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Sunday, March 3, 2013

ADELE

 And the Oscar goes to ...
 ... ADELE !!

                                              Photo taken from "hellomagazine.com"

Adele is one of the Oscar winners this year.
She wins the Oscar for "Best Original Song"
 for "Skyfall"
at the 85th Academy Awards in L.A,
celebrated in February 2013.

The 24-year-old British singer
wins best song Oscar for "Skyfall", 
the theme for the 23rd official James Bond film, 
also called "Skyfall".

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Just to get to know her song "Skyfall", 
you can complete the following
Fill-in-the-blanks activity:



"Skyfall"

This is the _____ (1)
Hold your _____(2) and count to ____ (3)
Feel the _____ (4) move and then
Hear my _____ (5) burst again

For this is the end
I've drowned and dreamt this _____ (6)
So _____ (7) I owe them
Swept away, I'm _____ (8)

Let the sky fall
When it _____ (9)
We will stand _____ (10)
Face it all _____ (11)

Let the sky fall
When it _____ (12)
We will stand _____ (13)
Face it all _____ (14)
At skyfall
That skyfall

Skyfall is where we _____ (15)
A thousand miles and poles _____ (16)
Where worlds collide and days are ____(17)
You may have my _____ (18),
you can take my _____ (19)
But you'll _____ (20) have my heart

Let the sky fall (let the sky fall)
When it crumbles (when it crumbles)
We will stand tall (we will stand tall)
Face it all together



Let the sky fall (let the sky fall)
When it crumbles (when it crumbles)
We will stand tall (we will stand tall)
Face it all together
At skyfall

[x2:]
(Let the sky fall
When it crumbles
We will stand tall)

Where you go I go
What you see I see
I know I'd never be me
Without the security
Of your loving arms
Keeping me from harm
Put your hand in my hand
And we'll stand

Let the sky fall (let the sky fall)
When it crumbles (when it crumbles)
We will stand tall (we will stand tall)
Face it all together

Let the sky fall (let the sky fall)
When it crumbles (when it crumbles)
We will stand tall (we will stand tall)
Face it all together
At skyfall

Let the sky fall
We will stand tall
At skyfall

Oh



If you need any help, you can fill in the gaps using the following words:



name
number
end
ten

never
dark
apart
start

breath
earth
heart
blog

moment
overdue
stolen
english

together (2)
crumbles (2)
tall (2)
edrissis



Be careful !!
There are 3 words from the previous list that are NOT included 
in the lyrics of the song "Skyfall" by Adele.

Identify the 3 of them and complete the name of this blog:
_ _ _ _ _  " _ _ _ _ _ @ _ _ _ _ _  " 

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Now watch the video of the official movie trailer
of James Bond 007 "Skyfall" (produced by SonyPictures)
and enjoy "Skyfall" by Adele.



I hope you like it !

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SELF-CORRECTION
You can check the lyrics of "Skyfall" here.
... or You can watch the following video with English subtitles...
(from http://adele.tv )



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Just to fiinish,
let me show you
SOME HISTORY ABOUT...
 "THE MUSIC IN THE OSCARS"



According to Wikipedia...

The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given annually to people working in the film industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and sciences (AMPAS). It is presented to the songwriters who have composed the best original song written specifically for a film.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
You can check the Official Website.

Probably..., 
if you like cinema you are interested in knowing the winners of this Award 
(Best Original Song ) in the 5 last years. 
If so, try to complete the following chart:


YEAR
EDITION
SONG
FILM
MUSIC & LYRICS
2008




2009




2010




2011




2012
85th Academy Award
“Skyfall”
“Skyfall”
Adele

You can check the "List of Winners and Nominees" here.
(Source: Wikipedia)
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5 comments:

  1. Thank you, Ellen.
    A real pleasure having followers like you!
    ;-)

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  2. I hope you don't mind I share your wonderful job in my blog: http://bargasteachersongs.blogspot.com.es/Thanks and congratulations for your blog

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  3. Please, feel free to do it. It is a great honour for me to share "English@Edrissis" with yours. I hope you find it useful!
    Regards,
    Jesús

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  4. Nice song. The message of the song is clear. It may be keep the UK government "tall" instead of the general people who stands with them.

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