Looking for phrasal verbs? This dance floor hit has 23 of them.
This song features many irregular nouns and also uses them with the demonstrative pronouns that/those and this/these.
This song features 12 commonly used phrases using the preposition ‘on’.
This is a fun little song that has some idiomatic uses of the verb ‘pop’. I tend to use these expressions a lot, not sure if everyone does
This hip-hop/rock mash up features similes. Download as always comes with printout lyrics and worksheets.
This great alliteration song was created from a fun piece of poetry from ESL teacher extraordinaire Bruce Barrett. Best of all for a limited time it is offered for free along with its lyric and worksheet printouts
If you’re teaching pronouns this song focuses on the personal, possessive and demonstrative. There is a full and shortened version making 2 edits. The shortened version stays in the simple present but the full version has a verse and chorus in the simple past as well.
A series of 5 vocab videos created with the same song for students with little to no English(All videos come with their own pdf lyrics …
The Zero conditional is the factual conditional. This cool little pop song is sung completely in the zero conditional!
A great way to learn 54 adjectives. Along with the full song this song video comes with a short simplified edit for less advanced students. Listen to the song and talk about the adjective’s meanings, then explore the 8 pages of worksheet printouts that give the students the opportunity to match pictures to adjectives.
This great pop song features lyrics full of correlative conjunctions – BOTH…AND, EITHER…OR, NEITHER….NOR, NOT ONLY…BUT ALSO, plus many more.
A catchy pop song focusing on modal verbs. Comes in standard (shortened) and extended(full) edits. The full edit for more advance students adds verses and choruses using perfect tenses (must have, might have, should have, etc).
This song twists your tongue around some great formations of words containing “TH”
Not only is this a great song, it is sung completely in the 2nd conditional tense.
A song to help make learning analogue and digital time ROCK! Includes the basic quarters of the clock, as well as a.m and p.m variations.
A country rock song with a great “sing a long” chorus featuring the quantifiers MANY, MUCH , FEW and LITTLE.
Suitable for younger students this catchy little simple song uses not only many contractions but contains lots of opposites and contradicting phrases. You’ll find this excellent for vocab as well as verbs.
I call this my ‘Velvet Underground’ side This song’s focus is subordinating conjunctions of time – before, after, when, whenever, as soon as, since, until, while
This upbeat electro pop punk song uses the coordinating conjunctions ‘and’ ‘nor’ ‘but’ ‘yet’ ‘or’ ’so’
There is a nice catchy chorus in this prepositions song and a funny animation in the video. The bonus extended edit has 54 different prepositions!
This song is short and sweet and gives the opportunity to practise pronunciation of ‘r’ and some common prepositions.
Funky soul, could even be Jamiroquai. A Prepositions song with a standard and extended(advanced) edit.
Indi Hiphop with lots of adverbs of frequency (including phrases and idiomatic phrases) – always, most of the time, usually, once in a while, sometimes, time and again, etc etc.
This one will have you boppin’ around the room. Simple lyrics that are almost all idiomatic.
The lyrics in this pop rock ballad are entirely in the 1st conditional tense.
A pop song sung in the third conditional tense with some metaphors and figurative speech designed for medium to advanced students.
You won’t be able to get the chorus of this prepositions song out of your head! The verses are rapped and fast. Both standard and extended(advanced) edits provided.
This is a fun song with an “old school” feel. The lyrics are in the 3rd conditional tense giving way to some irregular verb (past participle) practice.
Ok, this is the closest I could get to a rock ballad. Lots of expressions and idioms in this one…please enjoy!
A clubby sounding 4 to da floor dance track. Lyrics are delivered in a nice slow even rhythm making this song good for all levels of English.
Another fun pop song full of prepositions. Features the 2 Graingers! haha.There is a standard edit as well as extended edit (longer and more complex) for advanced students.
This song gives the opportunity to practise the forms of the verb “to be”. It came to me while I was walking along the beach at St Kilda (Melbourne).
For tongues that have trouble forming “th” words this song is full of them. There is both a standard and extended edit. *As you can see by the title this song has words such as ‘sexy’ in the lyrics. Although there is nothing explicit some teachers may not find this appropriate content for children or conservative cultures.*
This song focuses on the prepositions – with, on, about, without, by, underneath, of, throughout, through, along, into, for and to
A dialogue with the phrase ‘would you like’ that asks questions like – Would you like to go see a movie? Would you like to go out to dinner? Would you like to dance with me? Would you like something to drink?
This irregular verbs song is suitable for beginners to medium levels and fun for all ages. It features all 4 forms of DRINK, EAT and SEE.
A great R&B song to practise choosing the correct quantifier with countable and non-countable nouns. Comes in standard and extended edits.
Update number 2 for December 09 is another in the irregular verbs series I call “short cuts”. This song features all forms of the irregular verbs “to hang”, “to stand” and “to sit”
There are 11 idioms in this short catchy song. This is the 3rd update for December and the final for 2009….
Tutortunes goes electro – pop in this Sept 09 update.The first of a series of short irregular verbs songs that will feature in coming months. In this song the student gets to practice the 4 forms of TO CATCH, TO RIDE and TO SLEEP.
The song features the use of “do”, “does” and the verb “to be” with present and present continuous verb forms.
This song features some simple day to day questions like “Is there a shop close by that sells groceries?” or “Do you know what time the shops in town close?” The lyrics are designed so that verbs and subjects can be substituted giving students a template to try with different class exercises.
Short Sample: Actual download is longer, larger and clearer. See a full quality Tutortunes video sample Irregular Verbs Song – This song includes the present, past …
Prepositions song – This great pop song in the genre of Matchbox 20 also has all of the DAYS OF THE WEEK in it’s lyrics. You receive 2 edits (standard and extended) for different abilities along with PDF lyrics and worksheets.