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Intermediate Assignment: Complete each blank, then listen to the music video below.
You can look at the menu, but you just can’t _______
You can feel the cushions, but you can’t have a _______
You can dip your foot in the pool, but you can’t have a _______
You can feel the punishment, but you can’t commit the _______
You can build a mansion, but you just can’t live in _______
You’re the fastest runner but you’re not allowed to _______
Some break the rules, and live to count the _______
The insecurity is the thing that won’t get _______
You can see the summit but you can’t reach _______
Its the last piece of the puzzle but you just can’t make it _______
Doctor says you’re cured but you still feel the _______
Aspiration’s in the clouds but your hopes go down the _______
Howard Jones – No One Is To Blame – Lyrics
Cheb Khaled – « Aïcha » + sous-titres ♪ Arabic Songs
NOTE: In every language, many songs may contain bad grammar, non-standard language, and/or self-invented words. Lyrics, closed-captioning, and subtitles often contain mistakes, cultural translation errors and/or misspellings!
Are You Learning English? These Songs May Help
Broken Heart_โฟร์-มด Four-Mod – Thai Pop Duo
Swahili ◊ Learning through songs ◊ Jambo Song
Jambo, Jambo Bwana, Hello, Hello Sir, Habari gani, How are you, Nzuri sana. Very fine. Wageni, mwakaribishwa, Foreigners, you’re welcome, Kenya yetu Hakuna Matata. In our Kenya there is no problem. Kenya nchi nzuri, Kenya is a beautiful country, Nchi ya maajabu A wonderful country, Nchi yenye amani, A peaceful country, Watu wote, Everybody, Wakaribishwa, is welcome, Hakuna Matata. (mpaka mwisho) There is no problem.
Do a search on YouTube of new vocabulary for songs containing words that you are learning.
Do a search on Google whenever you would like to have the lyrics to a song.
Manhattan Transfer – Soul Food To Go