Jazz Chants are Carolyn Grahams snappy, upbeat chants and poems that use jazz rhythms to illustrate the natural stress and intonation patterns of conversational American English. Her first book, Jazz Chants, was published in 1978, followed by Jazz Chants for Children one year later. For over 25 years, classes all over the world have enjoyed jazz chanting as a unique way for students to improve their speaking and listening comprehension skills while reinforcing the language structures of everyday situation. Jazz Chants Old and New offers the best of the classic edition along with a collection of new chants and songs. Featured are chants and songs that focus on the language children use in everyday situations. Teacher's notes highlight structures, vocabulary, and pronunciation.