August 2023 – Planet Pop

Dear Teacher,

I hope you are having a lovely summer break.

We were all devastated to hear about the untimely loss of Sinéad O’Connor. There are worksheets for her versions of Foggy Dew and the Irish-language children’s song Báidín Fheilimí on Rest In Peace.

August’s new Downloadable Worksheet

I Love Colours

Planet Pop ( is the ideal platform for Primary Schools, featuring songs for kids with catchy tunes complementing professionally-written lyrics focussed around the Cambridge English Young Learners curriculum. Each unit has Pre-Listening Conversation Practice, as well as a Pronunciation Guide, Vocabulary Rap, Grammar Tutorial and Karaoke Video. Users of Tune Into English can access this platform with a 10% discount using the code TUNEINTOENGLISH.

– Over 400 Downloadable worksheets now online
– Download complete list of online worksheets

The Tune Into English Roadshow

The full 2022-2023 Tune Into English Roadshow, mostly recorded over four shows in Campania and Abruzzo, is now streaming free until 31st October. You can see five more full shows as part of the Tune Into English subscription plans.

See videos from all Roadshow tours, from 2005
Letter to schools
Primary Show

“The best ESL experience ever!” – Prof.ssa Antonella Porcu, Liceo Scientifico “G. Spano”, Sassari

The Song on Speak Up

In the August issue of Speak Up, Tune’s monthly column looks at the story behind and the language used in Grease’s Summer Nights. You can read this and previous columns here.

Also online:

Summer Songs
– Over 15,000 Karaoke songs
– Sing along with this week’s UK Top 10 on Speak Up
Notes From An ELT Consultant – free to Supporters of the site!
Once – 48-page Film Worksheet
Summer schools in Ireland
The Tune Into English T-shirt
Ten Years of The Tune Into English Roadshow – the book
Tune Into English on YouTube
Tune Into English on facebook
tuneintoenglish on Instagram
tuneintoenglish on Tiktok

Thank you to all for supporting the website, and particularly to those who have signed up for the weekly exclusive content.

Keep singing!

Best wishes, stay safe, and have a great Summer break!

Fergal Kavanagh
The web’s largest free resource for learning English through pop music!

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