19 Dec 2012

New songs to download and use in your English lessons

ESL Kids SongsWe are currently working on some kids ESL songs that you can download and play in your lessons!

The songs are based on ESL lesson themes and vocab related to these themes. Some of the songs are adapted versions of well-known children’s songs (e.g. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes) and some are original songs which we have written to slide nicely into your themed lessons (e.g. a weather theme song).

Over the next year we aim to record and make available 50 songs which will be free for all of our members to download and use.

We have written and almost finished recording the first batch of 10 songs and they are sounding really great. We should be able to make them available to you in Jan or Feb, 2013.

Here are the first 10 songs:

  1. The Hello Song (original song)
    Target vocab: Hello, How are you?, I’m fine, thank you, And how about you?
  2. The Goodbye Song (original song)
    Target vocab: Goodbye, See you again, It’s time to go, See you next time.
  3. Old MacDonald (traditional song)
    Target vocab: cow, dog, sheep, duck, pig
  4. The ABC Song (traditional song)
    Target vocab: (alphabet)
  5. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes (traditional song)
    Target vocab: head, shoulders, knees and toes,eyes, ears, mouth and nose.
  6. The Rainbow Song (traditional song)
    Target vocab: red, yellow, pink, green, purple, orange, blue, apples, sun, flowers, grass, grapes, carrots, rainbow, sky.
  7. What can you do? (original song)
    Target vocab: What can you do?, Can you (jump, run, swim, hop, stomp your feet, turn around)?, I can (jump, run, swim, hop, stomp my feet, turn around).
  8. The Numbers Song (original song)
    Target vocab: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10, jump, kick, wiggle, clap your hands, turn around.
  9. The Weather Song (original song)
    Target vocab: How’s the weather?, look outside, It’s (sunny, rainy, windy, cloudy, snowy, foggy, hot, cold).
  10. Feelings Song (original song)
    Target vocab: happy, sad, hungry, angry, scared, sleepy, sunny, rainy, lunchtime, noisy, stormy, bedtime).

We are still looking at other themes and ideas to base the next 40 songs on. If you have any ideas for songs you would like us to record, please let us know! We would love to hear your ideas on this – please use the comments section below or email us.

2 thoughts on “Kids ESL Songs coming soon!”

    1. Hi Lianne. Thanks for your comment. Yes, days of the week and months will be in our next batch of songs. For food we’ll have a song about fruit … are there any other food items you would like? Jobs is something we will also do at some point. House and Places – could you give me an idea of the vocab you would like to target for these?

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