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.