More than a song

In today’s culture, the visual impact of songs is just as important as the lyrics and music. As Alícia Gala points out, this is good news for the language classroom.

Author: Alícia Gala Zamora

RTEmagicC_02F61044.jpgWorking with songs can be very rewarding: lyrics, visuals and music are an ideal combination to attract the attention of teenagers. The challenge is to create a series of balanced activities which give students maximum language and skills practice while also equipping them with lifelong skills such as mediation and intercultural understanding. I designed the following activities and they proved to be a hit with my first year ESO students!

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