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Music can be a great way to connect with your students. Even students who aren’t fluent in English often know the words of popular songs phonetically, which makes these songs ideal resources for teaching your students certain forms of grammar, as well as vocabulary. Many students are happy to work with the unusual phrasing of song lyrics, because they’re learning new meanings for a piece of music that already has meaning in their lives.

You might never have noticed it before, but many songs’ lyrics involve just one single tense - which means that as soon as you find a song that contains the tense you want to teach, you’ve got the makings of an exercise that your students will love. They’ll get to brag to their non-English-speaking friends that they know exactly what the song’s lyrics say, so they’ll be extra-motivated to stick with you throughout the activity to make sure they learn those meanings correctly. But where should you start your search for the right song? Right here on BusyTeacher.org, of course! Our 1,612 song worksheets provide you with a wealth of resources for teaching tenses, sentence structure, vocabulary, and all kinds of other aspects of English - all with songs that your students already know and love. We’ve even taken the time to organize our library of song worksheets by verb tense, or by the type of activity that each worksheet helps you organize.

While some of our 1,612 worksheets simply focus on a certain feature of grammar that’s used a lot in a given song, others encourage more advanced students to really listen for the song’s meaning, and speak or write about their own interpretations of its lyrics. Some of our worksheets focus on idioms used in certain songs, or on the phonetics and pronunciation different singers use. Whether you want to teach the past simple tense with “Call Me Maybe” or practice vocabulary with Coldplay, BusyTeacher.org’s library has a worksheet for you.

Not only are these worksheets built around internationally popular songs that’ll be familiar to your students - they’re also designed by real ESL teachers around the world, who’ve had success using them in their classrooms. This means that whenever you download a worksheet from BusyTeacher.org, you can be sure that it’s already been tested and proven useful by a teacher just like you.

In fact, our whole community depends on worksheet contributions from teachers like you - so if you’ve got a worksheet that you think others would like, click the “Submit a worksheet” button at the bottom of this page, and send it our way. It might show up in an ESL classroom halfway around the world!

All of our 1,612 song worksheets are completely free to download, print, use, and share - so grab any that look like they might be handy. Our helpful “quick view” feature lets you get a glimpse of each worksheet as a small thumbnail, so you can save time by only clicking those that look like what you need. So take a look at the worksheets on this page, print off any that catch your eye, and see how they play in your classroom. Each one ought to be a hit!

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1,612 FREE ESL Songs For Teaching English

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Song Worksheet: All about That Bass by Meghan Trainor

Song Worksheet: All about That Bass by Meghan Trainor

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Song worksheet of All about that bass by Meghan Trainor. A good way to light up the mood of a class. I used it to introduce a topic about self respect. It contains 4 exercises: fill in the gaps, c ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: You Get Me by Seal and Biuka

Song Worksheet: You Get Me by Seal and Biuka

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This is a beautiful song, performed by Seal and Buika. The language used is very poetic but it is easy to understand. It contains examples of first type conditional and time clauses, as well as so ...
1 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: All You Need Is Love

Song Worksheet: All You Need Is Love

Michel Dorighelo
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This worksheet is about the song "All you need is love" by The Beatles. It is a presentation with images and a link to the original video on YouTube. It tells you information about a program being ...
5 Intermediate
Song Worksheet: My Favorite Things by The Golden Filter

Song Worksheet: My Favorite Things by The Golden Filter

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This is a very easy song for beginners and elementary students. It is also a very catchy song. Could be used as a warm up before the rest of the class as it might make your students want to dance, ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Cheerleader by Omi

Song Worksheet: Cheerleader by Omi

Sasha
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My kids are obsessed with this song so I thought I'd finally make it into a worksheet for them. For higher levels of primary and lower levels of secondary. Just a simple fill-in-the-blank, but goo ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: Like a Stone

Song Worksheet: Like a Stone

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This worksheet is aimed at intermediate and above students. It includes number the verses in correct order, fill in the blanks with the missing words, unscramble the words activities. There is als ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Friday I'm in Love (Days of the Week)

Song Worksheet: Friday I'm in Love (Days of the Week)

Florencia
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The worksheet, as its title says, is about the days of the week. I thought of a good and amusing way of learning them (to pronounce them and be able to write them), and the song by The Cure came ...
4 Complete Beginner
Song Worksheet: Like I'm Gonna Lose You

Song Worksheet: Like I'm Gonna Lose You

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Listening activity with missing words, order the sentences and choose the right word. I used i to practice listening with my students.I first play the song so they can listen, after that I hand ov ...
1 Complete BeginnerPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Song Worksheet: Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Andreia Macambira
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This is a song activity with different types of exercises. It can be used to reinforce vocabulary as well as practicing rhyming words. You can do a warm-up activity asking abour jealousy and ...
1 All levels
Song Worksheet: Didn't Know You by Karmin

Song Worksheet: Didn't Know You by Karmin

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This is an activity for Karmin's brand new song called "Didn't know you". It's an intermediate-leveled activity and a pretty nice song. Download on iTunes / Google Play: http://smarturl. ...
2 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: I Can Only Imagine by C. Brown and D. Guetta

Song Worksheet: I Can Only Imagine by C. Brown and D. Guetta

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This a song worksheet for the popular song: I can only imagine. It includes activities such as filling in the gaps and correcting grammar mistakes. It's good for pair work, where they can discuss ...
2 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Diamonds by Rihanna

Song Worksheet: Diamonds by Rihanna

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This is a worksheet that students will love, as this song is very popular among teenagers. It's not very long, but you can adapt it to your class situation and more activities. Students will be ab ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Up Town Funk

Song Worksheet: Up Town Funk

Rosa Not
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This is a song worksheet which I used it with my 4ESO students as fun with idioms and cultural references activity. It aims at improving their listening skills as well as vocabulary, particularly ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Song Worksheet: The Cave by Mumford and Sons

Song Worksheet: The Cave by Mumford and Sons

Hanadi
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Mumford and Sons have great songs which convey great meaning. I made this song worksheet for my SAT students to get them to read between the lines and think critically. It's also a fun way of lear ...
1 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Call Me Irresponsible

Song Worksheet: Call Me Irresponsible

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This worksheet consists of three excersises. In the first one students write the opposite adjectives. In the second one they listen to the song and fill the gaps. Finally, they complete the chart ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate

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