Showing posts with label contractions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label contractions. Show all posts

Monday, 9 April 2012

Adele- "Rumour Has It"

Here's a song from one of the most talented contemporary singers that I hope you will appreciate as much as I do. Today we are working on contracted forms, just to get more familiar with colloquial English.

Level: intermediate/ upperintermediate

Grammar focus on: contracted forms

Rumour Has It

Lyrics taken from: http://www.deejay.it/dj/lyrics/artist/adele/21/testo-rumour-has-it/738687

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Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Planet Funk- "These Boots Are Made for Walkin' "

This song is a classic: from time to time it is rediscovered, remixed and partially renewed. For this reason you can't miss it! If you want, you can listen to it and work on present perfect continuos, contractions, colloquial English. Today we are simply focusing on verbs with -ing form.

Level: intermediate

Grammar focus on: -ing form

These Shoes Are Made For Walkin' .

Lyrics taken from: http://www.musickr.it/these-boots-are-made-for-walking-planet-funk-video-testo-traduzione/

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Cultural hint: Do you know that this song was sung by Nancy Sinatra for US servicemen during the war in Vietnam?
 It also inspired Kubrick ....learn more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/These_Boots_Are_Made_for_Walkin%27