Other International Languages: Music
Mama Lisa's World — "home of the internet's largest collection of children's songs and nursery rhymes from around the world. Whatever the culture a child belongs to, whatever the flag he or she lives under, this is the place to find the lyrics to kids songs, in English and in the original languages! Some songs include MP3's, RealAudio or Midi music."
Languages & Integration through Singing – “The aim of this site, produced by a team of teachers from several countries [...], is to spread a method for teaching/learning a foreign language based on the use of videos, karaoke and songs.” There are sections for each of the following languages: Italian, French, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish.
Lyricsgap - This Web site provides gap fill exercises (graded by levels – easy, medium, hard) using music videos and lyrics of songs in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.
YouTube - 16 Language Love Song – I love you in 16 languages
Lyrics Training – Learners view YouTube music videos to write in the missing words of the lyrics appearing below the video. Songs are available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch.
Songs for Teaching — This website offers the lyrics of a large number of English, French, German, Spanish (for beginners and for advanced learners). These are listed by themes and sound files (short excerpts) are available for most of the songs. There is also a page that offers a smattering of songs in other modern languages.
Songs for Teaching: Using Children's Music to Promote Learning - "Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages. We bring you some of our favorite ideas for using the magic of music in your lesson plans." Webmaster Ruth Harris has created an outstanding Web site providing resources for teachers who wish to integrate music in their teaching.
Singing the lingo - article by Edward M. Eveld in Knight Ridder Newspapers Oct. 7, 2004.