It has been proven that music is a great way to help people learn. There are so many benefits it has, including evoking emotion, providing repetition, relaxing your brain and helping your memory.
This blog will teach you 6 great ways to help you learn Spanish using music!
1) Translate or sing your favourite songs in Spanish
Kevin & Karla on youtube cover loads of great songs in Spanish. This means you can listen to all your favourites whilst also learning the language. eg Thank u, next - Arianna Grande (Spanish Version) - Kevin & Karla
2) Writing a rap or song in Spanish
Put your Spanish to the test and write a rap. It’s as simple as translating some words and putting them together. If you want a further challenge to work your pronunciation skills try to rhyme words together.
You can start by listening to Spanish rap to get your juices flowing.
There are even a lot of examples on Youtube of people who have written songs to learn grammar eg. Conjugations back is a great way to remember AR verb endings:
Need some inspiration for a fun yet educational night out?! Try some Spanish karaoke! Most of the time you can find the equivalent to your favourite songs on youtube or even in karaoke bars! After a few sangrias you will feel much more at ease and will be able to try out your Spanish accent.
3) Learn Spanish through a music app
Lirica is a Spanish learning app that uses Spanish music to help you remember grammar and vocabulary, all while having a lot of fun using your smartphone. It covers all different levels, genres and artists which means you will never get bored and soon start picking up language.
4) Lyrics training
Another fantastic website/app to use music to learn using lyrics. It helps you improve your listening skills by letting you fill in the gaps to popular music videos as you watch them, meaning you’re listening out for the words and getting competitive!
There are loads of great Spanish songs on Spotify. Have a look through and make a playlist of all your favourites. You can then listen to them when you’re on the tube or driving!
6) Children’s songs
Children’s songs tend to be slower, using simple language and very catchy making them a great way to learn Spanish! You can find some Spanish ones or even use common nursery rhymes to learn vocabulary. Here’s one of our favourite for learning the Spanish alphabet:
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