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Click on the photos to go to examples. Lots of useful ideas/resources. Get the ppt on the teacher training resources on EFL Classroom 2.0

Click on the photos to go to examples. Lots of useful ideas/resources. Get the ppt on the teacher training resources on EFL Classroom 2.0

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  • 1. Using Songs in the EFL Classroom D. Deubelbeiss
  • 2. Songs in the Classroom What do you know?
  • 3. Why use songs when teaching?
  • 4. Rationale
    • Affective reasons
    • Cognitive reasons
    • Linguistic reasons
    • Social Reasons
    • Cultural Reasons
  • 5. Authentic English!
  • 6. They are Active!
  • 7. They have lots of vocabulary!
  • 8. They are adaptable to needs
  • 9. They transmit culture!
  • 10. They are short / condensed.
  • 11. They are social!
  • 12. Phonemic awareness!
  • 13. They are repetitive!
  • 14. They are up to date!
  • 15. They are adaptable, obtainable!
  • 16. Students like them!
  • 17.
    • Songs promote listening exercises practices through different specific tasks.
    • They are a nice way to introduce a topic, grammar structures.
    • They are useful to reinforce studied linguistic functions.
    • They promote the practice of pronunciation, intonation and stress.
    • They are a nice way to introduce, practice, and review vocabulary.
    • They are useful to practice writing.
    • They enrich the knowledge of cultural features.
    • They are a way of developing of language skills
  • 18. DISADVANTAGES
    • Bothers other classes
    • Not “serious” study
    • Students disagree about “which” song.
    • Some students don’t like singing
    • Students just want to listen not learn
    • Students just want to listen
    • lack of equipment or malfunctioning
  • 19. How do you want to study English?
  • 20. What kind of things should we consider when we use songs in our English class?
  • 21.  
  • 22. What kind of songs should we use?
  • 23. Many kinds of songs!
    • Pop songs Chants Nursery Rhymes
    • Jingles Folk Songs Learning Songs
    • Commercials Silly Songs Tongue Twisters
    • Student Created Songs Holiday Songs
  • 24. Many kinds of songs!
    • Pop songs Chants Nursery Rhymes
    • Jingles Folk Songs Learning Songs
    • Commercials Silly Songs Tongue Twisters
    • Student Created Songs Holiday Songs
  • 25. What kind of activities can we do with songs?
  • 26. listen for gist listen for words listen for stress listen for sounds
  • 27. How should we plan our activities?
  • 28. What do you wear on your head? A hat. What do you wear on your hands? Gloves. What do you wear on your feet? Socks. Shoes and socks. Shoes and socks. What do you wear when it ’ s cold? Socks. Shoes and socks. Shoes and socks. What do you wear when it's warm? Socks. Shoes and socks. Shoes and socks. . Shoes and Socks Hi How are you?
  • 29. Where's Jack? He's not here. Where did he go? I don't know. Where's Mary? She's not here. Where did she go? I don't know. . Where are Sue and Bobby? They're not here. Where did they go? I don't know. Where's Mr. Brown? He's over there. Where? Over there, asleep in the chair. Where’s Jack I like my friends
  • 30.
    • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
    • How I wonder what you are?
    • Up above the world so high
    • Like a diamond in the sky.
    • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
    • How I wonder what you are?
    TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
  • 31. ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE SUGAR IS SWEET But not as sweet as YOU! Roses Are Red
  • 32. SuperSimpleSongs EFL Classroom 2.0 Music Bookmarks Karafun Karaoke Using Songs and Chants – Caldas University ppt Reasons for using songs – Kevin Schoepp Jazz Chants – Carolyn Graham Kids Karaoke on EFL Classroom 2.0 Song Resources / Downloads Sources and Resources
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