the mambo songs
Teaching Young Learners: Action Songs, Chants and Games. This series provides a wide range of practical, learner-centred activities for teachers and learners of English at primary level. It aims to develop young learners' awareness and use of the target language in a humanistic way, through songs, chants and games. The series consists of: .•Teachers' Resource Book .A teacher-friendly, practical, enjoyable collection of over 100 original action songs, chants and games for professionals interested in teaching children. The book provides step-by-step guidance on the use of action songs, chants and games with children, and on how to integrate them into any EFL primary syllabus. (Photocopiable material included) .•Young Learners' Portfolio 1, 2, 3 .Each activity in the Teachers' Resource Book is followed by an activity in the corresponding Young Learners' Portfolio at levels 1, 2 and 3. These activities are designed for further consolidation practice, encouraging learner creativity and independence as well as providing children with a sense of achievement. The learners will be able to use these activities, once completed, to create their individual Portfolios. .•Video Cassette .The authors discuss the principles involved in teaching songs and games to young learners and demonstrate, in real-life situations, a number of the action songs, chants and games presented in the Teachers' Resource Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .