Best Music to Learn English. Here are my top 5 music artists that English students should listen to.
They have been chosen because they have clear pronunciation and great vocabulary (by great I mean interesting and useful- none of this street ganksta talk or old-fashioned nonsense that people just don’t say in real life). 1) George Ezra George Ezra is a singer from Hertford England. He sings folk-rock music and his album “Wanted on Voyage” was the third biggest selling album in the UK last year. Check out his song Listen to the Man on Youtube. 2) Bruno Mars Bruno Mars is an American singer who was born in Hawaii.
Check out the songs: “Just the way you are” “The Lazy Song” and “Locked out of Heaven” on youtube. 3) Of Monsters and Men Of Monsters and Men is a pop-folk-indi band from Iceland. Have a look at their songs on youtube here. 4) Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran is British singer-song writer who plays the guitar. I recommend the song Thinking Out Loud 5) Noah and the Whale Noah and the Whale are an indi-rock band from London. ABC Radio. Learn Languages for Free with Music Videos, Lyrics and Karaoke! English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch. FROZEN - Let It Go Sing-along.
Disney's Frozen "Let It Go" Sequence Performed by Idina Menzel. Roar cloze. Wondering about ELT: Roar. If you had the chance to read my previous post, Her Morning Elegance, you’ve already realized how much I enjoy working with songs in my classes.
A new semester started two weeks ago over here and I was trying to find an interesting song for my students, but this time, I thought, I wanted to do something different from those conventional “fill-in-the-blanks” or “circle the correct word as you hear” types of exercise. As I’m always downloading music for many different reasons, I came across a song by Katy Perry which was released last week. Although I’m not a fan of hers, “Roar” had a peculiar “lyric video” and then I thought this could give me the chance to do what I had been willing to do, something different. If you check this link, you’ll see that the song used “emoticons” to make believe that people were having a conversation via whatsapp (a very popular app for iPhones and Androis). 01 – They didn’t know it was a song. Here’s what I did. 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. That’s it. The Rapid Evolution of Emoji, a Wordless Tongue. The rapid evolution of a wordless tongue.
Illustration by Zohar Lazar Consider the tilde. There it is, that little squiggle, hanging out on the far-upper-left-hand side of your computer keyboard. The symbol dates back to ancient Greece, though tilde comes from Spanish, and in modern English it’s used to indicate “approximately” (e.g., ~30 years) or “equivalence” (x ~ y) in mathematics. And, as of this year, according to a breakdown of the website emojitracker by Luminoso, a text-analytics company, the tilde was surpassed in usage on Twitter by the emoji symbol for “joy.” The Joy emoji—also referred to on the Emojipedia website as “Face With Tears of Joy” or “the LOL Emoji” (emoji don’t have official names, just nicknames created by their users)—dates back, in North America, to roughly 2011, when Apple put a readily accessible emoji keyboard in iOS 5 for the iPhone.
And that’s just one emoji. And Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes and Grinning Face and Winking Face and Kissing Face and Tram. Katy Perry - Roar (Lyric Video)