Connecting Linkin Park and Good Charlotte to ESL learners

Malachi Edwin Vethamani, and Too, Wei Keong (2008) Connecting Linkin Park and Good Charlotte to ESL learners. 3L; Language,Linguistics and Literature,The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies., 14 . pp. 95-108. ISSN 0128-5157


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This paper documents students’ response to popular songs in the language classroom and asserts that songs can be a form of useful resource in the language classroom for purposes of language development and to connect learners to issues that are of interest to young adults. This paper reports the findings of a study which used two popular songs in a language classroom to develop reading, writing and speaking skills. The researchers use songs to connect their learners to both the issues in the texts and language elements. The study indicates that students were able to express their viewpoints in relation to the issues in the songs and that the songs, which were familiar to the learners, encouraged them to participate in the classroom activities

Item Type:Article
Journal:3L ; Journal of Language, Linguistics and Literature
ID Code:1079
Deposited By: Mr Azam
Deposited On:10 May 2011 01:35
Last Modified:14 Dec 2016 06:28

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