3 Ways To Make English Grammar Fun: Teach With Songs


Find explanantions and a lesson plan at https://www.teachingcove.com/tips/teach-with-songs/?utm_sq=fmbtl7ygcd


English Lessons: 14 Song-Based Lesson Plans and Activities


Who does not enjoy the benefits of music in language teaching?  We all make use of it. Are you running out of ideas? Check out some great ideas at https://onthesamepageelt.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/14-song-based-lesson-plans-and-activities/

Teaching English Language Using Music and Rythm


First and second language learners alike benefit from the use of music and rhythm to make sense of language chunks. Music is also a great mnemonic device assisting memorization as a metacognitive tool. Read more about the role of music in How music and songs boost language learning at http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/how-music-and-songs-boost-language-learning/education

Research on Music and Language: A Powerful Connection


Interesting research in Mu­sic and nat­ive lan­guage in­ter­act in the brain at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171129110331.htm

Culture Corner: From ‘Volare’ to ‘Mi Gente,’ Every Foreign-Language Top 10 Hit on the Billboard Hot 100


Check out this fun list: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/7997571/mi-gente-despacito-foreign-language-songs-hot-100-top-10

Language Corner: Do speakers of different languages hear music differently?


At https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/isoa-dso022416.php


It is true (“as we replicated in our study” explains Langus) that the rhythm of spoken language influenced the perception of the sounds of other languages. “However, we found no transfer of the effect to the other domains of non-linguistic auditory and visual stimuli” concludes the research scientist.


Music in the English Classroom: How and Why


All of like to use music in our classrooms.  Read this piece to find some reason why we should do so and how to do it: RATIONALES AND APPROACHES TO USING MUSIC IN THE EFL CLASSROOM at http://minnetesoljournal.org/spring-2015/rationales-and-approaches-to-using-music-in-the-efl-classroom

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