ESL Songs with Phonetics: James Arthur, Say you won’t let go

James Arthur is just a geezar. Love this song, and whether my students do or not, they’re going to do this phonetics activity with his new song: Say you won’t let go.  If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look at ways to teach phonetics. There are a couple ways you can do this lesson. 1- Students listen to the song first and try to fill the gaps. Then put the words in the correct columns and...

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ESL Songs with Phonetics: Bruno Mars 24k Magic

Bruno Mars is a cool geezar, but he does have a habit of swearing in his songs. Don’t worry because I cut them out of this phonetics activity based on his latest hit 24K Magic. Sure most of your students will probably tell you which ones though. If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look at ways to teach phonetics. There are a couple ways you can do this lesson. 1- Students listen to the song first...

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ESL Song with Phonetics: We Don’t Talk Anymore.

I might be risking scaring off some fans with this song by Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez: We don’t talk anymore, but I promised one kid I’d make a phonetics activity with his favourite song. The same kid who annoyed the hell out of me all class by singing the chorus. Nevermind, he did his homework for the first time this month, so this is his reward. If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look...

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ESL Songs with Phonetics: Adele, Send your Love

Adele, oh Adele, how do you do it? Over 250 million views on youtube with your latest song Send your Love. Fancy doing some phonetics in class with this song, then below is an activity. If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look at ways to teach phonetics. There are a couple ways you can do this lesson. 1- Students listen to the song first and try to fill the gaps. Then put the words in the correct...

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ESL songs with phonetics: Lukas Graham, 7 years.

What did your Daddy say to you when you were 7 years old? Mine told me to score some goals, so I did. That would never be a song, because it just doesn’t rhyme, but this one by Lukas Graham – 7 years, is a decent song. Below is a phonetics activity you can do with your students and this song. If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look at ways to teach phonetics. There are a couple ways you...

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Songs with phonetics: Don’t let me down, The Chainsmokers

Don’t smoke kids. That’s my advice for any young learner English students who happen to have come across this phonetics activity with The Chainsmokers, Don’t let me down. If you haven’t taught your students phonetics yet, then have a look at ways to teach phonetics. There are a couple ways you can do this lesson. 1- Students listen to the song first and try to fill the gaps. Then put the words in the correct...

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