For adult learners of English, there a lots of options too. Just look at this list of songs with body parts in the title.
I’ve discovered one song in particular that includes lots of body parts in the lyrics: Rihanna’s “California King Bed.” The singer also repeats many of the body parts, making this an ideal song for listening practice.
A lot of people are talking about Miley Cyrus these days. She has had her controversial moments, but you can’t deny that “Wrecking Ball” is a quality song. It has inspired a lot of mashups with other popular songs.
For those studying English, “Wrecking Ball” also includes many examples of the simple past. You can complete a fill-in-the-lyrics exercise below to test your listening skills.
Mashup of “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus and “Little Lion Man” by Mumford & Sons
Mashup of “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus and “Sweet Dreams” by Beyoncé
I am firm believer in language learning through music. According to The Telegraph, listening is a fundamental part of the language learning process. A common mistake we make is simply not doing enough of it.
Here are some songs to help you practice the WH question words. Listen for them! 🙂