ELVIS PRESLEY (A2)

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SONGS ARE GREAT TO PRACTISE THE SIMPLE PAST AND ELVIS WAS ONE OF MY  IDOLS WHEN I WAS A KID. SO , YOU CAN TRY THESE ACTIVITIES…..

 

 

 

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ELVIS?

  • MAKE UP TRIVIA QUESTIONS ABOUT HIM!

i.e. Where was he born?

A.  Memphis, Tennessee.

B.  Tupelo, Mississippi.

C.  Dallas, Texas

 

  • WHAT WORD IS MISSING IN EACH BLANK? REMEMBER ONLY ONE WORD PER BLANK.

THE KING OF ROCK´N ROLL.
Elvis Aaron Presley is probably one of the most ____________(1) rock legends in the world.. Elvis was ____________(2) on 8th January, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississipi. He first experienced music in church. He enjoyed ____________(3) along with the choir.

At the age of 12, Elvis asked his ____________(4) for a bicycle, but she felt that it was too dangerous, so she ____________(5) him a guitar instead. When he was 18 years old, Elvis got a job as a truck ____________(6). One day on the way home, he stopped at Sun Records to record two ____________(7) for his mum’s birthday. Sam Phillips, who ran Sun Records, liked Elvis’s voice so much that he decided to sign him to a recording contract.
Soon Elvis joined RCA. Elvis ______________(8) many records .
After a live performance in 1961, Elvis stopped singing and spent the next eight years as an actor. he ____________(9) 33 films. ____________ (10) that, he went into the army for two years. He finally ____________(11) Priscilla after years of living together, and in 1968 they had a ____________ (12), Lisa Marie Presley, on Thursday, February 1st, 1968.
When Elvis got back, he ____________ (13) singing again. Elvis was a little heavier and had longer hair but his fans loved him anyway.

____________ (14) August 16th, 1977, the night before his concert, Elvis was found dead in the bathroom. He _______________(15) from taking too much medication, sleeping pills, pills to help him wake up, and pills to keep his weight under control. The pressure of being “The King” was too much …..

  • WRITE YOUR ANSWERS IN “LEAVE A COMMENT” FOR ME TO TELL YOU IF YOU´RE RIGHT OR WRONG.OK?

 

  • LISTEN TO THE SONG  AND WRITE OUT THE VERBS IN BRACKETS IN THE CORRECT FORM OF THE PAST SIMPLE.

(ACTIVITY BASED ON FRAMEWORK. RESOURCE BOOK LEVEL 1, BY RICHMOND PUBLISHING)

A very old friend ____________ (come) by today
‘Cause he was telling everyone in town
about the love that he just __________(find)
and Marie´s the name of his latest flame.

He ____________ (talk) and ____________ (talk) an I ____________(hear) him say
that she ____________(have) the longest blackest hair
the prettiest green eyes anywhere
and Marie´s the name of his latest flame.

Though I ____________ (smile) the tears inside were burning
I ____________ (wish) him luck and then he ____________ (say) goodbye.
He was gone but still his words kept returning
What else ____________(be) there for me to do but cry?

Would you believe that yesterday
this girl ____________ (be) in my arms and ____________ (swear) to me
she´d be mine eternally
and Marie´s the name of his latest flame

  • HERE YOU CAN CHECK THE LYRICS OF THIS SONG:
  • ARE YOU READY TO SING NOW AND HAVE FUN?
  • WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRY THE KARAOKE VERSION OF THIS SONG?

 

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Posted on February 16, 2016, in CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC (SONGS), DOCTOR GRAMMAR and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Ana Mateo López

    1-important 2-born 3- it 4-mother 5-gave 6-driver 7-songs 8-got 9-made 10-after 11-married 12-daughter 13-continued(?) 14-In 15-abused(?)

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  2. The king of Rock ‘n Roll: 1.singer, 2.born, 3.sing, 4.mother, 5.bought, 6.driver, 7.songs, 8.had, 9.made, 10.after, 11.married, 12.daughter, 13.went back, 14.on, 15.was

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  3. 1. important.- 2. born.- 3. singing.- 4. mother.- 5. bought.- 6. driver.- 7. songs.- 8. got.- 9. made.- 10. after.- 11. was married.- 12. daughter.- 13. started.- 14. on.- 15. died

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  4. The King of Rock’n Roll: 1-important/famous, 2-born, 3-it, 4-mother, 5-gave, 6-driver, 7-songs, 8-recorded, 9-made, 10-After, 11-married, 12-daugther, 13-was, 14-in, 15-abused

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  5. 1. famous 2.born 3. singing 4.mother 5.bought 6.driver 7.songs 8.had 9.recorded 10.After 11.married 12.daughter 13.enjoyed 14. On 15.died

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  6. 1. famous, 2. born, 3. it, 4. mother, 5. learned, 6. driver, 7. songs, 8. did/made/recorded, 9. made, 10. after, 11. married, 12. daughter, 13. started, 14. on, 15. died.

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  7. 1.important, 2.born, 3.sing, 4.mother, 5.bought, 6.driver, 7.songs, 8.had, 9.had, 10.After, 11.married, 12.daughter, 13.began, 14.in, 15.died

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  8. nº 3, 8,9,14. (3 & 14 are wrong) (8 & 9 change the verb)

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  9. Maria Teresa Vidal Pons

    1 singer 2 born 3 singing 4 mother 5 bought 6 driver 7 songs 8 made 9 made 10 after 11 married 12 daughter 13 went back 14 0n 15 died

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  10. 1,and 13 are wrong

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