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List of songs that retell a work of literature

List of songs that retell a work of literature
This is a list of songs which retell, in whole or in part, a work of literature. Albums listed here consist entirely of songs retelling a work of literature. Revisions and sourced additions are welcome. 0–9[edit] A[edit] B[edit] C[edit] D[edit] E[edit] "The Edge of Darkness" by Iron Maiden is based on the movie Apocalypse Now, which was in turn inspired by Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness"El Dorado" by Iron Maiden references a poem by Edgar Allan Poe of the same name"Elvenpath" by Nightwish refers to the basic premise of J. F[edit]

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10 Ways To Use Songs In The EFL Classroom Gap Fill The most obvious one but not without its merits. Most people simply delete random words and then let the students fill them in. This can help students practice listening in a fun way, but there are other ways of doing it. Focus on a particular word form, adjectives or past simple verbs, for example. You can then get students to collaborate and speculate what they think these words will be before listening and then listen to check. The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2014 – Part One I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading. I’ve posted quite a few of them during the first six months of this year, and I thought it would be useful to readers — and to me — if I brought them together in one post.

ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Song Titles A to B Front Page Home esl-lounge.com Premium Site Guides Levels Test Prep TEACHING WITH SONGS Teaching with Songs is organised into two categories according to whether they have been chosen to present ,or further revise ,a point of Grammar or Vocabulary or because , at that time ,my students or myself fancied the song. They have also been awarded “hearts” according to the difficulty of the song or the proposed activity, being Five Hearts the maximun difficulty. Bear in mind that most videos have been embedded form Youtube so they might be no longer available.(though , I bet it won’t be difficult to find them again)

Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to get the students so absorbed in the communicative act that they forget they are learning. When we forget and are not consciously fixated on the language – we learn so much more! And silent , great silent movies do that so well.

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. Roar – Katy Perry – ESL lesson plan The song “Roar” perfectly fits the topic of gender roles/stereotypes, feminism. Besides, it’s a great source of idioms, set expressions and phrasal verbs. That’s how I would use it in class. Video Lesson: Mr. Bean Follow me on twitter This is a video lesson based around the video “Mr. Bean packs his suitcase” thanks to British Council for bringing it to my attention in their lesson plan on making predictions but I’ve adapted it for use in different ways with different levels. Kids and lower levels The aim of this lesson plan is to practice holiday vocabulary (clothes and items that go in a suitcase) and some basic grammar structure. Project a picture of a suitcase on to the board (or draw one) and ask “What do you put in your suitcase when you go on holiday?”

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