Today's episode features a question from Kevin: "How can I take vocabulary from songs and use it in my conversations?"
In this episode:
- The benefits of learning languages through songs
- How to re-articulate language from songs in everyday conversation
- How natural is language from songs?
- How songs work in different languages
- Songs as a tool for "discovering" language
Strategies for learning songs:
- Identify key words and phrases from the song that I want to be able to use. Then put them in a flashcard app.
- Keep a list of the words I want to be able to use and keep it next to me during a language exchange/lesson
- Use the vocabulary for writing. For example, write a monologue/mini-speech, then memorise it.
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
Flashcard apps mentioned:
- Lang-8 - corrections from native speakers
- Rhinospike - audio recordings from native speakers
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