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    hi,


    I am looking for famous English songs, whose lyrics are easily understood for classroom analyses.

    thank you in advance

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    Default Re: Famous English SONGS

    I'd suggest:

    "Fever," Peggy Lee
    "Stranger in Paradise," Tony Bennett
    "Baby I'm a fool," Melody Gardot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi,


    I am looking for famous English songs, whose lyrics are easily understood for classroom analyses.

    thank you in advance

    Madox
    Rod Stwart's "Sailing" is a must for present continuous

    If you want some fun, for beginner's, you may use "The Book is on the Table"

    And for intermmediate student's I suggest San Franciso by Scott McKenzie
    Last edited by Abstract Idea; 21-Oct-2009 at 03:36.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    Rod Stwart's "Sayling" is a must for present continuous

    If you want some fun, for beginner's, you may use "The Book is on the Table"

    And for intermmediate student's I suggest San Franciso by Scott McKenzie

    They are very good. I will use them.


    thank you very much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post

    They are very good. I will use them.


    thank you very much!
    You are welcome!

    If you find other easy songs, or other specific English grammar teaching purpose songs, please let us know by reporting here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ymnisky View Post
    You are welcome!

    If you find other easy songs, or other specific English grammar teaching purpose songs, please let us know by reporting here.
    This is a nice song with an easy text for pupils. I use it often in classroom activities:

    YouTube - Kelly family-Santa maria(live at lorelei)#31

    best,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi,
    I am looking for famous English songs, whose lyrics are easily understood for classroom analyses.
    thank you in advance
    Madox
    Pretty woman - Roy Orbison
    Simply the best - Tina Turner
    I will survive Gloria Gaynor

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    Default Re: Famous English SONGS

    You can use the song "IF I HAD A HAMMER"
    Its recomended to show them a hammer car...


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    Hi!

    My suggestion is "All My Loving" by the Beatles.

    It's easy to understand and it's a happy song!

    Moreover, if you teach it you can use as an introduction to the Future Simple tense. It is suitable for 7th EFL grades or younger ESL pupils.

    Enjoy :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by einav View Post
    Hi!

    My suggestion is "All My Loving" by the Beatles.

    It's easy to understand and it's a happy song!

    Moreover, if you teach it you can use as an introduction to the Future Simple tense. It is suitable for 7th EFL grades or younger ESL pupils.

    Enjoy :)


    thanks enaiv!

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