December 2016 – Tune Into English is on Instagram!

Dear Teacher,

The Tune Into English Roadshow

You can now follow the tour at tuneintoenglish on Instagram!
The feedback on the 2016-2017 show has been extremely positive (thanks!), and the tour continues this month with shows in Campania, Veneto and Emilia Romagna. I look forward to meeting you and your students this academic year!

See videos from all Roadshow tours, from 2005
Ten Years of The Tune Into English Roadshow – the book
Primary show

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


December’s New Downloadable Worksheet

This month we publish our 299th worksheet!

Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
Co-written by Bob Dylan, this is one of country music’s most recognisable songs. Maria Gulczynska, from Ancona, has written a worksheet suitable for CLIL Geography students, with a look at the U.S.A.

299 Downloadable worksheets now online

(including: – six by Nobel Prize in Literature winner Bob Dylan
– ten Christmas worksheets

Most of the worksheets have been written by your colleagues – perhaps you have prepared one and want to share it

Speak Up Videos – Extracts from the Roadshow

This month’s addition to the series of Speak Up videos based on the Roadshow looks at some Bob Dylan songs – you can see it here.

Extracts from the Tune Into English Roadshow (with downloadable lesson plans)
See all 56 Speak Up Explains videos

Also online

– Over 10,000 Karaoke songs (including Christmas Karaoke)
– Sing along with this week’s UK Top 10 on Speak Up
Musings In Music – reflections from Gary Friel
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
Tune Into English on facebook

Finally, on Saturday 17th I will be playing a DJ set in Barcelona – drop by if you are in the area!

I wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – I will be with my family in Cork.

Keep singing,

Best wishes,

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

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