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TEACHING ENGLISH THROUGH SONGS


(Updated on 13/05/2016)

 

 

  • Multicultural Song Index (edchange.org) :
    Themes : Race and Ethnicity - Social Class - Age - Gender - General & Other - Education...
  • Songlists (mapville.com) :
    Geography - Animal - Kissing songs - Food & Drink - About Space -
    Wrong Side of the Tracks - About Roses
    ...
  • Nursery Rhymes - SUNG + ANIMATIONS - You can read them. (tripod.com/nursery_school)

  • SING-ALONG - The Menzies Era - Songs : 1949 to 1972 - (menziesera.com)

  • Mama Lisa's World :
    Chidren's Songs and Nursery Rhymes of All Nations - You can listen to the music.
    (mamalisa.com)



  • Songs & Poems :
    Seasons - Special Days - Animals - Vegetation - Food - Family & Friends - Language Arts - Math - At School...
    (canteach.ca)
  • Music and Songs about :
    100th Day - Alphabet - Animals - Baby - Back To School - Beach & Ocean - Birthday - Bugs - Camping - Circle - Time - Circus - Clothes & Shoes - Colors - Community Helpers - Dental Health - Disney - Family - Farm - Fire Safety - Flowers & Plants - Food - Forest - Friendship - Garden - Graduations - Hats - Health & Safety - Holidays - Hospital - Kites - Jungle & Rainforest - Manners - Me, Myself, & I - Medieval Monsters - Months - My Body - Numbers - Nursery Rhymes - Olympics - Picnic - Praise of God - Reptiles & Pond Life - Senses - Seasons - Shape - Space - Spiders - Teddy Bears - Transitions - Transportation - Weather - Western

    (preschooleducation.com)
  • Song sheets - "Sheets to be used with popular children's songs. Sheets . " (eslkidstuff.com)

 

  • Sold On Song : Classic Songs - Covers - Songwriting - Quizzes... (BBC)
  • Songs with videos , lyrics and worksheets
    Music galleries : most recent / slow / fast / nursery rhymes
    (esoluk.co.uk)
  • 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.

    (edb.gov.hk)
  • Lyrics Training "is an easy and fun method to learn and improve your foreign languages skills like english through the music and lyrics of the songs."
    - with VIDEO CLIPS - 3 levels : Beginner / Intermediate / Expert - with interactive activities
    (lyricstraining.com)

 

  • 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...)
    (wearebusybeavers.com)

 

  • 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 " 

    Enregistrement gratuit
    (tuneintoenglish.com)
  • Learn English Through Song
    - with "a catalogue of 16 original grammatically based english language teaching songs.

    They teach English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation"
    The songs are "MP3 audio downloads and supported by pdf downloadable worksheets."
    (letslets.com)
  • The ESL Song Directory - to download
    "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."

    (gs.fanshawec.on.ca)

 

  • Worksheets for songs
    Musical English Lessons International "provides free studying tips & worksheets for teachers & students of English,
    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 ...

    (musicalenglishlessons.org)

  • Learn a Song Podcast
    "Learn to sing folk songs, campfire songs and group-singing songs that native English speakers sing."
    (manythings.org)

  • Jukebox - Listen and Download (bearzcave.com) Enregistrement nécessaire

  • New York Philharmonic Kidzone -
    Musician's Lounge, Composers' Gallery, Instrument Storage Room, Instrument Laboratory, Conductor/Soloist Dressing Rooms, Newsstand, Games (quizzes, scavenger hunts), and Composer's Workshop.
    (nyphilkids.org)




  • Les chansons :
    "L'introduction de la chanson dans le cycle central permet-elle d'améliorer la compréhension et l'expression orales ?"
    - mémoire de 34 pages
    (activitice)

 

  • Chansons pour enfants :
    Lullabies -
    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

    (kididdles.com)
  • Chansons to listen to about :
    alphabet - animals - books - colours - dinosaurs - fashion - football - human body - monsters - pets - rainforest - robots
    (British Council)
  • 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


 

  • Songs by Subject :
    Animal Songs - Colours and Clothes - Festivals - Greetings & Seasons - Numbers -
    Parts of the Body or Songs for Movement and Dance - Professions - Transport

    (etni.org.il)
  • HISTORY IN SONG (folkarchive.de) :

    THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
    SONGS OF THE SEA
    1800s: IMMIGRATION FROM EUROPE & THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT
    OUTLAWS & BADMEN (and -WOMEN)
    SONGS FROM PENITENTIARIES & CHAIN GANGS
    THE CIVIL WAR
    THE RAILROAD IN AMERICAN SONG
    TRAMPS, HOBOES, MIGRANT WORKERS, HOMELESS
    TRAGEDIES AND DISASTERS
    WORLD WAR I
    THE LABOR MOVEMENT
    1920s & 1930s; THE DEPRESSION & THE NEW DEAL
    WORLD WAR II
    LATE 1940s & 1950s: McCARTHY "WITCH-HUNTS;" NUCLEAR ARMS
    RACE, THE KOREA WAR RACE RELATIONS & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
    1960s: THE BOMB SCARE, THE GENERATION GAP, THE VIET-NAM WAR




  • Idem, but with the historical background (folkarchive.de)

 

  • English songs :
    Guy Fawkes -
    In good King Charles's golden days -
    Maybe it's Because I'm a Londoner -
    Rule Britannia...

    (ingeb.org)