Teachers are adopting song and music in their classrooms, and this is because of varied reasons. Songs are extra curriculum activities, and many people do not take it seriously. English language teaching (ELT) should get rid of this mentality since music is a way of building not only skills but also it equally enhances learning.
The use of song and music in ELT lessons fall under cognitive, affective, cultural, social, and linguistic. Teachers are using songs in their classrooms because they have the support of research. Music is proven as a teaching tool that improves language production and retention in students. Using music in classrooms helps students develop their language. Language is musical, speech has a form and teachers who are not applying songs in their lessons are using proven methods.