Sequence Information Sequence: Exploring Song Lyrics Description: A simple sequence for English as a Second Language (ESL) students to help them find a song they like, find the lyrics for this song, then use an online dictionary to help them find the meaning of unfamiliar words. Students complete this sequence individually (there is no collaboration) so they can do it at any time.
Keywords: ESL, Songs, Lyrics, Dictionary
Subject: English as a Second Language (ESL), English
Audience: Any ESL
Run time: 10-30 minutes
Delivery Mode: Online (no collaboration required)
Outline of Activities:
Step 1 (Noticeboard) - students search for a favourite song on Google
Step 2 (Noticeboard) - students search for the chosen song on YouTube to watch music video
Step 3 (Noticeboard) - students search for chosen song on Lyrics Mania to see song lyrics
Step 4 (Noticeboard) - students use an online dictionary to find unfamiliar words from the lyrics
NB: This sequence was inspired by an example given to me by Katrina Hennigan from student work at Navitas English - thanks!
Audience: Subjects: Language: English LAMS Version: 2.4. License: Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike Support Files: No files Sharing with: Everyone in Public Status: Active Average Rating: (3.33). Based on 3 reviews. Number of downloads: 17 times Number of previews: 399 times Authored By: James Dalziel Date: 09 August 2011 09:36 PM User Comments on Exploring Song Lyrics sequence
Piece of cakeAn easy and simultaneously inspiring way to occupy kids in an interesting and modern way, respecting their interest and preferences.
How about adding an activity requesting feedback of what they did or liked or even learnt through this sequence?