March 2014 – The Grammy Awards 2014

Dear Teacher,

The Grammy Awards 2014This month’s three additions to the Downloadable Worksheets page on are all 2014 Grammy Award Winners.

Song of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance: Royals – Lorde
A plurals activity by regular contributor Mena Bianco.

Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance: Thrift Shop – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
A gap fill and a look at consumerism by Aude Clech, Paris
(Note: the language used in this song is not suitable for all learners.)

Lifetime Achievement Award: The Beatles
She’s Leaving Home: A picture ordering exercise with a verb activity by Henrietta Flinn, Paris

Monday 17th of March is St. Patrick’s Day, and people all over the world celebrate all things Irish! You will find a list of all Ireland-themed worksheets anseo*, and full details of Tune Into Ireland – A Cultural Journey Through Music is anseo.

Thank you to all teachers who have submitted worksheets – I look forward to receiving your contributions in the future.

The Tune Into English Roadshow has just completed a wonderful tour of Friuli Venezia Giulia, and in March will have shows in Le Marche, Emilia Romagna, Campania, Lombardy, Piemonte and Liguria. Thank you to all those who have hosted the show – I look forward to meeting many more of you in the coming  months. You can read the latest comments anseo and see a large selection of videos and photographs on facebook.

Don’t forget to tell your students about the Tune Into English Drawing Competition – we have already received some wonderful Beatles drawings, and look forward to receiving more of your students’ (or even your own!) masterpieces!

You can sing along with the UK Top 10 Charts on the Speak Up site – updated weekly, there is a link on the Tune Home page too.
The Karaoke page of Tune Into English now features over 9,000 songs. (Try a few in the Irish language anseo…)

New Team Up in English, the ideal course for the Scuola Secondaria di I° Grado, published by ELI, is now available – click anseo for more details – you can also download the Culture page about St. Patrick’s Day anseo.

Remember, a 48-page worksheet based on the film Once, an Irish love story with a difference, and the 95-page e-book Notes from an ELT Consultant are available to download on the site.

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig, a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Best wishes,

Fergal Kavanagh
Tune Into English

*anseo (/ənʃɒ/) is the Irish for here!

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