LEARNING the MORNING & AFTERNOON ROUTINES easily with a REPETITIVE SONG, great ACTIONS and CONSOLIDATED with a DRAWING!
Years of experience teaching students of all ages and levels, I find recurring basic mistakes even in fluent adult speakers such as “I’m sorry I didn’t make my homeworks .” My quest is therefore to instill a natural feeling for the correct language by creating ACTION SONGS which should be so repetitive that students will come out with the correct expressions naturally, like a native would. Obviously the best starting point is with children.
I have therefore created various new ACTION songs, the first two of which I’d like to share here, apologising for my terrible singing voice on the videos but the objective is to teach language and get the students to learn spontaneously having fun.
There is nothing new in the words of these action songs compared to already existing versions except that I get them to shout out the previously sung actions after each line of the song so as to revise the words and pronunciation, fixing them in their minds.
The final step is to get them to draw the pictures of the actions they have just learnt, thus consolidating the expressions.
I hope you find this useful.
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My name is Susan Brodar, born in London into a multilingual family and brought up bilingual English / Italian.