Music has always played a big part in human life, formative indeed, tracing back to the lullabies mothers sing to their newborn babies. It is used during all important occasions, from children’s first birthdays, through weddings, to funerals. Each country has its own national anthem, and many-a-revolution has had a musical score of sorts set the ambiance.
For the purpose of teaching children English, I am harnessing music as well, seeking to help them learn new vocabulary words more easily and effectively. This method includes repetitiveness – which is vital for the process of studying new material in any subject – but also activeness, enthusiasm and a social component. Continue reading
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