- Songs with videos , lyrics and worksheets
Music galleries : most recent / slow / fast / nursery rhymes
- Learning and Teaching Resources for Learning English through Poems and Songs - 37 pages
"Teachers are encouraged to adapt, modify and develop their own resources or make use of other relevant materials to suit the needs and interests of their students."
ex : “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer
“Dreams” by Langston Hughes
“My Favorite Things” from the musical The Sound of Music
“I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly
Poem and Song Vocabulary (Page 6)
Writing poems, etc.
- BUSY BEAVERS - English Songs and Videos for Young Learners
"This site is filled with fun songs, videos, games, worksheets and much more."
ex: It's rainy (sunny, windy...)
- Tune into English - Songs with worksheets + Karaoke
"Our theory :
- Meaningful, Motivating, Memorable
- Creates a positive learning environment
- Involves “left and right” brains
- Improves Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation
- Flexible, Authentic, Easily Available "
- Learn English
- with "a catalogue of 16 original grammatically based english
language teaching songs.
They teach English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation"
Th songs are "MP3 audio downloads and supported by pdf downloadable
Metallica / Lenny Kravitz / Eminem / Coldplay / Ben Harper / Guns
N' Roses / Janis Joplin / AC/DC ......
ESL Song Directory - to download (gs.fanshawec.on.ca)
"Need a song that helps teach the present perfect tense? Looking
for a fun listening activity to practise R-L discrimination? Want
a song that discusses chemistry? The ESL Song Directory contains an
indexed listing for more than 400 popular songs appropriate
for teaching in ESL classes of all levels. Each song entry in the
listing, names the artist(s), the album(s) or CDs where the track
can be found and indexed notes about the grammatical structures,
themes and functions the song contains."
- EFL Club
Songs - with interactive activities (eflclub.com)
- You can listen to them!
The Beatles / The Monkeys / Louis Armstrong
for songs (musicalenglishlessons.org)
Musical English Lessons International "provides
free studying tips & worksheets for teachers & students
based on commercial songs, the classics, stories, rhyming verse, travel
reports & other current topics."
Beyonce / Black-eyed Peas / Elvis Presley / Eminem / Pink / Pink Floyd
Puff Daddy / Queen / Robbie Williams / Rod Stewart .....
Learn a Song Podcast
"Learn to sing folk songs, campfire songs and group-singing
songs that native English speakers sing."
("A podcast is an MP3 file that can be put on any portable
MP3 player and listened to away from your computer.
You can also listen to a podcast on your computer.")
- Listen and Download (bearzcave.com) Enregistrement
- New York Philharmonic
Kidzone - (nyphilkids.org)
Musician's Lounge, Composers' Gallery, Instrument Storage Room, Instrument
Laboratory, Conductor/Soloist Dressing Rooms, Newsstand,
Games (quizzes, scavenger hunts), and Composer's Workshop.
"L'introduction de la chanson dans le cycle central permet-elle d'améliorer
la compréhension et l'expression orales ?"
- mémoire de 34 pages (activitice)
songs in the esl classroom : suggested activities
pour enfants :
Songs to teach the alphabet, counting, days of the week, etc.-
Songs to make you laugh -
Songs about stuff that's yummy for the tummy! -
Animals - Nature - Spiritual -
Valentine's Day, Hallowe'en and Christmas songs
Chansons à écouter sur (British Council) :
alphabet - animals - books - colours - dinosaurs - fashion - football
- human body - monsters - pets - rainforest - robots
Songs for teaching
- Using Children's Music to Teach Content Area Subjects :
Family and Everyday Life / Foreign Language / Mathematics / Musical
Instruments and Theory / Reading / Science / Social Studies
- Song sheets
"Sheets to be used with popular children's songs. Sheets include
pictures and words."
Songs by Subject
Animal Songs - Colours and Clothes - Festivals - Greetings & Seasons
- Numbers -
Parts of the Body or Songs for Movement and Dance - Professions -
Listen to the Songs and
Fill in the Blanks - with RealAudio (manythings.org)
Arkansas - Traveler Buffalo - Gals - Cindy - Little Bo Peep - Little
Liza Jane - Swanee River - Weeping Willow
- Bo DIDDLEY :
(1928 - 2008)
He "was an influential American rock and roll singer,
songwriter, and guitarist.
Often cited as a key figure in the transition
from blues to rock and roll..."
- a video
- DIZRAELI :
"is a rapper, writer, poet and singer with the band Bad Science...
Directing his stream of rap-stories like a flashlight into the murkiest corners of British culture, Dizraeli takes in politics, love, rain, supermarkets, grief, drug culture, and the nasty bits of masculinity with a sense of humour and a directness that might make you wince, but that always ring true."
- Bad Science - Mr Politician
- Phone Call from 'The Rebel Cell' (album) by Dizraeli
- ELVIS PRESLEY
Elvis presley (soundguideweb.com)
"Voici un exercice basé sur une courte biographie d’Elvis Presley.
Les 2 exercices ci-dessous sont interactifs et l’ordinateur vous corrigera.
Cliquez ici. - UPDATED
Life of Elvis Presley
Presley 1 - interactive :
"FIVE of the following statements about Elvis Presley are
Listen to the audio file and click the
sentences you think are true." (Michel Barbot)
Presley 2 - interactive :
"Here are the FIVE false statements about Elvis.
Listen again and correct them by choosing
A, B, C or D." (Michel Barbot)
Presley - "Read this little book
and do the activity"
created by: Renée Maufroid
- Lenny KRAVITZ :
be waiting - sung by Lenny Kravitz (paroles2chansons.com)
"I'm the one who really love ya, baby
I've been knockin' at your door
and as long as I'm livin'
I'll be waitin'
as long as I'm breathin'
I'll be there
whenever you call me
I'll be waitin'
whenever you need me
I'll be there..."
- the VIDEO
- MADONNA :
- Based on: Sorry by Madonna - a lesson plan
FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY!
Language Function: talking about one's experience
Grammar Focus: present perfect
- with Teacher's Notes
- BOB MARLEY :
Facts - Buffalo Soldier - Webquests - Videos - Marley (the film)
"The roots, core beliefs and practices of Rastafari
lie close to Bob Marley's music and philosophy. These pages
put the religion in context and dispels popular misconceptions
about the philosophy and lifestyle of devout Rastas."
MARLEY - The Man and the Legend
BUFFALO SOLDIER :
Rasta Quest - a webquest
"The Rasta movement is upon you, coloring your voices
with red, green, and gold!
To prepare, knowledge of the Rastafarianism lifestyle is
necessary; knowledge that will be gained through the use
of this particular webquest.
Through these means, you will learn about various aspects
of importance to the Rastafarian culture, such as music,
art, religious beliefs, daily life,
and symbolic interpretation..."
- Bob Marley: The legend lives on
"Thirty years after his death, Bob Marley's legacy is as strong as ever.
Christopher John Farley, senior editor of Speakeasy, the Wall Street Journal's culture Web site, and author of Before The Legend,
tells the BBC why the singer has had such wide-ranging, and long-lasting, appeal."
- James Vincent McMorrow :