Dangerous – The XX

I saw this brilliant band at the weekend and just had to post something about them! The XX are three old school friends from London who have released 3 albums to date whilst still only being about 25 years old. Romy and Oliver sing with deep, husky and haunting voices about love and relationships over great … Continue reading Dangerous – The XX

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Especially for Valentine's Day! I'm going to use this as a warmer in my lessons tomorrow and go over some expressions like "to sweep someone off their feet" and "evergreen", but it could be stretched out for discussion and activities about love and dating. Speed dating is a great fluency activity where you could get … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Under Pressure – Queen and David Bowie

I love everything by David Bowie and Queen, and Freddie Mercury's voice is just fantastic, so here's a lesson with these legends. Good for phrasal verbs, prepositions or general discussion about the pressures facing us in our lives. + Lead-in:  Show students a photo of Freddie Mercury and David Bowie to elicit prior knowledge and fill … Continue reading Under Pressure – Queen and David Bowie