Language learning through music and singing

Project Details


This project extends Dr Karen Ludke’s previous research about singing and foreign language learning (Ludke, Ferreira & Overy, 2014). This experimental study with undergraduate student participants investigates the potential benefits of a ‘listen-and-sing’ (vs. speaking or rhythmic speaking) learning procedure when native English speakers learn phrases in an unfamiliar tone language (Mandarin).
Effective start/end date1/09/1731/07/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


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  • Using singing and songs to learn and to teach: Section introduction

    Ludke, K. M., 14 Jun 2020, Routledge Companion to Interdisciplinary Research in Singing, Volume II: : Education. Rut Gudmundsdottir, H., Beynon, C., Ludke, K. M. & Cohen, A. J. (eds.). Routledge, Vol. II. p. 365-374 (Routledge Companion to Interdisciplinary Research in Singing; vol. 2).

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