Podcasts are audio recordings available online that cover a wide range of topics and formats, including interviews, discussions, storytelling, and educational content. In language learning, podcasts provide authentic listening practice, expose learners to diverse accents and dialects, and offer insights into various cultures. Teachers can use podcasts as supplementary materials for listening comprehension exercises, vocabulary building, and discussion prompts. Learners can listen to podcasts on the go, making them a flexible and engaging resource for language practice.