The Influence of Using English Songs in Developing Speaking and Listening Skills of Students in the 1st- 4th Grades at the Palestinian Schools

  • Dr. Nawal Al-Sheikh Department of Languages, Faculty of Humanities, Al-Istiqlal University, Palestine
الكلمات المفتاحية: influence, songs, speaking and listening skills


Mastering any language needs a competency of the four main basic skills that affect the way people use and learn that language. These skills are listening, reading, writing and speaking. However, improving student’s abilities to communicate successfully is not an easy task and needs many coordinated efforts.

One of the most important and influential factors which can be used to enhance student's positive attitudes towards the English language is the use of songs inside the English classes.

Accordingly, this study aims to shed light on the influence of songs in promoting speaking and listening skills in primary classes (1-4) at our schools in Palestine. The study stresses the role that songs can play in this respect along with the factors that affect their learning positively in Ramallah schools. It also presents the drawbacks and difficulties while using this technique among our students reaching main conclusions and helpful suggestions in addition to some suggested solutions and recommendations.


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كيفية الاقتباس
Dr. Nawal Al-Sheikh. (2024). The Influence of Using English Songs in Developing Speaking and Listening Skills of Students in the 1st- 4th Grades at the Palestinian Schools. مجلة العصر للعلوم الانسانية والاجتماع, (12), 112-125.