There are hundreds of articles on the net about learning English through songs. This page has a selection of them – if you find any others please e-mail them to us.
Alimoradi, Manizheh – Songs, Verse and Games for Teaching Grammar
Ara, Shaheen – Use of Songs, Rhymes and Games in Teaching English
Beal, Janet – How to Teach English to Kids Using Songs
Bista, K. – Teaching Adult ESL Learners through Music
Blodget, Tom Blodget -Teaching the Target Language Through the Lyrics of Melodic Music
Brown, Joy L. M. – Rhymes, Stories and Songs in the ESL Classroom
Budden, Jo – Using Music and Songs
Cakir, Abdulvahit – Musical Activities for Young Learners of EFL
Carter, Tene’ – Learning Vocabulary Through Music
Calvet, Enrich – The Power Of Music When Teaching English To Very Young Learners
Cash, A. – Can a Tune Get Stuck in your Brain?
Cook, Peter – If Music Be The Food of Learning, Play On…
Cooke, Simon – Developing Song Worksheets in a SALC
Cullen, Brian – Music and Song in Discussion
Cullen, Brian – Song Dictation
Deubelbeiss, David – 50 Ways To Use Music and Song in the Classroom
Deubelbeiss, David – Teacher Training Presentation on Using Song
Ebong, B. and M.J.Sabbadini – Developing Pronunciation Through Songs
Eddy, Jennifer – Using Music in World Language Performance Assessment
Fonseca-Mora, Carmen et al – Melodies that Help: The Relation between Language Aptitude and Musical Intelligence
Goodger, Charles – Why Teach English with Action Songs
Ječmínková, Andrea – Music and Songs in Adult ESL Teaching
Jogan & Benevento, Promoting Us Cultural Awareness in EFL through song
Jones, Tamara – Singing the Way to Conversation Success!
Jones, Tamara – Singing the Way to Pronunciation Success!
Kaplan International Colleges – research into music and English teaching and learning
Keegan, Ellie – Using songs in English teaching
Kennedy, Isabel – Could Music Be The Food Of Learning?
León, Luis D. González – ¿Por qué Canciones en las Clases de inglés como Segunda Lengua?
Lems, Kristen – Using Music in the Adult ESL Classroom
Lilianac, Martha – Using Songs And Chants in the classroom
Mallinder, Mark and Hsiang-Ni Lee – Teaching English Listening and Speaking through Music: A Lesson Plan
McCarthy, Sherrie – How Do I Teach ESL Children Verbs Through Songs?
McCarthy, Sherrie – How to Use Songs in Teaching English
Medina, S.L – Acquiring Vocabulary Through Story-Songs
Medina, S.L – Songs + Techniques = Enhanced Language Acquisition
Medina, S.L. – The Impact of Rhythm Upon Verbal Memory
Mol, Hans – Using Songs in the English Classroom
Munger, Dave – Does Music Help Us Learn Language?
Nayar. A. et al – Music Usage to Enhance Students’ Language Acquisition
Navarro, Santiago P. – Pedagogical Songs: Learn by doing game based activities
Page, Kara – How to Teach English by Songs
Papaioannou, Eugenia – Music in the Classroom
Pendleton Ethan – Techniques Using Songs for Teaching English
Rabello, Cinthià Regina – Using Songs for Different Purposes
Samuell, Vicky – Teaching English through songs in the digital age (4 parts)
Saricoban, Arif & Esen Metin – Songs, Verse and Games for Teaching Grammar
Schoepp, Kevin – Reasons for Using Songs in the ESL/EFL Classroom
Shen, Chunxuan – Using English Songs: an Enjoyable and Effective Approach to ELT
Simkesian, Eva – Songs in EFL classroom
Teacher Greg – Music & Song
Tülek, Merve Elbirlik – Songs as the Vitamin C of ELT: Practical Tips on How to Use Them
Vendrel, F – Songs, Rhymes, Chants, Poetry
Vida, S – Lessons With Music
Weatherford Stansell, Jon – The Use of Music for Learning Languages: A Review of the Literature
Easy Listening (from EnglishCentral)
Why music? (from the Economist)
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