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					Learning Grammar From Songs
           Jenny
           Daisy
          Amber
           Grace
          Stephen
            Rica
            Julia
   The Cascades is from San Diego
    including Art Eastlick playing
    bass, Dave Wilson on drums, Len
    Green on guitar, David Szabo on
    keyboards. John Gummoe on
    vocals.
   John Gummoe, a chief of the
    Cascades, who is good at
    composing music, composes
    “Rhythm of the rain” wins the
    third on the billboard in 1963.
    Listening To The Song


             Rhythm of the rain
   Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain
    Telling me just what a fool I've been
    I wish that it would go and let me cry in vain
    And let me be alone again

    The only girl I care about has gone away
    Looking for a brand new start
    But little does she know that when she left that day
    Along with her she took my heart

    Rain please tell me now does that seem fair
    For her to steal my heart away when she don't care
    I can't love another
    when my heart's somewhere far away

    Rain won't you tell her that I love her so
    Please ask the sun to set her heart a glow
    Rain in her heart and let the love with you start to grow
             ※Adjective Clause
S + V + Antecedent + Relative Pronoun + Predicate
─────── ──────────
  main sentence        subordinating sentence

EX:
She is a woman    who is respected by everyone.
         ───     ───
       Antecedent connecting word
             ※Subjunctive Mood
I.    Fact contrary to the present

 If + S + Ved , S + should / would / might / could


EX:

     If he came, I would tell him the decision.
II. Fact contrary to the past fact

If + S +had Ved …, S + should / would / might / could


EX:

   If he had caught the taxi, he would have caught the train.
E-Factor :
  Efficiency = economy, ease, efficacy

A-Factor :
 Appropriacy
                   conclusion
    Teaching grammar by using songs can make students learn
quickly and remember easily. When students listen to the song
(Input), they can remember the melody at the first. That can
attract students’ interests to learn English and improve their
listening at the same time.
 The teacher teaches the wards and sentences of the song
making students understand the grammar. And then students sing
the song (Output) to make them remember the grammar easily,
and it also can improve their pronunciation.
 This way of teaching grammar by songs fits any age of the
learners. It’s good to learners have examples from songs to know
how to use grammar.

				
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