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ESL Song – Somebody to Love, Justi...

This Justin Bieber song is ideal for higher level teenage ESL students. The song is quite quick but the language simple. The lyrics and English worksheet can be downloaded below, and below that you will see the song video. Full lyrics Worksheet Song VideoSomebody to love – Justin Bieber (full lyrics) Ohh! Ohh! For You I’d Write A Symphony I’d Tell The Violin It’s Time To Sink...

ESL Song – Iridescent by Linkin Pa...

This is a nice easy ESL song, appreciated especially by teenagers. The English worksheet is also quite easy. Although the song contains some more difficult vocabulary, only more common words have been blanked out. As usual, the worksheet, teacher’s handout, song video and full lyrics can be found below. Worksheet Teacher’s sheet Song videoIridescent by Linkin Park (Full...

ESL Song – Love Story, Taylor Swif...

This song for an ESL  classroom is Taylor Swift’s Love Story. The song is upbeat, uses simple language and is sung clearly. Below you will find links to the printable worksheet, the full lyrics for the teacher, the song video along with the lyrics. Worksheet Teacher’s sheet Song VideoLove Story – Taylor Swift (Full Lyrics) We were both young when I first saw you I close...

ESL Song – Falling Slowly, Glen Ha...

Falling slowly, from the very popular movie Once, is a lovely, slow song. ESL students will not find this song difficult. However, we’ve made a slightly more difficult lyrics worksheet where the student must listen to the song and find the mistakes in their worksheet. Then we suggest the students listen again and write in the correct words. The teacher’s sheet has the...

Advanced ESL Song – Somebody Told ...

This English song is for advanced students. Not only is it sung quickly, it contains slightly more difficult vocabulary. The chorus is played four times so the ESL student could potentially cheat by looking at the other choruses and figuring out the blanks. The teacher should obviously try to avoid this. The other added benefit of this song is that its upbeat rhythm can add a bit of...

ESL Song – I Believe I Can Fly, R ...

A nice, easy classic for the high-beginner ESL students. This song is slow and sung quite clearly. The blanks on the printable English worksheet are fairly simple to get. Hopefully this song can help to create a relaxed, fun atmosphere in the ESL classroom. Printable Worksheet & Teacher’s sheet Worksheet Teacher’s sheet Video and song lyrics below.“I Believe I...

ESL Song – She Will Be Loved Lyric...

A nice slow song for high-beginner or above ESL students. The English here isn’t too difficult and the song was a favourite amongst my teenage students. As usual, please find attached both the full lyrics and a worksheet. If you have any suggestions for songs, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Teacher’s sheet Worksheet  Song including lyrics below“She...

ESL Song – Wherever You Will Go, T...

The Calling were fairly short-lived, but my English students loved this song. For an ESL student it’s a great warm up. It’s suited towards intermediate students, but beginners may enjoy it too. Below you’ll see two links: one for is full lyrics and the other is the printable ESL worksheet. Below that you’ll see the full lyrics and video for the song, as...

ESL Song – Lemon Tree by Fool̵...

Lemon Tree is a tried and tested song that kids learning English the world over seem to enjoy. It’s useful for teaching the present continuous and the simple present tense. The song is also useful for teaching ESL concepts such as ‘wonder’. Please find below a youtube video with the song and the lyrics below it. The two links below contain the full lyrics for the...

ESL Song – You’re Beautiful,...

ESL students love music in the class. It can create a relaxed environment and help listening comprehension. This song can be used in the English classroom for fun, or as a nice warm up if teaching compliments or dating vocabulary. Here are the full lyrics and the worksheet. Music Video – James Blunt, You’re BeautifulMy life is brilliant. My life is brilliant. My love is...

ESL Song – Mariah Carey, All I Wan...

A song with an ESL worksheet included for students of English at Christmas time. Click here for the full lyrics and the ESL worksheet. All I want for Christmas is youThere’s just one thing I need I don’t care about the presents Underneath the Christmas tree I just want you for my own More than you could ever know Make my wish come true All I want for Christmas...

Songs For ESL

In this page you’ll find a list of songs for ESL teachers. This is an ever growing list of songs for teaching English. If you come across any other songs that may be useful, or you have created any music for teaching English, please feel free to leave a link in the comments section. ESL Colors song ‘What is this?’ ESL song ‘What did you do?’ English song...