Tuesday, 30 December 2008

UK Queen's Christmas message

Listen to the Queen of the UK. It's an interesting and useful activity for English language learners. She speaks perfect English and her speech is especially suitable for learners because it is clear and extremely slow so it is easy to understand (although it isn't in fact, real British rhythm)
Her speech would also be interesting to work on vocabulary about solidarity.

Read the full text here

Monday, 29 December 2008

Seasonal songs

A great love song for Christmas:

Wham! Lyrics
Last Christmas Lyrics

And a song for the new year, although it's a little depressing ...

ABBA Lyrics
Happy New Year Lyrics