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Song Worksheet: Mobile Phone

Song Worksheet: Mobile Phone

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Song "Mobile phone" by İrish singer Richie Kavanagh is an amusing way to speak about mobile phones, practise new vocabulary and have fun. Students will have to listen to the song and fill in ...
2 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Balaklava by Arctic Monkeys

Song Worksheet: Balaklava by Arctic Monkeys

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The worksheet is a gap-filling activity based on a funny fast-paced song "Balaklava" by Arctic Monkeys. The song is an allegory of love described as a robbery. The song is devoted to the topic of ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Song Worksheet: Close Your Eyes by Michael Bublé

Song Worksheet: Close Your Eyes by Michael Bublé

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This is a song by Michael Bublé to practice different pronouns and possesive adjectives. This exercise was specially designed with adult learners in mind. The singer has a clear pronunciati ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Rhythm Inside by Loïc Nottet ( Eurovision 2015)

Song Worksheet: Rhythm Inside by Loïc Nottet ( Eurovision 2015)

Rasa Paskeviciene
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This is a listening comprehension task. Students listen to the song and finish the sentences. The song could be found in youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV2b3L1K6_c. The attachment has tea ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Song Worksheet:Song by Jazon Mraz

Song Worksheet:Song by Jazon Mraz

BusyTeacher Contributor
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With this worksheet students can practice listening, this worksheet is for beginners since they have to identify sounds and fill the gaps with very easy things such as you, me, your, I´m, i ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Saltwater by Julian Lennon

Song Worksheet: Saltwater by Julian Lennon

María Alejandra Gimenez
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This worksheet can be used for practising and developing listening comprehension skills. The writer reflects upon environment and social issues. Thus, students can discuss and express their opinio ...
1 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: Fix You by Coldplay

Song Worksheet: Fix You by Coldplay

Nerida
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It's a nice and simple song worksheet. This song is suitable for students to learn simple present verbs. Students have to identify the missing verbs and write them in the correct gap. Young learne ...
1 Elementary
Song Worksheet: San Francisco by The Mowgli's

Song Worksheet: San Francisco by The Mowgli's

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Awesome song by an awesome band.  It's a song worksheet, I think people understand how these work. 
1 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Hallelujah by Rufus Wainright

Song Worksheet: Hallelujah by Rufus Wainright

Mirna Sol Iedro
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This worksheet is great to work on minimal pairs and to practise the sounds /ɔː/ /ɑː/ /ɪ / /uː/ and /əʊ/. It also includes a short matching synonym activit ...
1 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Yellow by Coldplay

Song Worksheet: Yellow by Coldplay

Nérida González
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This is a beautiful song by Coldplay. I find it very useful for learning irregular verbs. Students have to complete the lyrics with the missing verbs. The verbs are in simple present and students ...
4 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Hand in My Pocket by Alanis (Adjectives)

Song Worksheet: Hand in My Pocket by Alanis (Adjectives)

Mia Grubb
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Great song to use for reinforcing adjectives. Have students fill-in missing adjectives and then at the end, have them find the additional adjectives as well. Discuss what they thinkthe meaning of ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Smile by R5

Song Worksheet: Smile by R5

M. Soledad Rodriguez
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This song is one of the lastest for teenagers. They really like it. First of all, we try to guess what is missing. Then, we listen or watch the video trying to complete the sheet. Finally, we sing ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: You Learn by Alanis Morisette (Verbs)

Song Worksheet: You Learn by Alanis Morisette (Verbs)

Christiane Abjaud
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Verb memory game and lyrics. Teach basic verbs (learn, live, love, scream, etc.) using the lyrics of You Learn by Alanis Morisette. Memory game included, along with fill-in- the- gaps exercise and ...
3 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: Summer by Calvin Harris

Song Worksheet: Summer by Calvin Harris

Gabriela
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It's a very simple song worksheet to work with past simple and vocabulary. Students will love this song, You can watch the video after listening. I included the key. https://www.youtube.c ...
1 All levels
Song Worksheet: Over and Done by Amaranthe

Song Worksheet: Over and Done by Amaranthe

Michelle Newcastle
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This worksheet is for metal and rock fans. I have created that for my adult students. Students have to complete sentences with words which are below the text. The lyrics are simple but nice. It ca ...
1 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: Am I Wrong?

Song Worksheet: Am I Wrong?

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An inspirational story behind a hit. Performed by Nico and Vinz, two Afro-Norwegian singers. Vocabulary and comprehension activities about the song and an article published in Rolling Stone magazi ...
2 All levels
Song Worksheet: It's My Life by Bon Jovi

Song Worksheet: It's My Life by Bon Jovi

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Fill in the missing words for Bon Jovi's song It's my life. Can be used for learners age 12 and up, learning English as a second language. Most of them enjoyed the video that was made for the song ...
3 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Love Me Harder by Ariana Grande & The Weekend

Song Worksheet: Love Me Harder by Ariana Grande & The Weekend

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I've just heard this beautiful song on the radio and liked it. It is one of the latest song by Ariana Grande. I think it is wonderful to practice it with your ss. In this worksheet I have included ...
5 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Up by Olly Murs & Demi Lovato

Song Worksheet: Up by Olly Murs & Demi Lovato

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This is a very simple activity with the song "Up" to practice simple past of irregular verbs. The worksheet can be used as a warmer to review simple past irregular verbs. The worksheet provid ...
1 Elementary
Song Worksheet: Please Don´t Leave Me

Song Worksheet: Please Don´t Leave Me

tatiana
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This activity is perfect for teenagers who like pop music. Also, the activity gives you the opportunity to develop diferent skills such as reading comprehension at the time of choosing the correc ...
4 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Song Worksheet: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Guncha
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This is lyrics for Today My Life Begins song by Bruno Mars, I am using it for my pre-intermediate level students to revise present simple, continuous tenses. I am using it at the beginning of the ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet:Demons by Imagine Dragons

Song Worksheet:Demons by Imagine Dragons

BusyTeacher Contributor
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An ideal song for breaking the ice and talking about with teens. A great song in order to introduce conversation, talking about feelings, emotions, realationships. It contains the lyrics of the so ...
2 Intermediate
Song Worksheet: I Really Like You by Carly Rae Jepsen

Song Worksheet: I Really Like You by Carly Rae Jepsen

Lena
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This listening worksheet contains three different activities: replace the vowels with the correct one, fill in the gaps and put the line in the correct order. It's intended for pre intermediate le ...
1 Pre-Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Miss Saigon

Movie Worksheet: Miss Saigon

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We went to see Miss Saigon in London with our class and here are the worksheets we used to introduce the topic . For those who are lucky enough to have the opportunity to see it or just for fun or ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Sleepless Nights

Song Worksheet: Sleepless Nights

Eugenia Chrisovitsianou
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This worksheet can be used as supplementary material to teaching sufixes in -less and -ful or at the end of the lesson as a 10-minute activity. In the first page you can find the lyrics exercise a ...
5 Upper Intermediate and Advanced

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About ESL Songs For Teaching English Worksheets

Welcome to our 'ESL Songs for Teaching English' worksheets section, where you'll find a lot of free lesson materials that English teachers can use with their class for musical English lessons.
Our growing collection of teacher-tested ESL songs worksheets contains all-time favorites such as 'I Saw Her Standing There' or 'Yesterday' (as well as many other songs sung by the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Gloria Gaynor, Bon Jovi) and also relatively new songs that are successfully used by ESL teachers.

Teaching English with songs helps learners provides a lot of opportunities for a creative teacher. Songs are a great way to practice intonation and stress, spelling and pronunciation, they are wonderful subjects for debate or discussion, are great for specific vocabulary practice, group singing practice. It is advised that when selecting an ESL song the teacher should look for one with functional English, plenty of common and useful phrasal verbs, clear and natural examples of comparative and superlative use, question words, reported speech. For the post-listening stage we also recommend some creative writing activities or a whole class discussion.

Generally, students love to listen to songs during their English lessons.

 

If the song was selected properly, they are also very willing to participate in the after-listening activities such as gap-fills, concept questions, discussions or creative writing. 

It is very important to select the right song.

You must also be totally aware of why you're selecting this or that song and what specific & useful ESL context it has for your students. Do not choose songs just because YOU like them: it's a good idea to do some subtle research asking your class about their music tastes before you come up with a musical lesson!

If you're new to teaching English through songs, we have prepared several articles that will help you get started and will teach you the basics. Please see these articles here: 'Teaching ESL With Music: Creative Ideas For The Classroom', 'How To Teach Using Songs', and 'Classroom Songs: 16 Creative Ways'.

At the moment we have 1,561 worksheets specifically designed to go with ESL Songs For Teaching English, as well as other useful resources for teaching English through songs, such as printable handouts, teacher tips, etc.
See our most recent ESL Songs lesson plans, or navigate through the menu at the top of every page to locate the worksheet you are looking for for this or that particular lesson. One excellent example is this song worksheet which you can use for intermediate learners studying phrasal verbs. It is based on the pop song “Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson which may appeal to your middle and high school students.

ESL Songs – Music to my ears

Songs are often used for listening activities in ESL classrooms. They add some variety to lessons by shifting focus away from the textbook and give students the opportunity to listen to an unfamiliar voice. This really helps them improve their listening skills but it is important to find songs that are slow enough for students to catch individual words or else they may become frustrated. As an ESL teacher, you probably speak at a slower than normal speed during your lessons which is great when students are learning new material but could hinder their ability to communicate effectively in real life situations. Using songs will give them some practice and while challenging, can be fun too. Songs can also be used for pronunciation practice but usually only young learners can be encouraged to sing a long.

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