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ARE WE DANCERS? (B1+)

dancer 

EVERY 29TH APRIL “INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY” IS CELEBRATED ALL OVER THE WORLD TO PROMOTE DANCING IN THE WOLD OF ARTS. SO, IF YOU´RE KEEN ON DANCING, CHECK YOUR LOCAL NEWSPAPERS TO FIND OUT WHAT´S ON.

AMONG THE GOALS OF THE DANCE DAY ARE TO INCREASE THE AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF DANCE AMONG THE GENERAL PUBLIC AS WELL AS TO PERSUADE GOVERNMENTS ALL OVER THE WORLD TO PROVIDE A PROPER PLACE FOR DANCE IN ALL SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION, FROM PRIMARY TO HIGHER.

   

 

LET´S ENJOY THIS SONG BY THE KILLERS….!!!

1. Fill in the blanks with the words in the box.
Cut, Eyes, Heart, Kind, Line, Open, Platform, Sometimes
I did my best to notice
When the call came down the ______________(1)
Up to the ________________ (2)of surrender
I was brought but I was __________________(3)
And _________________(4) I get nervous
When I see an _______________(5) door
Close your _________________(6)
Clear your ___________________(7)
____________________(8) the cord
 
 
CHORUS
2. Match the parts.
1. Are
2.Or are
3. My sign
4. My hands
5. And I’m
6. Looking for
7. Are
8. Or are
a. is vital
b. are cold
c. the answer
d. we human?
e. we dancer?
f. we human?
g. on my knees
h. we dancer?
1. ____or ____ 2. ____ or ____ 3. ____ 4. _____ 5.____ 6._____ 7.____ or _____ 8.____ or _____
 
  3. Now number the lines as they appear.

a. They always did the best they could
b. Wish me well..
c. Give my regards to soul and romance,
d. Wave goodbye
e. You’ve gotta let me go
f. And so long to devotion
g. Pay my respects to grace and virtue
h. You taught me everything I know
i. Wave goodbye
j.Send my condolences to good
k.Give my regards to soul and romance,

1.___ 2. ____ 3. ____ 4.____ 5._____ 6. ______7.____ 8. _____ 9._____ 10. ______ 11._______
CHORUS

4. Correct the mistakes.
Will your computer be alright
When you dream of house tonight?
There is no village we’re speaking
Let me know is your soul still dancing

 

CHORUS
You’ve gotta let me know

CHORUS
Are we human?
Or are we dancer?
Are we human?
Or are we dancer?

 

 

 

 

5. Read the following texts and answer the questions below.

The Killers are an American post-punk revival band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2002. The band consists of Brandon Flowers (vocals, keyboards), Dave Keuning (guitar, vocals), Mark Stoermer (bass guitar, vocals) and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (percussion, drums).
Part of the post-punk revival movement, The Killers draw their influences from music styles of the 1980s. The group’s debut album, Hot Fuss (2004) brought the band mainstream success. The Killers’ second album, Sam’s Town, was released in 2006, and the compilation album Sawdust containing B-sides, rarities, and new material, was released in 2007. Their third studio album, Day & Age, produced by Stuart Price, was released in November 2008.

Reading Comprehension
1. Where does the band “The Killers” come from?
2. What is the name of the lead singer?
3. Who plays the drums?
4. How many musicians play in the band?
5. Which decade were they influenced by?
6. How many albums does the band have?
7. What is the name of their first album?
8. Can you explain what B-sides are?
9. What is the name of their last album?
10. Who produced it?

 

 

6. Watch and enjoy the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6r4KT8-VX0


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PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE (A1)

NOW YOU CAN TRY “WHERE´S THE GHOST?” (page 66)

ARE YOU CRAZY? (A1)

I’M NOT CRAZY BUT I LOVE “MADNESS”. DO YOU KNOW THEM?

LISTEN TO THIS SONG BY MADNESS. COMPLETE THE SONG WITH THE CORRECT WORDS:

BROTHER      SISTER    FATHER   (X2)  MOTHER (X2)

__________(1) wears his Sunday best

__________’s (2) tired, she needs a rest

The kids are playing up downstairs

__________´s (3) sighing in her sleep

__________´s (4) go a dte to keep

He can´t hang around

 

Our house, in the middle of the street

Our house, in the middle of our…

Our house, it has a crowd

There´s always something happening

And it´s usually quite loud

Our um, she´s so house proud

Nothing ever slows her down

And a mess is not allowed

 

Our house, in the middle of our street

Our house, in the middle of our…

Our house, in the middle of our street

Our house, in the middle of our…

Something tells you that you´ve got to get away from it!

 

__________(5) gets up late for work

__________(6) has to iron his shirt

Then she sends the kid to school

Sees them off with a small kiss

She´s the only they´re going to miss

In lots of ways

Our house (REPEATED)

AS YOU CAN SEE, THIS SONG IS CALLED “OUR HOUSE” AND UNIT 6A IS “A HOUSE WITH A HISTORY”…..

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