Here you can find a wide range of ideas for using songs in your primary classroom. All of the materials are based on songs written especially for primary learners and are designed to engage and motivate children as well as provide a natural and memorable way to reinforce and develop language. Written by young learner experts from around the world, our ideas for using songs are easy to use and aim to give your students the skills and confidence they need to enjoy learning English.

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People work

This lesson introduces learners to a popular song about jobs with a series of structured activities.

Over the mountains

This lesson introduces learners to a popular song about transport with a series of structured activities.

I can run

This lesson introduces learners to a popular song about actions with a series of structured activities.

What can it be?

This lesson introduces learners to a popular song about mythical creatures with a series of structured activities.

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