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Saturday, 18 January 2014

Passenger- "Let Her Go"

An other love song, although quite sad, as it talks about an irreparable goodbye, is used here to reinforce ESL/EFL students' vocabulary. "Let Her Go" is the song written and performed by the UK artist Mark David Rosenberg, better known as "Passenger", a musician with a rather interesting biography. If you want to know more about him, insert his name on Wikipedia or google him.

Level: intermediate- upper intermediate

Focus on: spelling and writing

Activity: in the text provided there are 10 mistakes. Find them and rewrite the correct words ansìd then check against.


Lyrics taken from: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/passenger/lethergo.html

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Tips for teachers: give the worksheet to your class, before listening to the song and ask it to try and correct possible mistakes. After the listening activity, verify if their predictions were right.

Let's talk about: 1) Have you ever said goodbye to someone? 1) List 5 expressions you shouldn't say to someone you're breaking up with; 3) Find 5 adjectives that describe your feelings when your love story reaches the end of the line.