Yulia
Professional Teacher
Music and language learning 🎵 #moreфон2020 🌊 Can music help you learn a foreign language? Absolutely. You don’t have to be a musician to experience its benefits 😌 🎻 Psychological research has shown that listening to or playing music activates certain regions of the 🧠 Just by learning to play an instrument you can help your brain make stronger neural connections. 🎹 Music helps you memorise new words and phrases. If you struggle to remember something (a word, a phrase, a fact, whatever), try putting it to music. 🎧 Although English is not a tonal language like Chinese or Japanese, you shouldn’t forget about pitch and intonation. English is a stress-timed language, which means that you should emphasise stressed syllables and shorten the unstressed ones. I use music a lot with my students. Kids love listening to their favorite songs over and over again, and I don’t consider it a waste of time because it helps them grow their vocabulary 👧🏼
Dec 14, 2020 11:24 AM