Learn how to teach songs in the ESL classroom

To teach songs:

  • Select some music or a song from your textbook.
  • Play the music one time through and have your ESL students listen.
  • Go back to the beginning, play the first line of the lyrics and pause it.
  • Have your students repeat the first line.
  • Play the second line of the lyrics, pause it and have your students repeat.
  • Continue playing, pausing and having your students repeat until the song is finished.
  • Go back to the beginning of the song and push play.
  • Have your students sing along with the music until finished.

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#2 Ian 2012-11-02 09:00
@Viet Quynh You're welcome! Glad I can help.
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#1 Viet Quynh 2012-11-02 01:47
Thank you so much for your videos! <3 They're really helpful :) I'll definitely try some of your teaching tips.
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