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80'S Music English: Listen, Analyze, and Discuss 1980's Music Lyrics as Poetry

In this ongoing course, scholars will explore the culture of the 1980's by listening to, analyzing, and discussing song lyrics with friends and fans of this great decade!
Mark Slack, MA
4 total reviews for this teacher
New class
25 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

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Next on Tue, Dec 6

Meets Once per week
4:00 – 4:25 PM

Next on Fri, Jan 13, 2023

Meets Once per week
2:00 – 2:25 PM

Next on Wed, Jan 18, 2023

Meets Once per week
6:30 – 6:55 AM
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Class Experience

Students will develop:
- An appreciation for American culture and music
- The ability to listen, analyze and discuss popular music
- Friendships with other learners with similar interests
- An historical understanding of the 1980's through music and discussion
A fun and energetic Generation-X teacher who grew up in the 80's!
Writing materials Notebook OPTIONAL: 80's hairstyles and dress for even more fun!
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will be shown 1-2 music videos per session and will further view associated lyrics. Songs will be chosen from the 1980's top 500 list. When possible, the original music video will be shown. Students will not need access to YouTube as videos will be viewed via screenshare.
1980's Top 500 Music List


Mark Slack, MA
Lives in the United States
Unique Classes for Unique Minds
4 total reviews
11 completed classes

About Me

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