Learn through Summer Songs!

Today you’ll learn some fun English phrases through music! We’ll explore the song “Summer Loving” from the movie “Grease.” As we enjoy the catchy tune, we’ll find phrasal verbs and idiomatic expressions. Whether you’re a language enthusiast or a beginner, music offers a vibrant and melodious approach to enriching your language skills. Let the warm melodies of “Summer Loving” serenade you as we set sail towards a language adventure that’s bound to leave you singing, “Tell me more, tell me more”!

Before we listen, we must learn important phrases  from the song!

“I met a girl, crazy for me”
Crazy for me: To be Crazy for means to be extremely infatuated or in love with someone. In this context, it means the girl in the song is deeply attracted to the boy.

“Summer days driftin’ away”
Driftin’ away:
Drifting away literally means to move or be carried slowly and gradually in a specific direction. In the song, it suggests that summer days are passing by slowly and fading away. 

“Summer lovin’, had me a blast”
Had me a blast: To have had a great and enjoyable time or experience. In the song, it implies that the summer was full of excitement and fun.

 “Was it love at first sight?”
Love at first sight: If you choose to memorize any phrase from this song this should be the one! Love at first sight. The experience of falling in love with someone instantly upon meeting them for the first time.

“We went strollin’, drank lemonade”
Strollin’: To walk in a leisurely or relaxed manner. In the song, it likely refers to taking a leisurely walk with someone during the summer.

 “We made out under the dock”
Made out: To engage in passionate kissing or intimate physical contact with someone, often suggesting romantic involvement.
Dock: A platform or structure extending from the land out into the water, typically used for boarding boats. In the song, it may suggest a romantic encounter under the dock by the water. 

“Summer dreams ripped at the seams”
Seams: The lines or stitches where two pieces of fabric or material are sewn together. In this context, it could refer to the end of the summer when things start coming apart or ending.

Now, let’s sing together before putting the vocabulary learned into practice!

Summer Nights Lyric:

[The boys]
Summer lovin’, had me a blast
Summer lovin’, happened so fast
I met a girl crazy for me
Met a boy cute as can be

[The girls]
Summer days driftin’ away
To, uh oh, those summer nights

[The boys]
Well-a, well-a, well-a, huh

[The girls]
Tell me more, tell me more
Did you get very far?
Tell me more, tell me more
Like, does he have a car?

[The boys]
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh, uh huh

[The girls]
Tell me more, tell me more
Was it love at first sight?
Tell me more, tell me more
Did she put up a fight?

[The boys]
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh, uh huh

[The girls]
Took her bowlin’ in the arcade
We went strollin’, drank lemonade
We made out under the dock
We stayed up until ten o’clock

[The boys]
Summer fling, don’t mean a thing
But, uh oh, those summer nights

[The girls]
Tell me more, tell me more
Was it love at first sight?
Tell me more, tell me more
Like, does he have a car?

[The boys]
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh, uh huh

[The girls]
Summer dreams ripped at the seams
But, oh, those summer nights

Learn through Summer Songs Quiz

Try and fill in the blanks of the following sentences using your newly learned vocabulary words:

5 Captivating Songs that Tell a Story to Learn English

Step into the world of musical narratives, where language intertwines with rhythm and melody, creating a symphony of storytelling. Study English in Milan and embark on a linguistic adventure, learning English with native speakers at Scrambled Eggs English School, renowned for its innovative teaching approach. Let’s dive into five songs that transport you on a lyrical journey while honing your English language skills.

“Hotel California” by Eagles: Unveiling the Enigma

“Mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice” – Eagles’ iconic anthem takes you to the mysterious Hotel California, an allegory enticing you to unravel its metaphorical brilliance, with Scrambled Eggs English School guiding your exploration.

“Piano Man” by Billy Joel: A Melodic Tapestry of Stories

“There’s an old man sitting next to me, making love to his tonic and gin” – Billy Joel’s timeless ballad paints a vivid picture of characters in a bar, inviting you to learn English by immersing yourself in the stories that weave through the enchanting notes.

This song is so iconic that we even dedicated an English exercise for English learners.

“Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles: A Tale of Loneliness and Lost Connections

“Ah, look at all the lonely people” – The Beatles’ poignant masterpiece, “Eleanor Rigby,” delves into the lives of isolated individuals, inviting you to explore the depths of loneliness and the human need for connection. Let Scrambled Eggs English School in Milan accompany you on this evocative journey, as you learn English through the lens of profound storytelling.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen: An Epic Overture of Emotion

“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” – Queen’s epic rock saga defies conventions, whisking you through a whirlwind of emotions, where Scrambled Eggs English School enhances your linguistic prowess with their innovative teaching methods.


“Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes: A Serendipitous Tale of Love Rediscovered

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As the curtain falls on this melodic journey, you’ve witnessed the power of storytelling intertwined with the art of music. Study English in Milan with native English speakers at Scrambled Eggs English School, where their innovative teaching methods transform language learning into a captivating experience. Embrace the elegance of English language acquisition as you immerse yourself in these lyrical tales, guided by the expertise of Scrambled Eggs English School in Milan. Let the harmonious symphony of knowledge elevate your English language skills to new heights.


Songs for 4th of July !

Here is a list of songs to help you get ready for the 4th of July!

The United States is a country known for its patriotism. From the skyscrapers of New York City to the pueblos of New Mexico, Americans are proud to be American, and it definitely shows in their music! Some artists praise the country as a whole while others choose to sing an ode to their home regions, home states, or hometowns.

Being American is a state of mind, it doesn’t matter if you were born there, lived there, or just feel a deep connection to the culture – we can all feel patriotic and jam out on Independence Day!

So, if you and your friends want to celebrate the red, white, and blue this 4th of July, here’s a playlist you can turn on to hype up your party!

Born in the USA – Bruce Springsteen

Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

Living in America – James Brown

This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie

America the Beautiful

God Bless the USA – Lee Greenwood

Country Roads – John Denver

Star Spangled Banner – Jimi Hendrix

Empire State of Mind – Jay Z, Alicia Keys

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

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