Technical Information

So what is podcasting anyway?

The word “podcasting” is a combination of “iPod” and “broadcasting”, and a podcast is just that – on demand audio/video broadcasting for a personal media device or computer. Imagine if you could subscribe to your favorite radio or television show, have the episodes delivered to you automatically, and choose the best time for you to listen to or view them! This revolutionary functionality combined with the relative ease of creating your own personal podcast is the reason that podcasting has taken the Internet by storm.

Do I have to pay to listen to your podcast?

The SurvivalPhrases.com podcast is completely free of charge to download and listen to. We also offer many other premium features to enhance your learning experience which is only available to our Premium subscribers. See our Subscription Information for more details.

What equipment do I need to get started?

All you really need is an internet connection and a computer capable of playing MP3 files (which is just about every modern computer). However, to take full advantage of the on demand functionality of podcasts, a personal media device capable of playing MP3s will allow you to listen to our lessons anywhere, anytime. The most well-known device is probably the iPod, although there are many other similar devices. Some of our listeners even use their Playstation Portable!

What about software?

Again, all you really need is an MP3 player, such as Windows Media Player, Winamp, or QuickTime. However, to truly take advantage of podcasting, you will want to software specifically designed to take advantage of the features of podcasting. Here are some of the best options, both free and available for both Mac OSX and Windows:

iTunes – This is the obvious solution for iPod owners. iTunes will handle your podcast subscriptions and allow you to update your iPod automatically upon docking. The iTunes Music Store will also allow you to easily find a large selection of other podcasts.

Juice – Juice is a premium open-source podcast receiver available for Linux/BSD as well as Mac OSX and Windows. Juice has tons of features including a built-in podcast directory.

How do I subscribe to your podcast on iTunes and Juice?

For iTunes simply click on the link for the language you wish to subscribe to below:

Chinese - http://www.survivalphrases.com/chinese/feed
Japanese -http://www.survivalphrases.com/japanese/feed
Korean - http://www.survivalphrases.com/korean/feed
Spanish - http://www.survivalphrases.com/korean/feed
Vietnamese - http://www.survivalphrases.com/vietnamese/feed

For Juice, you will need to manually add the SurvivalPhrases.com feed URL for the language you wish to subscribe to:

Chinese - http://www.survivalphrases.com/chinese/feed
Japanese -http://www.survivalphrases.com/japanese/feed
Korean - http://www.survivalphrases.com/korean/feed
Spanish - http://www.survivalphrases.com/korean/feed
Vietnamese - http://www.survivalphrases.com/vietnamese/feed