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Songsgalore

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I teach English to adults in Spain. I enjoy using film clips, songs and realia in my classes. I´m new to the website but hope to exchange a lot of materials!

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FUNNY PIECES OF NEWS
You need to print out the sheet and cut it out into pieces. Give one piece of news to each one of your students (you can give one to a pair if you don´t have enough). They have to read it and later tell the rest of the class their piece of news in their own words. The OBJECTIVE is to try to guess which piece of news is the FALSE one. Not so easy...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 125


 
The Bucket List
This is an activity that works very well when talking about WISHES and REGRETS. It is used in conjunction with two videos (you can find them on youtube: trailer, and another one when Jack Nicholson finds the list that Morgan Freeman wrote). It contains BEFORE WATCHING, WHILE WATCHING and AFTER WATCHING activities. Works best with adult students...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 105


 
EXTREME - More Than Words
This is one of my favourite worksheets. It contains a fill in the gaps activity to do while listening to the song and then it contains an idea for a debate/discussion about the song lyrics and how "Actions speak louder than words". As a follow-up, it takes a look at IDIOMS in English. It contains the KEY.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 93


 
FIRST IMPRESSIONS - Speaking/Video Activity
Short speaking activity (discussing cartoons, speaking about first impressions & their relevance) followed by a video-watching activity (link provided in the teacher notes -page2) where an image expert provides tips for putting your best foot forward. Suitable for intermediate-advanced students.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 77


 
BOB MARLEY - Buffalo Soldier
This worksheet takes a look at Bob Marley´s song and then it relates it to a text talking about the history of buffalo soldiers in the USA.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 58


 
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE - Reading Activity
This is a reading activity (it contains 3 pages: 1&2 excerpts from a website that they have to match to the titles; and 3 answer key). This is ESPECIALLY good for teachers at EOI teaching Basic 2 since it follows the format of the official exams. The level is actually Pre-intermediate but I can´t select it from the drop-down menu. THANKS FOR...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 56


 
VIDEO ACTIVITY ON RACIAL DISCRIMINATION US- Link provided
This is a worksheet to go with a video "We The People" which deals a little bit with racial stereotypes and then focuses on a black girl who´s taking debate classes. Then you see how the tournament develops a little bit and how she´s the winner. Good worksheet to practise personality adjectives. Also good as a warmer to a debate on racism an...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 56


 
MUSIC & ADVERTISING - Summercat commercial
This activity takes a look at music and advertising and how they often combine together for a better effect. Then it analyses a particular example, the ESTRELLA DAMM (beer) commercial that has popularised the song by Billie the Vision and the Dancers "Summercat". Students analyse what´s going on in the video (the story behind the song) and why i...
Level: intermediate
Age: 3-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 51


 
AMISH PARADISE - Weird Al Yankovic
This is a song by Weird Al Yankovic, it´s a parody of "Gangsta´s Paradise" and it takes a look at the Amish way of life from a funny point of view. The worksheet starts off with a short bio, then some info about the song and then it moves on to an activity while listening to the song and a follow-up (debate).
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 49


 
THE BEATLES - Yesterday
This is an activity for students of basic/pre-intermediate level. It takes a look at the song Yesterday and has students working with pronunciation (similar sounds, rhyming words) and then it takes a look at some song facts.
Level: elementary
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 32

 


CINEMA, MUSIC & LITERATURE QUIZ (Answers)
Here you have the powerpoint with the answers already (I have sent the Pwpt with the questions). You can just give students an answer sheet with the numbers or ask them to hold signs with the option they think is correct (I find the first option is better).

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 20


CINEMA, MUSIC & LITERATURE QUIZ
This is a good quiz to start off the Academic year or to do something fun in class. We have used it as part of a Language Festival and students really liked it. I´ll be uploading another powerpoint with the answers. Enjoy!

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 17


A WINTER QUIZ
If you´re not a big fan of CHRISTMAS here is an alternative activity to do with your students as a class: A WINTER QUIZ (I have adapted it from a quiz in the magazine Think in English). I will be posting shortly an accompanying worksheet to give to your students while they take the quiz. Answers ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 9

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