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INTRODUCTION

• This project arises in order to motivate the students during English


learning process, since the interest in learning has decreased due
to the lack of motivation
• Most of the students claimed to have an excellent academic
performance at English learning, so it was necessary to apply a test
in order to determine the English level on the 3rd grade, due to the
results it can be concluded that 3°B English level is significantly
low
PROBLEM STATEMENT
What are the advantages of using songs in the
improvement of English listening skills in 3°B students of
ENSDB
PROJECT JUSTIFICATION

• Songs to improve listening skills in 3°B students of ENSDB occurs


mainly by personal taste, because it’s important to know that
music helps in many aspects, and of course in education.
• the creation of this project is appropriate because it proposes
little use methodologies such as songs to simplify English
learning and motivate the student not to lose interest due to
the difficulty.
GENERAL AIMS

To determine the advantages of using songs in order to improve


English listening skills in 3°B of ENSDB
SPECIFIED AIMS

• To identify student’s flaws on English listening skills


• To describe the aspects that should be taken into account in order to
select the appropriate song
• To emphasize the importance of songs in the improvement of English
listening comprehension skills
BACKGROUND PROJECTS
• International Background
• Title: Uso de canciones como medio de motivación para la enseñanza del
inglés en niños de primaria By: Diego Aguirre Ortiz, Daisy Bustinza Valverde
• The Project seeks to explore how the use of songs inside the classroom
influences the motivation of learning English
• Location: Lima, Perú 2016

• National Background
• Title: La Música como estrategia dinamizadora para facilitar los procesos de
aprendizaje en educación inicial By Andrea Calderón Diaz
• this Project focused on the aim of solving situations regarding the lack of
motivation or interest of the children in school activities
• Location: Ibagué- Tolima 2016
• Regional Background
• Title: Diseño de estrategias de enseñanza del inglés y estilos de
aprendizaje en los estudiantes de la Institución Educativa Olga González
de Arraut de la Ciudad de Cartagena. By Angie Rodríguez Bejarano and
Jairo Chamorro Morales
• It was developed from the flaws found in the teaching and learning
English process
• Local Background
• TITLE: La música como estrategia para fortalecer la competencia
comunicativa oral de la lengua inglesa en los niños de 1° del Colegio
Barranquilla CODEBA By: Flavio Bolaño Martínez, Andrea Cárdenas Ojeda
• this Project seeks to strengthen English speech in order to improve orality
and pronunciation to generate skills in English language
Affective variables rol
on second language
acquisition

Theoretical
Affective Filter Hypothesis Low-high affective filt
ramework Stephen Krashen (1985)
Reflected in determines success

Motivation
-Apprenticeship Self-confidence
He focused on the Empowerment Self Esteem
gotsky (1989)
connection between -Development of Social and
people and Anxiety
Comprehension skills
sociocultural context 1.Instrumental: More
- Affective Values functional reasons to lear
second language

Motivation
Howard Gardner 2.Integrative Positive attit
1993 towards learning a secon
Robert Gardner ° Increases language. Interest in learn
° Educational Level
°Apprenticeship attainment
Conceptual Framework

SONGS: It is a
composition in
verse or made in
a way that can be
musicalized

Defines listening comprehension


Motivation is one of the as a problem solving skill, more
personal factors that than just the perception of sounds.
influence the learning of a understanding the meaning of
language words, phrases, sentences and
connected speech
Legal Framework
Basic education in Colombia is regulated by
the General Law of Education of 1994, it
says that the student is the center of the
educational process and that he / she must
participate actively in his / her integral
formation.

Constitución Política de Colombia


MCER: The general competences of the
individual are: The communicative, the "Education is a right of the person and a
learning, language teaching, and the public service that has a social function; it
evaluation, in this frame 19 languages ​are seeks access to knowledge, science,
included and among them is the English technology and other goods and values ​of
culture
Contextual Framework
• The present project will be carried out and applied in ENSDB #
2
Methodology Framework
• Methodology approach: Descriptive design will be used allows
us to gather information in order to obtain accurate data about
the subject matter as well as the ideal investigation proposal

• Paradigm: is the most applicable in the educational field, since it


means an aid to teachers so that they can overcome difficulties
and at the same time helps the students to be unbiased when it
comes to self-evaluation and to realize everything that represents
an obstacle in obtaining their purposes
• Approach: The present project will have a qualitative approach,
as well as some aspects of the quantitative method, since it
includes surveys, questionnaires that will help contribute
scientifically to the present investigation

• Type of research: Investigación-acción it is considered as an


instrument that generates social change and educational
knowledge about the social and / or educational reality. The
present project seeks to generate a change in the way English
classes are taught in school, which is based solely on the
grammatical structure of English and very little on listening
skills.
• Survey techniques:
Surveys for teachers: Carried out in order to gather info about the way
they work, and their methodologies, implementation and resources

Survey for students: Carried out to know how they would like to work
in class, their motivation as well as the difficulties during the English
class

English Assessment grid: To acquire info about difficulties on each


English skills

Sample size: the following investigation was taken 157 students in


total but it will be applied in a cross section of 32 students from 3°B
Understanding Results
TEACHER’S
SURVEYS Do you know about bilingual
methodologies and their role in
the teaching-learning process for
Elementary students?
All teachers know a
bout bilingual meth 0%

odologies and their


implementation in 100%

the teaching and


learning English
process
Opcione Cantidad Porcentaj
s e
SI 4 100%
NO 0 0%
TEACHER SURVEYS
Can you relate English teaching to
songs, in what extent?
The majority of teach
25%
ers demonstrated that
music keeps a 75%
high relationship in th
e teaching of a second
language

Opciones Cantidad Porcentaje


Alto 3 75%
Bajo 1 25%
TEACHER SURVEYS ¿Do you Have the resources to
develop the english class?
The majority of teach
ers have resources to
25%
develop English skills
75%

Opciones Cantida Porcentaj


d e
SI 3 75%
NO 1 25%
TEACHER SURVEYS
How often do you use songs
during an english class?
The majority of teach
25%
ers don’t use music
during the English
classes
75%

Opciones Cantidad Porcentaje


Mucha 1 25%
Poca 3 75%
TEACHER SURVEYS What is the quality level of
english teaching at school?
25%
Teachers mostly consi
dered that ENSDB has 75%
an excellent level
of English teaching

Opciones Cantida Porcentaj


d e
Alto 3 75%
Bajo 1 25%
STUDENT’S
SURVEYS
How would you like to work
during the english class?
3 ° students prefer gro
up activities, also ther
e is a trend
34%
towards the tasks at h AG
AI
ome 54%
TC
12%

Options Quantity Percentag


e
Group activities 65 54%
Individual activities 14 12%
Homework 41 34%
STUDENT’S
SURVEYS How do you find your english
class

Most of the students find


the English class
interesting and easy

Options Quantity Percentage


Boring 8 7%

Easy 43 36%

Interesting 53 44%
Hard 16 13%
STUDENT’S
SURVEYS
¿What kind/genre do you
Students prefer to use for learning
are interested in learning English throug english?
h music, but mostly
prefer animated and pop songs

31%
38%

15%
16%
Options Quantity Percentage
Animated songs 46 38%
Rock 19 16%
Salsa 18 15%
Pop 37 31%
STUDENT’S
SURVEYS How do you consider academic
performance at english
Most of the students are course?
considered very good
English learners although
some of them present 9%
10%
difficulties in their academic
performance 55%
26%

Options Quantity Percentage


Very good 66 55%
Good 31 26%
Regular 12 10%
Its difficult 11 9%
STUDENT’S
SURVEYS How do you prefer to work during your english class

The students are most


ly inclined to songs, a 11%
nother marked 33% 8%

trend were the videos

48%

Options Quantity Percentage

Workbook 13 11%
Recorders 10 8%
Songs 58 48%
Videos 39 33%
ENGLISH TEST 3°B

3°B
students presents a lo
w English level , most
of them failed
the test, they don’t re
ach A1 level

Range Quantity Percentag


1.
e

1.16 (Low) 30 94%


17- 29 2 6%
(Intermediate)
30 – 35 (High) 0 0%
INVESTIGATION STAGES

CHAPTER 1 STAGE 1 CHAPTER 3 ST

• Problem Statement • Introduction to • Methodology • Presen


• General Aims the framework investi
• Specified Aims investigation as • Paradigm and ch
• Problem Justification well as the • Approach sample
• surveys project’s • Type of with
applicability research
• Sample size

CHAPTER 2 STAGE 2 CHAPTER 4 ST


• Theoretical framework • Theories to use, • Investigation • Propos
• Conceptual Framework and a test to Proposal presen
1. • Legal Framework determine • Title activiti
• English test English level on • General Aims
students • Activities
Proposal
• Title: Listening comprehension to learn English with fun

• Presentation: In this proposal we will work with songs, these


were selected carefully; all have an easy difficulty level because
they are for starter’s students, also are related to the topics that
students normally see in their English classes in order for them
to improve listening

1.
• General Aim: To demonstrate improvement on student’s
listening skills
Proposal
• Methodology: It will be managed in a systematic way,
presenting as a first step the vocabulary to use, then listening
stages
• Pre listening: first listening of the song to verify and complete
the activities
• While-listening: the second listening to memorize
words, improve pronunciation and listening comprehension

1.
After the execution an analysis will be carried out taking into
account the strengths, positive and negative aspects that helped
throughout this process
Activities
• 1. The animals on the Farm
• General Standard: To Speak in English, with short and isolated
words and sentences to express ideas
• Competencies: To memorize and follow the rhythm of
children's songs from English-speaking countries
• BLR: Understands the main idea and supporting details in a
short, simple, Song text
•1. Learning Achievement: To know farm animal’s name
Activity 1
The animals on the
farm song
TEACHING STRATEGIES: teacher
will explain to the students
about the song to use in order
to learn farm animal’s name
It will consist in memorizing
relating the sound that the
animal emits to its name in
English

1.
Activity 2
Complete the song
COMPLETE THE SONG
• Students will focus on complete song´s
lyrics to develop listening skills during
class
• Songs lyrics with spaces so they could
fill in the blanks

• Learning Achievement:
• Develop listening skills so they can
understand and improve
pronunciation
1.
Activity 3
Prepositions song
Where is the spider
• The activity will focus on teaching
prepositions through a music video
that allows them to differentiate
depending on the location of the
spider shown on it
• Learning Achievement:
• Identify prepositions of place in
English

1.
ACTIVITY 4
Do you feel happy
• The class will be divided into groups of
10 students, for the activity they will
have to choose some of the actions on
the board so that once they are learned,
they can add an action to the song
Learning Achievement
To Recognize some actions in English

1.
ACTIVITY 5
YES I CAN SONG

• Teacher will use a music video


along with the lyrics of the song
for students to work on,
including a vocabulary that
contains actions that students
perform at school.
• the students must observe the video
to later identify the actions that each
animal CAN or CAN NOT perform
and enclose them in a circle
• Once the previous exercise is
completed, the lyrics of the song will
1.
be used to sing the song
Learning Achievement
To Recognize the modal verb can-cant
ACTIVITY 6
MONTHS OF THE YEAR

Months of the Year


• This activity combines the of
the month auditory
recognition s of the year with
the movement in such a way
that the student relates and
manages to memorize
• The song will be read, verse by
verse to create a vocabulary in
classes and in this way to discuss
the meaning of unknown words
Learning Achievement:
•1. Identify the names of the months
of the year in English
ACTIVITY 7
NAMES

Listening skills and simple grammatical structures are worked on, it is a


song with a simple Entonation where everyone will learn to present
themselves
• All will receive the small verse of the song and sit in circles, the exercise will start
repeating the next rhyme as they pass the ball
• ● Roll the ball, Play the game, when you get the ball, tell me your name
• ● Roll the ball, Play the game, w hen you get the ball, tell me your age
• ● Roll the ball, Play the game, when you get the ball, tell me what are you today?

Learning Achievement
1.
• To Express basic information in english
ACTIVITY 8
JOB’S SONG
Job’s Song
This activity combines the learning of
professions with movement, activities
that are normally carried out by
individuals in daily life
Learning Achievement
To recognize different ocupations in
english

1.
ACTIVITY 9
¿What color are you
wearing?
What color are you wearing
• The song what color are you wearing
will be used, during the reproduction
of the song they must complete
certain actions every time they hear a
color. Along with the lyrics of the song,
a specific color will be given to a group
of students in the room so that
depending on the color they perform
the respective action
Learning Achievement
To Memorize the colors in english
1.
ACTIVITY 10
SIMPLE PRESENT
SONG
Every day Present Simple song
• the simple present expressed in the
daily routine of the children, in
addition certain grammar rules will be
explained to the students
• Children must fill in the blanks
On the lyrics of the song with
the words on the board which
in turn will be the vocabulary
• We will sing the song to
practice pronunciation and
1. comprehension
• Learning Achievement
To Understand the basic concepts about
the use of the present simple
CONCLUSION
After having collected information about the songs to improve
listening comprehension skills in the English language it can be
said surveys and test have help to analyze the difficulties that
students have when learning a new language, as well as the
aspects that must be taken into account in order to select the
right song that will benefit their English learning process