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ESL Lesson Plans and Resources on Music

ESL Lesson Plans and Resources on Music
March is Music in our Schools Month! There has never been a better excuse to get up and dance with your students. To encourage you to bring music into your classroom throughout the year, we’ve created a collection of useful links. These links are full of ideas for using music in the classroom. Music-Themed Lesson Plans Check out our Famous People section for lesson plans on Whitney Houston, Bob Marley, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, and John Lennon. Check out our Famous Things section for lesson plans on Jazz, Hip Hop, and Rock n’ Roll. We have Discussion Starters lesson plans on Talent and Music Piracy, and Mini-Debates on File Sharing and Live 8 Concerts. Flashcards Are you looking for images related to music? Authentic Materials and WarmUps What Makes a Teacherjerker? Teaching With the Chimes of Freedom Album Street Musician Experiment The Red Carpet Articles about Using Music in the Classroom DJ ELT: Mike Harrison Grammaropolis Song

Learning English with Songs 865 Flares Twitter 55 Facebook 734 Google+ 6 LinkedIn 70 inShare70 865 Flares × Learning a Foreign Language Have you tried learning a foreign language as an adult? What were some of your experiences? Learning a foreign or second language is easy for young people, but it gets more difficult to learn as one gets older. One of the reasons may be that we become dependent on our first language and do not feel the need for an alternative language. Learn to Relax and Relax to Learn Who is Jason R. Jason R. Jason’s Youtube Channel Jason’s Specialties Jason specialises in all things connected ESL and EFL, K-12 curriculum and materials design, adult education curriculum and materials design, curriculum and materials for TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, CAE, FCE, GED, SAT, GRE, and GMAT, educational music (ColloTunes), educational card games (ColloCards). Jason’s Approach to Language Learning Jason’s approach includes the 3Rs: Relax, Repeat, Remember. WizIQ Conversation (WC) with Jason R. Jason R.

Listening Theme Page Listening Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to Internet audio resources that may be used by ESL students and teachers. Most of these use the RealAudio format and generally they will also have a link to a download site for the player. Ask ERIC Lesson Plans: Language Arts: Listening Below are links to four ERIC lesson plans on listening. BBC World Service - Learning English A series of online courses which teach the language associated with a particular topic or skills (e.g., environment, computers, science, advocacy skills, telephone skills). This site gives teachers/students access to over 5,000 full length audio books, organized by category. [The] English Listening Lounge About 30 audio passages of ordinary people talking about their lives. English Pronunciation Online lessons and practice activities in pronouncing English sounds that employ Macromedia's Shockwave audio files from Okanagan University College in British Columbia. Lesson Plan Data Base Listening Exercises

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