As language learners, we frequently hear that singing along to the words of a song sung in our target language is excellent for language acquisition, but it’s also a great way to learn about the culture of some of the people who speak that language. Well, if you haven’t already found it, NPR Music’s ‘World Café’ series is an outstanding resource for finding new music that is presented by experts in their respective fields. Here, Chicago-based music journalist Catalina Maria Johnson curates the 14th installment of World Cafe’s “Latin Roots” music series. (Click on the image below, then click on the ‘Listen Here’ section to hear the interview and the music. Source: npr.org)
We’ll be posting different music from around the world on Saturday mornings… just to get your weekends started off right. If you’ve got suggestions of online music and/or music video sources that you would like to share with the Livemocha community, please post them in the comments below. We’d love to learn about it and share it with everyone!
Enjoy the music!