''Music is a language that doesn't speak in particular words, it speaks in emotion'' said once Keith Richards and we are with him on this one! Not only that it's what our heart and mind enjoy, but it is a very useful language learning resource. If you are a music lover and a language enthousiastic, stick here as we will elaborate further how to improve your English language with songs.
Why you should choose music to help you learn?
- Practice listening skills
- Improve vocabulary
- Learn slangs
- Better pronunciation
- The most interesting way to learn
Tips and tricks to learn with songs
We should all be grateful there is Youtube, because there you'll find a lot of videos with lyrics that will help you learn with songs. You should just go there, type your favorite song in the search bar and add the word ''lyrics''. Bonus tips: The Cure - Friday I'm in love is a great song to learn days of the week.
A great way to pick up new words with songs! Try doing this little exercise and see how you like it:
''Well I found a woman, ________ than anyone I know
She shares ___ _______, I hope that someday I'll share her home
I found a love, to carry more than just my ________''
If you enjoyed it and you want more, go ahead and google Lyrics gaps, you'll find a lot of interesting lyrics gap exercises. Or, find a English tutor that can help you work on your English skills or be able to share more fun resources with you.
Organize a fun karaoke night
Everyone's cup of tea, right? If you want to have fun and learn, organize a karaoke night with friends at home. Alternatively, check in your local area if there's a bar that organizes these karaoke nights and you should be able to find one that is just for you!
For more tips on how to learn languages, check out Justlearn language learning platform blog.