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When Melody was little,
she used to be a proper little drama queen.
To find out what she did, fill in the tasks with the Past Simple Tense of the verbs given in capital letters.
 
              
 
Melody BE  a lovely girl, but she HAVE  a really bad temper. When she WANT  something, she just HAVE  to have it. If her best friend GET  a new toy, she SCREAM  till she had the same. Melody NOT BE a patient girl. When a new movie ARRIVE  to the cinema, Melody immediately GO  to see it and her parents always BUY  only the best seats. She EAT  whatever she wanted to, and her parents BE  at their wits' end. If they TRY  to discipline her, she THROW  herself on the ground and CRY  loud, crocodile tears, even in shops and streets. She always WANT  only the most expensive clothes, and NOT WEAR  any of the shoe brands her friends WEAR . They HOPE  she would grow out of it once she GROW  up, but let's see what happened!
 
Melody is all grown-up now,
she lives on her own, has a job and goes out a lot. To find out how she lives, fill in the tasks with the Present Simple Tense of the verbs given in capital letters.
 
    
 
Melody BE  a model now. She even RUN  her own models' agency. She HAVE  a luxurious apartment and her decorators HELP  her with all the details because she CHANGE  things every month. She never USE  her dishes, because she doesn't want to get her hands dirty washing them, so she always EAT  out in the fanciest restaurants. There she BEHAVE  like a regular diva, fussing over each cup of coffee and ordering special meals every time, even though she NOT EAT  any of it because she BE  always on a diet. She YELL at waiters and they really NOT LIKE  her. She NOT HAVE  friends, although many people KNOW  her. She rarely VISIT  her parents who LIVE  in the suburbs.
 
     
 
 
Like any great diva or drama queen,
Melody also has her own theme song. Try to solve the tasks for each part of this song to find out how she treats her boyfriend.
 
       
 
WRITE NUMBERS IN FRONT OF LINES TO SHOW THEIR PROPER ORDER IN THE SONG.
 
It's the rush of it all
I don't know why
I should warn you to be on your guard Oh, Oh, Ooh
I make it so hard
I'm scared
And I need it

WRITE THE WORD OF THE OPPOSITE MEANING TO THE UNDERLINED ONE, AND YOU'LL GET THE PROPER LYRICS FOR THIS PART OF THE SONG.
 
Cause every time you call
I'll answer 
 you where you've been
And any word you say
I can never
 spin
And you can't
 count on me
To turn this whole thing upside down
That's why
I can wear that
 crown

 
WRITE IN THE MISSING VERBS.

So you wanna, you wanna
through some real drama
You'd better, you'd better
what you  for
Cause I'm gonna, I'm gonna
I'll
you just what I
I'm a drama queen

You

You'll be able to
from the brink
Well, avoiding the chaos ain't easy
You
you can while you Oh, Oh, Ooh
 
UNJUMBLE THE CAPITALIZED WORDS TO GET THE REAL WORDS FROM THE SONG.

And YREVE  time you call
I'll ask you ERWEH
 you've been
Cause the CIE
 that you're skating on
Is always thin
And you can TUCON
 on me
To turn this whole NIGHT
 upside down
That's why
I can wear this WRONC
 

CORRECT THE WORDS WHICH HAVEN'T BEEN SPELLED CORRECTLY.
 
So you wanna, you wanna
Go though
 some real drama
You'd better, You'd better
Watch what you wisch
 for
Cause I'm gonna, I'm gonna
I'll show you just what I mean
(I'll show you just what I mean)
I'm a drama quenn
 

We'll I'm traying 
 to change
But it's part of the game
And this
kingdome  
I reign (I reign)

Hey, Yeah, Yeah

(repeat chorus three times)

                     

 
DRAMA QUEEN QUIZ
Let's see if you'll know a drama queen when you see one.
Answer the following question with a short answer in Present or Past Simple (e. g. Yes, it is. or No, it wasn't. or No, she didn't., etc.)

1. Was Melody a drama queen as a girl?
2. Do drama queens respect people from small places?
3. Did Melody's parents manage to control her?
4. Do drama queens have many friends?
5. Is Melody a rude person?
6. Does Melody live in an apartment?
7. Did Melody wear expensive clothes as a girl?


 

       


 

 

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