a read-aloud model.

Moreover, these books capture the student’s interest, especially for grade school children. Because audio books are read by different individuals, they are great to listen to, plus the background sounds and music. Many audio books are read by the author and include an author’s commentary. These days, there is no need for you to stop your chores in order to read, you can get on with your tasks and at the same time listen to a favorite story.

Mainly, audio books offer information, knowledge and entertainment for the visually impaired. Although they could not read, they can learn and listen and not be left behind by those without vision difficulties. Modern technology has created another tool that creates an easier life for the disabled and visually impaired. These talking books provide a lot of benefits to all kinds of people.

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