November 2017 – November on Tune Into English

Dear Teacher,

Regular users of will have noticed the addition of a monthly list of important dates for October with links to appropriate worksheets and videos. This has now been updated for November. Why not treat your students to a song-based lesson this (and every) month?

The Tune Into English Roadshow

The first month of the 2017-2018 Tune Into English Roadshow tour sees shows in Puglia, Abruzzo, Umbria and, for the first time, Castilla y León in Spain. The show is now almost fully booked until Christmas, and is taking bookings for 2018 – thank you to all of those who have already booked, I look forward to meeting you and your students.

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

November’s New Downloadable Worksheets


Faith – George Michael
The ex-Wham! singer’s debut Grammy Award winning album was on radios all over the world 30 years ago this month. This phonetic-based worksheet was written by regular contributor Mena Bianco from Naples.

Lyric videos for all tracks on the album Faith

Kids – OneRepublic
The 20th November is United Nations Universal Children’s Day – OneRepublic’s 2016 hit is a reminiscence on childhood. This worksheet, submitted by Rachel Collins from Arcore (MI), focuses on the Past Continuous.

Over 315 Downloadable worksheets now online.
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

To coincide with Universal Children’s Day this month’s Speak Up video is taken from the Tune Into English for Kids Roadshow – you can preview The Lion Sleeps Tonight here.

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

Cultural Integration, Research and Workplace Programmes in Ireland

Carlow International English Language School offers exclusive tailored Cultural Integration, Research and Workplace Programmes throughout the school year, with focus also on sport and music. You can read further details here.

Also online:

– Over 10,500 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
Tune Into English on facebook
tuneintoenglish on Instagram

Keep singing and dancing!

Best wishes,

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

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