October 2014 – Say Geronimo!

Dear Teacher,

The Tune Into English Roadshow

The 2014-2015 Roadshow is now almost ready, and will debut in Reggio Calabria later this month – I look forward to meeting you and your students this academic year!

“The best ESL experience ever!” – Prof.ssa Antonella Porcu, Liceo Scientifico “G. Spano”, Sassari
Full details and VideosCommentsLetter to schools

Three New Downloadable Worksheets

–   Sheppard – Geromino
On a radio near you now (and in the new Roadshow! ) – a phonetic activity written by Mena Bianco, Naples.

–   Moby – The Perfect Life (with Wayne Coyne)
A crossword vocabulary activity written by Denise Barros, Brazil.

–   30 Seconds To Mars – This Is War
The centenary of the beginning of World War I is commemorated in 2014 – this song is actually about peace, referring to the H.G. Wells quote: “If we don’t end war, war will end us”. The worksheet’s low level phonetic activity was written by Laura Casolaro, Rome.

Over 235 Downloadable worksheets now online.

Speak Up Explains

The twelfth video, featuring scenes from the Roadshow, was published this morning – Get Lucky by Daft Punk.
See all videos

Also online

– Over 9,000 Karaoke songs!
Summer schools in Ireland and Scotland
– Sing along with this week’s UK Top 10 on Speak Up
Notes From An ELT Consultant – free to Supporters of the site!
Once – DVD and 48-page Worksheet
The Tune Into English T-shirt
Tune Into English on facebook

Other news:

– Music and Cognition in Language Learning: International Symposium, Huelva, Spain, 6th and 7th November – Tune Into English will present the Roadshow.
–  Radio Programmes – Radio Club 91 programmes from 2001/02 now online.

Keep singing!

Best wishes,

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

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