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).
Saying boo to a sloth! David Attenborough: In this tree there is one of the most extraordinary plant predators. It’s one animal that I don’t need to sneak up on … Boo! This extraordinary creature is half-blind, half-deaf and this is just about as fast as it can move. Bedroom Vocabulary Interactive ESL Board Game Practice Simple Bedroom Vocabulary with this ESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Pirate Waters Board Game for Beginners (mirror, wardrobe, desk, bed, curtains, window etc.) . ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. There are images and in some cases audio in these types of games. Please note that if you want to stop hearing the introductory audio repeating, simply click the start button. Click on the dice to roll.
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. My students have certainly found them helpful. Music is a familiar, fun, and engaging tool to use in learning a second language. This list includes sites that have music to listen to, activities for students to do, and ways for them to create their own.
History of Easter Video - Easter You're almost done! You will soon receive an activation email. Once you click on the link, you will be added to our list. 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. "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" is a very well known sing-along song. It was a traditional folk song written in the 1860s that became a huge hit in the early 1960s by The Highwaymen. The following sing-along songs are widely known and appreciated by all ages.
Ten amazing practical jokes Take a piece of paper, fold it in half, and then tear out a diamond shape. Unfold the diamond and attach the top of it to some wallpaper. It will appear as if there's a huge rip in the wallpaper. Take a toilet roll. Carefully separate the two pieces of paper and rip off the top sheet. 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.
The Little Paris Kitchen Rachel Khoo, chef: The Parisians absolutely love ‘croque madame’ and I love them too! but I like to make them a bit different and put them in a little muffin tin. - The Croque Madame is a Parisian version of a British bacon buttie. But here it’s more of a lunchtime snack. ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Song Titles A to B Front Page Home esl-lounge.com Premium Site Guides You’ve got to have a dream: a free downloadable lesson A free downloadable lesson, based around a Russian advertising video for shampoo. Despite what is aims to sell, the video is actually quite inspiring, with the story of a girl who succeeds against the odds through pure grit and determination. Students start by watching the video and trying to guess what it is trying to advertise (so don’t tell them!). They then try to reconstruct the story in pairs, watching the video again to check their ideas. The lesson then goes on to focus on a range of linkers used to give reasons or results, make contrasts and show when something happened. Students then work with some vocabulary to describe personality, and then put it all together by writing the story of the video, using the linkers and the vocabulary where appropriate.
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.