Learn English grammar with songs

Verbs of movement

Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris – Return of the Grievous Angel Level: B1 (Intermediate) – American English Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris sing about travelling around America on 20,000 roads all of which lead back home. In this exercise there are some common, and some less well-known, verbs of movement.  See also: Prepositions after verbs of movement

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Modal verbs

Bruce Springsteen, If I should fall behind Level: B2 (Upper Intermediate) – American English Practise modal verbs with this Bruce Springsteen song, including modal verbs used in reported speech, the first conditional, ability and the future. Glossary “come what may“: whatever happens “stay in stride“: remain united

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Relative pronouns and phrasal verbs

John Prine, Angel from Montgomery Level: A2 (Pre-Intermediate) – American English Practise relative pronouns and phrasal verbs with this John Prine song. Glossary “named after“: given somebody’s name “burnt down“: destroyed by fire “hold onto“: keep and not let go “broken down“: something mechanical doesn’t work anymore “wake up“: stop sleeping

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