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No Man Is An Island. -Song- Heal The World. by Michael Jackson. (Author-Bouabdellah)

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Second Year Pupils – Scientific Streams

Reference Sheet

Unit 04: No Man Is An Island.
Sequence 03: Listen and Consider.

LISTENING I:  Listen carefully to this beautiful, then do the activities below and consider the questions in the last activity.

  

Verse 1:

1 - Complete the sentence:

There's a  place in your

And I know that it is love

And this place could be much brighter than

And if you really try

You'll find there's no need to

In this place you'll feel

There's no hurt or

There are ways to get there

If you care enough for the

Make a little space,  

Make a place.

 
 

Chorus:

2 - Order the lines of the chorus:

ü  Heal the world

ü  Make it a better place

ü  For you and for me and the entire human race

ü   For You and for me.

ü   If you care enough for the living

ü   Make a better place 

ü   There are people dying

Bridge

4 - Choose the correct alternative:

And the we would conceive in

Will reveal a joyful

And the we once believed in

Will shine again in

Then why do we keep strangling

Wound this ,

crucify it's

Though it's to see,

this world is

Be God's .

 

Verse 2:

3 - Match the halves of the sentences:

1)   If you want To know why

2)   There's a love That cannot lie

3)      Love               

a) for joyful giving

4)      It only cares   

b) is strong

5)      If we try         

c) we shall see

6)   In this bliss we cannot feel

7)     Fear

a)   and start living

8)    We stop existing

b)  or dread

9)   Then it feels that always

10)    Love's enough

a)for us growing

11)    Make a better world,

b)   make a better world

Verse 3:

5 – Tick the "extra" word in each line:

We could fly and so high

Let our spirits and never die

In my heart do I feel

You are all but my brothers

Create a world and with no fear

Together we'll cry happy our tears

See the nations that turn

Their swords into the plowshares

We could really to get there

If you care enough for the living

Make a little space to make a better place

 

Repeat Chorus X2

 

 

This is a special gift but let it until you are done with all the

activities:

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

6 - additional exercises

·       What is the message of the song?

·       What does “heal the world” mean?

·       Do you think it is an optimistic song? Why?

·       What image comes to your mind while listening to the song?

A)write the first paragraph into reported speech.

B) explain the meaning of the following words:

·       Bliss

·       Plowshare

·       Dread

·       Joyful

 

This task is to be done as a home work on a double sheet of paper and handed to the teacher when asked.

 

 
 
Now, if you feel a little more concerned,
just visit this Website and get involved.
Just think that "you" can make a difference.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Jackson passed away the day before designing this lesson.
(06/25/2009)
So the least is that we didicate it to him.