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WE ARE THE WORLD 25 FOR HAITI




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"We Are The World 25 For Haiti"
 
WHAT isWe are the world 25 for Haiti”?
It is a remake of the song "we are the world", recorded 25 years after the original one to raise money to help reconstruction in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
 

 
EXERCISE ONE: WHAT DOES THE MESSAGE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO SAY?
READ THE FOLLOWING AND CHOOSE WHETHER THEY'RE RIGHT OR WRONG
 
1- it asks us to do more than just watch and to donate for Haiti
2- it says the original lyrics were by M Jackson alone
3- it says the original song was written by M Jackson and Lionel Ritchie
4- it says this video was made to remember M Jackson
5- it says this video was made to take action to help Haiti
6- it asks us to reach deep into our hearts and do something to help
7- it says you must donate big sums of money
8- it says this isn't a new version of the original song
9- it says 25 years have passed since the first version of the song was released
 
EXERCISE TWO: LISTEN AND CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORDS TO FILL IN THE GAPS
 
[Justin Bieber]
There  a time
When we  a certain call
[Nicole Scherzinger & Jennifer Hudson]
When the world must come together as
[Jennifer Hudson]
There are people
[Jennifer Nettles]
And it’s time to lend a hand to
The greatest gift of all
[Josh Groban]
We can’t go on
Pretending
[Tony Bennet]
That someone, somehow will soon
[Mary J Blige]
We are all a part of
God’s great big family
And the truth,  love is all we need

[Chorus]
[Michael Jackson]
We are the world
We are the children
[Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson]
We are the ones who make a day
So let’s start giving
[Barbra Streisand]
There’s a choice we’re making
We’re saving our own
It’s true we’ll make a better day
Just you and me

[Miley Cyrus]
Well, send them your heart
So they’ll know that someone cares
[Enrique Iglesias]
So their cries 
  in vain
[Nicole Scherzinger]
We can’t let them suffer
No we cannot turn
[Jamie Foxx]
Right now they need a
[Wyclef Jean]
Nou se mond la
We are the Children
[Adam Levine]
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So let's start giving
[Pink]
There’s a choice we’re making
We’re saving  lives
[BeBe Winans]
It’s true we a better day
Just you and me

[Michael Jackson]
When you’re down and out
There seems   at all
[Usher]
But if you just believe
There’s no way we can
[Celine Dion]
Well, well, well, well, let us realize
That a change can only come
[Fergie]
When we stand together as one

[Chorus - All]
We are the world
We are the children
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So let’s start giving
[Nick Jonas]
Got to start giving
[All]
There’s a choice we’re making
We’re saving our own lives
[Toni Braxton]
It’s true we’ll make a better day
Just you and me
[Mary Mary]
We are the world
We are the children
[Tony Bennet]

[Isaac Slade]
We are the ones who make a brighter day
[Toni Braxton]
So let's start giving

[Lil Wayne]
There’s a choice we’re making
We’re saving our own lives
It’s true we’ll make a better day
Just you and me

[Chorus - All]
We are the world
We are the children
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So let’s start giving
[Akon]
There’s a choice we’re making
We’re saving our own lives
It’s true we'll make a better day
Just you and me

[T-Pain]
We are the world
We are the children
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So let’s start giving
[Jamie Foxx imitating Ray Charles]
Choice we're making
Saving our own lives
It’s true we’ll make a better day
Just you and me

[LL Cool J, Will-I-Am, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz]
1- We all need  that we can lean on
2- When you wake up look around and see that your dream's
3- When the earth quakes  make it through the storm
4- When the floor breaks a  to stand on
5- We are the World  by love so strong
6- When the radio isn’t on you can hear the
7- A guided light on the dark  you'rewalking on
8- A sign post to find the dream you thought
9- Someone to help you move the obstacles you stumbled on
10-   rebuild after the rubble’s gone
11- We are the  connected by a common bond
12- Love the whole planet

[Chorus - All]

[Kanye West]
Everyday citizens
Everybody pitching in

[Singing - Children & Wyclef Jean]
Nou se mond la
Nou se timoun yo

[Will-I-Am]
You and I
You and I
[Kanye West]
Uh, 12 days no water
Whats' your will to live?
[Will-I-Am]
We amplified the love we watching multiply
[Kanye West]
Feeling like the World's end
We can make the World win
[Will-I-Am]
Like Katrina, Africa, Indonesia
And now Haiti needs us, they need us, they need us

[Chorus - All]
[Wyclef Jean]
Haiti, Haiti, Ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha
Haiti, Haiti, Ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha
Haiti, Haiti, Ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha
 

EXERCISE THREE: THERE'S A PART OF THE SONG THAT IS RAPPED: ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ABOUT IT
 
1- how many are the people singing?  
2- what's the number of the line where the lyrics say that friends can help...
- to rebuild
- to find a lost dream   
- to walk on a dark road
- when you stumble on something, to remove those obstacles
- to hear the music even when the radio isn't on