Pronounce and Sing Along: Jolene

Do you want to have fun while improving your American English skills? Here at you can improve your American English pronunciation and comprehension by singing along, learning about, and writing about popular songs.

Step 1

Click on the following link to read the lyrics of the song.  You are encouraged to read the lyrics 2-3 times and try to understand the meaning behind them.  You’re also encouraged to read the lyrics out loud to improve your pronunciation.

Lyrics: Dolly Parton – Jolene lyrics | LyricsFreak

Step 2

Click on the following link to read information about this song and learn more about the meaning behind the song.  How does this compare with what you thought the song was about when you first read the lyrics?

Song Meaning: The Surprising Meaning Behind Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” Song Lyrics (

Step 3

Now you can sing along with the song and the lyrics with the video below.  You’re encouraged to sing out loud along with the video at least 2-3 times to improve your American English pronunciation.

Song With Lyrics: Jolene -Dolly Parton Lyrics – YouTube

Step 4

Now that you’ve read and pronounced the lyrics as well as sang along with the song, please share how you feel about this song and what you’ve learned about it by writing in the comments section below.

One thought on “Pronounce and Sing Along: Jolene

  1. So impressed by this song,I really liked the song.The way singer convey ed her emotions are incredible.

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