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TEACHING ENGLISH THROUGH CHANTS, RHYMES AND SONGS :
Benefits of using rhymes, chants and songs in English teaching Children love rhythm, music and movement. Contributes to young childrens social, linguistic and emotional development. Get childrens attention and keep their interest. Encourage children to produce language in way that is natural, spontaneous and enjoyable. Promotes the development of positive attitudes and motivation toward learning a foreign language.
As using rhymes, chants or songs in your lessons…… Rhythm/music Pronunciation Memorization Transfer Confidence Multiple intelligences
Chants Jazz Chants: Teaching Jazz Chants - Carolyn Graham Who Took the Cookie? - Teaching Tips The introduction chant The name chant I dont want to Clapping chants Vocabulary train chants Creations of your own chants
Rhymes Suggested Rhyme Activities Rhyme of the week ( for all age ) Cloze activities / Substitution exercises ( for all age ) Cloze activities / Substitution exercises Students write their own rhymes ( older students ) Have groups of students practice and recite the rhymes togethers ( for all age ) Teach students about the cultural and historical meaning of the rhymes ( older students )
Songs How to teach a song: Before you sing the song Add action Picture cards for each word or phrase Sing without the music Listen to the song
Ideas for Teaching Pop Songs Cloze sheets Key words / TPR True / false statements Listen and order Changing the words
Cloze Activities for Rhymes Jack and Jill went up the hill To _______ a _______ _______ Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill _______ _______ ________
Jack and Jill went up the hill To find a silver bell Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill began to yellbegan to yell
Tongue Twister 1 How Much Wood Would A Woodchuck Chuck ?
Tongue Twister 2 Betty Botter had some butter But, she said, this butters bitter If I bake this bitter butter It would make my batter bitter But a bit of better butter That would make my batter better So she bought some better butter Better than her bitter butter And she baked it in her batter So it was better Betty Botter Bought a bit of better butter