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Beatles Top List Of Artists Who Help Teach Students English

Beatles Top List Of Artists Who Help Teach Students English

English language instructors use the Beatles to help foreigners learn the language more than any other musical group, according to a survey conducted by Kaplan International Colleges, which polled over 500 teachers from 40 countries on their teaching methods.

86% of those polled use music as part of the learning process, with 40% of those using the music of the Beatles in particular.

The Fab Four surpassed other popular artists, like Michael Jackson (6%), Bob Marley (5%), Elvis Presley (4%) and One Direction (3%) — by a large margin.

James McCartney, son of Paul, told Kaplan that he was pleased with the results:

"What a great way to learn any language - by learning through music. Music is a universal language that can bridge the traditional language barrier, and the music of the Beatles has always been a bridge of love and communication. I think this is great."

by RTT Staff Writer

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