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Songs to Learn English – Wishes

How can songs help you learn English? Read this blog post!

Wishes about the Present

 

Manic Monday by The Bangles

Released in 1986 by the American pop group

Theme: Work

 

Wishlist by Pearl Jam

Released in 1998 by the American Indie group

Theme: Wishes

 

Then Again by Alan Smith Robertson

Released by an EFL teacher on YouTube

Theme: Wishes

 

I Wish I Didn’t Miss You by Angie Stone

Released in 2001 by the American R&B/Soul singer

Theme: Memories of a relationship

 

Ugly by Bon Jovi

Released in 2001 by the American rock band

Theme: Love

Note: Also 2nd conditional; ‘ain’t’ = isn’t, aren’t, am not in Standard English

 

I Wish I Could Fly by Roxette

Released in 1999 by the Swedish pop duo

Theme: Love

 

Wishes about the Future

 

I Wish It Would Rain Down by Phil Collins

Released in 1989 by the British pop singer.

Theme:

 

I Wish You Would by Taylor Swift

Released in 1989 by the American pop singer

Theme: End of a relationship

 

Wishes about the Past

 

Wilder Days by Morgan Wade

Released in 2021 by the American Country Singer

Theme: Love