Category Archives: Learning Strategy

Learn Family Relationship Names in English Through Songs

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When conversing in English, there are times when the conversation gets personal. Times like these, you would have to talk about your immediate or extended family members to the person you are conversing with. Lyrics for songs that teach you about your family members are easy to come by. However, you will need to combine a few activities and use these lyrics effectively, to learn the language. There are different ways the songs can be used to teach adults and children. Teaching Children About Family Members Through Song Draw finger puppets on your fingers to closely resemble a family member. For example, you can draw a face with a mustache […]

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Using Songs to Learn The Days of The Week in English

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The days of the week is one the first and most important words to know when learning English. The lyrics of the songs are easy to learn and understand because of the rhythm and rhyme format, in songs. Most of the songs that teach the days of the week are created for children. Therefore, adults learning these songs will find them easy to grasp. Children who learn the English days of the week through the lyrics will learn more than just the days of the week. They build confidence in the child as they perform the different actions that can accompany the songs. Activities and Actions to Accompany the Song […]

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Rap Music’s Influence on English Vocabulary, Grammer and Fluency

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Incorporating music into English learning lessons is a modern and more effective way to learn the language. Different genres of music can be used to learn the language. Rap music’s quick pace and unique vocabulary is wonderful for those learners who wish to learn slang and sound like a local when conversing with other English speakers. How to Get Started The reason why rap songs are great tools for English learning, is because of the need to pay attention. English learners find that they must pay close attention to the lyrics, to be able to sing along. Use your favourite search engine and look for the lyrics, of the rap […]

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Learning Strategy: Action Songs Vs Vocal Songs

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Music and rhyme have a very powerful way of influencing learners. Anyone can learn any language or even remember boring numbers and nonsensical terms, through music and song. For someone, who wants to learn music through song and lyrics, there are different ways they can learn the song like writing, listening, sing-along etc. To be able to learn music effectively, the learner should use as many senses as possible to learn. The same concept is what is used when teaching children, the basics of language and life lessons. Action Songs Pre-schoolers and toddlers find bright colours and songs very inviting when they learn. Children’s songs are also easy to learn […]

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Singing Impressions to Learn Accents and Pronunciation

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English spoken in the United Kingdom sounds a lot different than the English that the American speak. The same goes for any country where English is spoken as the official language. The different English accents are a way you can identify where the person originates from. Learning English to fit an accent is tricky. If you wish to learn English to be able to converse in your own country, then you would need to adopt the accent of the locals in your country. If the purpose of learning English is for business and work, then tweaking your accent to fit the other person will be essential. English music from different […]

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