Musical English Lessons International, England

Established since 1993

This free website has been created especially for you by Bibi Baxter (International Author, Teacher & ESL/EFL Materials Specialist)  <>()<> This website contains 'something' for everyone <>()<> Established since 1993, Musical English Lessons International are the only world-wide suppliers of special ESL/EFL study ideas by Bibi Baxter (formerly Bibi Boarder)

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Originals by Bibi
  • Essays

  • Narratives

  • Photo

  • Published articles

  • Rhyming Verse

Beatles

  • ESL ideas

  • Quiz

  • Albums

The Holy Bible
  • Prayers

  • Vocabulary

  • Salvation or Hell?

  • Life Before & After Death

  • Humorous poems

Christmas

  • Carols

  • Fun Songs

  • Poem

  • Recipes

  • Song by Darkness

  • Traditions

Classical Literature

Memory Aids & ESL Practice for:

  • Dickens 

  • D.H.Lawrence

  • Shakespeare

  • etc.

Contributors
  • Fiction

  • Non-fiction

  • Poetry

  • Prayers

For Budding Authors & Poets

ESL/EFL/English Practice for Songs

Feedback Forums

Create your own forums to discuss subjects on this website and to practise your English

Functional English
ESL/EFL Grammar
  • rules

  • practice

Jokes

for fun ESL/EFL practice

Language Practice

Overview of ESL/EFL/special needs pedagogic ideas on this website

Language Tailoring

for different occasions & to avoid offending your listener

Medical

Pedagogic Suggestions

  • Create your own worksheets

  • Additional instructions

Poetry
  • ESL practice

  • Classical

  • Humorous 

Publishing Opportunities

A forum for budding authors & poets to add their work

 

ORIGINAL INDEX OF 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRACTICE 

ON THIS WEBSITE

RELATED PAGES

GRAMMATICAL CORRECTION

GRAMMAR RULES (At-a-glance)

DEFINITE v INDEFINITE ARTICLES

ADJECTIVES

NOUNS 

PRONOUNS

PREPOSITIONS & PARTICLES

GERUND v PAST PARTICIPLE v INFINITIVE (with/without TO)

VERBS  

TENSES

MIXED TENSES 

PRESENT TENSES

  • SONG: Fix You sung by Coldplay (Practice:  Simple Present)

  • SONG: Things I'll Never Say sung by Avril Lavigne (Practice: Simple present & present continuous)

  • SONG:  Tubthumper sung by Chumbawumba (Practice: simple present)

  • SONG:  In The Ghetto sung by Elvis Presley (Practice: simple present & present continuous)

  • SONG:  No More I Love Yous sung by Annie Lennox

PAST TENSES

FIRST CONDITIONAL

2ND CONDITIONAL & MIXED

MODAL AUXILIARIES

CLOZE

QUESTIONS & QUESTION WORDS

REPORTED SPEECH

CLAUSES

  • SONG: My Way sung by Frank Sinatra & Robbie Williams
  • SONG: Paranoid sung by Black Sabbath

COMPREHENSION

COMMON & USEFUL PHRASES

SPECIFIC VOCABULARY PRACTICE

SPECIFIC GRAMMAR CONSTRUCTIONS

  • JOKE: Lipstick lip prints on mirrors 
    • could + infinitive (making suggestions)
    • I think + be going to + infinitive (speculating, anticipating)
    • I think + simple future (speculating, anticipating)
  • SONG: This Love sung by Maroon 5 (NEVER + Full Infinitive)

  • Saying the same things differently
  • SONG:  (Crazy by Gnarls Barkley) Transfer (Constructions)
    • 2a-I remember when + to lose one's mind/life (please scroll to next box)

    • 2b-There is/was something so pleasant about that phase.

    • 2c-There is/was so much space

    • 2d-Even your emotions had an echo

    • 2e-Does that make me crazy?

    • 2f- All I remember + gerund

    • 2g-To be + prepositional phrase

    • 2h-Maybe I'm crazy, (but nevertheless ..........)

    • 2i-I didn't know enough/I just knew too much

    • 2j-Well, I think you're crazy just like me.

    • 2k-to hope ( that) + clause/ to hope + full infinitive

    • 2l- That's my only advice. (My only advice is ........)

    • 2m-Who do you think you are?

    • 2n-Ever since I was little, (+ clause)

    • 2o-It looked like fun/It's no coincidence (that) I've come 

    • 2p-Come on now + phrase (+ function)

FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH

COMPARATIVE LANGUAGE STUDIES

CREATIVE WRITING

SEQUENCING PRACTICE

SPELLING & PRONUNCIATION 

STRESS & INTONATION 

SPEAKING

SONGS FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS & GROUP SINGING PRACTICE

INTRODUCTIONS TO SUBJECTS SUITABLE FOR COMPOSITION, ROLEPLAY, DEBATE OR DISCUSSION

TAILOR YOUR LANGUAGE

AN INTRODUCTION TO  THE CLASSICS

  • CHARLES DICKENS::  Full lesson plan with varied group & pairwork activities using two excerpts from Great Expectations

  • RICHARD HARRIS BARHAM: Free gapped, sequencing & vocabulary exercises for use with a poem called "The Jackdaw of Rheims"

  • SHAKESPEARE: Free gapped, matching & sequencing exercises as memory aids for quotes from Shakespeare:  As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Romeo & Juliet, Richard II, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, The Tempest 

  • SHAKESPEARE  Lesson plan + worksheets for The Seven Ages of  Man (As You Like It)

LEARNING AIDS

READING PRACTICE

FICTION

NON-FICTION

POETRY

ICEBREAKERS

CHRISTIAN WORKS

My thanks to everyone who has inspired me, helped me, encouraged me and/or corrected me

Bibi Baxter (formerly Bibi Boarder)

 
BROKEN LINKS
Emergency list of page URLS on this website
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Recipes

Sayings

  • philosophies

  • proverbs

  • tonguetwisters

Songs for Group Singing
  • Schoolchildren

  • Toddlers

Speaking Practice
  • Intonation & Stress

  • Pronunciation

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Spellings

This website contains mostly British-English spellings. Most American software does not recognise/recognize all British-English spellings

Sport

  • Table Tennis

  • Vocabulary

Study Tips

  • exams

  • listening

  • reading

  • speaking

  • writing

Technology
  • CCMS

  • RF-MW

  • combined

Traditional Songs
  • Christmas Carols

  • Chants

  • Coach Songs

  • Nursery Rhymes

Travel

Comical & serious travel reports & rhymes

Video

Using commercial videos to teach

Violence

  • ESL/EFL Practice Ideas

  • Reading Practice

  • Subjects for Debate

  • Vocabulary Lists

Vocabulary

A varied range of lists & practice

Worksheets (ESL/EFL) for Pop Songs

A wide range of ESL/EFL exercises for commercial songs.  Many are ideal for use with students with learning difficulties

Writing
  • CV examples

  • monologue

  • letter-writing

  • creative writing

Young Children

  • nursery rhymes

  • bedtime story

  • alphabet practice

 

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    • Microsoft for helping me to repair this website in order to ensure that porn sites do not link to any of its pages in future