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Thursday, October 9, 2014

JOHN'S BIRTHDAY

JOHN'S BIRTHDAY

Do you know this man?


 Of course, ... you are right!!

He is John Lennon, 
the famous singer that founded The Beatles
a band that changed the popular music scene.

John Lennon was born
on the 9th of October, 1940
in Liverpool (England).

So, Today...
 It is his birthday!!

 Let's remember him today
with one of his songs:
"IMAGINE".

A Tribute to John Lennon...



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Listen to the song and practise the lyrics with the given activity.




*Activity:
 Fill-in-the-blanks (using one of the given words):


Imagine there’s no heaven
It’s easy if you _____ (1)
No hell below us
Above us only _____ (2)
Imagine all the people
Living for today

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t _____ (3) to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the _____ (4)
Living life in peace                             

You may say that I’m a dreamer  
But I’m not the only one
I hope _____ (5) you’ll join us
And the world wil be as one

Imagine no _____ (6)
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
_____ (7) all the world

You may say that I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope _____ (8) you’ll join us
And the world wil be as one



(1)    Dye – Cry - Try

(2)    Fly – Sky – Spry




(3)    Yard – Card – Hard


(4)    Steeple – People - Maple




(5)    Sunday – One day – Someday
                                                                  


(6)    Sessions – Possessions – Decisions




(7)    Sharing – Cheering – Changing



(8)    Sunday – One day – Someday



I hope you enjoy the song!
 
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The Quotation of this month of October 
of this blog "English@Edrissis"
is dedicated to him: 

"When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. 
I wrote down "HAPPY".They told me I didn't understand the question, 
and I told them they didn't understand LIFE".

 John Lennon
(1940-1980)

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FURTHER INFORMATION.-
You can learn more about John Lennon, having a look at the following links:

In ENGLISHLennon's biography

2 comments:

  1. I love this post; I love this great musician

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  2. Thanks, Ellen.
    Greetings from Ceuta !!

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