espanol-musicaNumerous studies show that music is a great tool to learn Spanish in Spain affording many benefits in the process of learning a language.

In teaching foreign languages, songs facilitate the memorization and develop linguistic levels. They are divided into four areas: the cognitive that develops memory, the physical which controls respiration, the socio-affective which expresses feelings and the practice of empathizing and listening to others.

Music develops four skills: Reading, writing, listening and speaking.

For this reason, music is used in the classroom as an integral part of the learning process and results in a highly motivating element.

Little by little, more motivating resources are introduced that favor learning; linguistic components are developed through music, heightening listening ability which is re-enforced by studying the words to the songs, what the author is expressing, the meaning of the phrases including the verbs, subjects and other elements of the language.

Techmeier (1969) is certain that pronunciation is the most difficult part of learning a language and there are many differences in the phonological elements between English and Spanish.

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