Listening and Reading Comprehension: You Raise Me Up
Watch the video and do the following exercises
Tick the words that you can hear
When I am down and, oh my sole soul, so weary;
When troubles struggles come and my heart burdened be;
Then, I am still steel and weight wait here in the silence,
Until you come and sit awhile while with me.
Match the beginning and the end of the lines in the Chorus. Write the letters in the boxes.
You raise me up, to B up to more than I can be.
I am strong, when C walk on stormy seas;
You raise me D so I can stand on mountains;
Choose the words that you can hear.
There is nownoknownot life - no life without it'sitsthisis hunger;
Each restless heart beatbeatsbeetbeets so imperfectly;
But when you come and I am fillfellfullfilled with wonder,
Sometimes, I thinksinkthankthing I glimpse eternity.Chorus
Read a short text about Becky Taylor's singing career and fill in the table that follows the text.
Child sensation Becky Taylor was born in London in 1988. At the age of eight she won the Thorndike Theatre Talent Competition, a prestigious competition that pitted her against performers three times her age. She ended up winning a British Arts Award at age ten, and made her television debut the same year. She fell in love with singing at an early age, and tried to cultivate that aspect of her career until her parents finally convinced an EMI representative to listen to their daughter. She released her debut album in September of 2001, Dream Come True, filled with songs from movies and musicals that she loved.
Year of Birth
Place of Birth
Debut album released (month year)
Title of debut album