“Excuse Me, While I Kiss this Guy” – Dealing with Accents in the ESL Classroom

Remember Jimi Hendrix’s lyrics that sounded like “Excuse me, while I kiss this guy,” which actually said “Excuse me, while I kiss the sky?” There are countless songs that we all remember singing the wrong lyrics to, and they were sung in our native language!  Misunderstanding song lyrics is similar to what it’s like when you […]

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