MUSIC THE SECRET
FOR LEARNING ENGLISH

Listen, speak, sing,

watch, write, read and test

PODCASTS AND AUDIO BOOKS ARE EXCELLENT

The 10 Best Podcasts for English Learners LINK  

Audiobooks for English language Learners LINK

MUSIC

LISTEN often and sing along

SPEAK: say song lyrics out loud and discuss songs with others

WATCH AND WRITE: What do you see? What do you feel? Write it down.

READ song lyrics when you watch music videos

TEST yourself with YOYO quizzes and Quizlet sets

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Check out YOYO LYRIC VIDEOS on our YOUTUBE CHANNEL

HERE ARE  DIFFERENT TYPES OF MUSIC. FIND OUT WHAT YOU LIKE.

  POP  

YOYO TOP 5:

Beat It (Michael Jackson)

Happy (Pharrell)

Pop Muzik (M)

QUIZZES

Chained to the Rhythm (Katy Perry)

Beat It (Michael Jackson)

Thank you for the music (Abba)

QUIZLET 

Beat It (Michael Jackson)

If I were a Boy (Beyonce)

POP

YOYO TOP 5

CHAINED TO THE RHYTHM
(Katy Perry) on the right

BEAT IT
(Michael Jackson)
HAPPY Pharrell)
POP MUSIK (M)
THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC (Abba)

QUIZLET 
CHAINED TO THE RHYTHM (Katy Perry)
IF I WERE A BOY (Beyonce)

QUIZZES
THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC (Abba)

  ROCK  

YOYO TOP 5

START ME UP (The Rolling Stones) 
WE WILL ROCK YOU (Queen) 
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
 (Led Zeppelin
SUMMER IN THE CITY (Joe Cocker
I LOVE ROCK 'N' ROLL (Joan Jett

  REGGAE  

YOYO TOP 5

THREE LITTLE BIRDS (Bob Marley) 
SMILE FOR ME JAMAICA (Chronixx ) 
RED RED WINE (UB 40) 
YOU CAN GET IF YOU REALLY WANT
(Jimmy Cliff) 
TRIGGER (Etana) 

QUIZ
THREE LITTLE BIRDS (Bob Marley)

  COUNTRY MUSIC  

YOYO TOP 5

I WALK THE LINE (Johnny Cash) 
I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU (Dolly Parton)
STAND BY YOUR MAN (Tammy Wynette)
I GOT WHAT I GOT (Jason Aldean)
I HOPE YOU'RE HAPPY NOW 
(Carly Pearce & Lee Brice)

  JAZZ  

YOYO TOP 5

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD
(Louis Armstrong)
MY MAN (Billy Holiday)
LOVE (Nat King Cole)
I DON'T KNOW WHY (Norah Jones)
BE GOOD (Gregory Porter)

  DISCO  

YOYO TOP 5

NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE
(Gloria Gaynor) 
FREAK OUT (Chic)
I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE 
(Alicia Bridges)
NIGHT FEVER (The Bee Gees)
ON THE RADIO (Donna Summer)

  INDIE ROCK  

YOYO TOP 5

FRIDAY I'M IN LOVE (The Cure) 
WONDERWALL (Oasis) 
LOSING MY RELIGION (Gloria Gaynor) 
BLACK (Pearl Jam) 
UNDER THE BRIDGE
(The Red Hot Chili Peppers)