Yearly Archives: 2018

Learning the Proper Use of Punctuations with the Punctuation Song

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Speaking and learning English by pausing and stopping at the right places to take a breath is vital. While punctuation is thought to play an important role when writing English, it can also help in effectively communicating the message through speech. The punctuation song is perfect to understand how and when punctuation marks should be used. Out of the fourteen different punctuation marks in common English, only four are most important and is used extensively. The basic marks needed to read and understand lyrics or text is covered in the song. The easy to learn tune covers: Comma Question Period, and Exclamation These main punctuation marks if not used properly […]

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Learning English Metaphors from Song

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Watching a popular music video by a top artist and learning English vocabulary is an effective way to retain knowledge. Simply turning on the radio and singing along to popular songs while reading lyrics can drive your vocabulary up a notch. There are words and phrases that are used in both the poetic sense as well as everyday conversation in lyrics. For example, let us assume that you watched the music video for the song “Stitches” by Shawn Mendes. The video is graphic and shows the singer being beaten up by an invisible force. If you were to watch the video on mute, the whole thing seems very unreal. However, […]

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How Music And Lyrics Can Help You Learn English

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You don’t have to be uniquely talented to know the ‘universal’ language of music. The rhythm and rhyme that accompanies a music piece is what humans are conditioned to understand from infancy. Using music to learn the English language is a nifty way to fun-learning experiences. Popular (Pop) music has a positive impact on culture and trends and can be used as an effective tool. When words are weaved into lyrics, their meaning and relevance is easier for anyone to understand. Simply reading lyrics and singing along to popular songs is a great way to improve your English vocabulary. What Can You Expect To Learn Turn on your radio and […]

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