OneRepublic – Didn’t I |Teaching English with ZOOM using SONGS|CREATIVE WRITING (FCE)

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Description:

This song-based activity STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN  for ENGLISH language TEACHING features the song DIDN’T I by ONEREPUBLIC. Students CREATE characters based on a sentence and prompts, LISTEN to the song and TALK about its meaning, READ the lyrics and use them to WRITE  a short narrative with the characters they created and WRITE a story in the mold of CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: FIRST FOR SCHOOLS (FCE FOR SCHOOLS PAPER 2 PART 2 as homework.

OBS: This lesson plan was made to be used for ONLINE TEACHING WITH ZOOM features like ZOOM WHITEBOARD, ZOOM SCREEN SHARE and ZOOM CHAT, but it can be modified for face-to-face instruction, as well.

Language level: B1+ B2
Learner type: All ages
Skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing
Topic: Dating and relationships
Language/grammar: personality adjectives, narrative tenses
Materials: Youtube video, google slide and google doc
Duration: 1 hour - 1h 30 min
Downloadable materialsinstructions; google slides; google doc character building (to make a copy you can edit)

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Teaching English with ZOOM using SONGS: Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande – Rain On Me (4 skills)

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Description:

This song-based activity STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN  for ENGLISH language TEACHING features the lyrics and music video for RAIN ON ME – LADY GAGA, ARIANA GRANDE. Students work in pairs to WRITE definitions for words from the song, WATCH an interview with Lady Gaga and answer a question, DO a listening exercise with the interview script, DO a crosswords exercise with words from the lyrics, LISTEN to the song, DO a listening exercise with the lyrics and WATCH the music video..

OBS: This lesson plan was made to be used for ONLINE TEACHING WITH ZOOM features like ZOOM WHITEBOARD, ZOOM SCREEN SHARE and ZOOM CHAT, but it can be modified for face-to-face instruction, as well.

Language level: A2 and above
Learner type: All ages
Skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing
Topic: music 
Language: word definitions
Materials: Youtube video, vimeo video, google doc, interactive worksheets
Duration: 1 hour - 1h 30 min
Downloadable materialsinstructions; google doc word definitions (to make a copy you can edit)

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Teaching English with ZOOM using SONGS: Major Lazer – Lay Your Head On Me (4 skills)

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Description:

This song-based activity STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN  for ENGLISH language TEACHING features the lyrics and music video for Lay Your Head On Me by Major Lazer feat. Marcus Mumford

In this song-based activity, students READ and CORRECT song facts and official music video facts, MATCH musical instruments and their names, TALK about playing musical instruments, WATCH the music video and ANSWER questions about it, IDENTIFY a phonetic sound and DO a listening exercise with the song lyrics

OBS: This lesson plan was made for ONLINE TEACHING WITH ZOOM features like ZOOM WHITEBOARD, ZOOM SCREEN SHARE and ZOOM CHAT, but it can be modified for face-to-face instruction, as well.

Language level: A2 and above
Learner type: All ages
Skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing
Topic: Music, bands, instruments
Language topic: phonetic sound /ei/
Materials: Youtube video, google slides, interactive worksheet, pdf worksheet file
Duration: 1 hour - 1h 30 min
Downloadable materialsinstructions; google slides; lyrics worksheet.pdf

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USING SONGS TO TEACH ENGLISH: MUSICAL DICTATION – Song Activity Idea for ZOOM features (4 Skills)

MUSICAL DICTATION is an IDEA for an adaptable song activity along with a suggested step-by-step LESSON PLAN for English language teaching with ZOOM features like BREAKOUT ROOMS, SCREEN-SHARING, WHITEBOARD, etc. but it’s also perfect for F2F.

Students WRITE down the lyrics of the verse of a song dictated by the teacher, LISTEN to that song extract to check, and in pairs, WRITE a final version of the verse. They also answer questions about it, TALK about its meaning and watch a music video.

There is focus on SPEAKING, READING, WRITING & LISTENING and students practice COLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION & CRITICAL THINKING during this activity.

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MUSICAL DICTATION with JUSTIN BIEBER – RUNNING OVER feat LIL DICKY|Teaching English with ZOOM using SONGS

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Description:

This song-based activity STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN  for ENGLISH language TEACHING features the lyrics extract and music video for Justin Bieber’s Running Over (CHANGES: The Movement) ft. Lil Dicky. Students WORK with synonyms and noun forms, WRITE down The lyrics of a verse dictated by the teacher, WRITE a final version of the verse in pairs and answer questions about it, CORRECT grammar mistakes in the lyrics, LISTEN to the song and WATCH the music video.

OBS: This lesson plan was made to be used for ONLINE TEACHING WITH ZOOM features like ZOOM WHITEBOARD, ZOOM SCREEN SHARE and ZOOM CHAT, but it can be modified for face-to-face instruction, as well.

Language level: A2 and above
Learner type: All ages
Skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing
Topic: Dating
Language/grammar: adjectives, nouns synonyms, simple past
Materials: Youtube video, google slide and mp3 file
Duration: 1 hour - 1h 30 min
Downloadable materialsinstructions; google slides; song extract mp3

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LYRICAL WORD CLOUD – a creative IDEA and step-by-step video LESSON PLAN for ELT!

LYRICAL WORD CLOUD is an idea for an adaptable song activity along with a suggested step-by-step LESSON PLAN for English language teaching.
It is based on a word cloud with a song lyrics, and students work in pairs to speculate and predict words in the lyrics based on the song title, giving reasons for their choices.
The main focus is on SPEAKING and students practice COLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION, CRITICAL THINKING, and CREATIVITY during this activity.

Check out HOW TO prepare and USE this idea with your classes with this STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO lesson plan!

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MUSIC VIDEO LOTTERY – a creative IDEA and step-by-step video LESSON PLAN for ELT!

This is an idea for an adaptable song activity along with a suggested step-by-step LESSON PLAN for English language teaching.

It is based on a music video and students work in groups to predict images they are going to see, and give reasons for their choices. The main focus is on SPEAKING and students practice COLLABORATION, COMMUNICATION, CRITICAL THINKING, and CREATIVITY during the activity.

Check out how to prepare and use this idea with your classes with this STEP-BY-STEP video lesson plan!

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