Tag Archives: music

The Opera Guy

Some of the best music I hear is in the subway. Many talented musicians perform against the din of the trains. One talented singer I’ve had the pleasure to hear at the Blue Line section of Government Center ┬áis Wesley … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Visitor

Enjoy a short children’s story I write a few years ago. I’m working on a sequel for the holidays. Click here to read.

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Writing and Music

Lately, I’ve been think a lot about music. I’ve also been thinking a lot about writing; I’m teaching students the writing section of the TOEFL exam. Music can be a useful teaching tool for writing. For example, sometimes students have … Continue reading

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LiveScribe Pen and Writing

My life is music. Since I was a child, I played and listened to music. At college, I studied music. I listen to it as often as possible. Music is my best friend. I also love to write, not music … Continue reading

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Classical Music

I love classical music; I listen to it daily whether I am reading, writing, driving, relaxing, basically all the time, whenever possible. The Internet allows me to listen to classical radio stations from across the globe. YouTube provides nice clips … Continue reading

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Using Music to Teach ESL

Many people use lyrics to teach English as a Second Language. That method works well. Students learn new vocabulary and it is a more interesting way to illustrate grammar points. You can also use lyrics for writing practice. Have your … Continue reading

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Teaching ESL – Random Thoughts

I’m began writing this post on an iTouch at a Starbucks in Cambridge. Technogy and free wireless is great. Starbucks is called a “third place” for work in addition to the office and the home. Places like this plus technology … Continue reading

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