Music and Learning (January Blog)

In junior high school I was lucky enough to be taught French by a brilliant teacher. She not only taught French, but she was also our music teacher. She often taught us French songs and even put verb conjugation into song. Although I have forgotten much of my French after many years of not speaking it, I still remember most of the French songs and can still conjugate the verb “to be”, as I remember the song. For this reason, I use a lot of music in my English lessons. I believe that singing and chanting help students remember much better than just repetition. At home, you can help your or your children’s English by listening to English music!