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YMCA by Village People

                 Watch the video and do the exercises:

Choose the correct verbs

Young man, there's no need to down.

I said, young man, yourself off the ground.

I said, young man, 'cause you're in a new town

There's no need to unhappy.


Young man, there's a place you can .

I said, young man, when you're short on your dough.

You can there, and I'm sure you will

Many ways to a good time.

Fill in the missing words in the Chorus.

It's fun to stay at the YMCA.
It's fun to stay at the YMCA.

They everything for you men to ,
You can out with all the ...

It's fun to stay at the YMCA.
It's fun to stay at the YMCA.

You can yourself cleaned, you have a good meal,
You can whatever you feel ...

What is the correct order of the following lines?


But you got to know this one thing!

I said, young man, put your pride on the shelf,

No man does it all by himself.

And just go there, to the YMCA.

I said, young man, you can make real your dreams.

I'm sure they can help you today.

I said, young man, what do you want to be?

Young man, are you listening to me?




Write in the missing words.


Young  , I was once in your  .

I said, I was   and out with the blues.

I no man cared if I alive.

I felt the world was so tight ...


That's when someone up to me,

And said, young man, take a   up the  .

There's a   there called the .

They can start you on your way.



The following phrases come from the song. Find out what they mean.

feel down                                          

pick yourself off the ground              

you're short on your dough               

hang out with all the boys                 

put your pride on the shelf                

I was once in your shoes                    

I was down and out with the blues.   

start you back on your way