Making audio on ielanguages.com iPad and tablet-friendly

I am currently updating the mp3 players on the many, many pages across ielanguages.com so that they will work on Apple products or any other tablets that do not support flash. Hopefully most browsers will be able to play the audio files from now on as I am using the HTML5 audio tag with both mp3 and ogg files in addition to the original flash player.

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If you use an iPad or other tablet to view ielanguages.com and to listen to the mp3s, please let me know which pages you need updated first. I have already updated the French Listening Resources pages (listen & read plus cloze exercises) as well as the French Phonetics pages, including the Hot Potatoes interactive exercises, thanks to user requests. As there are hundreds of pages across the site that use the flash player, it will take some time for me to replace the coding and ensure that everything is working correctly.

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Why is Jennie no longer in France?

I created this blog in September 2006 when I moved to France from Michigan to teach English. Many of the earlier posts are about my personal life in France, dealing with culture shock, traveling in Europe and becoming fluent in French. In July 2011, I relocated to Australia to start my PhD in Applied Linguistics. Although I am no longer living in France, my research is on foreign language pedagogy and I teach French at a university so these themes appear most often on the blog. I also continue to post about traveling and being an American abroad.

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