Category Archives: Sparks-lyrics

How to Raise a Bilingual Child?

The number of families who use two or more languages on daily basis is constantly increasing. Parents raising children in mixed families must find a way how to make it easier for the whole family to learn and use several languages at the same time. Psycholinguists who study bilingualism or multilingualism in families point out […]

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English Dictionaries and New Words

The English word “tweet,” which used to mean “to chirp” so far, will now officially take on a new meaning: “post on Twitter” according to a new edition of the Merriam-Webster University Dictionary. The new words and internet slang in included in other English dictionaries also. Does it mean the traditional or academic English language […]

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The Greatest-Ever Lyricists Not Named Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is generally regarded as the greatest lyricist of all time. After all, there’s no doubting his poetic prowess or genius. Even those who would never label themselves as “Dylan fans” have acknowledged his genius. Now that songwriters are once again eligible to be recognised in the Nobel’s literature category, here is a list […]

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How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics – Part 3

Staying with “Wolves”, in the chorus, the singer tells us about how she found the love she hopes she’s finally found. She sings about running through wolves, running through jungles, visiting dark alleys, and seeing the dark side of the moon along the way. While she doesn’t expect us to believe that she did those […]

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How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics Part 2

A simile isn’t entirely different than a metaphor. While a metaphor refers to one thing as being another, a similar refers to that thing as being like another. The Thomas Rhett chart-topper “Craving You” (David Barnes and Julian Bunetta) is a great example of how a simile is employed. In the song, the singer refers […]

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How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics – Part 1

The majority of songwriting classes teach the principle of “show, don’t tell”. Writing visual lyrics that enable the listener to “see” the song in their mind is often considered to be one of the more effective ways of connecting with audiences. These lyrics don’t spoon feed what the singer thinks or feels. Instead, they use […]

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What Country Music Can Teach Us About Storytelling – Part 2

Break Up in the End by Cole Swindell This heartbreaker of a song is Cole Swindell reminiscing over the one who got away. It’s all too easy to think about past loves and pretend you never met them in the first place in a bid to pretend the heartbreak doesn’t exist. Swindell takes a different […]

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What Country Music Can Teach Us About Storytelling – Part 1

Country music tells short-form storytelling like no other music genre. The lyrics tell stories about romance, love and heartbreak and all in under four minutes. Other genres might tell a good story now and then but not with the same skill as a country lyricist. There are a few songs below that support that theory. […]

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Learn English By Using Lyrics of Famous TV Commercials

The media industry around the world has been exploding with content that captures the interest of the target audience. The marketing material that is developed is made to specifically, sound and look very captivating and easy to retain in mind. If you are a regular television or internet user, the chances are that you probably […]

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Dubsmash, Musically and Smule Apps as English Learning Tools

Thousands of apps are being created every day, for both iOS and Android devices. Music being one of the most popular form of entertainment, has hogged the attention of app creators. When combining social media, music and mobile apps, users can showcase their talents. In recent years, there has been a remarkable rise in the […]

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