Why use songs in ELT?

From experience you have probably seen that most students love teachers bringing pop songs into the classroom, but are there any proven benefits of teaching through songs? So far there has been relatively little research in the field, but here we present 20 reasons why you should consider using songs more often in your lessons.

Songs to Teach English Grammar

ESL and EFL teachers looking for inspiration for lesson planning will find this list of songs to teach English grammar we’ve compiled a useful resource. Highlighted are songs available as complete ESL song lesson plans here on tefltunes.com. Songs for teaching present simple Eric Clapton / Wonderful Tonight (lyrics) The Beatles / She Loves You (lyrics) Bette […]

Songs To Teach ESL Topics

ESL and EFL teachers looking for inspiration to stimulate class discussions will find this list of songs to teach ESL topics we’ve compiled a useful resource. Highlighted are songs available as complete ESL song lesson plans here on tefltunes.com. Business & Money Songs about jobs & work Shania Twain / Not Just A Pretty Face […]

Choosing Tunes to Use in ELT

The article below was written by Martine Ashmore of TeflTunes.com, and first published in English Teaching Professional magazine, Issue 72; February 2011. Choosing Tunes Martine Ashmore has suggestions for selecting songs for students. Songs are a ready source of authentic language. They can be exploited in countless ways to practise any of the language skills, […]