Happy New Year : CONTENTS




(Updated on 10/12/2016)






  • The New Year's Song, Explained
    "Auld Lang Syne" is sung or played at New Year's celebrations, but the traditional tune is used around the world for other purposes.
    The original is Scottish, and few of us know the original words -or even the modern English words.
    Here's a video that tells you everything you need to know about "Auld Lang Syne."  


  • Time for another year - a song - VIDEO + Activities
    "January, February, March...Practise the months of the year with this song."



  • Happy New Year! - Text + Audio
    "There is a song millions of Americans hear every New Year’s Eve. It is called “Auld Lang Syne.” It is the traditional music played during the New Year’s celebration. Auld Lang Syne is an old Scottish poem, and it means “old long since." The song describes the need to remember old friends."




  • Abba - Happy New Year
    "No more champagne
    And the fireworks are through"


    + the VIDEO (YouTube)


  • Next Year Baby - sung by Jamie Cullum (
    "Next year, things are gonna change
    Gonna drink less beer, and start all over again
    Gonna read more books, gonna keep up with the news
    Gonna learn how to cook, spend less money on shoes
    I'll pay my bills on time,and file my mail away, everyday..."

    Listen to the song! (YouTube)

  • New Year's Resolutions
    "A New Year's parody of The Beatles, "Revolution"."



  • Auld Lang Syne - a song by Robert Burns (1759-1796)
    "It is often sung at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day."
    1 Usage 2 Melody 3 Lyrics 4 History 5 Trivia 6 External links

    Listen to it! and read it in modern English.

  • Same Old Lang Syne (YouTube)
    A new year's song by Dan Fogelberg
    - Use of the PRETERIT

    "Met my old lover in the grocery store
    The snow was falling..."

    - The LYRICS (