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The River of Dreams by Billy Joel




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The River of Dreams

by Billy Joel

Watch the video and do the following exercises.

Write in the missing prepositions.

the middle � the night
I go walking�� my sleep
the mountains � faith
the river so deep
I must be looking � something
Something sacred I lost
But the river is wide
And it�s too hard to cross

Choose the words that you can hear.


And even I know the river is
I�� down every evening and stand on the
I try to cross to the opposite�
So I � finally find what I�ve�� looking for

Write in the missing words. The images may help.


In the middle of the
I go in my sleep
Through the of fear
To a� so deep
I�m a� for something
Taken out of my soul
Something I�d never
Something somebody�

Match the beginning and the end of the following lines.


I don�t know why���������������A� the rest of my life
But now I�m tired and ������������B� I go walking at night
��� Hope it doesn�t take����� ��������������� C� I don�t wanna walk anymore
Until I find what it is�������������D�� I�ve been looking for


Unscramble the words in brackets.


In the� �(lieddm) of the night
I go walking in my (elesp)
Through the� �(lejung) of doubt
To the river so� �(edpe)
I know I�m� �(hcaengsir) for something
Something so undefined
That it can only be seen
By the eyes of the� (inldb)
In the middle of the night

Write in the missing words. The images may help.


I�m not sure about a life after this
�knows I�ve never been a spiritual man
Baptized by the , I wade into the river
That is to the promised land

In the middle of the night
I go walking in my sleep
Through the of truth
To the river so deep
We all end in the
We all� in the streams
We�re all carried along
By the river of
In the middle of the night