The power of songs to teach English through innovative and engaging learning experiences. Free song-based lesson plans and activities with worksheet pdfs for ELT, ESL, EFL, TESOL, TEFL, EAL, ELL and ELA
SONG PIECES is back! By using various short song extracts, it injects variety and liveliness to English language teaching classes. It generates student interaction and collaboration to identify specific things in the lyrics, in a light and fun way.
SONG PIECES is fast-paced, and its variety provides extra energy and fun at any moment the teacher needs:
Review, warm-up, extra grammar practice, or as a simple reward activity
In this ELT song-based activity, students work in teams and listen to 7 different short song extracts, and have to identify different grammar structures and vocabulary in each one.
Language level: all levels
Learner type: All ages
Skills: listening and writing
Language and grammar: comparative, prepositions, numbers, uncountable nouns, parts of the body, months, frequency adverbsDuration: 20 - 30 minutes
Downloadable materials: instructions; Song Extracts (mp3 files)
This is a song-based activity lesson plan for English language teaching, in special Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam preparation. This lesson plan features the song “To be human” and its official music video. Students talk about Organized Protests and do a vocabulary matching exercise, watch a video, talk about protest-related pictures, do a Use of English Part 2 exercise, listen to the song, talk about its meaning. It also includes a bonus listening pronunciation exercise by TubeQuizard.
Language level: (B1+/B2) Learner type: All agesSkills: speaking, reading, listening and writingTopic: Organized protestLanguage: Vocabulary related to protests, agreeing/disagreeing and expressing opinions Materials: Youtube video, worksheets and mp3 fileDuration: 1 hour - 1h 30 minDownloadable materials: instructions; Vocabulary worksheet; Use of English worksheet; photos; song mp3