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Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs

There are a lot of popular and famous everlasting Christmas songs, and at this time of the year you always listen to them with joy and a cheerful state of mind. Take for instance “Silent Night” (German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) which is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria and it was declared an intangible cultural … Continue reading

Cristmas carols

Cristmas carols

Twas the Night before Christmas Poem. Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863) wrote the poem Twas the night before Christmas also called “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in 1822. It is now the tradition in many American families to read the poem every Christmas Eve. The poem ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ has redefined our image of Christmas and Santa Claus. Prior to the creation of the story of ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ St. … Continue reading

Using authentic songs to teach English

Music and songs to teach the English language

Using authentic songs in the ELT classroom, it’s a Meaningful, Motivating and Memorable Method. I have been told that musicians have a special feeling for everything around them; they have more love, compassion and awareness for life and human beings at large! So I must conclude that perhaps I only have just got the misfortune to know some exceptions to the general rule! Carl William Brown Music washes away from the soul the dust of … Continue reading