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Listen and Learn (the Lyrics)

Music is dear to many people and we often use lyrics for personal inspiration. Sometimes we get the irresistible urge to let the pipes loose and sing along to our favorite songs, even if we may miss a word here or there. It wouldn’t be such a bad thing if it was relegated to amateur(…)


Music to help you learn

A couple of years ago when I was living in New Zealand, I took some classes in Māori, the language of the indigenous people. Māori people have a strong narrative culture, with songs and chants a large part of this. Our teacher would often make the class get up and sing traditional songs, as a(…)