Every Eurovision song

 

Tags: discussion, speaking

Level: Intermediate, Upper Intermediate

 

 

STEP 1

Ask students what their favourite songs at the moment are and what songs are topping the charts.

Talk about what makes these songs special. In groups, ask them to choose 3 songs everyody in the group likes and list whyt makes them so good and memorable.

 

STEP 2

List all common features of good songs from all groups and talk about them. Then show them this video:

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STEP 3

Ask students if the video corresponds to what they thought and, if appropriate, groups write and perform a song that includes all their ideas.

 

STEP 4

Talk about the Eurovision song contest – why they watch it or not, di they agree that one of the contestants now is also Australia, what language the songs should be in etc.

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