Welcome to ESLSongs

ESLSongs.com is a collection of over 150 well-known, hand-picked, pop, rock & folk songs whose lyrics are perfect for presenting or for practising specific grammar or vocabulary in the ESL classroom with teenagers and adults. Most of the songs also come with an easy-to-use worksheet that you can download in pdf format!

The lyrics of every single song on this website contain at least 5 different examples of the grammar or vocabulary that it is designed to practise, which guarantees a pragmatic and efficient use of the song in your classroom.

To get started, click on the grammar or vocabulary you want to practise from the menu, or have a look at the site’s most popular artists & song lyrics below…


A song for LGBT Pride Month!

Alan Smith Robertson – Are you coming out?
June is LGBT Pride Month! Celebrate it with this uplifting, feel-good LGBT anthem. The lyrics of this song include 10 examples of the interrogative and it also helps teachers to address LGBT issues as a transversal topic in the ESL classroom.
Topic: LGBT issues

A song for Juneteenth!

Nina Simone – I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States! Celebrate it while you practise the construction “wish…” in your ESL class with this song about racism and freedom. These song lyrics include 9 examples of the verb “wish”.
Topic: Racism

Top 20 most popular songs for the ESL classroom