English songs give students a chance to see real language in action. On top of that, songs are excellent for improving listening comprehension skills.
The songs below are excellent for teaching English. They all have something special. Perhaps it's several examples of grammar, or maybe it's a chance to see common English speaking in action.
Nelly Furtado - I'm Like a Bird
Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi
Little Mermaid - Kiss the Girl
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way?
2nd ConditionalBeyonce - If I Were a Boy
Barenaked Ladies - If I Had a Million Dollars
Katie Melua - If You Were a Sailboat
3rd ConditionalShould've Said No - Taylor Swift
Shoulda Woulda Coulda - Brian McKnight
Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda - Beverley Knight