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TESOL: Using Songs with Adult Learners

Teaching English with SongsWhy teach English with songs? Songs are an excellent tool for learning English while having fun. They can be used to learn or practice the target language in a motivating and enjoyable way.

Many teachers think that using songs in the classroom is only for young learners, or as a means for motivating teens. While it is true that children learn most by doing and singing, and teens love learning the lyrics of their favourite singers or bands, songs work equally well with adult learners.

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Teach English in Canada with a TESOL Diploma Recognized by TESL Canada

TESL Canada sets the standards for professional teacher training in Canada and recognizes programs delivered by private TESOL institutes, colleges, and universities. TESL Canada accreditation is required to teach English at language schools in Canada. Few ESL schools hire teachers who are not TESL Canada certified for a full-time position.

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Using Dictionaries

A good dictionary is very helpful for studying a language. It helps students with meaning, spelling, grammar, and pronunciation.  It is a good idea to use a dictionary which shows all aspects of a word so that students can see how the word is used, and which uses the IPA (International Pronunciation Alphabet) to show how the word is pronounced. Always encourage your students to use an English-English dictionary, especially at a pre-intermediate level and above.

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