Tag: song

Using Music to Carry the Message of Learning (Music in the Classroom)

Chris Boyd Brewer, M.A. Makes the Case for Using Music in the Classroom Classroom Outcomes of Music Use The Controversy over Using Teen Music in the Classroom Music in the Learning Cycle Using Music to Carry the Message of Learning When Do I Use Songs? Interactive Strategies for Using Music in the Academic Curriculum by …

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Singin’To English for #English teachers & students’ new PAPERBACK edition

A guide book to select songs for English lessons The guide to a whole new wealth of learning material to teach and learn English with fun when you sing into English ! Coming from a teaching background and progressing towards music therapy, I realised there was a bridge there… and something missing in the teaching …

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Tom’s Diner – Suzanne VEGA (PI up)

Suzanne Vega’s world in a constellation where stars and worlds collide as much as overlap without ever seeming to interact… witnessed as though look through a water bubble, verging on the baroque and bizarre. A folk pop universe painted as though by a pointillist Van Gogh. Her voice likened to that of a little girl …

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Papa Don’t Preach – Madonna (PI up)

Madonna is an artist to be reckoned with and some of her songs now belong in the collective memory. On her last tour alone Madonna made $ 270 m. Can you beat that ? Madonna has be know to be controversial in attitude mostly directed at spicing up her reputation in tabloids… still if her …

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Sand In My Shoes – Dido (PI up)

More than for any other song Dido will be remembered for her White Flag by now a classic. Dido sings in a recitative narrative style of her own songs of love and life in a pop folk tempo. Her songs are easy to sing along. She sings in a clear articulate fashion easy to understand. …

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Hello Goodbye – The Beatles (Beg up)

  The Beatles’ sales are countless to date; their songs have been covered so many times over that most people wouldn’t know who wrote the original one. Their songs range from basic to story telling via romantic and even political… The Fabulous four from Liverpool went on to embrace an intensely rich career both as …

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Save Your Kisses For Me – Brotherhood of Man (Beg up)

Brotherhood of Man always walked in ABBA’s footsteps… and how right they were. The foursome scored many hits in their time with cleverly crafted pop song akin to the some early Beatles… I hadn’t imagined they would sound so good after all those years. And they do !   They offer good poppy bouncy tunes …

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The Calendar Song – Boney M

Whether you need a song for kids (or adults) to learn the months in English or a good story while pratising their present and past tenses Boney will supply more enough material for your students… Boney M sold 300 million albums in a record few years… They are still constantly played today on most commercial …

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