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 sundg11.gif Listen to the song:                                                                         

                                                                                                   
 
 
 
sundg12.gif Choose the correct word: (Verse 1/ Chorus/ Verse 2/ Verse 3/ Verse 4)
 
If you search for
It isn't hard to find
You can have the love you need to                                                                                         
But if you look for 
You might just as well be 
It always seems to be so hard to .
                         
Honesty is such a  word
Everyone is so 
Honesty is  ever heard.
And  what I need from you.  
                         
I can always find someone
To say they 
If I wear my heart out on my                                                                                                                                        
But I don't want some pretty face 
To tell me pretty 
All I want is someone to  .
                               
                                                               
I can find a  
I can find a
I can have
Until the bitter end
Anyone can comfort me

With  again
I know, I know, I know.

                                                         
When I'm deep inside of me
Don't be too
I won't ask for nothin' while I'm gone                                                                                                 
But when I want 
Tell me where else can I turn

Cause you’re the one that I   upon. 

 
sundg13.gif "I wear my heart out on my sleeve" This idiom means: I show my feelings openly.
                                                        
Complete with possessive adjectives:
1) I don't hide  feelings.
2) You show   emotions openly.
3) The singer isn't wearing  heart out of    sleeve.   
4) She is listening to the song. It is   favorite song.
5) We love these lyrics. They reach  heart!
6) The singer wants his friends to be truthful. He wants  sincerity and    honesty.
 
 
 
sundg14.gif True or False?  
1) You can find love easily .
2) You can find truthfulness easily .
3) Honesty is hard to find .
4) Everyone around me is sincere .
5) I don't mind if people lie to me .
6) I want someone to believe in .
7) Honesty is what I need the most .
8) Be there when I need sincerity .

 

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