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20+ Websites to Download Creative Commons Music For Free Editor’s note: For a newer, updated version of this post, check it out here. If you’ve wondered where many of those YouTube videos get their background music from, you’ve come to the right place. Music with Creative Commons licenses are music compositions written, produced and shared by people who do not charge anything when you use their music for your own use, commercially or non-commercially. Basically, they make the music and keep ownership and copyright of it and you get the permission to use it for your videos, film or small multimedia productions, as long as you credit the creator properly. There are many sites out there that house music with Creative Commons licenses, sites where you can download music for free (and legally). These sites make it very easy for you to use, all you have to do is pick an audio clip you like and save it as an MP3, and there you have it, your free music download. Recommended Reading: 55 Great Websites To Download Free Sound Effects Jamendo Freesound Kompoz

The Best Music Websites For Learning English Check out my New York Times post for English Language Learners focuses on using music for language development and includes a student interactive, video, and teaching ideas. I use music a lot in my teaching of English Language Learners. I thought people might find it helpful to see which sites I believe to be the best out there to help teach English — Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced — through music. Music is a familiar, fun, and engaging tool to use in learning a second language. This is latest of my “The Best…” series, also known as Websites Of The Year. You might also be interested in an interview I did about using music in the ESL/EFL classroom. Lastly, you might find these other “The Best…” lists useful: Here are what I believe to be the best music websites for learning English: The Music Page from the Language Guide, the best audio/picture dictionary on the Web for English Language Learners. The English Language Listening Lab Online, also known as ELLO, has a good Music page .

Sing-along Songs One of the most fun group participation activities for family and friends is to engage in sing-along songs. The essence of a sing-along song is that it has a simple enough melody and memorable lyrics for everyone to easily learn. Many of these popular songs have been around for over a century and are taught to children as part of their grade school music education. She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain Not many songs over a century old are still as popular as "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain," which originated in the late nineteenth century by an unknown composer. What A Wonderful World The song "What A Wonderful World" was first popularized in 1967 by Louis Armstrong and in 1999 was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Louis Armstrong enjoyed one of the longest recoding careers of any singer in history. Don't Worry, Be Happy One of the biggest and more memorable hits of the 1980s was "Don't Worry, Be Happy," recorded by Bobby McFerrin.

English songs for ESL kids english songs for kids Kids love songs! Singing traditional kids' songs can be a great and fantastic way to teach English to young learners. With the help of amusing, easy to remember songs they learn new words, expressions and pronunciation quickly, and have fun at the same time. Here you will find a small collection of the most popular English songs for kids and Christmas carols. Choose your favourite one, then listen and sing! christmas carols » This section contains our small collection of lyrics and music clips for some of the best loved Christmas carols in the world, including Jingle Bells, Silent Night and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. traditional songs for kids » Lyrics and music clips for popular children's songs. printables » Here you will find a small collection of song sheets for the most popular English children's songs and the most known Christmas carols.

ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Song Titles A to B Front Page Home esl-lounge.com Premium Site Guides Levels Test Prep Other Materials Reference Also On Site Song Lyrics A to B ABC - The Jackson FiveGreat chorus for kids classes! A Day In The Life - The Beatles Daily routine, the news. A Rush of Blood to the Head - Coldplay Across The Lines - Tracy Chapman Across The Universe - The Beatles Gerund form, poetic English. Aeroplane - Red Hot Chili Peppers Against All Odds - Phil Collins "A" You're Adorable - Perry Como Ain't Got No, I Got Life - Nina Simone Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers All My Loving - The Beatles Futures Always - Bon Jovi Always on my Mind - Elvis Presley Past Modals Always on the Run - Lenny Kravitz Worksheet sent in by Ktia Martins Pereira teaching in Brazil. Come and join esl-lounge Premium. High quality PDF lesson plans. Premium Home Page | Free Samples | Why Join | FAQ | Sign Up! ★ Summer Coupon Discount★$8 off Lifetime Membership. America - Simon and Garfunkel Past Simple Angel - Sarah McLachlan

How Subtitles In Music Videos Teach Literacy The Boston Globe has a useful article headlined Watch and learn:How music videos are triggering a literacy boom. It’s about the use of subtitles in music videos as a tool to teach native-language literacy, and shares some good stories and research. Many ESL/EFL teachers are very aware of the usefulness of subtitles in second-language instruction, too. You might also be interested in The Best Music Websites For Learning English and The Best Online Karaoke Sites For English Language Learners. You might also want to read an interview I did on using music in the classroom.

ESL Song Lessons - tefltunes.com - Songs For Teaching Grammar ESL and EFL teachers looking for inspiration for lesson planning will find this list of songs to teach English grammar we’ve compiled a useful resource. Highlighted are songs available as complete ESL song lesson plans here on tefltunes.com. Songs for teaching present simple Eric Clapton / Wonderful Tonight (lyrics) The Beatles / She Loves You (lyrics) Bette Middler / From A Distance (lyrics) Songs for teaching present continuous Rod Stewart / Sailing (lyrics) Fool’s Garden / Lemon Tree (lyrics) Suzanne Vega / Tom’s Diner (lyrics) Songs for teaching past simple The Beatles / Yellow Submarine (lyrics) Gloria Gaynor / I Will Survive (lyrics) Celine Dion / Because You Loved Me (lyrics) Songs for teaching past continuous John Lennon / Jealous Guy (lyrics) Oasis / Champagne Supernova (lyrics) Aerosmith / Cryin’ (lyrics) Songs for teaching present perfect Songs for teaching present perfect continuous Songs for teaching past perfect Songs for teaching used to Songs for teaching going to future

Best Music to Learn English | EASY ENGLISH ARTICLES 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. 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. I recommend the album “Last Night on Earth”. Do you have any suggestion to add to the list? Share this:

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