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What friends can do?

What friends can´t do?

What friends must be?

Do you remember any stories of friendship? Share it .

spring. spring. summer or fall All you have to do is call And I'll be there You've got a friend. If the sky above you Grows dark and full of clouds And that old north wind begins to blow Keep your head together And call my name out loud Soon you'll hear me knocking at your door You just call out my name And you know wherever I am I'll come running to see you again Winter. spring.You´ve got a friend When you're down and troubled And you need some loving care And nothing. but don't you let them You just call out my name And you know wherever I am I'll come running to see you again Winter. When people can be so cold They'll hurt you and desert you And take your soul if you let them Oh. summer or fall All you have to do is call And I'll be there Ain't it good to know that you've got a friend. . summer or fall All you have to do is call And I'll be there You've got a friend . nothing is going right Close your eyes and think of me And soon i will be there To brighten up even your darkest night. You just call out my name And you know wherever I am I'll come running to see you again Winter.

According to the song. what can and can not do in a friendship? Friends can: Friends can not: .

It could be that the need for egocentric language never really leaves us and is fulfilled party through song.The importance of music and songs in language learning The singing of songs resembles what Piaget described as egocentric language. in which children talk. . They simply enjoy hearing themselves repeat. with little concern for an addressee.

Krashen has suggested that this involuntary repetition may be a manifestation of Chomsky´s language acquisition device. . It seems our brains have a natural propensity to repeat what we hear in our environment in order to make sense of it.

.Effective learning is an emotional experience. When a child encounters new words and structures for the first time it is important that he/she feels an emotional need for this new language. and when he/she should continue to feel totally emotionally involved in the learning process.

Give reasons for using songs in the English class .

Give reasons for not using songs in the English class .

What´s in a song? Songs may strongly activate the repetition mechanism of the language acquisition device. .

wich otherwise may only seem a laborious task.Why songs in a classroom? The use of music and song in the classroom can stimulate very positive associations to the study of a language. .

not work. Teachers do not like to sing. They are not musical. Students just want to listen. Pop songs have poor vocabulary. • Songs go out of date very quickly. .But. teachers says: • • • • • • Songs may disturb neighbouring classes. Time is lost. It takes away from the normal syllabus.

3. 2. Songs are a sourece of popular culture. 4. Music and songs are appealing to the senses and to different learners.Some reasongs for using songs 1. . 5. Songs are motivating and fun. Songs lighten the mood of the class and provide a break from routines. Song provide examples of natural coloquial langague.

• Songs can be used for vocabulary and grammar focus. • Song can provide examples of native speacker pronunciation and rhythm. • Song can be exploited for a wide range of extension activities. .• Songs provide all types of listening practice (gist and intensive).

• Songs can be used as a warmer / lead. .• Some songs have a narrative which can be exploited.in to the next activity. • All the skills can be practised in a lesson using songs. • Songs can be used as a treat for a good work.

Quite helpful to learn structures or chncks of language. which can lead to personalised discussions.• Songs can provide a starting point for a discussion. • As songs lyrics can be quite memorable and often repetive. . • Songs can provide an insight into the culture of a country. • Songs may provoke a different response in each listener.

songs can be used with mixed-ability classes. . • Songs can be the source for a debate. • Some songs can be role played.Some reasons for learning songs • Depending on the tasks you choose to do. • Lyrics are easy to find on the internet.

• Songs which lead on to a speacking task. . • Songs for a specific listening task.• Songs for any kind of grammatical structure • Songs to practise pronunciation: specific. sounds. intonation or stress. • Songs for role play.

Songs to be finished by students Songs that will be the platform for a debate.• • • • • Songs for a specific listening task. . Songs to have a specific written response. Songs to find errors and correct them.

Extension task • • • • • Letter response Story Newspaper article Discussions Write your own lyrics .

Modelling • • • • • Jumble lyrics Cut up lines Idiomatic meanings Dictation activities Change lyrics into letter writing .

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