September 2018 – The Tune Into English Roadshow 2018-2019

Dear Teacher,

I hope you had a great summer and that you are ready for the new school year.

The Tune Into English Roadshow

The 2018-2019 Roadshow is now in preparation – I look forward to meeting you and your students this academic year!

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

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.

September’s New Downloadable Worksheets

I Say A Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
The music world was saddened last month by the loss of The Queen Of Soul. Regular contributor Mena Bianco from Naples has prepared this worksheet in tribute.

Symphony – Clean Bandit (feat. Zara Larsson)
Featured in last year’s Roadshow (and maybe this year’s too!), the worksheet for this radio-friendly hit was sent in by first-time contributor Anna Tiscio, from Milan.

– Over 330 Downloadable worksheets now online
– Download complete list of online worksheets
– See important dates in September for more resources.
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 video, from the 2017-2018 Roadshow, is There’s Nothing Holding Me Back by Shawn Mendes – you can preview it here.
– Extracts from the Tune Into English Roadshow (with downloadable lesson plans)
– See all 56 Speak Up Explains videos

We will be republishing some of these videos over the coming months, so keep an eye on the Tune facebook page.

European Languages Day – Tune Into Italian

The 26th September is European Languages Day – to mark the event I will be presenting a special benefit Tune Into Italian show, in aid of Hope Foundation, in my hometown Cork, Ireland on 22nd September –  keep an eye on Tune’s facebook page for photos of the event. 

Also online:

– Over 11,000 Karaoke songs
– Sing along with this week’s UK Top 10 on Speak Up
The Queen Diary
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 facebook
–  tuneintoenglish on Instagram
European Day of Languages – 26th September

Keep singing and dancing!

Best wishes,

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

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