The music industry has intentionally contributed to the globalisation of English as a language. Therefore, it is undeniable that through songs it gets easier to improve our fluency. For this reason, listening to music can be a very helpful method to enhance our proficiency outside the classroom.
Some artists use songs to express inner feelings and life situations, this is why they might be difficult to understand at first glance. However, as any other piece of art (if we can refer to it as such) free interpretation is allowed, despite the twists and turns the story might present.
In what is to follow, I aim at exploring some songs that go beyond just a good beat, they also contain an interesting story or even a moral message within the lyrics. These are, perhaps, the ones in which I believe the singer has a clear accent regardless of the country they come from. Seguir leyendo “Music: the real English learning”