Category «songs»

“Jump”: Risk-taking vocabulary through music

This is a ready-made lesson you can use with your intermediate / upper-intermediate students. Copy and paste whatever you want to your heart’s content! You can use it to introduce / supplement those classic coursebook units on risk-taking, overcoming adversity etc. or as a stand-alone lesson. The song is a mid-tempo ballad sung by Take …

15 songs with comparatives

This is an updated version of the four music videos containing examples of comparatives I posted back in 2010. The response was so overwhelming and the number of searches so staggering that I decided to put together a nice, 8-minute video, containing 15 different song excerpts, organized by date – in the molds of my …

wish song – gorgeous Heather Headley ballad

This is a modern gem performed by the grossly underrated Heather Headley. In this gorgeous wish song, she woefully admits to being in love with an undeserving partner and belts out: “I wish I wasn’t in love so you couldn’t hurt me.” This is a really pretty wish song and the chorus is catchy and …