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4 février 2009 3 04 /02 /février /2009 14:34




Here is a famous song by Sting talking about the difficulties of being different in our society.
Click on the deezer link to listen to the song & try to fill in the blanks !

I don't ................................    coffee I take .................................   my dear
I like my .................................   done on one side
And you can hear it in my ......................................   when I talk
I'm an ...........................................   in New York

See me ...............................   down Fifth ....................................
A walking ........................   here at my ........................
I ...........................   it .......................................  I walk
I'm an ........................................   in New York

I'm an alien I'm a ...........................   alien
I'm an .......................................   in New York
I'm an alien I'm a ............................   alien
I'm an .....................................  in New York

If, "Manners maketh man" as someone said
Then he's the .......................   of the ..................................
It takes a man to suffer .......................................   and ....................................
Be ..................................  no matter what they ......................

I'm an alien I'm a ......................   alien
I'm an .........................................   in New York
I'm an alien I'm a .........................  alien
I'm an ................................  in New York

......................................., propriety can lead to notoriety
You could end up as the only ................
......................................., sobriety are rare in this .................................
At ...........................  a candle's brighter than the sun

Takes .....................     ....................    combat gear to make a man
Takes more than a license for a ...................
Confront your .............................., avoid them when you can
A gentleman will walk but never ............................

If, "Manners maketh man" as someone said
Then he's the .......................   of the .......................
It takes a man to suffer ....................................  and ..............................
Be ..................................  no matter what they .......................

I'm an alien I'm a .......................  alien
I'm an ..................................  in New York
I'm an alien I'm a ...........................  alien
I'm an ....................................  in New York

 

Now, let's watch the video clip with the lyrics. You can check if you chose the right words !









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10 janvier 2009 6 10 /01 /janvier /2009 17:58
Here is a famous song by Bob Marley talking about black slavery. This movie is a mix of the official video clip and some extracts from "Uncle Sam Cabin" , describing the appalling conditions of slaves when they were shipped to the Americas.



Some facts about black slavery :

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18 juillet 2008 5 18 /07 /juillet /2008 11:44
A good song to work the preterit !!!
Listen carefully and try to fill in the blanks.
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......... .......... .............. ............ came a man on a track

Walking ................. miles with a ................ on his back

And he ............. ................ his load where he thought it ................ the best

Made a .................. in the wilderness

He .................. a cabin and a .................. ......................

And he ploughed up the ................. by the ................ lake shore

And the other ......................... came walking down the ...................

And they never went further, no, they never ................. back

Then came the ..................... then .................. ............ .......................

Then ................. the lawyers then .................. ............ ....................

Then came the ............... and the ................. with their loads

And the dirty old track ........... the ........................... ..................


Then came the mines - then came the ore

Then there .............. ........ .............. ............... then there was a war

Telegraph sang a song about the ................... ..........................

......................... ................. got so ............... and so wide

Like a rolling ................... . . .

And my .................... says tonight it's gonna .......................

People ................... .................. from the ........................

There're six lanes of traffic

Three lanes moving slow. . .


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18 juillet 2008 5 18 /07 /juillet /2008 10:03

Here is a very famous song by U2, an Irish band, which gives you a great opportunity to work the present perfect tense !!!
Focus and concentrate yourself on the lyrics and try to fill in the blanks.



I .............  ....................  highest ......................
I ................   ............  through the ....................
.................  to be with you
..................  to be with you
I ...............    ...........
I ...............   ....................
I have scaled these ...............   ................
These ..................    .....................
..................    to be with you

But I ..............    ................   ................ what I'm looking for
But I ............   ...................    ................  what I'm looking for

I ...............   .................   honey  ..............
Felt the healing fingertips
It burned like a .................
This ....................  desire

I have spoken with the tongue of ..................
I have held the hand of a .......................
It was warm in the ..................
I was ..................  as a ......................

But I ..............   ...................   ................   what I'm looking for
But I ..............   ...................   ................   what I'm looking for

I .........................   in the Kingdom Come
When all the .................   will bleed into one
Bleed into one
Well, yes I'm still .......................

You ...................  the bonds
And you loosened the  ...................
Carried the .....................
Of all my ......................
all my ......................
You know I ..........................  it

But I ................   .....................  ......................  what I'm looking for
But I ................   .....................   ....................   what I'm looking for
But I  ...............   .....................   ....................    what I'm looking for

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