Category Archives: music

The Lumineers – “Flapper Girl”

The song tells a story set in the 1920s. Most of us will recognize the time as the “Jazz Age”, when wealth was in abundance and modern American culture began forming. Before then was WW1, which lasted 1912-1918. The leading … Continue reading

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Unit 1: Animals (lesson 1)

This is meant to be a post about a quite different unit about Animals. Students love to see that they are learning Real English and they need to practise English using real situations or every day English vocabulary. This movie … Continue reading

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Day 9: Songs to celebrate Christmas

Ask your students if they have a special X-mas song. They should bring the lyrics and look for a video and play it in the class. They can have a contest for the most voted song and even for the … Continue reading

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The Prince of Egypt (1998)

This is the movie that Marina, one of my students this year, recommended to the class. It was a good idea to watch it in English –  they had already seen it in Spanish/Catalan – and once they watched it, … Continue reading

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Goodbye…

Only some days left and some of the students have already finished classes. I love these songs. Another way top say: Goodbye…           This song is good to be used for correcting spelling, for example.  

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Italian-English

I have just found these links and perhaps it might be useful, too if we have mixed nationalities in a group. http://www.learning-italian-online.org/grammar http://ercoleguidi.altervista.org/anthology/fitzgerald.htm http://www.impariamoitaliano.com/sit01.htm Anyway, the activities and links can be useful for new ideas and approaches to teach English. … Continue reading

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Bedknobs & Broomsticks

Back in time… with Disney again! Do you recognise them?   Click here for the lyrics!  

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